The Carillon Sultans will meet the Pembina Valley Orioles tonight in Steinbach in game one for their best of three Manitoba Junior Baseball League opening round series.The Sultans beat the Orioles four times during the regular season schedule by scores of 6-0, 11-1, 10-0 and 5-2. The other two series also begin tonight with the Interlake Knights in Altona to play the Bisons and the St.Boniface Legionaries will host the St.James A's. The first place Elmwood Giants have a bye to the semi-finals.

The Northern Baseball League's Winnipeg Goldeyes plated four runs in the top of the 9th inning and held on for a 9-8 win over the Calgary Vipers. Fehlandt Lentini had three singles and Chris Latham stroked a pair of two-run doubles for the Goldeyes who improved their second half record to 4-2.

The Manitoba Moose have re-signed forward Alex Bolduc, defencemen Maxime Fortunus and Matt Kelly to American Hockey League contracts, while also signing defenceman Dylan Yeo to an AHL deal. Bolduc appeared in 32 games last year with the Moose where he scored four goals and five assists for nine points. Fortunus appeared in 72 games last year in his second season with the Moose and was named the winner of the hockey club's Hardest Working Player Award. Kelly played in 59 games with the Victoria Salmon Kings of the East Coast Hockey League. Yeo appeared in 57 games last season as captain of the Western Hockey League's Calgary Hitmen where he scored eight goals and 23 assists for 31 points.

The 2008 American Hockey League All-Star Classic will take place Sunday, January 27th and Monday, January 28th at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, New York. In 2007-08, the city of Binghamton and the Broome County Arena will be commemorating their 35th season hosting professional hockey, including 26 as members of the American Hockey League. The Senators, top development team of the National Hockey League's Ottawa Senators, have called Binghamton home since 2002. This event will mark the city's first AHL All-Star Classic.

The Hanover Strikers saw their record in the third division of the Manitoba Major Soccer League fall to 3-5-2 after a 2-1 loss to Reservoir Dogs. The Strikers next game is Tuesday, July 24th at the Steinbach Bible College against Southport United.

Canada's medal count is 23 heading into day five of the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Susan Nattrass won gold in shooting Tuesday while Chris Jarvis and Dan Casaca finished first in the men's pairs rowing. Canadian athletes also won two silver and three bronze medals. The Canadian women's water polo team will meet Venezuela today. The men's field hockey team will face the United States and the women's soccer team will take on Jamaica.