It’s day two of the Provincial A, AA & AAA High School Varsity Volleyball Championships. The AAA championships are in Dauphin. Niverville girls went 3-0 in the round robin. The Panthers defeated R.D. Parker of Thompson, Churchill and Calvin Christian. Niverville boys lost to Louis Riel, Northlands Parkway of Winkler and Linden Christian. Steinbach Christian fell to Springfield. The AA girls championship is in Lac du Bonnet & Whitemouth. Gabrielle Roy defeated St. Paul's of Elie and Hapnot Collegiate of Flin Flon. Green Valley defeated Lac du Bonnet and lost to Prairie Mountain. The host Chargers also lost to Warren. The AA boys championship is in Ile des Chenes. The host Les Roys defeated Carberry and MacGregor. Landmark beat Morris and lost to Elton. The Provincial A boys championship is in Fisher River. Pointe des Chenes defeated Baldur/Cartwright and lost to Treherne.
Ben Dalke and Fraser Mirlees scored two goals each in the Carman Beavers 6-1 victory over the Morden Bombers in the lone SEMHL game Thursday nght. AJ Nychuk and Scott Atkins also scored for the Beavers. Noah Skorpad chipped in with three assists. Carman netminder Luke Zacharias made 46 saves. Andrew Clark scored for the hometown Bombers.
The Winnipeg Jets gave up three third period goals and fell 3-1 to the Edmonton Oilers at Canada Life Centre. Cole Perfetti had the lone goal for the Jets who have lost three in a row for the second time this season. Leon Draisaitl scored the go-ahead goal on the power play for the Oilers with 2:13 remaining in the third period. Ryan McLeod sealed the deal with an empty netter with 20 seconds left. Edmonton has won four straight games.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced the signings of American quarterback Terry Wilson Jr., American receivers Bryce Mitchell and Ontaria Wilson, American defensive end Nate Givhan, and American defensive tackle Jamal Woods. The club also signed the following national players (draft choices) who previously returned to school, and they include defensive tackle Collin Kornelson (Manitoba); running back Jonathan Rosery (Alberta); defensive back Bret MacDougall (Windsor) and linebacker Max Charbonneau (Ottawa).
The Winnipeg Goldeyes are welcoming back a cornerstone piece to the 2024 roster with the signing of reigning American Association Rookie Position Player of the Year Dayson Croes. Croes hit .351, good for fourth in the league, led the league with 135 hits, and had 67 RBIs. The Fish begin the 2024 season on the road versus the Cleburne Railroaders on Thursday, May 9th. Winnipeg's home opener is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21st against the Chicago Dogs at Blue Cross Park.
The Red River Mudbugs have won four in a row. Coach Bill Dowswell will join Clayton Dreger on the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League Report which airs Fridays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.