The P & M Recycling Guns repeated as Men’s A Division champions, while all other divisions saw new winners in the 2017 Dustball tournament.
Sixty-one teams registered for this year’s tournament, with finals in nine divisions taking place on Sunday. The results were as follows:
TO: All teams participating in Dustball 2017
FROM: Softball Yukon
SUBJECT: No games or practices on Pepsi Diamond #3 on Friday, June 16 until 3:45 PM.
We had a request from the Principal of Takhini Elementary School to avoid using Pepsi Diamond #3 while school is in session on Friday, June 16, 2017.
Softball Yukon, in partnership with Softball Canada, will be hosting a fast pitch skill development camp with the Canadian men’s national team on Wednesday, July 5.
The camp is open to all players in the U-12 and U-14 age groups, and will take place at the Pepsi Softball Centre (time TBD). Cost of the camp is $25 and includes expert instruction from Team Canada players and staff, as well as a t-shirt, Team Canada photo, and barbecue.
(Ottawa, ON) Softball Canada is pleased to announce the list of inductees to the 2016 Hall of Fame Class who will be inducted at the Softball Canada Congress and Annual General Meeting taking place November 10-12 in Whitehorse, YT. The inductees are Robb Andison (Builder – Yukon), Tom Bell (Official – British Columbia), Mike Hornak (Official – British Columbia), Dennis Milligan (Builder – Alberta) and Harvey Stevenson (Athlete – British Columbia).
There were no repeat champions at the 2016 Canadian Slo-Pitch Championship in Whitehorse.
The defending champion Alberta Oilmen and Miken HR Sports Ladybirds both came up short in their bid for back-to-back titles. The Oilmen were eliminated by the eventual champion ON1 Mike HR Sports Orioles, settling for bronze, while the Ladybirds went out in the first round of the playoffs Friday.