The Moose Jaw Warriors will be looking to make it two wins in a row over the Saskatoon Blades when the two teams meet tonight at the SaskTel Centre. The Warriors are coming off a wild 9-6 win on Tuesday. Forward Jagger Firkus had a hat trick in the game, and now leads the WHL in both goals and points. Moose Jaw is tied for third spot in the Eastern Conference, one point back of Saskatoon. Puck drop tonight goes at 7 p.m. and you can catch all the action on Country 100 with the pregame show starting at 6:40 p.m. The Warriors will return home Saturday night for their annual Hockey Fights Cancer game against the Edmonton Oil Kings.
The Moose Jaw Winmar AAA Warriors will be looking to get back in the win column when they square off with the Regina Pat Canadians tomorrow afternoon in the Queen City.
Four Canadian teams were in action last night in the NHL. Calgary beat Vancouver 5-2, Ottawa got by Detroit 5-4 in overtime, while Montreal fell to Vegas 6-5.
The provincial 4A girls volleyball championship is taking place this weekend at Vanier and Peacock. The Vanier Spirits enter the tournament as the number-one ranked team in the province and are coming off a city championship win this week over Peacock. The Spirits first game is at noon today against Melville at Vanier. Central is also taking part and play their first game today at noon against Nipawin at Peacock.
The boys volleyball regionals are also happening this weekend. The 4A regionals are taking place in Lumsden with Central, Vanier, and Peacock all competing. Central won the city championship Wednesday night beating Assiniboia. The top three teams will move on to provincials. Assiniboia is hosting the 3A regional playdowns. Rouleau will be taking part in the 1A tournament being held in Lampman.
The 2023 HTCSD Elementary Volleyball League wrapped up on Thursday night with the league finals taking place at Golden Ticket and bronze matches earlier in the day at Sacred Heart and St. Michael schools.
The girl’s final went 3 sets in an intense back and forth battle between the St. Mary Crusaders and the St. Michael Knights White. In the end St. Michael walked away with the hardware taking the set two games to one with scores of 22-25, 25-19, 15-4. In the bronze match, St. Margaret defeated the St. Michael Knights Blue.
On the boy’s side, the top two teams in the league met up once again in the gold final. The second place St. Agnes Spartans Red went up against the number one St. Margaret Lions. After a strong start from the Spartans the Lions found their game and took the match in two straight sets with scores of 25-13 and 25-14. Sacred Heart took home third place with a win over St. Mary’s.
The CFL announced yesterday that the yearly award given to the player voted as the CFL’s best is now named the George Reed Most Outstanding Player Award. The news was made at the CFL Awards last night in Niagara Falls before Reed’s daughter, Georgette, presented the trophy to Toronto Argonauts quarterback Chad Kelly.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Montreal Alouettes will square off in the 110th Grey Cup Sunday afternoon. Kick-off is at 5p.m. Sask time.
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