Charmaine Mackid of Breezy Bend, Addison Kartusch of St. Charles, Rhonda Orr of Southwood and Veronica van der Meer of Winnipeg were seven-over par 79 Wednesday at Granite Hills near Lac du Bonnet and share the lead after round one of the Provincial Women's Amateur Golf Championship. Kate Gregoire of Quarry Oaks opened with an 83. Allan McDonald of Breezy Bend was even par 72 and has a two stroke lead over Ben Bandura of Elmhurst heading into round two of the Provincial Men's Mid-Amateur Championship which is also at Granite Hills. Adam Guenther of Elmhurst was four-over par 76 and is in a tie for fourth place; Tyson Ehnes of Lorette was 79; Jon Schroeder of Quarry Oaks and Cole Peters of Niakwa were 80; Paul Marsch of the Steinbach Fly-In golf club was 82 and Troy Kehler of Elmhurst was 94.
The Winnipeg Jets will play their 2022-23 season opener on home ice at Canada Life Centre on Friday, October 14th against the New York Rangers before heading out on a three-game road trip against Western Conference rivals the Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche, and Vegas Golden Knights from October 17th-20th.
The first round of the 2022 NHL Draft will take place tonight at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Moose Jaw Warriors defenseman Denton Mateychuk of Dominion City, Winnipeg Ice forward Conor Geekie of Strathclair and Swift Current Broncos defenseman Owen Pickering of St. Adolphe are projected first round picks. The Montreal Canadiens have the first overall selection. The Winnipeg Jets will pick 14th and 30th in round one.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks 5-3 at Newman Outdoor Field. Max Murphy rifled a two-out double into the right field corner that scored Justin Thompson with the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning.
Running back Fred Reid, defensive end Gavin Walls and former president Lynn Bishop will be inducted into the Winnipeg Football Club’s Hall of Fame. The 2022 class will be honoured at the Blue Bombers Legacy Gala Dinner on Tuesday, October 11th and at the annual Hall of Fame Game on October 8th when the Blue Bombers host the Edmonton Elks at Investors Group Field. Reid, who appeared in 83 games with the Bombers from 2007-2011, ran for 4,505 career yards, scored 23 touchdowns, had 99 receptions for 810 yards and 1,167 yards in kickoff returns. Walls played in Winnipeg from 2005-2009. He had 47 sacks in 82 regular-season games. That total puts him in a tie for fourth all-time in Blue Bombers history with Elfrid Payton and behind only Tyrone Jones (98), Tony Norman (59) and Doug Brown (52). Bishop joined the Winnipeg Football Club Board of Directors in 1992 and became part of the Executive Committee a year later. He became the WFC President in 1996.