Sports schedules 03/24/17

CC Riders Soccer Summer Registration
The CC Risders Soccer Club will be accepting registrants for the 2017 summer soccer program until April 13th. Additional information is available online at Online registration requires a PayPal account or credit card. The two walk-in registration dates are Thursday, March 30th and Thursday, April 13th, both from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Douglas Street Recreation Centre. Only cash or cheque will be accepted at the walk-in sessions.

Truro & Area Ball Hockey - Men's 4 on 4 League
The league runs from April 20th to July 13th, with games of one-hour in length scheduled for Thursdays at 7, 8, and 9 pm. The league will consist of 4-6 teams, with games running over a ten week period, followed by a three week playoff schedule. The cost to register a team is $900, with a deadline of May 31st, and mandatory gear are gloves and a helmet. For more information, or to register a team, contact Jeff Smith at 902-893-8192 or 902-957-0944 or visit

Maritime Hockey League Playoffs
Amherst at Pictou County, 7 p.m. (in Antigonish)
(Series tied 2-2)
Miramichi at St. Stephen, 7 p.m.
(Miramichi leads series 4-0)

N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Detroit, 8:30 p.m.
San Jose at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.
Winnipeg at Anaheim, 11 p.m.

Brooklyn at Washington, 8 p.m.
Cleveland at Charlotte, 8 p.m.
Denver at Indiana, 8 p.m.
Detroit at Orlando, 8 p.m.
Phoenix at Boston, 8:30 p.m.
Atlanta at Milwaukee, 9 p.m.
New Orleans at Houston, 9 p.m.
Philadelphia at Chicago, 9 p.m.
Minnesota at L.A. Lakers, 11:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Golden State, 11:30 p.m.

Men's NCAA Tournament
(South Semifinals, Memphis, Tenn.)
Butler (25-8) vs. North Carolina (29-7), 8:09 p.m.
Kentucky (31-5) vs. UCLA (31-4), 10:40 p.m.
(East Semifinals, New York)
South Carolina (24-10) vs. Baylor (27-7), 8:29 p.m.
Wisconsin (27-9) vs. Florida (26-8), 11 p.m.

MLB Pre-season
Atlanta vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 2:05 p.m.
Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 2:05 p.m.
St. Louis vs. Washington (ss) at West Palm Beach, Fla., 2:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 2:05 p.m.
Boston vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 2:07 p.m.
Houston vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 2:10 p.m.
Arizona vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 5:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox vs. Oakland at Mesa, Ariz., 5:05 p.m.
Cleveland vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 5:05 p.m.
Milwaukee vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 5:05 p.m.
San Diego vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 5:05 p.m.
Kansas City vs. Seattle (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 5:10 p.m.
San Francisco vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 5:10 p.m.
Baltimore vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 8:05 p.m.
Washington (ss) vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 8:05 p.m.
Seattle (ss) vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 9:10 p.m.