National Track & Field Championship
Paralympic athlete Rick Carr and his guide runner Evan Porter of Port Elgin are competing today in the 100 metres.
Carr is legally blind but has competed in a variety of running events with the assistance of Porter through the years.
Earlier this week, Carr won the Long Jump for visually impaired athletes
Legends Fastball Tournament
The Owen Sound Verge Senior Selects & the Brick Brothers Volkswagen Junior Selects are both competing
Next weekend, the Owen Sound Brick Brothers Volkswagen Junior Selects will host the Ontario Junior Men's fastball Championship Tournament at Duncan McLellan Park.
The schedule for the event next week is being revised in order to have both Owen Sound entries playing on the Friday night
OASA Midget Elimination Tournament
Owen Sound Selects vs Fullerton
Wiarton Willies vs Stratford
Wiarton Red Devils vs Burgessville
17 teams are competing
The top 4 teams from this event advance to the Canadian Midget Championship at New Brunswick in August
Bluewater Fastball League
Wiarton Nationals at Tara Merchants
Game time tonight is 8 pm in Tara
OLA Senior Lacrosse
Ohsweken Warriors at Owen Sound Quantum Properties Woodsmen
Owen Sound trails Norwood by 2 points for first place in the standings
Ohsweken is 2 & 8 on the season
Game time is 8:30 pm at Harry Lumley-Bayshore
Saturday night, Owen Sound will host Huntsville
York Region Soccer League
Innisfil SC at Orillia SC
Game time is 9 pm at Kitchener Park
Last night, the Owen Sound Grey Motors United squad blanked Orangeville Athletic 5-0
Corey Schwartz posted the shutout while Adam Blundell scored twice for Owen Sound
Grey Motors will play their fourth straight game on the road Sunday when they travel to Collingwood.
NHL Entry Draft
at the Xcel Centre in Minnesota
7 members of the Owen Sound Attack including netminder Jordan Binnington. plus forward Garrett Meurs ( Meerz ) of Ripley, a forward with the Plymouth Whalers are candidates to be drafted
The Edmonton Oilers have the first pick overall.
The Owen Sound Attack have a coaching vacancy, and may have a second vacancy before the end of the weekend.
Yesterday, it was confirmed that head coach Mark Reeds is departing Owen Sound to become an assistant coach with the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League.
Reeds spent yesterday at coaching clinics in Minnesota as part of the NHL Entry Draft Weekend.
Attack Assistant Coach Terry Virtue was also at the clinic and while Virtue is a candidate to replace Reeds in Owen Sound, he could land a job with an American Hockey league franchise before the weekend is over.
Reportedly, Virtue has interviews set up with both the Anaheim Ducks & the Columbus Blue Jackets regarding AHL coaching opportunities.
Along with Virtue, there is no shortage of coaching candidates popping up in the short term- as many as a half dozen already
Based on the Attack's past history, it's believed the search for a new coach will be a prolonged affair and the successful candidate will have NHL playing experience.
Boxing @ The Beach
The Tri Star Academy at Wasaga Beach will present their third annual Olympic Style Boxing Night on Saturday night.
The event, which includes a dinner before the matches, commences at 6 pm at the Rec Plex in Wasaga Beach.
On the night, there will be 13 bouts, featuring boxers from all over Ontario including many Tri Star students.
The Main Event will be a Women's Match pitting Canadian Olympic hopeful Mary Spencer against Melinda Watpool of the Durham Boxing Academy.
Hanover Raceway Open House
Hanover Raceway has a race card Saturday night featuring the Slots Cup plus they will also stage an Open House in the Backstretch Sunday from Noon until 4 pm.