The Providence Pilots women and men's team will re-enter the futsal division of the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference after a one-year hiatus.

Kick-off is on Friday when the Pilots host the Red River College Rebels.

"Having futsal back at Providence will have a huge impact on the school and its athletes in a number of ways," says women's coach Tory Walk. "It will allow our soccer players to continue playing in their 'off-season,' and as a development tool it translates very well to the outdoor game. It also helps with team bonding as the players will have the opportunity to continue life together throughout the school year."

Director of Athletics Scott Masterson says extending the soccer season by adding futsal will allow coaches to further mentor their players.

“The futsal season will give our coaches and players the opportunity to come together as a team on a regular basis,” he says. “For our coaches, it means they’ll be able to continue building relationships and challenging their players to grow in character and faith.”

The 2017 MCAC futsal season will conclude over the second weekend of March when Providence hosts the provincial championships.

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SCOREBOARD

Saturday, April 29th

NHL
Eastern Conference
Semifinals
Ottawa 6 N.Y. Rangers 5 (2OT)
(Senators lead best of 7 series 2-0)
Pittsburgh 6 Washington 2
(Penguins lead series 2-0)

Esso Cup
@ Morden
Gold Medal Game
St. Albert 1 Triolet 0 (OT)
Bronze Medal Game
Durham West 4 Pembina Valley 1

Zone 13 High School Baseball
@ Mitchell
SRSS vs Green Valley, 1 p.m.
Niverville vs St. Joachim, 1 p.m.
@ Blumenort
Ste. Anne vs Lorette, 1 p.m.
@ Ile des Chenes
Gabrielle Roy vs Edward Schreyer (ppd)

Major League Baseball
American League
Toronto 4 Tampa Bay 1
New York 12 Baltimore 4
Chicago 6 Detroit 4 (10 innings)
Cleveland 4 Seattle 3
Oakland 2 Houston 1
Texas 6 Los Angeles 3
Minnesota at Kansas City (ppd)
National League
New York 5 Washington 3
Atlanta 11 Milwaukee 3
Pittsburgh 4 Miami 0
Colorado at Arizona, 7:10 p.m.
San Diego at San Francisco, 8:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 8:10 p.m.
Cincinnati at St. Louis (ppd)
Interleague
Chicago Cubs 7 Boston 4

 

Sunday, April 30th

NHL
Western Conference
Semifinals
St. Louis at Nashville, 2 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 1-1)
Anaheim at Edmonton, 6 p.m.
(Oilers lead series 2-0)

Western Canada Cup
@ Penticton
Preliminary Round
Portage vs Battlefords, 4 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at New York, 12:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Toronto, 12:07 p.m.
Chicago at Detroit, 12:10 p.m.
Seattle at Cleveland, 12:10 p.m.
Oakland at Houston, 1:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 1:15 p.m.
Los Angeles at Texas, 2:05 p.m.
National League
Pittsburgh at Miami, 12:10 p.m.
New York at Washington, 12:35 p.m.
Atlanta at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.
Cincinnati at St. Louis, 1:15 p.m.
San Diego at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 3:10 p.m.
Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 3:10 p.m.
Interleague
Chicago Cubs at Boston, 7:08 p.m.

NBA
Eastern Conference
Semifinals
Washington at Boston, 12 p.m.
(1st game in best of 7 series)
Western Conference
Quarterfinals
Utah at L.A. Clippers, 2:30 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 3-3)

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