Both a win and a loss were seen by the Providence Pilots soccer teams this weekend. The teams were competing at the National Christian College Athletic Association tournament in Minneapolis, MN.

The Pilots womens team beat Crown College of St. Bonifacius 5-3 on Friday and then lost for the first time in three weeks to North Central University 3-1. Meanwhile, the mens team also beat Crown College of St. Bonifacius in a 5-0 victory and then failed to triumph over North Central University and lost 4-3 on Saturday.

"The game against NCU was one of the more frusterating games I have coached," says women's head coach Troy Walker. "The game got out of hand as there were some very unusual calls by the referee, not to mention serious disorganization. The game was called in the 85th minute and then restarted a minute later when he realized there were five minutes left to play."

Walker adds his team has also played four of the last four matches in the rain.

The women are presently fourth in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference standings while the men are in second. Both teams face Red River College and Universite de Saint-Boniface this weekend.

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Saturday, December 16th

Virden at Steinbach, 7:30 p.m.
Selkirk at OCN, 7 p.m.
Portage at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.

Steinbach at Mitchell, 8 p.m.
Springfield vs Red River @ Oakbank, 8 p.m.

Eastman vs Yellowhead
@ Shoal Lake, 4 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Kenora vs Norman
@ Thompson, 7:30 p.m.
Wpg Bruins at Wpg Thrashers, 3:30 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Parkland
@ Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.
Southwest vs Interlake
@ Virden, 7:30 p.m.
Brandon vs Central Plains
@ Portage, 4 p.m.
Yellowhead vs Wpg Wild
@ Shoal Lake, 7:30 p.m.

Carillon Senior Hockey League
Lac du Bonnet vs Red River
@ St. Jean, 8 p.m.

Brandon at Moose Jaw, 7 p.m.

Manitoba at Toronto, 3 p.m.

Edmonton at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 4 p.m.
Columbus at Carolina, 6 p.m.
Los Angeles at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
Dallas at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Montreal at Ottawa, 6 p.m.
Winnipeg at St. Louis, 6 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Arizona, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Washington, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Colorado, 8 p.m.
Nashville at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Chicago at Detroit, 3:30 p.m.
L.A. Chargers at Kansas City, 7:25 p.m.

Portland at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
Utah at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m.
Oklahoma City at New York, 6:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Miami, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Houston, 7 p.m.
Phoenix at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Dallas at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m.
Boston at Memphis, 8 p.m.

Friday, December 15th

St. Adolphe 4 Lorette 2

Selkirk 3 St. Malo 2

Selkirk 4 Swan Valley 2
Dauphin 6 Neepawa 5 (SO)
Portage 5 Winkler 2
Virden 8 Waywayseecappo 4

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Wpg Bruins 3 Eastman 2
Kenora 10 Norman 1
Parkland 13 Central Plains 12
Brandon 10 Pembina Valley 1

City AAA Midget Hockey League
Eastman4  Wpg Sharks1 

Eastman 4 Interlake 3

Brandon 3 Lethbridge 0

Manitoba 7 Belleville 3

N.Y. Rangers 4 Los Angeles 2
New Jersey 5 Dallas 2
Carolina 5 Buffalo 4 (OT)
Detroit 3 Toronto 1
Vancouver 4 San Jose3

Toronto 120 Brooklyn 87
Detroit 104 Indiana 98
Portland 95 Orlando 88
Oklahoma City 119 Philadelphia 117
Washington 100 L.A. Clippers 91
Miami 104 Charlotte 98
Utah 107 Boston 95
Memphis 96 Atlanta 94
Chicago 115 Milwaukee 109
Denver 117 New Orleans 111 (OT)
Houston 124 San Antonio 109

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