CKXS Sports Briefs: October 18, 2012

JRC

The Blenheim Blades slipped past the Wallaceburg Lakers 4-3 in a back-and-forth contest. Ryan Frizzell scored the winner at the 17:14 mark of the third period. Lakers forward Jeff Nolfo padded his league lead in goal goal scoring, potting two more markers, giving him 12 on the year. Justin Whitson scored the other goal for the Lakers.

High School Cross Country results

The Kent Championships were held in Blenheim yesterday. Claiming the overall team title was CKSS. Lancers Justin Verburg won the seven-km senior boys crown with a time posted of 25:52. Blenheim’s Breanne Nicholas, captured the senior girls five-k run with a time of 20:42.

More high school action today

Senior football

The Blenheim Bobcats host the C-K Golden Hawks. Kick off is set for 3:45 p.m.

Girls hoops

Wallaceburg hosts C-K. Juniors tip off at 5:30 p.m., seniors at 7 p.m.

The LK Cardinals host the Pain Court Patriotes.

McGregor will be at UCC.

In junior play only

Ridgetown hosts Tilbury.

NHL

While there may be signs of movement in the National Hockey League’s labour negotiations with the NHL Players’ Association, the general consensus from the players is that there’s still a lot of work to be done. The League made their offer public yesterday.

The deal to build a new arena for the Edmonton Oilers has fallen through. City Councillors voted unanimously to walk away from the deal with team owner Daryl Katz, saying the new demands for millions more in public money is off-base.

MLB

Game 4 between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees was postponed last night due to the weather. It has been re-scheduled for today at 4 p.m. Detroit will send Max Scherzer to the hill against Yankees ace CC Sabathia. The Tigers hold a 3-0 lead in the series.

In the senior circuit

The Cardinals grabbed a 2-1 series lead over San Fran, with a 3-1 win. Matt Carpenter provided the heroics with a two-run homer after replacing an injured Carlos Beltran. They endured a 3 and a half hour delay as well. Game 4 is set for today 8:07 p.m. in St. Louis.

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