Team Manitoba will play in the fifth place game at the 2022 Football Canada Cup Sunday in Kelowna. Steinbach's Eric Martens had a 90-yard catch and run for a touchdown midway through the second quarter and Austin Neufeld of Mitchell scored on an eight yard run as Manitoba defeated Nova Scotia 28-10 Thursday afternoon. Neufeld carried the ball seven times for 49 yards. Team Manitoba will face British Columbia in the fifth place game.
The last two undefeated teams in the CFL meet tonight at IG Field as the 5-0 Winnipeg Blue Bombers take on the 4-0 Calgary Stampeders. The Blue Bombers have activated receiver Carlton Agudosi. He’ll replace Brendan O’Leary-Orange in the starting lineup. O'Leary-Orange was placed on the six-game injured list on Wednesday.
Grady Chuback of St. Charles and defending champion Braxton Kuntz of Breezy Bend share the lead heading into the final round of the Provincial Junior Men's Golf Championship at the St. Charles Country Club in Winnipeg. Both are five-under par 139 through 36 holes. Addison Kartusch of St. Charles leads Crystal Zamzow of Swan River by five shots heading into the final round of the Provincial Junior Women's Championship which is also at St. Charles.
Baseball Manitoba's Provincial AA championships take place this weekend. Mitchell is competing at the 11U championship in Winnipeg; Seine River is at the 13U championship in Morden; Steinbach is at the 15U championship in Hamiota and the Carillon Sultans are at the 18U championship in Brandon. Softball Manitoba Provincial Championships on this weekend include the U15 A in Winkler; the U17 AAA in Friedensfeld and the U19 AAA in Portage.
Nathan Christiuk drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Carillon Sultans outscored the North Winnipeg Pirates 12-11 Thursday night at A. D. Penner Park in Steinbach. Frank Peters recorded the win while Sam Toews got the save. The Sultans own a 6-5 record in the Winnipeg Senior Baseball League and will host the Elmwood Giants on Tuesday.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes rallied from an early 7-0 deficit and beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 11-9 at Shaw Park. Reggie Pruitt Jr., Max Murphy, Raul Navarro and Logan Hill all homered in the Goldeyes' seven-run third inning. Hill and Murphy both finished the night with two homers.
The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with forward Alex Limoges on a one-year, entry-level contract with an average annual value in the NHL of $780,000. Limoges, 24, played 62 games for the AHL’s San Diego Gulls in 2021-22 and recorded 40 points (23G, 17A) and 13 penalty minutes. The Jets also signed defenceman Kyle Capobianco to a two-year contract with an average annual value in the NHL of $762,500. Capobianco, 24, collected nine points (2G, 7A) in 45 games with the Arizona Coyotes last season. He’s played his entire career with the Coyotes organization, tallying 10 points (3G, 7A) in 59 games with Arizona and 112 points (21G, 91A) in 155 games with the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners.