The regular season of Kenora men's slo-pitch has come to an end. Custom Drilling took their final regular game 11-3 over DSmith A's. Titan Contractors doubled up on the Brewco Brewers 32-16 and Centries tripled up on Holmes Voodoo 24-8. A-Side playoffs commence tonight with 4th seed DSmith A's against 5th seed Tristar Redeyes.
In women's slo-pitch, day one of playoffs saw Northern Harbour taking down Devil's Gap 34-10, while WNHAC took a tight game against Jarnel 10-9 on the C-Side.
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Receiver Bryan Burnham was bummed out when he learned Nathan Rourke's foot injury required immediate surgery. But the B-C Lions' veteran insisted Monday that the star quarterback's absence won't sink his 8-and-1 squad. Canadian Michael O'Connor becomes the Leos' quarterback now. The 26-year-old Ottawa native will make his first C-F-L start this Friday when B-C hosts the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
The Toronto Blue Jays have an opportunity to pad their wild-card status as their next 12 games are against teams with sub .500 records. That includes the lowly Boston Red Sox who will host the Jays in a 3-game series that starts tonight at Fenway Park. Right-hander Ross Stripling will be on the mound for Toronto.
Gary Gaines, coach of the Texas high school football team made famous in the book and movie 'Friday Night Lights,' has died. He was 73. Gaines' family says the former coach died after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's