(As of 9:01AM)

ALYX TREASURE:

Prince George high jumper Alyx Treasure won her fifth straight national title.

The 26-year-old Treasure cleared the bar at 1.85 metres at the Canadian track and field championships in Ottawa.

Treasure heads to Europe this week to compete at meets in Ireland, England and Norway.

 

NORTHERN HARDWARE CANOE RACE:

Greg Blackburn and Graham Smith combined to win the Alexandre Mackenzie Class at the Northern Hardware Canoe Race.

They captured top prize of $2,000 for posting the fastest time in the 67.5-kilometre race ran from Isle Pierre to Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park.

Organizer Patrick Turner and Kevin Taylor placed second.

Chris Cupp won the 25-kilometre ‘Simon Fraser’ Class, which began in Miworth.

Cupp’s victory was worth $600.

 

PRINCE GEORGE SENIOR LACROSSE:

PG Senior Lacrosse playoff action will continue tonight at 8 in Quesnel with the Westwood Pub Devils against the Crossfire.

The Devils won the opener in the best-of-three semi-final, 12-6.

The other semi will resume Tuesday in Mackenzie with the RPR Mechanical/J.R. Construction Bandits in front the Lumberjacks 1-0 after a 15-11 victory.

All games are at 8PM.

 

BANTAM LACROSSE PROVINCIALS:

The Prince George Posse finished 0-3 at the BCLA provincial A2 bantam lacrosse championship in Richmond.

The Posse lost 15-5 to Port Coquitlam (Saturday), 8-7 to Chilliwack (Friday) and 10-2 to Comox (Thursday).

 

WIMBLEDON:

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ontario has advanced to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon for the third year in a row.

The 27-year-old defeated his American opponent Mackenzie McDonald in four sets (6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 6-2) early this morning at the All England Club

The 13th-seeded Raonic is the last Canadian left in singles play.

 

WORLD CUP SOCCER: (in Russia)

(Semi-finals)

TUESDAY

France  vs.  Belgium  (11AM PT)

WEDNESDAY

England  vs.  Croatia  (11AM PT)

 

MLB:

New York Yankees  2  Toronto Blue Jays  1  (10 innings)

The 41-48 Jays finished 4-5 on a 9-game homestand.

The Blue Jays visit Atlanta Tuesday and Wednesday before playing four games in Boston starting Thursday in their final action prior to the All-Star break.

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Blue Jays Pitcher J.A. Happ has been named to the All-Star Game for the first time in his 12-year career.

The 35-year-old Happ, the lone Toronto representative on the American League team, is 10-5 with a 4.44 ERA.

 

CFL: (Final games in week four)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers  41  B.C. Lions  19  (Saturday)
Toronto Argonauts  20  Edmonton Eskimos  17  (Saturday)

WEEK FIVE:

Calgary  at  Ottawa  (Thursday 4:30PM PT)
Toronto  at  Edmonton (Friday 6PM)
Winnipeg  at  B.C. Lions (Saturday 7PM)

WEST:

Calgary 3-0, Edmonton 2-2, Saskatchewan 2-2, Winnipeg 2-2, B.C. 1-2

EAST:

Ottawa 2-1, Hamilton 2-2, Toronto  1-2, Montreal 1-3

 

NHL:

Former Prince George Cougars defenceman Dan Hamhuis remains a free agent.

The 35-year-old from Smithers played the last two seasons with the Dallas Stars.