(As of 12:01 a.m.) Updated 2:00 p.m.

Baseball BC Provincials:

15U AA (in Chilliwack)

Prince George Bantam Knights  17   Ridge Meadows  2  (Thursday)
Prince George Bantam Knights  24  New West-South Vancouver  2  (Thursday)

Prince George (2-0) continues the 10-team tournament today (3:30 PM) against Ladner.

Results and schedule are right here.

The tournament winner will advance to the Western Canadian Championship Aug. 15-18 in Strathmore, Alberta.

18U AA (in Burnaby)

Prince George Surg Med Knights  12  Vancouver Minor Expos Red  11  (Today-Friday)
Prince George Surg Med Knights  14  Tri-City  13 
(Thursday)

Prince George plays its third game in the 7-team championship tonight (5:50) against New West.

Results and schedule are right here.

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MLB:

New York Yankees  12  Toronto Blue Jays  6

Blue Jays rookie shortstop Bo Bichette became the first Major League player to double in nine straight games — and he broke the record in the 11th game of his career.

Bichette, 21, has hit safely in all 11 of his games.

The 76-39 Yankees have won 9 straight.

The 47-71 Jays continue a 10-game homestand tonight against the Yanks.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

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CFL: (Week 9)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers  26  Calgary Stampeders  24

Janarion Grant led the Bombers as he returned a pair of punts for touchdowns of 76 and 83 yards in his CFL debut.

The first-place Blue Bombers are 6-2 while the Stampeders sit 5-3.

A pair of CFL games will be played tonight: (4-3) Saskatchewan at (3-3) Montreal (4:00 PT) followed by (3-4) Ottawa at (4-3) Edmonton (7:00).

The (1-6) BC Lions will try to end a three-game losing skid when they visit the East-Division leading (5-2) Hamilton Tiger-Cats Saturday (4:00 PT).

The last-place Lions are tied with Toronto for most points allowed (241).

The CFL standings are right here.

The 2019 schedule/results right here.


Gretzky Hlinka Cup
(Under-18 men’s hockey tournament) in the Czech Republic

(Semifinal)

Canada  3  Sweden  2  (Shootout)

Cole Perfetti scored three times in the shootout and twice in regulation.

Canada advances to the gold-medal game Saturday (8 am PT) against Russia.

The Canadian team has won the tournament 10 of the last 11 times.

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PG Spruce Kings:

The Prince George Spruce Kings have hired Jessie Leung as Associate Coach and Nick Drazenovic of Prince George as Skills and Development Coach.

Leung, 34, spent the last two seasons as the Associate Coach with the Trail Smoke Eaters.

The 32-year-old Drazenovic, who had been the PG Cougars Director of Player Development the last couple of years, is the owner-operator of Northern Elite Hockey that supports the north in hockey development.

UNBC Timberwolves: