Sports by Brendan Pawliw Wednesday, July 27th
Toronto Blue Jays 10 St. Louis Cardinals 3
George Springer’s grand slam in the 6th inning blew the game open for the 54-43 Jays.
Both teams play again today 4:07 pm Pacific
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 27, 2022
TRADE: We have traded D Jaren Brinson (04) to the Winnipeg ICE in exchange for a 4th round pick in 2024.
— PG Cougars (@PGCougars) July 26, 2022
Prince George Cougars forward Riley Heidt has been named to the Canadian Men’s Summer Under-18 Team that will compete at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, July 31-Aug 6 in Red Deer.
Forward Riley Heidt has been selected to represent the National Men’s Summer U-18 team at the 2022 #HlinkaGretzkyCup!
— PG Cougars (@PGCougars) July 25, 2022
The 17-year-old Heidt is one of 12 WHL players selected.
Team Canada will play Finland in an exhibition game on Friday before opening the tournament Sunday night against Switzerland.
Twelve WHL players will represent Canada at the upcoming Hlinka Gretzky Cup, slated for July 31 – August 6 in Red Deer, Alta.
— The WHL (@TheWHL) July 25, 2022
Peguis Redmen will be defending their Canadian Native Fastball Championships in @CityofPG at Spruce City Stadium#CNFC22#Fastball
📸 Mike Sutherland @JayJanower @itsjdphoto @EthanReady @CadenFanshaw @cfisfm @CathHansen @Hartley_Miller pic.twitter.com/Z1fKwTQIGy
— Big Guy Lake Sports Club (@nativesportspg) July 24, 2022
The 4-1 B.C. Lions visit the 4-3 Saskatchewan Roughriders Friday night just after 6:00.
The Lions are tied with the Calgary Stampeders for second in the West, four points behind the 6-0 Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
— BC LIONS (@BCLions) July 25, 2022
The Stampeders host the Blue Bombers Saturday (4:00).
Week 8 of the CFL season starts Thursday with (2-4) Montreal at (1-5) Hamilton (4:30).
The CFL schedule and results are right here.
The CFL standings are right here.
BC Football Conference:
The Prince George Kodiaks will have their BC Football Conference home opener on Saturday, August 6th at 7 PM when they entertain the Kamloops Broncos at Masich Place Stadium.
The Kodiaks lost their first-ever league game 31-5 to the Valley Huskers Saturday in Chilliwack.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed veteran wide receiver Julio Jones to a one-year contract.
Jones spent last season with the Tennessee Titans after being dealt by the Atlanta Falcons.
In 10 games he recorded 434 yards on 31 receptions with a touchdown.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 26, 2022