In Kenora slo-pitch action in the men's divisions, it was DSmith A's who took the game 38-10 over Matheson Bay. Beauty Bay dominated the Brewco Brewers 34-12. In the women's division, Dunit Contracting Diamonds won 24-17, the Renegades took over the Clippers 17-12 and DJ Services took it over the Neniska Crushers 23-10.
In what will surely be a dog-eat-dog battle tonight for the Memorial Cup championship, the host Saint John Sea Dogs and Hamilton Bulldogs are the last two teams standing with a shot to capture the Canadian Hockey League's crowning glory. The Sea Dogs, with an interim coach on the bench, and the Bulldogs, in their first Cup final, both have something to prove and will do it in front of a sold-out crowd at the T-D Station in Saint John, New Brunswick.
B-C Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke, wide receiver Malik Henry of the Calgary Stampeders and defensive end Willie Jefferson were named performers of Week 3 in the C-F-L yesterday. Rourke, who passed for 436 yards _ a C-F-L single-game record for passing yards by a Canadian quarterback _ in a 44-3 win over the Toronto Argonauts, will face the Redblacks in Ottawa tomorrow as Week 4 kicks off.
The Toronto Blue Jays were determined to stand tall in ``our house'' when the Boston Red Sox arrived for a three-game series at Rogers Centre. With a win today, the Jays can sweep their American League East rivals following a wild 6-5 win last night. Blue Jays ace Alek Manoah is slated to pitch today's finale against Canadian Nick Pivetta of Victoria, B-C. Toronto opens a four-day, five-game Canada Day Weekend series at home against the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.