IN LOCAL HISTORY:
• 30 YEARS AGO — Rick Nychuk and Laurie Nesbitt both scored twice to spark the Shoal Lake Eagles to a 9-5 victory over the Birtle Blazers in MAHA Intermediate D senior hockey. Gary Findlay, Peter Baydak, Garth Short and Barry and Dennis Nychuk added singles.
•20 YEARS AGO — Darren Ritchie scored three goals as the Brandon Wheat Kings won their best-of-five WHL East Division preliminary playoff series with an 8-3 victory over the Regina Pats. Chris Johnson scored two goals, while Mark Kolesar, Colin Cloutier and Mike Maneluk added singles.