Broncos drop pair of weekend games

It was a tough weekend for the Swift Current Broncos. 

On Friday, they were blanked 4-0 by the Winnipeg ICE on home ice, and then dropped an 8-3 decision to the Blades in Saskatoon on Saturday. Connor Hvidston, Raphael Pelletier and Landon Roberts had goals for Swift Current on Saturday. 

The Broncos return to action on Friday when they host the Prince Albert Raiders. 

Legionnaires fall in OT, Wildcats split games with Rebels

The Home Hardware Legionnaires fell 4-3 in overtime to the Notre Dame Hounds in their only game of the weekend on Saturday. Eric Hoiness, Parker Rondeau and Jace Egland scored for the Legionnaires, who visit the Saskatoon Blazers in their next game on Wednesday. 

The Innovation Credit Union Wildcats split a season-opening homestand with the Regina Rebels. Jerzey Watteyne, Addison Eurich and Olivia Kirwan scored in a 5-3 loss on Saturday, and Watteyne, Kirwan and Eurich scored again along with Calla Kampen and Amiyah Jones in a 5-4 win on Sunday. The Wildcats visit Weyburn next weekend.

Meanwhile, the Abbey Resources U18 AA Broncos opened their season at home on Sunday, skating to a 3-3 tie with the Prairie Storm. Cooper Flath had a pair of goals and Blake Girard also scored for the Broncos, who host Notre Dame in their next game Tuesday night at S3 Arenas. 

High School Sports recap

The Comp High School Colts football team lost 44-7 in Weyburn on Saturday, while in 9-man football on Friday, Shaunavon beat Lumsden 9-7, Gull Lake fell to Indian Head 67-30 and Maple Creek lost 50-0 to Notre Dame. 

In soccer, the Colts dropped both games on Saturday 4-0 to Yorkton Regional and 4-2 to Sacred Heart, while the Ardens won all three games at a tournament in Prince Albert, outscoring their opponents 27-0. 

And the senior Colts Volleyball team went unbeaten to capture gold in their home tournament this weekend. 

Blue Jays get closer to bringing the postseason to Toronto

The Toronto Blue Jays wrapped up their final homestand of the regular season by beating Boston 6-3 on Sunday to finish off a sweep of the Red Sox. 

The Jays start their final series before the playoffs tonight when they visit the Baltimore Orioles. If Toronto wins tonight and the Seattle Mariners lose to Detroit, the Jays would lock up the top wild card seed in the American League and would host all three games of the wild card series at Rogers Centre.

Jose Berrios will start for the Jays against Dean Kremer.

Riders lose to Bombers again

The Saskatchewan Roughriders lost 31-13 to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday night as the Bombers swept the three-game season series and handed the Riders their fourth-straight loss.

The loss also put the Riders out of contention for the West Division playoffs, but they can still earn a crossover berth as they are four points ahead of the third-place team in the East Division, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Riders will take on the Ti-Cats at Tim Hortons Field this coming Friday.

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