The Kenora Rowing Club’s Abby Dent and Leah Miller are at the U19 and the U23 World Championships in Italy, representing northwestern Ontario and Manitoba.
Dent sat in the 7 seat on the women’s 8+ squad as she raced early this morning. Unfortunately for Dent and her team, the defending champion USA team dominated their way to victory today, but more races are on the way.
Miller’s first race is set for July 28. She sits in the 4 seat in the quad race.
In Kenora slo pitch action, the Dunit Diamonds took down the Riverview Rebels 18-4, Bob's Burger's got by the Neniska Crushers 19-13, Strykers downed CUPE 32-20 and the Chiefs snuck by the Royals 17-16.
On the men's side, the D Smith A's took is 26-17, CarStar beat out Titan Contractors 35-12, and it was an easy win for the Tri-Star Renegades as they defeated Bowman Electric 23-8.
The Toronto Blue Jays kick off a two-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals tonight at Rogers Centre.
The Blue Jays are coming off a three-game sweep of Boston at Fenway Park last week that listed them into second place in the American League East.
Starting pitcher Jose Berrios is scheduled to put his 7-and-4 record on the line for Toronto.
In the NHL, Pierre-Luc Dubois is strongly denying reports he asked the Winnipeg Jets for a trade.
The star forward spoke with reporters after agreeing to a one-year, six-million-dollar qualifying offer with the Jets on Friday. The 24-year-old Dubois also says comments his agent made about him wanting to play in Montreal were blown way out of proportion.