The Providence Pilots men's and women's basketball teams have secured first-place in the Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings.

Four games were won between the two teams this past weekend in Fort Totten, North Dakota. The men won 103-88 over Cankdeska Cikana College on Friday and then 92-87 on Saturday. The women also won both their games against Cankdeska Cikana College 85-56 on Friday and 85-43 on Saturday.

“We were able to generate a lot of good shot opportunities, which led to us shooting the ball very well in both games,” says Pilots women’s coach Joel Coursey. “I think this past weekend’s success will help propel us into our three-game road trip to Minneapolis before the Christmas break.”

Meanwhile, in volleyball, both the men’s and women’s teams were beaten by the Canadian Mennonite University Blazers on Friday before bouncing back with victories over the Red River College Rebels on Saturday.

The men are tied with CMU for first place in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference after eight matches while the women are alone atop the standings.

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Wednesday, August 15th

Manitoba Major Soccer League
7th Division
Hanover Impact 3 Landmark FC 3 (tie)

American Baseball Association
Gary 6 Winnipeg 4

Major League Baseball
American League
Toronto 6 Kansas City 5
Chicago 6 Detroit 5
Seattle 2 Oakland 0 (12 innings)
Tampa Bay 6 New York 1
National League
Chicago 8 Milwaukee 4
Atlanta 5 Miami 2
St. Louis 4 Washington 2
San Francisco at Los Angeles, 9:10 p.m.
Interleague
Minnesota 6 Pittsburgh 4 
N.Y. Mets 16 Baltimore 5
Philadelphia 7 Boston 4
Cleveland 4 Cincinnati 3
Houston 12 Colorado 1
L.A. Angels at San Diego, 8:10 p.m.

Thursday, August 16th

Winnipeg Women's Soccer League
3rd Division
Hanover Blaze vs Chicas @ Steinbach, 7:15 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Tampa Bay at New York, 12:05 p.m.
Los Angeles at Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.
Toronto at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.
National League
Chicago at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.
Washington at St. Louis, 6:15 p.m.
Colorado at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.
Arizona at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
New York at Philadelphia,
d/h @ 3:05 & 6:35 p.m.

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