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East St. Paul resident Jeremy Walker shows off his finisher medal after crossing the finish line in second place in the men's full marathon at the 40th annual Manitoba Marathon in Winnipeg, Man., on Sunday, June 17, 2018. (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

Walker finishes second

East St. Paul resident Jeremy Walker crossed the finish line in second place in the men's full marathon at the 40th annual Manitoba Marathon in Winnipeg on Sunday, June 17.

The Stonewall Collegiate Institute Rams girls fastpitch team won gold at MHSAA’s girls provincial fastpitch championships in Winkler on June 1 and 2. (Greg Vandermeulen/Postmedia Network)

Rams win fastpitch provincials

The Stonewall Collegiate Institute Rams are provincial champions after winning gold in Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association’s Girls Fastpitch Provincial Championships held in Winkler on June 1 and 2.

Ralph Eichler golf tourney returns

The Ralph Eichler Charity Golf tournament is returning to the Interlake for the 14th year and will continue to support local organizations. The tournament will be hosted at the Teulon Golf and Country Club on June 15.

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque gestures during the World Cup match against Chile at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro June 18, 2014. (REUTERS/Jorge Silva)

Spanish federation backs del Bosque

The Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) wants Spain coach Vicente del Bosque to remain in the job despite the team's failure at the World Cup in Brazil, according to secretary general Jorge Perez.

Cameroon's Achille Weboc (centre) tries to separate teammates Benjamin Moukandjo (left) and Benoit Assou-Ekotto (right) as they argue during their World Cup match against Croatia at the Amazonia arena in Manaus, Brazil on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (Murad Sezer/Reuters)

Cameroon to look at headbutt

Cameroon is investigating the headbutting incident between two of their own players in Wednesday's loss to Croatia but look unlikely to make any findings before they play their last game against Brazil on Monday.

England manager Roy Hodgson doesn't think Uruguay's Luis Suarez isn't "world class" despite scoring two goals against his team. (REUTERS)

Suarez not 'world class'?

For England manager Roy Hodgson, leading the Premier League, a world class league, in scoring doesn't make you "world class."

Pictured clockwise from left: Inner Drive, a team that has been together for nearly 20 years pose with their dogs; Jo-Anne Coulombe of St. Clements holds her flyball dog Ember in her lap, a four-year-old Border Whippet, Samantha Lovett of Winnipeg hugs her two Weimaraners, four-year-old Phantom and seven-year-old Zumi, Susan William of Winnipeg smiles behind, Kathanah, her seven-year-old Dutch Shephard, and Debbie Hart of Petersfield holds Copper, her four-year-old blue healer May 5. Handlers and organizers watch the flyball dogs race down the relay course. Ember races back from the spring loaded flyball box to the jump line where the team’s handlers wait to send out the next dog during one of the many races on May 5.

Flying pups

The North American Flyball Association held its Region 8 Flyball tournament at the curling rink in Stonewall May 5 and 6. The popular dog sport pits two teams of four dogs against each other in a relay race. The dogs must jump over hurdles to a spring-loaded flybox and release a tennis ball by pressing a special pad, then race back with the ball, o

Rams shine at badminton provincials

On the back of winning three banners at zones last week, the Stonewall Collegiate Institute Rams put up a good show at Manitoba High Schools Association’s Provincial Badminton Championships in Brandon on May 4 and 5.

Rams, Wildcats win badminton zone banners

The Stonewall Collegiate Institute Rams won championship banners in three of five badminton categories at zones on home court April 24 and 25. The Warren Collegiate Institute Wildcats managed to win one category, while the Lundar Kodiaks captured another.

Peguis Juniors player, Luke Penner was named the Keystone Cup’s top goaltender at the The Keystone Cup is the Junior “B” ice hockey championship April 19 to 22. The championship is the culmination of the champions of 12 hockey leagues in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Northwestern Ontario. Pictured: Luke Penner protects the net while his team, the Peguis Juniors, defeated the St. Malo Warriors in Game 5 of the 2017-18 KJHL championship final, April 11. The Juniors claimed the championship trophy on home ice, as they celebrated their third championship title in as many years.

Peguis Juniors end season, second at Keystone Cup

It was a big weekend for the KJHL champion team at the 2018 Keystone Cup, coach Kevin Monkman told The Interlake Spectator. “We started off kind of slow with losing the first two games and then we really picked it up on Saturday morning,” Monkman said