Weekend sports wrap: Miller wins bronze in steer wrestling at Calgary Stampede; MSBL results

The following is a recap of what transpired in local sports over the weekend . . .
Miller finishes in first in steer wrestling event at Calgary Stampede
Neepawa's Justin Miller was all smiles after finishing in first place in steer wrestling on Sunday at the Calgary Stampede.
Miller won a trophy and the top prize in Day 3 of of his event, planting a steer in 4.1 seconds to win $5,500 in prize money and also moved to third overall in his pool.
Miller, 25, was the 2013 Canadian rookie of the year in steer wrestling. He turned pro last year.
“I kind of set a goal five-years ago to get here,” Miller told Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun. “I was amateur rodeoing for the last three out of five years. Last year, I took my pro card, and the goal was to get the top-five in Canada to get to Calgary. Growing up, since I was a little kid, it’s been a goal. I’m just happy to be here.”
Neepawa girls softball team finish in second place
The Neepawa girls softball team finished in second place at the provincial under-16 B softball championship on Sunday.
Neepawa lost 9-8 to the Brandon Heat in what was a tightly contested championship final. 

MSBL: Cloverleafs pick up 13th win; Farmers fall to Marlins 

The Brandon Cloverleafs picked up their league leading 13th win on Sunday night in the Manitoba Senior Baseball League. 
Justin Funk went 1-for-3 at the plate with a double and two RBI as the 'Leafs defeated the Rockets 3-1 in Reston. 
In other league action on Sunday, it was the Brandon Marlins defeating the Oak River Dodgers 7-3. jesse Goertzen went 2-for-4 at the plate with two runs scored for the Marlins in the win. 
Meanwhile, the Neepawa Farmers' woes continue. The MSBL club  dropped a 9-2 decision to the Brandon Marlins in Neepawa on Friday night. 
Matt DeGagne went 2-for-5  at the dish with a pair of runs and an RBI for the winners, while Jesse Goertzen picked up the win on the mound, holding the Farmers to two runs on six hits in eight innings of work. 
Farmers pitcher Garett Rempel took the loss, giving up six runs on five hits and eight walks in five innings. 
The Farmers now sit with a 1-11 record. 
The other MSBL game on Friday saw the Cloverleafs defeat the Rockets 6-3.
The Cloverleafs sit in first place with a 13-2 record, followed by the Marlins, Dodgers, Rockets and Farmers, who are currently 1-11 this season. 
Red Sox continue to roll in South West Baseball League
The Hamiota Red Sox are proving to be a worthy contender in the South West Baseball League this season.
The Red Sox edged the Boissevain Centennials 5-3 on Sunday, improving their record to 13-1 this season and are currently all alone in first place in the standings, four games ahead of the Elkhorn Expos.
For the rest of the league action from the weekend, click here.
Lankvelt, Schneider and Canadian volleyball team not advancing to playoffs
Rivers' Toon Van Lankvelt, Brandon's Dustin Schneider and the Canadian national men's volleyball team won't be advancing to the playoffs in the FIVB World League.
Team Canada lost a doubleheader to Australia over the weeekend, finishing with a record fo 6-6.
Lankvelt had five kills and two blocks in Saturday's game and ended up with eight kills and a service ace on Sunday.
Rush finish in second at Prairie Regional Championship
The Westman Rush under-18 girls team finished in second place at the third annual Prairie Regional Rugby Championship in Regina over the weekend. 
The Rush lost to Notre Dame in Sunday's championship final. 
Photo by Mike Copeman
Courtesy of Calgary Stampede