Baseball

The Vernon Baseball Association is taking registrations for all divisions for its Spring Ball Leagues until Monday, March 15. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon Minor Baseball announces spring ball sign-up deadline

Registration for all age groups runs until the end of day Monday, March 15

 

Alli Schroder is the first woman to sign with a Canadian College Baseball Conference program, according to Baseball Canada. (Submitted photo)

B.C. pitcher becomes first woman in college baseball league’s history

Right-handed pitcher Alli Schroder commits to Vancouver Island University Mariners for 2021-22

 

Abbotsford's Raine Padgham poses for a headshot during the Third Annual Girls Baseball Trailblazer Series at the Compton Youth Academy back in 2019. Padgham was recently named one of the most influential Canadians in the sport of baseball by the Canadian Baseball Network. (Rob Leiter/MLB Photos)

B.C. pink-haired pitcher, 15, named one of most influential in Canadian baseball

15-year-old flamethrower youngest person ever named to CBN’s list, Padgham threw 83 mph in September

 

Vernon Baseball Association has teamed up with the City of Vernon and Funtastic Sports Society to install four electronic scoreboards in 2021 at diamonds at Marshall Field and Lakeview Park. (Morning Star - file photo)

Scoreboards to light up Vernon baseball diamonds

Vernon Baseball Association teams with Funtastic and city for four electric scoreboards in 2021

Vernon Baseball Association has teamed up with the City of Vernon and Funtastic Sports Society to install four electronic scoreboards in 2021 at diamonds at Marshall Field and Lakeview Park. (Morning Star - file photo)
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

L.A. Dodgers beat Rays 3-1 to win 1st World Series title since 1988

National League champs claim crown in six games

Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Tampa Bay Rays’ Randy Arozarena slides into third base with a triple as Toronto Blue Jays’ Cavan Biggio, left, waits for the throw during the fourth inning of Game 1 of a wild card series playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

Rays dump Jays 3-1 in MLB wild-card playoff series opener

Tampa takes 1-0 lead over Toronto in best-of-three clash

Tampa Bay Rays’ Randy Arozarena slides into third base with a triple as Toronto Blue Jays’ Cavan Biggio, left, waits for the throw during the fourth inning of Game 1 of a wild card series playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Toronto Blue Jays players, coaches and staff celebrate a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Toronto clinched a postseason berth with the win. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Blue Jays dump Yankees 4-1 to clinch MLB post-season berth

Guerrero, Ryu lead Toronto to first playoff spot in 4 years

Toronto Blue Jays players, coaches and staff celebrate a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Toronto clinched a postseason berth with the win. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham, shown here with the Fraser Valley Cardinals, recently threw an 83 mph fastball at a Baseball BC camp. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s pink-haired pitching phenom throws 83 mph fastball

Baseball prodigy Raine Padgham records impressive throwing speed at recent Baseball BC camp

Abbotsford’s Raine Padgham, shown here with the Fraser Valley Cardinals, recently threw an 83 mph fastball at a Baseball BC camp. (Submitted)
The renovation of Nelson’s Queen Elizabeth Park is receiving a grant from The Toronto Blue Jays. Photo: Tyler Harper

Toronto Blue Jays award $117,000 to revitalize B.C. ballpark

Nelson was the only B.C. community to receive the grant

The renovation of Nelson’s Queen Elizabeth Park is receiving a grant from The Toronto Blue Jays. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Okanagan Spring Brewers swept the Sleemans Pirates in a pair of games as Vernon’s Okanagan Spring Baseball League began its 2020 season Aug. 7 and 8 at Marshall Field. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon beer baseball league begins 2020 season

Okanagan Spring League welcomes expansion Rutland 67s, who open with two straight wins

The Okanagan Spring Brewers swept the Sleemans Pirates in a pair of games as Vernon’s Okanagan Spring Baseball League began its 2020 season Aug. 7 and 8 at Marshall Field. (Morning Star - file photo)
Vernon’s Okanagan Spring Baseball League is preparing for some semblance of a 2020 season. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon beer baseball league starts season preparations

Okanagan Spring League holding practices while awaiting competition approval

Vernon’s Okanagan Spring Baseball League is preparing for some semblance of a 2020 season. (Morning Star - file photo)
Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intersquad baseball action in Toronto on Friday, July 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intersquad baseball action in Toronto on Friday, July 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game schedule

Play to resume July 23 or July 24 in empty ballparks

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
U6 Timbits players and coaches talk soccer on June 1, 2019 at the SAS Jackson field. (File photo)

Youth soccer, minor baseball in Shuswap hope for word from provincial associations

Government reps meet with B.C. associations to work out protocols for play

U6 Timbits players and coaches talk soccer on June 1, 2019 at the SAS Jackson field. (File photo)
The 2020 Funtastic A&W Music Festival and Slo Pitch tournament has been cancelled due to COVID-19. (Funtastic Sports Society photo)

COVID-19 cancels Funtastic 2020

The sports and music festival in Vernon, Enderby and Port Alberni was scheduled for late June

The 2020 Funtastic A&W Music Festival and Slo Pitch tournament has been cancelled due to COVID-19. (Funtastic Sports Society photo)
Vernon Baseball season suspended indefinitely

Vernon Baseball season suspended indefinitely

Move made by parent organization Baseball BC

Vernon Baseball season suspended indefinitely
Vernon Baseball Association’s registration deadline for all age groups is Sunday, March 15, and umpires for all levels are also needed for the upcoming season. (Morning Star file photo))

Vernon Baseball registration deadline looms; umps needed for season

Registration deadline is Sunday, March 15; umpire clinic to be held April 18 at Marshall Field

Vernon Baseball Association’s registration deadline for all age groups is Sunday, March 15, and umpires for all levels are also needed for the upcoming season. (Morning Star file photo))
The Okanagan Spring Baseball League in Vernon has announced an early-bird registration drive, and that the league is expanding by adding a squad from Kelowna. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon beer baseball league expanding

Okanagan Spring League announces early-bird registration drive; adding new team from Kelowna

The Okanagan Spring Baseball League in Vernon has announced an early-bird registration drive, and that the league is expanding by adding a squad from Kelowna. (Morning Star - file photo)
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Vernon Baseball to field high-level teams in spring 2020

Registration for the U18 Triple-A and U13 Double-A teams opens Monday

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On Saturday (April 7) at Surrey’s Holly Park, the all-female B.C. Badgers (BC Senior Women’s Baseball) will be playing their first game in the LMBA’s 45+ Division against the men of the Surrey Sun Devils. (Photo submitted)

‘History in making’ as B.C. women’s hardball team joins men’s division

All-female B.C. Badgers will play in 45+ division in move to further development of female baseball

On Saturday (April 7) at Surrey’s Holly Park, the all-female B.C. Badgers (BC Senior Women’s Baseball) will be playing their first game in the LMBA’s 45+ Division against the men of the Surrey Sun Devils. (Photo submitted)