(As of 12:01 a.m.)

Midget Baseball:

The BC champion Prince George Surg Med Knights will be one of five teams to compete at the Western Canadian double-A midget baseball championship starting Friday in Strathmore, Alberta.

Prince George will face Unity (Saskatchewan) Cardinals Friday afternoon at 1:15 PT.

They will also battle Altona, Manitoba Bisons, host Strathmore Reds and Leduc, Alberta Giants in the tournament.

The schedule is right here.


Baseball BC Provincials:

18U AA (in Burnaby)

(Gold medal game)

Prince George Surg Med Knights  7  Burnaby Braves  1  (Sunday)

Results are right here.

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15U AA (in Chilliwack)

(Gold medal game)

Cowichan Valley Mustangs  10  Prince George Bantam Knights  9  (Sunday)

Results are right here.

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MLB:

Toronto Blue Jays  19  Texas Rangers  4

Jays with a season-high 19 runs to go along with 21 hits.

It was the 50th win of the season for Toronto in its 122nd game.

The (50-72) Blue Jays are 3-2 on a 10-game homestand that continues tonight against the (59-59) Rangers.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

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Jr. Golf:

Cody Bailey of Prince George shot an opening-round 6-over-78 at the 81st Canadian Junior Boys Championship in Hartland, N.B.

Bailey is tied for 134th in the field of 156.

He is 16 shots back of the leader and defending champion Christopher Vandette of Beaconsfield, Que., who carded a 1o-under 62.

Full results are right here.

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Pan Am Games:

Regan Yee 24, of Hazelton, finished 5th in the women’s 3,000-metre steeplechase (time of 10:00.08) at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

Yee’s performance was one of 30 top-eight finishes by the Canadian Athletics team.

Overall, Canada finished third in medals with 152 (35 gold, 64 silver, 53 bronze), down from 217 four years ago in Toronto.

The United States dominated the medal chase with 293 (including 120 gold) followed by Brazil with 171 (55 gold).

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Tennis:

Bianca Andreescu has jumped 13 spots and is now the 14th-ranked female tennis player in the world (WTA Tour).

The 19-year-old from Greater Toronto became the first Canadian to capture the Rogers Cup in 50 years on Sunday.

Andreescu is also the top-ranked Canadian overall.

She will return to action in a couple of weeks at the US Open.

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CFL: (Week 10)

The (1-7) BC Lions will try to end a four-game losing skid when they visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Thursday (5:30 PT) to start week 10 of the CFL season.

The 6-2 Blue Bombers lead the West Division by two points over three teams.

Lions QB Mike Reilly is practising this week despite a reported ankle injury.

In other action this week: Edmonton at Toronto Friday (4:30 PM PT), Hamilton at Ottawa (Saturday 1:00) and Montreal at Calgary (Saturday 4:00).

The CFL standings are right here.

The 2019 schedule/results right here.

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NHL:

The Florida Panthers will retire Robert Luongo’s No. 1 jersey in a special pre-game ceremony on March 7th when they host the Montreal Canadiens.

Luongo will be the first player to have his number retired in the Panthers 26-year history.\

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NBA:

The Toronto Raptors will begin their 2019-20 season with a home game on Oct. 22nd against the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Raptors will celebrate their 2019 championship with a ring ceremony and banner raising before the game.

Kawhi Leonard returns to Toronto with the LA Clippers on Dec. 11th.

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UNBC Timberwolves: