The Niverville Panthers have joined the Zone 13 High School Baseball League which starts it's second season next week.

"It's awesome to see the league growing," said convener Justin Hart of Green Valley School in Grunthal. "Having eight teams actually allows us to split into two pools and have a South Division and a North Division. We'll play a round robin and get our rankings for zone's. It helps to make everything just a little bit more competitive."

The South Division will include Green Valley, Niverville, Ecole St. Joachim from La Broquerie and Steinbach Regional Secondary School.

The Pirates, Panthers, Braves and defending champion Sabres will play their baseball games in Mitchell.

Lorette, Ste. Anne, Edward Schreyer School in Beausejour and Gabrielle Roy of Ile des Chenes make up the North Division.

The Scorpions, Lynx, Barons and Les Roy will play in Blumenort and Ile des Chenes.

"Year one we got it off the ground and worked through a format where we did some interlocking doubleheaders," Hart said. "This year we're expanding on it and working to make it better. With another team coming in, it's nice to have the two pools and be able to run a full round robin. Before we just had some exhibition games here and there. Teams organized their own exhibition games and now to have a league, everybody gets to see everybody at some point. The top four teams will go through to the "A" side of our zone and they get to battle it out for our championship."

Teams will play three regular season games against teams in their own division.

The top two teams in each division advance to the "A" side while the bottom two in each division will play in the consolation draw.

The Provincial High School Baseball Championship will take place June 1st, 2nd & 3rd in Altona.

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SCOREBOARD

Saturday, October 21st

CFL
Toronto 29 Winnipeg 28
Edmonton at B.C., 9 p.m.

Manitoba Minor Football Association
Atom Semifinals
North Wpg 42 Eastman Raiders 12 

HTJHL
Springfield 2 Steinbach 1
Red River 6 Mitchell 3
St. Adolphe 11 Lorette 2

KJHL
St. Malo 11 Norway House 3

MJHL
Wpg Blues 6 OCN 5 (OT)
Selkirk 3 Swan Valley 1
Winkler 2 Dauphin 1
Waywayseecappo 8 Portage 1

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Showcase @ Portage
Eastman 4 Pembina Valley 1
Yellowhead 2 Wpg Thrashers 1
Brandon 5 Norman 4 (SO)
Wpg Bruins 5 Parkland 2
Southwest 4 Kenora 2
Wpg Wild 3 Central Plains 2

MFMHL
Eastman 2 Wpg Avros 0

WHL
Brandon 4 Victoria 2

AHL
Manitoba 4 Iowa 2

NHL
N.Y. Rangers 4 Nashville 2
Philadelphia 2 Edmonton 1
Tampa Bay 7 Pittsburgh 1
N.Y. Islanders 5 San Jose 3
Buffalo 5 Boston 4 (OT)
Ottawa 6 Toronto 3
Los Angeles 6 Columbus 4
Florida 4 Washington 1
Dallas 4 Carolina 3
Chicago at Arizona, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Calgary, 9 p.m.
St. Louis at Vegas, 9:30 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Championship Series
Houston 4 New York 0
(Astros win best of 7 series 4-3)

NBA
Toronto 128 Philadelphia 94
San Antonio 87 Chicago 77
Orlando 114 Cleveland 93
Memphis 111 Golden State 101
Miami 112 Indiana 108
Houston 107 Dallas 91
Detroit 111 New York 107
Milwaukee 113 Portland 110
Utah 96 Oklahoma City 87
Denver 96 Sacramento 79
Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 22nd

MJHL
OCN at Steinbach, 7 p.m.
Neepawa at Portage, 6:30 p.m.
Winkler at Virden, 7 p.m.

KJHL
St. Malo at Norway House, 1:30 p.m.

MFMHL
Eastman vs Yellowhead
@ Mitchell, 11:55 a.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Showcase @ Portage
Parkland vs Norman, 12 p.m.
Wpg Bruins vs Kenora, 12:15 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Yellowhead, 2:30 p.m.
Brandon vs Wpg Thrashers, 2:30 p.m.
Central Plains vs Interlake, 5 p.m.
Southwest at Wpg Wild, 12:15 p.m.

NHL
Vancouver at Detroit, 6 p.m.

CFL
Hamilton at Montreal, 12 p.m.

NFL
Baltimore at Minnesota, 12 p.m.
New Orleans at Green Bay, 12 p.m.
N.Y. Jets at Miami, 12 p.m.
Carolina at Chicago, 12 p.m.
Arizona at L.A. Rams, 12 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 12 p.m.
Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 12 p.m.
Tennessee at Cleveland, 12 p.m.
Dallas at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 3:25 p.m.
Seattle at N.Y. Giants, 3:25 p.m.
Denver at L.A. Chargers, 3:25 p.m.
Atlanta at New England, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

NBA
Atlanta at Brooklyn, 2:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m.
New Orleans at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m.

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