The Zone 13 High School Baseball and Fastpitch Championships were rained out Wednesday. Gabrielle Roy will meet Edward Schreyer and Niverville will take on Lorette at 9 a.m. in Mitchell. Those winners will join Steinbach Regional and St. Joachim in the baseball semifinals. Steinbach Regional will meet Landmark and Ecole Heritage Immersion will face St, Joachim/Real Berard at 11 a.m. in the fastpitch semifinals at A.D. Penner Park in Steinbach. 

The Carillon Sultans are 4-0 to start the 2024 Manitoba Junior Baseball League season. Drayden Kurbatoff drove in four runs and stole a pair of bases as the Sultans doubled up on the St. James A's 8-4 Wednesday night at Optimist Park. Cedric Lagasse earned the win. He allowed two hits and four runs (one earned) over six innings. Tyler Plett worked the seventh inning and picked up the save. Carillon will play a doubleheader against the Altona Bisons Sunday in Steinbach. 

The Winnipeg Goldeyes edged the Chicago Dogs 2-1. Designated hitter Adam Hall scored both Winnipeg runs. The second run came in when Dogs starter Kenny Serwa was called for a balk with Hall standing at third base. Goldeyes starter Zac Reininger did not allow an earned run in six innings of work and surrendered just three hits. He struck out five and walked one. Ryder Yakel, Tasker Strobel, and Justin Courtney each pitched an inning of scoreless relief, not giving up a hit in the process.

New York's Corinne Schroeder of Elm Creek, Toronto's Kristen Campbell of Brandon and Aerin Frankel of Boston are the Professional Women's Hockey League's Goaltender of the Year finalists. Schroeder, 24, made 15 starts last season while averaging 31 saves per game for New York. She finished the season with a .930 save percentage and a 2.40 GAA. Campbell, 26, led the league in wins (16) and shutouts (three) as she backstopped Toronto to the No. 1 seed in the regular season. In 22 appearances, she had a .927 save percentage with a 1.99 goals-against average while playing 1,293:57 minutes, the second-highest mark in the PWHL. Frankel finished third among all goaltenders in save percentage (.929), GAA (2.00) and wins (eight) while appearing in 18 games, which included 17 starts. Boston is currently tied 1-1 with Minnesota in the first-ever PWHL final. 

Canada will face Slovakia today (9:20 a.m.)  in the quarterfinals of the World Men's Hockey Championship in Prague. Canada finished the preliminary round first in Group A with 19 points. Slovakia was fourth in Group B with 12 points.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers added American receiver Sy Barnett, American defensive back Russell Dandy and American offensive lineman Kendall Randolph to their training camp roster. The football club released American receiver Oliver Martin; transferred National defensive lineman Cam Lawson to the six-game injured list and moved American kicker Sergio Castillo to the suspended list. The Blue Bombers play their final pre-season game Friday, May 31st at home against the Calgary Stampeders.

hockey_2023The Turnbull Cup champions season is over (Photo Credit: Heather Bolliger / Hockey Canada Images)

The Winkler Flyers lost out in the quarterfinals of the 2024 Centennial Cup in Oakville, Ontario. Head coach Justin Falk will join Clayton Dreger on Sportsbeat which airs Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.