The Montreal Alouettes are CFL champs after rallying in the fourth quarter to defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28-24 last night in the 110th Grey Cup game in Hamilton. Cody Fajardo threw a 19-yard touchdown pass Canadian Tyson Philpot late in the fourth quarter to put Montreal ahead. The Als last won the big game back in 2010.
It was a busy weekend for local volleyball.
The Vanier Spirits 4A girls took third spot in the provincial tournament hosted in Moose Jaw beating Meadow Lake in three sets to claim the bronze medal. Central finished the tournament with an 0-4 record. Nipawin defeated NB John Paul II in the championship final.
In the 2A division, Gravelbourg went 2-2 at their provincial tournament.
On the 4A boys side, Central will be moving onto provincials after winning the regional playdowns in Lumsden. Vanier will also be moving onto provincials in Melfort next weekend.
In 3A boys, Assiniboia has qualified for provincials after winning their regional tournament as the host team. Assiniboia beat Unity in two sets to claim the title.
The Cornerstone Christian 2A boys won their regional playdowns, as did the Rouleau 1A boys. Both teams will be moving onto provincials next weekend.
The Prairie South School Division 'A' Boys Volleyball Finals took place last week. Sunningdale won the championship against Caronport three sets to one.
The Moose Jaw Warriors split a pair of games over the weekend dropping a 3-2 decision in Saskatoon on Friday before rebounding with a 7-3 win at home on Saturday against Edmonton in the annual Hockey Fights Cancer game. The Warriors have the week off before hosting Swift Current on Friday at the Moose Jaw Events Centre.
The Moose Jaw Winmar AAA Warriors lost 6-3 in Regina on Saturday. The team returns to the ice Friday in Prince Albert.
Five games in the NHL last night, with just one Canadian team lacing up the skates. Toronto got by Minnestoa 4-3 in overtime.
Congratulations to Ava Unser who has committed to play fastball and continue her education at Daytona State College in Florida. Macy Litzenberger has also committed to play and continue her education at Kankakee Community College in Illinois. Both girls were part of Moose Jaw's back-to-back U17AA Provincial Championship team.
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