The Steinbach Regional junior varsity girls volleyball team are South Central Athletic Conference AAAA champions. The Sabres swept College Jeanne-Sauve 25-14, 25-22, 27-25 in the final Tuesday night at Glenlawn Collegiate in Winnipeg. Tonight, the SRSS will face the J.H. Bruns Broncos in the SCAC varsity girls semifinal in Steinbach. The first serve is at 6 p.m. The SRSS will take on the Lancers at Dakota Collegiate in the varsity boys semifinal. 

Kyle Connor scored his 12th and 13th goals of the season and picked up an assist as the Winnipeg Jets defeated New Jersey 6-3 at Canada Life Centre. Connor is tied with Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews for the NHL goal scoring lead. Nikolaj Ehlers also scored twice for the Jets who have won four of their last five games. Cole Perfetti scored in his fourth straight game. Morgan Barron also found the back of the net for Winnipeg. Josh Morrissey chipped in with four helpers. Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves.

The Manitoba Moose reassigned defenceman Dawson Barteaux to the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads. The 23-year-old Foxwarren native has four points (2G, 2A) in three games with the Steelheads this season. He was a sixth-round pick (168th overall) of the Dallas Stars in the 2018 NHL Draft.

The Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League will host a Showcase Event on December 2nd and 3rd at the Hockey for all Centre in Winnipeg. The top 68 players will compete in a 4-game Best on Best tournament. Game times are Saturday, December 2nd at 5 p.m. & 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 3rd at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers held their first practice session at Tim Hortons Field. Players participated in a walkthrough Tuesday afternoon. Linebacker Adam Bighill, who was injured in the first half of the West Division final against the B.C. Lions and did have his right foot and leg stabilized in a walking boot when he arrived with the team in Hamilton on Monday, was on the field yesterday without the walking boot but did not take part in the walkthrough. The Blue Bombers and Montreal Alouettes meet in the 110th Grey Cup on Sunday. 

hockey_2023The Sabres won the Sturgeon Heights Husky Classic last month

Steinbach Regional will face the St. Paul's Crusaders today at the T.G. Smith Arena. Sabres head coach John Laninga will join Clayton Dreger on Sportsbeat which airs Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. on AM 1250 Radio.