Steinbach Regional girls and Gabrielle Roy boys captured the Provincial AAAA Junior Varsity Volleyball championship banners Monday night at the Investors Group Athletic Centre on the campus of the University of Manitoba in South Winnipeg. The Sabres defeated Brandon Vincent Massey 25-22, 25-18, 26-28, 25-18 in the girls final. Les Roy swept the Sisler Spartans 25-23, 25-23, 26-24 in the boys final. SRSS setter Abby Voth and Gabrielle Roy captain Logan Barnabe were named the MVP's.

The Niverville Panthers have qualified for the Provincial AAA High School Varsity Boys volleyball championship which begins Thursday in Dauphin. The Panthers defeated Calvin Christian 19-25, 19-25, 25-18, 25-21, 15-9 in Mondays wildcard. Lorette girls lost to Balmoral Hall. The Blazers defeated the Scorpions 15-25, 25-23, 25-22, 17-25, 15-13 in their AAA wildcard.

Two Manitoba Junior Hockey League teams are inside the top 10 of the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 rankings. The Steinbach Pistons (19-2-1), who are riding a 10-game win streak, remain at number four. The Winkler Flyers (16-3-0-1) jumped from number seven to six. The West Division leading Virden Oil Capitals (15-5-1-1) moved into the Top 20 for the first time this season. The Caps are ranked 12th. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Flin Flon Bombers (20-1-2) are the number one ranked team in the country for the fifth straight week. The Dauphin Kings and Portage Terriers received honourable mention. 

The Winnipeg Jets begin a four-game homestand tonight as they meet the Dallas Stars at Canada Life Centre. The Jets saw their five-game winning streak come to an end Sunday with a 3-2 loss to the Predators in Nashville.

curling_2023former DEKALB SuperSpiel co-chair Chris Hamblin

The DEKALB SuperSpiel begins this Friday in Morris. Chris Hamblin, who is the Sponsorship and Meeting coordinator for the bonspiel and the former co-chair, will join Clayton Dreger on This Week in Curling which airs Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.