(As of 12:01 a.m.)

UNBC Timberwolves:

The UNBC Timberwolves opened up their Canada West season with a 2-1 loss to the UBCO Heat on Friday.

UNBC outshot UBCO 17-11 overall but drop to 0-1 on the season with both teams playing again tonight at 5:30 p.m. in Kelowna.

The Timberwolves are ranked 10th and Heat 11th out of 13th teams in the Canada West men’s soccer preseason coach’s poll.

CFL:

Winnipeg Blue Bombers  34  Edmonton Eskimos  28

With Matt Nichols out of the lineup, quarterback Chris Streveler rushed for 95 yards and a touchdown as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers held onto sole possession of first in the CFL West.

A pair of games are scheduled for Saturday: (3-6) Ottawa at (5-3) Saskatchewan (4 PM) followed by (7-2) Hamilton at (1-8) BC.

The Lions (0-3 at home) are riding a five-game losing streak and are giving up an average of 34 points a game.

The CFL standings are right here.

The 2019 schedule/results right here.

PG Cougars:

About 70 players are on hand for the Prince George Cougars Main Training Camp that got underway yesterday.

The Cougars five-day Camp will conclude with the team’s annual Black vs. White inter-squad game Tuesday night at 7:00.

PG Spruce Kings:

The Prince George Spruce Kings Main Training Camp got underway yesterday (Friday) at the RMCA.

The Camp has been divided into two teams that will play three times over three days.

The remaining schedule is as follows:

Saturday (6:00 to 7:15 PM)
Sunday (10:00 AM to Noon)

The Spruce Kings will play a pair of pre-season games against the Merritt Centennials: Tuesday in Prince George and Friday, August 30th in Merritt.

Supertrax BMX:

The BMX Canada Northern Lights Nationals will be featured this weekend in Prince George at the Carrie Jane Grey Park.

With the event kicking off yesterday, racing today will commence and get underway this morning at 11:30 and Sunday morning at 8:00.

More details can be found right here.

Women’s Baseball:

Canada won 9-7 against Puerto Rico on Friday in a women’s baseball World Cup qualifier in Mexico.

The Canadian team, which includes Amanda Asay of Prince George, is 4-2 in the eight-team regional tournament.

In the victory, Asay brought in four runs and was a triple shy of cycle in her bounce back performance following Canada’s loss on Thursday.

The top four teams advance to the World Cup.

Canada continues the round-robin today against Mexico today.

On Sunday, the medal games will feature Team 1 vs. 2 for gold and Team 3 vs. 4 for bronze.


MLB:

Seattle Mariners  7  Toronto Blue Jays  4

Omar Narvaez and J.P. Crawford homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night for their fifth win in six games.

The (52-78) Jays are 0-4 on a six-game West Coast road trip that continues tonight (6:10 p.m. PST) in Seattle against the (54-74) Mariners.

The Mariners are last in the AL West.

Golf:

Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a bogey-free 3-under 69 in the second round, finishing at 9 under overall after the second round of the CP Women’s Open in Aurora, Ontario.

She’s three shots back of Denmark’s Nicole Broch Larsen, who had back-to-back 66s to sit atop the leaderboard at 12 under heading into the third round.