The St. John’s Edge (22-14) fell to the Windsor Express (19-16) 108-95 on Saturday night. Both teams struggled with scoring in the first half by combining for only 86 points at halftime. The Express found their spark in the third quarter and kept momentum throughout the second half to secure just their first home
S U N D A Y Clarenville Caribous are one win away from the Central West Senior Hockey title as the defeated Gander Flyers 7-4. Keith Delaney led the winners with three goals. Keith Delaney, Ryan Derosiers, Mason Reid and Kenny Mahoney added singles. Josh Fitzgerald, Brett Shute, Thomas Hedges and Jordan Escott
Deer Lake Red Wings are the 2017-18 West Coast Senior Hockey champions. Deer Lake swept the best of seven final with a 6-3 win over Corner Brook Royals Saturday in Corner Brook. Jalen Gillard and Luke Parsons scored twice for the winners, with singles from Stephen Simms, Bradley Morey and Jacob Bennett.
A former player with the St. John’s Maple Leafs is interested in coaching the new East Coast Hockey League team that will play in St. John’s. Rich Chernomaz played two seasons with the St John’s Maple Leafs in 1993 and 1994 He scored 45 goals and 110 points his first season
The last round robin games of the Superleague were played Tuesday night. After Tuesday’s games the top four teams will now advance to a Page Playoff system which gets underway next week. Paul Harvey defeated Kelly Turpin’s Canadian Tire team 8-3 . Team Pepsi Skipped by Rick Rowsell downed Nathan Young
The Largest Adult Indoor Provincial Volleyball Championship in Canada begins Friday. The Molson Senior Provincial Championships will have 124 Teams in 14 Divisions. Competition will take place in Gander, Clarenville, Glovertown, Gambo, Glenwood and Lewisporte on 25 courts with over 450 matches being played in 2 days.
The Avalon Minor Football League has set Sunday for its annual meeting It starts at seven o’clock at the Paradise Youth Center
Connie Lewis, a local senior ladies soccer player, is now lacing up her cleats with a team in Melbourne, Australia. Lewis has had a goal in each of her first three games playing with Bayside United FC in the Women’s National Premier League (NPL). Its second tier to the W-league, which is the professional
Charles Hinkle of the St. John’s Edge is the leading scorer in the National Basketball League of Canada. Hinkle has played in 35 games and has scored 728 points. Teammate Carl English is third spot in the scoring race. He has 636 points in the 26 games he has appeared in.
Professional hockey will be returning to St John’s this fall at Mile One. St. John’s will be joining the ECHL (formerly East Coast Hockey League) and will be ready this fall for the 2018-19 season. The St. John’s Membership will be owned by Deacon Sports and Entertainment, an entity controlled by Dean MacDonald.