The Moose Jaw Warriors kicked off their 2022-23 Western Hockey League campaign with a split against their TransCanada rivals the Regina Pats over the weekend. Both teams spoiled each other's home openers as the Warriors came back to beat the Pats 5-4 in Regina on Friday night. Then it was Regina doubling up the Warriors 6-3 on Saturday night in Moose Jaw. Hometown boy Atley Calvert picked up two goals and an assist over the weekend. Moose Jaw will be back on home ice on Friday night for their Truth and Reconciliation game against the Prince Albert Raiders.
It’s a perfect 2-0 start to the season for the Moose Jaw Winmar AAA Warriors as they doubled up the Battleford Stars 8-4 on Saturday afternoon and swept the weekend series. Warriors head coach, Trevor Weisgerber was happy with the overall effort the team gave in the opening weekend.
“We’re happy with the four points,” says Weisgerber. “Our work ethic and compete were there and definitely some positives with our structure and how we played the games. You can see some of the things that we’ve been talking about and the little things and habits that we want for our guys to have, and you can tell there’s progress with that.”
The Winmar Warriors will be in action next, on Saturday against the Tisdale Trojans at 7:00 p.m. at the Moose Jaw Events Centre.
In Moose Jaw high school football action on Friday night at Elks Field, it was the Central Cyclones taking down the Vanier Vikings 47-6. The action continues this weekend as the Peacock Tornadoes host Yorkton on Saturday, followed by Vanier and Estevan. Both games are at Gutheridge Field.
And the Toronto Blue Jays took a split against the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend. They wrapped up the series with a 7-1 win on Sunday night. The Jays open up a three-game series with the New York Yankees on Monday night.
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