Sports Roundup – October 24

LOCAL SPORTS

In the QMJHL, Antigonish’s Logan Chisholm scored the game winner and an insurance goal as the Acadie Bathurst Titan doubled Moncton 4-2.  The Cape Breton Eagles defeated the Halifax Mooseheads 5-3.  The Charlottetown Islanders trounced Saint John 5-1: Colten Ellis turned away 24 shots for the Islanders and was named the game’s third star.

Tonight, The Eagles host Halifax again at Centre 200, Charlottetown hosts Moncton, and the Titan play in Saint John. All games are at 7.


The NS Junior League Exhibition Season continues: the Pictou County Scotians are on the road against the Brookfield Elks at 5 today.

On Sunday, the Antigonish Bulldogs host the Scotians at 7:30 at the Antigonish Arena – seating is limited, and only 5 tickets are allowed per order. Pre-order tickets by calling Anne between 9am and Noon today at 902-863-1797, or Miles on Sunday between 5:30 and 6:30 at 902-870-5507. You can also email jrbbulldogs@gmail.com. Each order will be assigned a number, which you will give to the ticket booth when you make your payment.


In the U15 Major Hockey League, the Novas host the Gulls at the Antigonish Arena, while the Wearwell Bombers are in Dartmouth to play the Whalers. Both games start at 5.


In the Maritime League, the Pictou County Weeks Crushers are at the Wellness Centre facing off with the South Shore Lumberjacks. Puck drops at 7.


The Weeks U18 Majors host Cole Harbour at the Wellness Centre at 4pm. The Cape Breton West Islanders are at the Forum facing off with the Halifax McDonalds at 7:30.


In the Maritime Major Female Hockey League, the Northern Subway Selects have a home and home series with the Station Six Fire. The teams meet today in Bedford at the BMO Centre this afternoon at 3:30, then play at the Pictou County Wellness Centre on Sunday at 3.


The Cabot Highlanders begin their season hosting Voyageurs HC at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. Game time is 6pm.


NATIONAL SPORTS

Walker Buehler and the Los Angeles Dodgers have taken a two-games-to-one lead in the World Series. Buehler allowed just three hits while striking out 10 over six innings to help the Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. Buehler no-hit Tampa Bay until Manuel Margot doubled in the fifth.


Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena is one step closer to making history. Arozarena tied a single-year post-season record with his eighth home run in a World Series Game 3 loss to the Dodgers _ matching the mark shared by Barry Bonds, Carlos Beltran and Nelson Cruz Junior. Arozarena’s ninth-inning blast capped the scoring in a 6-2 final. He’ll have at least two more games to break the record.


Team Penske is pulling out of the Supercars Championship after winning three straight titles with Scott McLaughlin. Penske made the announcement the same day it formally welcomed McLaughlin to its four-car IndyCar lineup for next season. He will make his IndyCar debut in Sunday’s season finale in St. Petersburg, Florida.


The members of Team Matt Dunstone are considering moving out of Saskatchewan to try and salvage their curling season. Frustration had been building since Saskatchewan-based curling teams were advised this month that they had to compete, train and practise within provincial boundaries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Things hit a boiling point with the last-minute postponement of an event this weekend in Regina. A move – potentially to Alberta – is being discussed by the team.


Friday’s Games

MLB
World Series at Arlington, Texas
Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Tampa Bay 2 (Dodgers lead series 2-1)


MLS
New England 1 Nashville 1


Saturday’s Games (All times Eastern)

MLB
World Series at Arlington, Texas
Los Angeles Dodgers (Urias, 4-0) vs. Tampa Bay (Yarbrough), 8:08 p.m. (Dodgers leads series 2-1)


MLS
Orlando City at Miami, 3:30 p.m.
D.C. United at Atlanta, 4 p.m.
New York at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m.
Montreal at New York City FC, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto FC at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
Columbus at Houston, 8 p.m.
Colorado at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m.
San Jose at Vancouver, 10 p.m.