The 2018 Manitoba Open Pickleball Championship was held last month at the Dakota Field House, the home of the Jonathan Toews Sportsplex in Winnipeg.

Dave Goertzen of Winkler & Ed Giesbrect, formerly of Morden, now living in Winnipeg, captured silver in the 60-plus men’s doubles. Goertzen & Giesbrecht finished first in their division and lost out in the gold medal game.

Peter Dyck and Larry Harder of Winkler lost out in the semifinals in the played in the 50-59 men's doubles category and finished fourth.

John and Sharon Klassen of Winkler competed in the 60-plus mixed doubles category and also lost out in the semifinals and finished fourth.

Rose Sawatzky of Morden won three gold medals.

She finished first in Open singles, won the ladies doubles 19-plus with June Laffin of Kenora and also won the 19-plus with Lionel Piche of Winnipeg in mixed doubles.

Over 80 teams entered the Manitoba Open.


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Monday, October 15th

Los Angeles at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.
Dallas at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
Detroit at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Nashville, 7 p.m.

Major League Baseball
National League
Championship Series
Milwaukee at Los Angeles, 6:39 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 1-1)

San Francisco at Green Bay, 7:15 p.m.


Sunday, October 14th

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Pembina Valley 7 Norman 4
Central Plains 6 Parkland 4
Wpg Wild 4 Brandon 2
Southwest 4 Eastman 2
Wpg Thrashers 6 Yellowhead 4
Kenora 5 Interlake 1

Eastman 2 Pembina Valley 1 (OT)

Pembina Valley 7 Stonewall 4

Portage 8 Neepawa 2
Wpg Blues 2 Waywayseecappo 1
Swan Valley 3 Steinbach 2

Winnipeg 3 Carolina 1
New Jersey 3 San Jose 2
Anaheim 3 St. Louis 2

Major League Baseball
American League
Championship Series
Boston 7 Houston 5
(best of 7 series tied 1-1)

Minnesota 27 Arizona 17
Atlanta 34 Tampa Bay 29
L.A. Chargers 38 Cleveland 14
N.Y. Jets 42 Indianapolis 34
Seattle 27 Oakland 3
Washington 23 Carolina 17
Houston 20 Buffalo 13
Pittsburgh 28 Cincinnati 21
Miami 31 Chicago 28 (OT)
L.A. Rams 23 Denver 20
Dallas 40 Jacksonville 7 
Baltimore 21 Tennessee 0
New England 43 Kansas City 40 

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