Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill and lineman Stanley Bryant won big Thursday night at the Shaw CFL Awards in Edmonton.
Bighill was named the CFL’s top defensive player, while Bryant was named the CFL’s top lineman.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have released defensive back Maurice Leggett.
The 32-year-old joined the Bombers in 2014 and played 72 games over five seasons.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have acquired left-handed pitcher Kylin Turnbull and infielder Kevin Lachance.
Turnbull was 4-4 with a 4.62 ERA in 13 starts last season for the expansion Chicago Dogs. The Seattle, Washington native struck out 40, while walking only eight in 64.1 innings pitched.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes will open their 2019 season on May 16 against the Texas AirHogs on the road.
The American Association schedule was released Wednesday, placing the Goldeyes away for three games against Texas and another three versus the Cleburne Railroaders until May 22.
‘Tis the season to donate to the Winnipeg Jets Toy Drive.
Beginning December 7, Jets fans can donate new unwrapped toys at the home game versus the St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place (outside section 101). The Jets Toy Drive game will be on Sunday, December 9 against Philadelphia, where fans will have another opportunity to provide new unwrapped gifts and cash donations.
Valour FC, Winnipeg’s professional soccer franchise, has chosen local midfielder Dylan Carreiro to began shaping its inaugural roster.
Carreiro was selected from York University following the 2018 U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship at UBC in Vancouver.
The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Logan Shaw to a one-year, two-way contract.
The 26-year-old Glace Bay, Nova Scotia native will earn an average annual salary of $675,000.