The San Francisco Giants are moving on to the World Series. San Fran topped the Cardinals in convincing fashion last night in Game 7, winning 9-0. Hunter Pence drove in two runs in a 5-run 5th inning. 2nd baseman Marco Scuturo was named the NLCS MVP. The Giants will now host Game 1 of the Fall Classic tomorrow night against the AL Champion Detroit Tigers. Tigers ace Justin Verlander will be on the mound, and the starter is TBA for the Giants. First pitch is slated for 8:07 p.m.
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The Toronto Blue Jays claimed catcher Bobby Wilson off waivers from the LA Angels of Anaheim yesterday.
The Wheatley Sharks took a bite out of the Dresden Kings, winning 2-0. Eric Rivard and Brian Johnson scored for the Sharks. Marc Tremblay stopped 21 shots for the shut out. Kings goalie Brent Paxton made 27 saves in the loss.
Tonight, Essex hosts Kingsville.
High school girls hoops
The Pain Court Patriotes are hosting the Ridgetown Royals this evening. The juniors starts at 5:30 p.m. while the seniors tip off at 7 p.m.
A look ahead to some Senior Football match-ups
The top ranked, and undefeated Wallaceburg Tartans are set to begin their title defense on Friday, when they host the Blenheim Bobcats. Kick off is set for 3:45 p.m. at WDSS.
The other semi-final has the C-K Golden Hawks hosting the UCC Lancers under the lights at 7 p.m.
Brian Urlacher made a key fumble recovery as the Chicago Bears won their fourth straight, beating the Detroit Lions 13-7 during Monday Night Football. The Bears sent Detroit to its fourth loss in five games.
Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by cycling’s governing body yesterday following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams.