The St. Albert Miners and Edmonton Warriors hook up tonight in the senior B division of the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League.

Ball drop is 8 p.m. at Go Auto Arena.

The Miners are 7-0 after Saturday’s 15-1 result against the Calgary Raiders (0-9) at Brentwood Sportsplex and the Warriors are 9-1.

The second road win in four days by the Miners was also their 32nd victory in a row, dating back to the second league game in 2016.

The Miners started off the 2017 season with five consecutive home triumphs before defeating the host Blackfalds Silverbacks (2-6) last week by a score of 17-6.

The defending Presidents’ Cup national champions are averaging 14.7 goals per game and 5.4 against.

The Fastball St. Albert Invitational Tournament turns 20 this weekend with 49 teams in nine age divisions playing 107 games at the Meadowview and Henry Singer diamonds.

The schedule breakdown consists of 59 games at Meadowview and 48 at Henry Singer.

The host St. Albert Angels are represented by 10 teams.

The tournament starts 5 p.m. Friday and Sunday’s finals are 11:30 a.m. for U12A at Meadowview and U10A at Henry Singer, 1:15 p.m. for U14C, U12 B/C and U10B at Henry Singer and 3:15 p.m. for U16A, U18B, U14A and U14B at Meadowview.

Visit for the tournament schedule.

The St. Albert Rams Lacrosse Club hosts its annual Jeremy Richardson Memorial Baggataway Tournament this weekend at Servus Credit Union Place and the Akinsdale, Kinex and Morinville arenas.

The B and C level and female house league tournament consists of 120 games for teams in the tyke, novice, peewee girls, peewee B boys, peewee C boys, bantam B boys, bantam C boys, midget girls and midget B boys divisions.

Visit for the schedules.

Thursday’s match between St. Albert and the host Pirates in Alberta women’s premier rugby kicks off at 7 p.m.

St. Albert is 0-3-1 and the Pirates are 3-1.

Both teams are newcomers in the eight-team league after playing in the Edmonton Rugby Union’s first division last year.

Last weekend St. Albert lost 49-3 at the Lep/Tigers (3-1) and the Pirates were victorious at home 60-5 against the Calgary Rams (0-4).


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