Eastern Ontario Fastball Blog

A blog dedicated to news about the Greater Ottawa Fastball League and other happenings in the world of fastball / fastpitch softball in eastern Ontario and western Quebec, with occasional stories featuring Mrs Fitzroy Fastball, Fitzroy Fastball Junior and the Caveman. If you have info to send on, send me an email at fastball[at]fitzroyharbour.com. Follow @fitzroyfastball on Twitter.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Ottawa Blitz to join GOFL, host tournament

The Ottawa Blitz fastball club has indicated that they will be joining the Greater Ottawa Fastball League for 2006 and currently in the process of securing diamond time.

The Blitz have also announced that they will be hosting a tournament at Carlington Park in Ottawa from July 21-23, 2006. The contact for more information is Scott Dumouchel at (613) 721-3532.

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Danny K to pitch in Florida at AAU

As per this post on Al's Fastball Dan Konkle of Team Easton will be pitching in the 2006 AAU International Tournament January 19-22, 2006 in Orlando, Florida. This is a very competitive tournament featuring several Senior level players. Teams will be competing from places across the USA like Texas, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Alabama, Washington D.C, New York, Florida, Ohio, and Oklahoma as well as three teams from Ontario. International entries include Bahamas, Columbia, Mexico, Venezuela, and the Virgin Islands.

Konkle will be playing for CPI of Oswego, New York (formerly McKie's Sports) where he will be joined by another local pitcher, Jason Smith.

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Victoria Day long weekend tourney in Kingston

The Victoria Day Long weekend (May 20-21) tournament will again be held this year in the Sydenham, hosted by the Kingston Cowboys.

Contact is
Adam Lake
Kingston Cowboys Fastball Club

UOVMFL and GOFL possible expansion?

Rumour of potential teams joining local fastball leagues include:

Ottawa Blitz: Captain Scott Dumouchel looking at potentially moving from the RA league to join the Greater Ottawa Fastball League.

Antrim Truckstop: This team played in the McNab tournament last year, sporting new uniforms. Looking at playing in the Greater Ottawa Fastball League using Pakenham as a home diamond. Pitchers could include Jimmy Ryan and Rob Cameron.

I4C Consulting: Team backed by pitcher Neil Cooke's sponsorship has played in the Elkland tournament in previous years, and may be interested in joining the Greater Ottawa Fastball league based out of Stittsville. Could have some top players from the Glen Cairn league playing.

Eganville Youngblood: Junior-aged team that played in the McNab league last year might join the Upper Ottawa Valley Men's Fastball League.