Baseball

Katelyn Foubert hurls one toward the plate during 2020 action with the Delta Tigers. (Photo submitted)

COLUMN: Playing ball with the boys has taught me rewards await those who overcome

Baseballs and ponytails do go together – but not without a whole lot of heart and determination

  • Nov 18, 2020

 

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

 

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

 

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)
White Rock Tritons head coach Kyle Dhanani talks to his team during a game in Tucson, Ariz. earlier this year, before the COVID-19 pandemic. Dhanani will be stepping down as head coach to focus on general manager duties, and will be replaced in the dugout by new head coach Chad Stang (inset). (Zachary Lucy Photography)

White Rock Tritons shuffle coaches in advance of fall baseball schedule

‘The team is in good hands,’ says Kyle Dhanani, who will focus on general-manager duties

White Rock Tritons head coach Kyle Dhanani talks to his team during a game in Tucson, Ariz. earlier this year, before the COVID-19 pandemic. Dhanani will be stepping down as head coach to focus on general manager duties, and will be replaced in the dugout by new head coach Chad Stang (inset). (Zachary Lucy Photography)
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
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)
Bruce Lawson in an undated photo posted to Surrey Canadian Baseball Association’s Facebook page.

Surrey baseball association loses ‘a true giant’ in Bruce Lawson

Longtime volunteer ‘always gave his heart and soul to Surrey Canadian and the game of baseball’

Bruce Lawson in an undated photo posted to Surrey Canadian Baseball Association’s Facebook page.
The White Rock Tritons are training and trying to stay sharp despite an uncertain start date for the 2020 BC Premier Baseball League season. (File photo)

White Rock Tritons stay sharp despite uncertain future of BC Premier Baseball League season

Semiahmoo Peninsula squad recently returned from truncated trip to Arizona

The White Rock Tritons are training and trying to stay sharp despite an uncertain start date for the 2020 BC Premier Baseball League season. (File photo)
Jonathan Côté with his mom, Candice. Côté passed away on May 28, 2018 after battling a rare form of brain cancer. (Submitted photo)

Foundation launched honouring late North Delta Blue Jays pitcher

Angel 56 Foundation in memory of Jonathan Côté to provide trips for young adults battling life-threatening illnesses

  • Mar 11, 2020
Jonathan Côté with his mom, Candice. Côté passed away on May 28, 2018 after battling a rare form of brain cancer. (Submitted photo)
Players and coaches with White Rock’s U11 All-Stars celebrate after a 5-4 win over Abbotsford in the provincial final earlier this month in Nanaimo. (Contributed photo)

White Rock U11 squad wins provincial baseball title

Fourth straight B.C. championship for White Rock-South Surrey at AAA Tier 1 event

Players and coaches with White Rock’s U11 All-Stars celebrate after a 5-4 win over Abbotsford in the provincial final earlier this month in Nanaimo. (Contributed photo)
White Rock-South Surrey Baseball Association’s annual Mini-8 tournament will again honour the memory of former association president Henri Lorieau (inset), who passed away in 2015. (File photo)

White Rock baseball tournament to honour former association president

Henri Lorieau Memorial Tournament to feature eight-year-old players from Lower Mainland

White Rock-South Surrey Baseball Association’s annual Mini-8 tournament will again honour the memory of former association president Henri Lorieau (inset), who passed away in 2015. (File photo)
Two Challenger Baseball players take off from third base during a post-game dragon race. (Samantha Anderson)

Challenger Baseball to host fundraiser this weekend

Plane tickets, football tickets, restaurant vouchers and more to be raffled

Two Challenger Baseball players take off from third base during a post-game dragon race. (Samantha Anderson)
Coming to Surrey starting Saturday (May 26), the Girls Baseball Instructional League will be open to any girls age 8 to 12. (Photo: Baseball BC)

Instructional baseball league for girls starts in Surrey this Saturday

Baseball program aims to let young girls know that softball isn’t their only option

  • May 22, 2018
Coming to Surrey starting Saturday (May 26), the Girls Baseball Instructional League will be open to any girls age 8 to 12. (Photo: Baseball BC)
(Photos: Ryan-Alexander McLeod)

In Surrey, Whalley Chiefs fight through rough start with hustle, heart

Despite early struggles, young Surrey squad has bright future on diamond

  • May 18, 2018
(Photos: Ryan-Alexander McLeod)
One of the players runs to first base during the 2018 season opening game for Cloverdale’s Challenger Baseball. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Challenger Baseball gives everyone a chance to play ball

Weekend event to raise money for Challenger Baseball program

One of the players runs to first base during the 2018 season opening game for Cloverdale’s Challenger Baseball. (Grace Kennedy photo)
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’ in Surrey as women’s hardball team joins men’s LMBA 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)