Sports schedules 05/13/17

Tennis Day in Canada at the Cougar Dome
The Truro Tennis Club is offering free introduction to tennis and fun tennis play for all levels, young and old, from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, May 13. No equipment is necessary as the club will provide racquets and balls, so all you need are non-marking sneakers. For those interested in competing, the annual John Piers Spring Mixer tournament will provide participants with an opportunity to play with a variety of other players in organized doubles play from 9 a.m. until noon.

In the afternoon, the Cougar Dome will host a free event that will be fun for the whole family. Starting at 1 p.m., five stations will take place with various tennis activities. Stations will include playing mini-tennis, trying the unique Cardio Tennis, and other fun games on the tennis courts. Each station will be led by one of the trained Cougar Dome instructors.

For more information on the free try tennis events Saturday, future Try Tennis events, or regarding memberships, visit, email, or call 902-843-4171.

CC Riders Soccer Club
The CC Riders Soccer Club is seeking interested volunteer soccer coaches for all ages for our community soccer programs. Previous experience with soccer is not necessary, especially for the younger age groups. The club is looking for enthusiastic, positive leaders interested in a rewarding experience. All coaches are required to obtain a Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check and the Club provides training to obtain the necessary coaching certification required for the age level. If interested, or for more information please contact

Stellarton and Area Minor Girls Softball Association
The Subway Stingers U-14 team will be having tryouts on Saturday, May 13th and Sunday, May 14th at the Dorrington Softball Complex in Stellarton. Tryouts are from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. both days. Players are asked to be at the facility 15 minutes prior to start time. 

The Subway Stingers U-12 team will be having tryouts on Monday, May 15th and Wednesday, May 17th from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Sobey's indoor sports complex in Stellarton.
Players are asked to be at the facility 15 minutes prior to start time

For further information on both tryouts please go to the Stingers website.

Rugby 10s Tournament
Riverlake RFC are holding a Rugby 10s tournament at the Truro Rugby Club on Farnham Mill Road on Saturday, May 27th. The event starts at 9 a.m., and games will run all day on 2-3 fields, followed by a NS Keltics game at suppertime. Full details are on the Riverlake RFC Facebook page.

NHL Playoffs
Third Round
Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.
(Series tied 0-0)

IIHF World Hockey Championship
At Cologne, Germany
Latvia vs. United States, 7:15 a.m.
Russia vs. Slovakia, 11:15 a.m.
Italy vs. Germany, 3:15 p.m.
At Paris
Norway vs. Finland, 7:15 a.m.
Slovenia vs. Belarus, 11:15 a.m.
Canada vs. Switzerland, 3:15 p.m.

AHL Playoffs
Second Round
Toronto at Syracuse, 8 p.m.
(Series tied 2-2)
Grand Rapids at Chicago, 9 p.m.
(Griffins lead series 3-1)
San Jose at San Diego, 11 p.m.
(Barracuda lead series 3-1)

American League
Houston (Fiers 1-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Severino 2-2), 2:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Snell 0-3) at Boston (Sale 3-2), 2:05 p.m.
Seattle (TBD) at Toronto (Stroman 3-2), 2:07 p.m.
Minnesota (Berrios 0-0) at Cleveland (Clevinger 1-0), 5:10 p.m.
Baltimore (Tillman 1-0) at Kansas City (Karns 2-2), 8:15 p.m.
Oakland (Gray 0-1) at Texas (Martinez 0-2), 9:05 p.m.
Detroit (Norris 2-2) at L.A. Angels (Nolasco 2-2), 10:07 p.m.

National League
Chicago Cubs (Lester 1-1) at St. Louis (Martinez 2-3), 5:05 p.m.
Cincinnati (Bonilla 0-0) at San Francisco (Moore 1-4), 5:05 p.m.
Philadelphia (Velasquez 2-3) at Washington (Gonzalez 3-1), 8:05 p.m.
Atlanta (Teheran 2-3) at Miami (Volquez 0-4), 8:10 p.m.
N.Y. Mets (Gsellman 2-2) at Milwaukee (Davies 3-2), 8:10 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers (Wood 3-0) at Colorado (Anderson 2-3), 9:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Williams 1-2) at Arizona (Walker 3-2), 9:10 p.m.

San Diego (Cahill 3-2) at Chicago White Sox (Covey 0-3), 8:10 p.m.