Tuesday, August 2 –

Again in the winners column and all alone in first place in the Eastern Conference of the Western Canadian Baseball League.

The Moose Jaw Miller Express defeated Fort McMurray 13-11 on Saturday and followed that up with an 8-3 win over 57 seconds at Swift Current on Sunday. The Millers are a half game clear of the Regina Red Sox at the top of the Eastern Conference. The Millers play at Swift Current tonight and host Team 57 tomorrow night.

The WCBL regular season ends this week with the playoffs coming up next week.

Heartbroken U13A Ice lost 7-6 in overtime innings to Team BC at the Canadian Regional Softball Championships in Victoria over the weekend. Ice finished the championship 1-3. Alberta defeated BC 8-4 in the finals and represented Canada at the Little League Softball World Series in Greenville, North Carolina, which begins August 8.

The 15UAAA Canucks lost in the semifinals to the White Butte Broncos at the Tier 1 Regional Championships at Swift Current last weekend. The 13U AAA Canucks lost to the Saskatoon Cardinals 22-2 in the Tier 1 regional gold medal match to pick up the silver.

Ice hockey in summer! Lots of travel and more. Moss Joe Warriors defenseman Damon Hunt will represent Canada at the upcoming rescheduled World Junior Championships. It starts a week from today in Edmonton. There are 9 other Western Hockey League players on the team including Bates star Conor Bedard.

Moose Jaw Warriors star Brayden Yager gave an excellent performance for Team Canada in their 14-0 win over Switzerland at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, scoring a goal and opening the tournament. Jager and Team Canada play again Tuesday night against Slovakia, who lost 4-1 to Sweden on Monday.

In case you missed the game, the BC Lions beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 32-17 on Friday night at Mosaic Stadium. The Raiders are now 4-4 in the season bye this week. They will play with the Elks in Edmonton a week later on Saturday.

The Toronto Blue Jays kick off a nine-game road trip in Tampa Bay tonight. The Blue Jays have won 12 of their last 15 games and are sitting in a wild-card playoff zone as of Tuesday.

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