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Andrew Harris to Wear Blue & Gold Until 2020

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg's very own, Andrew Harris, has committed to the Blue Bombers until 2020. The Blue Bombers said, in a news release, they extended the contract of the league’s Most Outstanding Canadian through the 2020 season. Harris was entering the final year of his contract in 2018. This will be the third season with…

Goldeyes Win First Game of Season

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Goldeyes fell behind early, but a four-run third inning helped guide the Fish to their first victory of the 2018 season with a 4-3 win over the Cleburne Railroaders. Pitcher Edwin Carl started his first game of the season for Winnipeg, and tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts over six innings,…

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Andrew Harris to Wear Blue & Gold Until 2020

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg's very own, Andrew Harris, has committed to the Blue Bombers until 2020. The Blue Bombers said, in a news release, they extended the contract of the league’s Most Outstanding Canadian through the 2020 season. Harris was entering the final year of his contract in 2018. This will be the third season with…

Goldeyes Win First Game of Season

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Goldeyes fell behind early, but a four-run third inning helped guide the Fish to their first victory of the 2018 season with a 4-3 win over the Cleburne Railroaders. Pitcher Edwin Carl started his first game of the season for Winnipeg, and tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts over six innings,…

Mixed Emotions as Winnipeg Jets Season Ends

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets had the best season in their history, but that season has come to a disappointing end. And with it, their dreams of raising hockey’s Stanley Cup. Watch game highlights here; In what has turned out to be one of the most incredible stories in the modern…

Goldeyes Open 2018 Season With a Loss

WINNIPEG - The boys of summer opened up their regular season schedule Friday night in Cleburne and fell 3-2 to the Railroaders at The Depot at Cleburne Station. After a scoreless first six inning, Andrew Sohn would smack a double off the wall and Josh Mazzola would come around to score, putting Winnipeg up 1-0.…

Manziel to Sign with Hamilton

WINNIPEG - Guess Johnny Manziel felt the need to Tweet the second-biggest announcement of his professional football career. On Saturday morning, the former Cleveland Browns quarterback gor up and Tweeted that he intends to sign with the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Tigers-Cats have been pursuing Manziel for more than a year. "Made the…

Jets Drop 3rd Straight Giving Vegas Commanding Series Lead

WINNIPEG - Once again, Marc-Andre Fleury was simply too good. Watch all the highlights from Game 4 in Las Vegas here: Despite the fact the Winnipeg Jets dominated the game and outshot the Vegas Golden Knights 38-29, the veteran Vegas netminder was more than equal to the task as he led…

Escape Clause Horse of the Year

WINNIPEG - It’s unlikely this was unsuspected -- and that means even to casual racing fans who go out to Assiniboia Downs only once or twice a year. Manitoba-bred filly Escape Clause was honoured twice at the annual HBPA/CTHS Awards Banquet at the Finish Line Banquet Hall last Friday. Not was only was Escape Clause…

WHL Players Suing League for More Money

CALGARY — Alberta’s highest court has ruled that a class−action lawsuit against the Western Hockey League can proceed with the players involved. The suit contends that players have been paid less than the minimum wage — as little as $35 per week for between 40 to 65 hours of work. It is asking for back…

Even More Tickets Added for Whiteout Street Party Sunday

WINNIPEG - The number of party goers attending the Whiteout Street Party have declined some since the introduction of the ticket requirement. However, Economic Development Winnipeg and True North Sports and Entertainment are working to resolve the issues and said they are issuing 37,500 tickets for the next Whiteout Street Party May 20th. The decision…

What an Opener!

WINNIPEG - Last year’s runner-up in the Assiniboia Downs jockey standings had an interesting, if not semi-successful Opening Day at the track on Sunday. Granted, Adolfo Morales didn’t pick up a win, but on Day 1, he finished second once and third twice as he ended up in the money in three of his four…

Goldeyes Close Out Pre-Season With Loss

KANSAS CITY, KS - The Winnipeg Goldeyes fell 3-2 against the Kansas City T-Bones in their final spring training match of the season. Kansas City rallied and pulled ahead of the Fish during the bottom of the second, taking the lead for the remainder of the game. With two teammates on base and trailing 1-0,…

OPINION - Jets Were Their Own Worst Enemy in Losses to Vegas

WINNIPEG - After a 4-2 loss in Game 3 Wednesday night, one thing is abundantly clear. The Winnipeg Jets have been their own worst enemy in the last two games of the series. Watch Game 3 Highlights: The third period of Game 3 may have been Winnipeg’s best period of the…

Vegas Wins, Takes 2-1 Series Lead

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets don’t often lose two games in a row. In fact, during their run to the Western Conference final, the Jets did not lose two straight games in any series. Watch highlights from game three. Sadly, nothing lasts forever and the Jets run without back-to-back losses came…

Las Vegas Beats Winnipeg to Even Conference Final

WINNIPEG - The Vegas Golden Knights weathered an early storm from the Winnipeg Jets in Game 2 Monday night, then capitalized on their own opportunities to even up the best-of-7 Western Conference final at one game apiece with a 3-1 win at Bell MTS Place. Watch highlights from Game Two here. …

Humboldt Broncos in Trademark Fight for #HumboldtStrong

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — The Humboldt Broncos hockey team is facing off with its own league over the #HumboldtStrong slogan. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has applied to trademark the phrase, but the team says those who have suffered most from the tragedy should benefit from the phrase associated with it. Humboldt Broncos president Kevin Garinger…

Winnipeg Jets Fever Spreads to Vancouver and Beyond

While the Whiteout street party grows in Winnipeg with the excitement of each game, Jets fans around the world aren’t letting geography get in the way of supporting their team on the road to the Stanley Cup. In Vancouver, the Coppertank pub has seen an increasing stream of thirsty fans filling the bar in white…

Riffles President Steps Down After Post About P.K. Suban

WINNIPEG — The president of the Winnipeg Rifles of the Canadian Junior Football League has resigned after writing a Facebook post that made reference to Nashville Predators defenceman P.K. Subban. Todd Wilson posted an image Saturday night of a beer vendor working at Winnipeg’s Bell MTS Place as the Jets were playing the Vegas Golden…

Bombers Add to Lineup as Training Camp Approaches

WINNIPEG - With the Winnipeg Blue Bombers pre-season schedule set to kick off in three weeks, the club continues to add to their roster as training camp inches closer. Quarterbacks and CFL newcomers will arrive in Winnipeg next week and be on the field for the opening of rookie camp, which begins Wednesday, May 16th,…

Brandon Joins The Party, Announcing The Wheat City Whiteout

BRANDON - The Whiteout is growing! The Keystone Centre announced today the Wheat City Whiteout Viewing Party for Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference final. Tickets for both games are just $5.00 and it includes admission to the Westoba Family Skate prior to each game. "our community was asking for this even and…

10,000 More Tickets Made Available for Monday Street Party

WINNIPEG - Good news hockey fans, 10,000 additional tickets have been made available for Monday's Whiteout Street Party. The additional tickets went on sale today at noon. Fans can claim up to four free tickets per account at ticketmaster.ca. As with Game 1, fans with a ticket to the game, also get into the street…

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