2017 Canada Summer Games News From Team Toba • Winnipeg, MB • July 28 - Aug 13, 2017
In this Issue
- Yesterday's Results
- Today's Schedule
- Photo Highlights
- Tonight's entertainment
- Happy Birthday
- Photo Highlights
- Toba Gear
Results - July 29, 2017
The first day of competition at Canada Summer Games saw four Manitoba teams in action with male and female basketball, baseball, and male softball hitting the court or field. At the end of the day, Team Manitoba claimed victory in three-of-five contests.
The Team Manitoba male softball team began competition by capturing a 17-3 win over PEI at John Blumberg Softball Complex. The softball squad played again in the evening but dropped their second contest to Nova Scotia, 7-2. On another ball diamond across the city, the Team Manitoba baseball team scored a decisive 11-1 win over Nova Scotia at Elmwood Giants Park.
On the court, the female basketball team battled Ontario at Duckworth Centre falling short 70-60 to their provincial neighbours to the east. Meanwhile, Team Manitoba's male basketball team faced Nova Scotia at the newly opened Canada Games Sport For Life Centre. Despite trailing at half time, Team Manitoba battled back to prevail over Nova Scotia, 88-83.
A full slate of competition on Day Two of Canada Summer Games will feature Team Manitoba athletes in female soccer, male and female beach volleyball, male and female basketball, male softball, baseball, male and female mountain bike cross country, and sailing, which takes place in Gimli, MB.
Male Softball, Baseball, and both Female and Male Basketball all begin competition yesterday - here's how they did:
MB vs NS: Manitoba wins 11-1 [MORE]
MB vs NS: Manitoba wins 88-83 [MORE]
MB vs ON: Ontario wins 70-60 [MORE]
Male and Female Basketball, Softball, Sailing, Cycling, Soccer and Beach Volleyball are competing today! Click on the links for each team's schedules:
It's Quebec Night - free at The Forks!
Entertainment on the Main Stage at the Forks begins at 5:00pm, and finishes up at 10:40 with Fireworks! Acts for the evening include Justin Lacroix, Throw2Catch Street Circus, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, Bobby Bazini, and Coeur de Pirate! Click below for the full festival schedule!
Happy Belated Birthday!
We missed you yesterday, but Happy Belated Birthday to beach volleyball coach Morgan Cheyne! Hope you had a good day, and have a great week at Games!
Snapchat for KidSport
Use the Shaw Snapchat filter and they'll donate to KidSport!
Hey Team Toba - if you're on Snapchat, use the Shaw Snapchat filter during the 2017 Canada Summer Games and Shaw will donate money to KidSport! KidSport exists to make sure all kids have the opportunity to play sport! It's an easy way to contribute to an amazing cause!
Get your Team Toba gear!
Purchase yours at the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame
Parents, families and Team Toba fans: we're selling Follow the Herd t-shirts ($20), cowbells ($10), and car flags ($20) at the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre! By tomorrow, all teams will be in full competition, get yours today and join the united front of yellow in the stands at Team Toba! Click here for hours and contact info
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