The 2024 South West Baseball League season got underway Tuesday night in Hamiota and Reston. Braedon Lewis had three hits and Toby Troughton drove in two runs as Virden edged the Red Sox 3-2. Jace Freeman and Mike Jones combined on a one hitter for the Oilers. Logan McGonigal had that lone Hamiota hit. His third inning double drove in a pair of runs and tied the game at 2-2. The Rockets downed the Deloraine Royals 3-1.

The Winnipeg Goldeyes won their home opener Tuesday night at Blue Cross Park. Adam Hall had three hits including a solo home run as the Fish defeated the Chicago Dogs 6-1. Colton Eastman picked up his second victory in as many starts, surrendering one run on three hits in 6.2 innings. Nick Troglrlic-Iverson picked up his second save of the season. He worked the final seven outs and allowed a pair of doubles.

Dylan Cozens scored his second goal of the game shorthanded in overtime as Canada won its preliminary round finale 4-3 over host Czechia at the 2024 World Men's Hockey Championship in Prague. Canada finished first in Group A and will face Slovakia in the quarterfinals on Thursday. The other quarterfinals feature Sweden against Finland; Switzerland will meet Germany and Czechia will take on the United States. 

Sophie Jaques had two goals and Nicole Hensley made 20 saves to record her first-ever PWHL playoff shutout, as Minnesota blanked Boston 3-0 at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. The best-of-five Walter Cup final is tied at one. Michela Cava opened the scoring for Minnesota. Game three goes Friday in St. Paul.