Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tyler Reddick Xfinity series champ

Tyler Reddick is Xfinity series champion after winning the season finale in Homestead.  He is: 1. the third rookie to win it and 2. the second Californian to win it.  The Monster energy drink series finishes tomorrow.  Who will win? Stay tuned.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Grey cup festivities

not too far from the division finals (Winnipeg @ Calgary, Hamilton @ Ottawa)  and the Grey cup party has begun set up in Edmonton.  the official kickoff is next Wednesday night and will run until the 106th Grey Cup game at Commonwealth Stadium.  gonna be a football party like nobody has ever seen - until next year.

Thursday, November 08, 2018

a third athlete qualifies for 2020 Olympics

Lynda Keijko has qualified for a spot in the 2020 summer games in the womens 10m pistol event in shooting.  we have now three spots qualified for the games.  yay.

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

CFL post season is upon us

the road to the 106th Grey Cup is upon us.  the division semi finals are on Sunday.  the East semi has the B.C. Lions heading to Hamilton to play the Tiger-Cats. (B.C. has the crossover here.  finished 4th in West and had more points than Montreal and Toronto.  even had more points than Hamilton). that game is at 11am. winner goes to Ottawa to play the RedBlacks. the West semi has the Winnipeg Blue Bombers heading to Regina to play the Saskatchewan Rough Riders.  that game is at 2pm.  winner goes to Calgary to play the Stampeders.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

happy halloween

happy halloween.  beware the nutsy coocoos and anklebiters out there looking for candy.  and stay safe.  what a month of October.  Red Sox win world series, the Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires Argentina, thanksgiving, start of hockey, NFL in full swing and CFL playoff drive.  coming in November:  more hockey, run to the Grey Cup, more NFL, U.S. thanksgiving and the end of the NASCAR season.  eeep.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

end of the games.

the end of the summer youth games is today.  competition is done.  Canada will finish with 1g, 3s and 7b for 11 medals.  pretty good haul.  the closing ceremonies are tonight starting at 5:30.  next summer youth games is in 2022 in Dakar Senegal.  thanks to all of Canada's athletes.

flagbearer at closing ceremonies

the flagbearer for Canada at tonights closing ceremonies is Emma Spence.  great way to wrap it up.  was a fast 12 days.  congrats to Emma.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Bronzed rugby players

Our womens rugby 7s team has Canada's 7th  bronze at the games.  That goes with 1g and 3d bringing the total to 11.  Yes.