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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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Micksburg edges Valley As - WITH DETAILS

The Micksburg Twins avenged a loss last week to the Ottawa Valley As in Greater Ottawa Fastball League play and came up with a 3-1 win in McNab on Tuesday night.

Joran Graham earned the win with 17 strikeouts. Todd Wilson took the loss for the As with Adam Rueckwald seeing action in relief. Steve Frost hit a solo homer for Valley.

from Paul Griffith

Micksburg 3 Ottawa Valley 1

Tuesday night saw the Valley A's host the Twins in McNab. The Twins sent Joran Graham to the hill and the A's countered with the veteran Todd Wilson.

Graham started strong on the mound striking out the first nine batters he faced. The Twins got on the board in the 3rd as Connor Moss Walked then stole second base. A hard hit ball by Brandon Jackson was misplayed by the second baseman which allowed Moss to score all the way from second making it 1-0.

The Twins added to their lead in the 4th as Jamey Mick lead things off with a double off the left field fence, then with one out Kyle Jackson hit a 2-run homerun to center field making it 3-0 for the Twins and ending the night for Wilson as Adam Rueckwald came in for relief.

Graham was dealing till the 5th when the A's Steve Frost took a pitch and drove it over the left field fence giving the A's their first hit and cutting the Twins lead to 3-1. Ryley Burns later singled in the inning with 1 out but Graham was able to strike out the next two batters getting out of the inning stranding Burns.

That was all the A's were able to muster up as Graham was able to settle down and going the distance with 17k and 3-1 win and evening their record to 2-2.

Twins Pitching
W-Joran Graham 7ip 2H 1R 17k

Twins hitting
Jamey Mick 1-2 dbl R
Connor Moss 2-2 BB R
Kyle Jackson 1-3 HR 2RBI

A's Pitching
L- Todd Wilson 3 2/3 ip 3K 2H 2ER 1BB
Adam Rueckwald 3 1/3ip 2K 1H

A's hitting
Steve Frost - solo HR
Ryley Burns - single


Monday, May 30, 2016

GOFL Week #4

The fourth week of the Greater Ottawa Fastball League season will be a bit smaller than originally scheduled.

Tuesday night sees the Ottawa Valley As host the Micksburg Twins at the McNab Centre Park at 8:30 pm.

Wednesday night has the Stittsville 56ers hosting I4C Victory at the Grove at 8:30 pm.

Thursday night in Carp at 8:30 pm sees the As hosting West Carleton Electric.

The Wednesday night doubleheader in Manotick between Quyon Flyers and Kars Aces had to be postponed and will be rescheduled. As well there was originally a Friday nighter in Micksburg with I4C in town that will be held on another date.


Sunday, May 29, 2016

Caveman in Elkland

The Caveman accompanied me this past weekend to the Molly Sherman Memorial tournament in Elkland, PA. This was his first trip to Elkland and he seemed to enjoy himself as I had hoped he would. I helped coach (and played a little bit) for CanAm Power which was a combination of Broker4Tickets / Team Quebec and a few guys from Pennsylvania.

Here is the "Caveman By the Numbers" for this past weekend:

5: Servings of french fries consumed from Molly's Red Barn.
1: Chicken dinners eaten, smearing his hands and face with grease.
200: Approximate number of practice pitches he threw to me in between games and innings over the weekend.
6: Number of times he heckled an umpire for a call he thought was incorrect.
5: Number of times he asked awkwardly in front of the team "When are you going in, Daddy?" somewhat suggesting (incorrectly) that I could do a better job than the guys in the lineup.
1: Combination chirp / cheer comment when I came up to bat.
1: Exclamation of surprise when I actually got a hit.
3: Number of times sunscreen was applied due to the blazing sun and 35 C temperature.
2: Number of times he said "Are you sure you should have another one?" after my first Yuengling on Saturday.
1: Number of times he pretended to be French Canadian when talking to a local woman, then got complimented on "speaking English so well".
14: Consecutive hours he watched ball on Saturday.
5: Consecutive hours he watched ball on Sunday.
0: Number of times he said he was bored or wasn't having fun.

As a bonus, a few Caveman quotes from the weekend:

"Are you sure we are at the right place?" (As we drove into the parking lot at the complex.)

"That.....was amazing!" (After watching Mathieu Roy grab a deep gapper to left-centre field on one hop, pivot, turn and fire a dart to second base, holding a batter to a single on what looked like at least a triple.)

"Wait a minute, that's not the same Cookie from I4C Victory." (After I greeted ESA's Jeremy Cook at the park on Saturday morning.)

Some random kid on Field 1 at the Elkland Softball facility.

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Kingston Axemen and Northeast Naturals declared co-champions at the Molly

The Kingston Axemen (Jordan Macdonald, Joran Graham, Jamie Thompson) and the Northeast Naturals (Dan Cevette, John Gwizdalla) were declared co-champions due to weather at the Molly Sherman Memorial Tournament in Elkland, PA this past weekend.

The ten team event saw CPI (Caleb Keeshig, Frank Cox)and CanAm Power (Patrice Leclerc, Marc Villeneuve, Mat Roy) finish in the money, losing in the semi-finals.


Friday, May 27, 2016

June 3 game postponed

The game schedule for Friday June 3 in Micksburg (I4C Victory vs Twins) has been postponed to a later date. The new date will be announced soon.


Article on the Kingston Axemen

From the Kingston Whig-Standard:

"Kingston Axemen add key players"


Aces over As on Thursday

Kars Aces beat the Ottawa Valley As 6-2 in Greater Ottawa Fastball League play on Thursday in Carp.

Cory Alkerton earned the win on the slab, while Adam Rueckwald took the loss. Nick Ellis had two homeruns for the Aces.


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Flyers defeat 56ers

The Quyon Flyers won their home opener 7-0 on Thursday night over the Stittsville 56ers in Greater Ottawa Fastball League action.

Trevor Lahey was the winning pitcher in the five inning run rule game. Kyle Olsen took the loss and had relief from Adam Smith.

Dennis McCleary and Dave Hobbs had home runs for the Flyers.


GOFL Wednesday night round up (with an update)

Reports from the Greater Ottawa Fastball League:

I4C Victory 9 Kars Aces 0

In the first game, I4C Victory won 9-0. Cody Price had the win, allowing no hits. Luke Severson took the loss with relief from Cory Alkerton

Kars Aces 6 I4C Victory 5
from Chad Milne

After getting shut out in the first game of their doubleheader against I4C, Kars Aces looked to rebound in the nightcap, sending Brad Porter to the mound against Andrew Putnam for the visitors.

Porter threw a spotless 1st inning allowing the Aces to take the lead in the bottom half. With one out, Kristian Knapp hustled a single into a double and Nick Ellis followed with a walk. Cory Morrison then hit a fly ball to centre field that Knapp tagged up on, but an errant throw to 3rd base allowed Knapp to score, putting the Aces up 1-0 after one inning.

I4C tied the game with a run in the 2nd inning and took the lead with another run in the 3rd inning. In the bottom of the 3rd, Pender walked with one out. Knapp followed with another walk bringing Nick Ellis to the plate. With the count full and after fouling off several tough pitches, Ellis launched a high fly ball just over the right-centre field fence for a 3-run home run, putting the Aces up 4-2.

A scary incident in the 4th inning. Shane McNish came on in relief of Putnam. With one out, Chad Milne hit a rocket back up the middle that dusted off McNish’s hat, just narrowly missing his head. McNish regrouped to set down the next two batters to complete a scoreless 4th inning. The 5th inning was also scoreless.

I4C retook the lead in the 6th, scoring three runs thanks in part to some sloppy defensive work by the Aces.

Kars tied the game 5-5 in the bottom of the inning. With two out, Brad Pender hustled a single into a double, stole third and then scored on a passed ball. Cory Alkerton, who came on in relief of Porter in the 6th, held I4C scoreless in the 7th and then hit a bases loaded single in the bottom of the 7th to give the Aces a 6-5 win.

Ottawa Valley As 10 Micksburg Twins 4

Up the valley, the Ottawa Valley As pulled off a 10-4 win over the Micksburg Twins. Todd Wilson was the winning pitcher with relief from Adam Rueckwald. Corey Costello started and had relief from Matt McIntyre.

More to follow (hopefully).


Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Molly Sherman Memorial Tournament this weekend in Elkland

There are ten teams at the Molly Sherman Memorial Tournament this weekend in Elkland, PA including the Kingston Axemen and the CanAm Power (which includes players from Broker4Tickets and Donnacona).

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West Carleton beats Micksburg 4-3

West Carleton Electric beat the Micksburg Twins 4-3 in Greater Ottawa Fastball League play in Fitzroy Harbour on Tuesday night.

Cole Bolton had his first career win for the Electric on the slab, while Joran Graham took the loss.

The home team scored in the first. Bolton lead off with a walk and scored all the way from first when Trevor Barton's sac bunt was misplayed.

The Twins evened things in the bottom of the second. Quinton Rook walked and moved to third on two consecutive wild pitches. Bolton got the next two batters to strike out, but Brandon Jackson pushed a single through the infield to score Rook and tie it at 1-1.

Micksburg took a 3-1 lead in the top of the third. Matt McIntyre walked, as did Graham. Jamey Mick's single scored McIntyre. Chad Costello then walked to load the bases with none out. After a strikeout, Kyle Jackson's grounder put Cozzy out at second but scored Graham. A fly ball ended the inning.

West Carleton got one back in the bottom half of the third. Mitch Taylor walked and was put out on Bolton's fielder's choice. Bolton took second on a wild pitch and scored on Michael Cavanagh's RBI double to left.

The Electric scored the go ahead runs in the fifth. Neil Murphy hit an infield single. Taylor bunted and reached base when the throw hit him in the back. After a line out, Barton singled to score Murphy. Cavanagh then hit a grounder, which ended up scoring Taylor.

Cole Bolton WIN 7IP 3R 3ER 6H 9K 5BB

Cole Bolton BB, 2R
Trevor Barton 1-2, RBI
Michael Cavanagh 1-2, 2RBI, 2B
Neil Murphy 1-1, BB, R
Mitch Taylor 1-2, BB, R

Joran Graham LOSS 6IP 4R 3ER 4H 14K 3BB

Connor Moss 1-2
Matt McIntyre 2BB, R
Joran Graham 2-3, BB, R
Jamey Mick 2-4, RBI
Quiton Rook BB, R
Kyle Jackson RBI
Brandon Jackson 1-3, RBI


Monday, May 23, 2016

GOFL Week #3

Things get rolling along in Week 3 of the Greater Ottawa Fastball League season with six games on tap.

The Micksburg Twins (1-0) are back in action, travelling to Fitzroy Harbour to take on West Carleton Electric (1-2) at 8:30 pm on Tuesday night.

The Wednesday night doubleheader in Manotick sees I4C Victory (1-1) and the Kars Aces (2-0) play at 7 pm and 9 pm.  Also that night, Micksburg will play their home opener against the Ottawa Valley As (0-3) at 8:30 pm.

Thursday night has the Stittsville 56ers (1-1) take the ferry to Quyon to face the Flyers (1-0) at 7:30 pm, while the Aces are in Carp to face the Valleys at 8:30 pm.


Friday, May 20, 2016

Softball Canada apparel sale in Ottawa


Thursday, May 19, 2016

Quyon wins 11-4 in Carp

The Quyon Flyers started off their Greater Ottawa Fastball League season with a win in Carp on Thursday night over the Ottawa Valley As, by a score of 11-4.

Matt Greer had the win for the Flyers and Trevor Lahey threw an inning of relief. Joe McCleary hit a homer for Quyon. Todd Wilson was the losing thrower, with Adam Rueckwald seeing action in relief.


Stittsville edges Valley As 3-2 UPDATED

The Stittsville 56ers won a tight one 3-2 over the Ottawa Valley As at the Grove in Greater Ottawa Fastball League play on Thursday night.

Adam Smith had the win for the home team, while Adam Rueckwald took the loss, throwing well for the As.

The 56ers took and early 1-0 lead on doubles from Ryan Bond and Mike Barrett.

In the top of the third, the A’s took a 2-1 lead three doubles of their own from Lindsay Medysnki, Gavan Boyd and Dave Baird.

The home team retook the lead in the bottom of the third as brothers Dan and Scott Jessiman each singled, then scored on John Craig's double.


WC splits games in Manotick - WITH DETAILS

At the doubleheader on Wednesday night in Manotick in Greater Ottawa Fastball League play, West Carleton Electric defeated I4C Victory 7-0, then lost to Kars Aces 9-3.

West Carleton Electric 7 I4C Victory 0

In the first game, Andy Barber threw a shutout, scattering five hits, and also contributed two RBIs. Shane McNish took the loss and had relief from Cody Price.

The Electric got on the board in the third. Jonny Daley and Trevor Barton drew back to back walks. The bases were loaded when Cole Bolton hit a slow roller to second and Barton evaded the tag. Barber's two out double scored two, with a third scoring on a misplayed throw to third.

West Carleton added another the fourth. Jeff Cavanagh reached on an error, moved to second when Neil Murphy walked, took third on a wild pitch and scored on Charlie Ross's sac fly to right field.

The visitors added three runs in the fifth to make it 7-0. Barton singled, and took second when Bolton's grounder was misplayed. A walk to Barber loaded up the bases. A wild pitch scored and Barton, and Cavanagh's ground out scored Bolton. Murphy later singled to score Barber.

Andy Barber WIN 5IP 0R 0ER 5H 9K 2BB

Cole Bolton 2R
Andy Barber 1-2, 2B, BB, R, 2RBI
Jeff Cavanagh R, RBI
Neil Murphy 1-2, BB, RBI
Charlie Ross Sac Fly RBI
Jon Daley BB, R
Trevor Barton 1-1, BB, 2R

Shane McNish LOSS 4IP 4R 2ER 1H 4K 3BB
Cody Price 1IP 3R 0ER 2H 1K 1BB

Shane McNish 1-3
Ty McNish 1-3
Curt Scurr 1-1, BB
Chris McFarlane 1-2
Adam Fleming 1-2

Kars Aces 9 West Carleton Electric 3

For the night cap, Brad Porter of Kars earned the win, with Luke Severson seeing two innings of relief. Steve Cavanagh was tagged with the loss while Cole Bolton threw in relief. Danny Powers lead the Aces offensively going 3 for 4 with a home run and four runs batted in.

The Aces wasted no time getting three across in the first. Brad Pender doubled and scored on Cory Morrison's single. Powers the homered.

West Carleton got one back in the top of the second. Jeff Cavanagh doubled and scored in Neil Murphy's single. 

Kars got another two runs in the bottom of the second inning. Chad Milne walked and Jordan Shipclark hit a blooper into shallow right field that just eluded a fully extended Trevor Barton. A sacrifice bunt by Porter put two in scoring position and Kristian Knapp singled to bring them both home.

The home team pushed the lead to 7-1 in the third on back to back to back doubles by Morrison, Powers and Matt Alkerton.

The Electric got back two in the fifth. Daley walked and scored on a misplay on a Bolton single. Andy Barber's RBI ground out scored Bolton to get the 'Trics within four runs.

However the Aces scord another two runs in the sixth as Pender singled, stole second, moved to third on the throw on the steal and took home on Knapp's sac fly. Nick Ellis singled, took second on a wild pitch and scored when Powers singled.

Brad Porter WIN 5IP 3R 1ER 6H 6K 1BB
Luke Severson 2IP 0R 0ER 0H 4K 1BB

Brad Pender 2-4, 2R, SB, 2B
Kristian Knapp 1-3, 3RBI, SB
Nick Ellis 1-4, R
Cory Morrison 3-4, 2B, 2R, RBI
Danny Powers 3-4, 4RBI, HR, 2B, 2R
Matt Alkerton 2-4, 2B, 3B, RBI
Chad Milne BB, R
Jordan Shipclark 1-3, R
Brad Porter 1-1, sac bunt

Steve Cavanagh LOSS 3IP 7R 7ER 9H 4K 1BB
Cole Bolton 3IP 2R 2ER 5H 3K 

Cole Bolton 1-3, BB, R
Andy Barber 1-4, RBI
Michael Cavanagh 1-3
Jeff Cavanagh 1-2, 2B, R
Neil Murphy 1-3, RBI
Steve Cavanagh 1-3
Jon Daley BB, R


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

GOFL Week #2

The second week of the Greater Ottawa Fastball League season has four games scheduled.

On Wednesday, West Carleton Electric (0-1) is in to Manotick for a doubleheader, with a 7 pm game against I4C Victory (1-0) and a 9 pm agame against the Kars Aces (1-0).

Also on Wednesday at the Grove, the Stittsville 56ers (0-1) host the Ottawa Valley As (0-1) at 8:30 pm.

Thursday sees the Valley As host the Quyon Flyers for their first game of the year, in Carp at 8:30 pm.

The Micksburg Twins (1-0) have the week off.


Friday, May 13, 2016

Shawville Men's Fastpitch League starts Monday

The Shawville Men's Fastpitch League has four teams and will start playing ball on Monday in downtown Shawville, QC.

Visit their website here and check out their rosters will several veteran ball players.


Overheard at Harbour Ball

Overheard at Harbour Ball last night, bottom of the first inning, game one of the season.

Captain, to a new player to the league: "So, where do you want to play in field?"

New guy: "Oh, I can play anywhere, except first. I don't catch that well."


I4C wins 7-4 over the Ottawa Valley As - WITH DETAILS

I4C Victory won 7-4 over the Ottawa Valley As in Greater Ottawa Fastball League play on Thursday night. Cody Price had the win for I4C while Todd "Willie White Shoes" Wilson took the loss for the As.

info from Adam Fleming

I4C Victory kicked off the season last night in Carp vs the Ottawa Valley A’s. Andrew Putnam had the ball for I4C and the A’s countered with Todd Wilson.

I4C took an early lead in the top of the first. Matt McNish reached on a fielder’s choice and was driven home by Joe Murray’s single down the third base line.

After no action in the 2nd, I4C added to their lead in the 3rd. Ty McNish started it with a 1 out single quickly followed up by a single by Poppa Nish. Curt Scurr came up with runners on 1st and 2nd and drove a ball into the left field corner for a RBI double. Ryan Claire then hit a SAC to center Field to make it 3 – 0 I4C. Putnam threw 4 innings allowing no hits and striking out 11.

Cody Price took over for Putnam in the 5th and the A’s were able to push 4 runs across to take the lead. Ryley Burns started things off for the A’s by reaching on a ground ball that was misplayed by I4C. Dave Baird followed it up with a bunt and the throw to 1st sailed into right field allowing Burns to score from 1st and left Baird standing on 3rd. After a walk and a strikeout Ben Wade hit a 2 RBI single into centerfield and eventually came around to score on a passed ball making it 4 -3 for the A’s.

I4C regained the lead in the top of the 6th. Cody Price and Andrew Putnam started it off with walks. Shane McNish loaded the bases with a 2 out single. Ty McNish followed up with a single that scored Price and Putnam. After a walk to Poppa Nish the bases were loaded with the Nish family. Curt Scurr then hit his second single of the night scoring Shane and Ty making it 7 – 4 for I4C.

Cody Price settled in nicely for I4C striking out 5 of 6 in the final 2 innings and earning the win.


I4C – Putnam – 4IP, OR, 0ER , 0H, 11K, 0BB
          Price- 3IP, 4R, 1ER, 1H, 7K, 2BB

A’s – Wilson – 5 2/3, 7R, 7ER, 9H, 8K, 3BB
         Adam Reuckwald – 1 1/3, 0R, 0ER, 0H, 2K, 1BB


I4C – Shane McNish 2-4, SB, 1R
          Ty McNish 2-4, 2RBI, SB, 2R
          Matt McNish 1-3, BB, 2R
          Curt Scurr 2-2, 2RBI, 2BB
           Joe Murray 1-4, 1 RBI
          Ryan Claire 0-3, SAC fly
         Cody Price 0 – 3, BB, 1R
       Andrew Putnam BB, 1R

A’s – Steve Frost  BB
         Riley Burns ROE, R
         Dave Baird  ROE, R
         Kyle Couvieau BB, R
        Ben Wade 1-3, 2 RBI, R


Thursday, May 12, 2016

Twins over 56ers 5-3

The Micksburg Twins defeated the Stittsville 56ers 5-3 at the Grove in Greater Ottawa Fastball League action on Wednesday night.

Joran Graham earned the win for the Twins while Kyle Olsen threw well but took the loss for the 56ers. Adam Smith had a home run for the home team

more to follow


Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Kars Aces defeat West Carleton Electric 6-4

The Kars Aces defeated West Carleton Electric 6-4 in the Greater Ottawa Fastball League season opener in Fitzroy Harbour on Tuesday night.

Brad Porter had the start for Kars, with relief from Cory Alkerton and Luke Severson. Steve Cavanagh pitched the first five innings for the Electric with newcomer Cole Bolton finishing the last two.

Kars got on the board first with a solo homer by Nick Ellis in the top of the first inning.

The Aces got another run in third as Chad Milne lead off the inning with a single, advanced to second on Porter's sacrifice bunt and scored on Brad Pender's single to right. After two walks, the bases were loaded but Cavanagh got out of the inning with two strikeouts.

The visitors added to their lead in the fourth. Danny Powers walked to start the inning, moved to third on Matt Alkerton's double, and scored on Milne's sacrifice fly to right.

Knapp walked to start the fifth, took third on Ellis' single and scored on a sac fly to shallow right to make it 4-0. A two RBI single by Knapp in the sixth made it 6-0.

The Electric got on the board in the sixth when Cole Bolton (running with two outs for catcher Dave Bahm) scored on Jeff Cavanagh's RBI double.

The 'Trics looked to start a comeback in the seventh. Neil Murphy lead off with an infield single. Bahm walked, the Bolton hit a home run to put the home team within two runs. However, the rally was ended and the Aces prevailed 6-4.

Brad Porter 3IP 0R 0ER 1H 3K 0BB
Cory Alkerton WIN 2IP 0R 0ER 1H 4K 0BB
Luke Severson 2IP 4R 4ER 4H 4K 2BB

Brad Pender 1-4, RBI
Kristian Knapp 1-2, 2BB, 2RBI, R
Nick Ellis 2-3, HR, RBI, R, BB
Cory Morrison 1-3, 2B, Sac Fly, RBI
Danny Powers BB, R
Matt Alkerton 2-3, 2B, R, BB
Chad Milne 1-2, 2R, Sac Fly, RBI

Steve Cavanagh LOSS 5IP 4R 4ER 5H 2BB
Cole Bolton 2IP 2R 2ER 3H 2BB

Cole Bolton 3-4, HR, 3RBI, R
Jeff Cavanagh 1-3, 2B, RBI
Neil Murphy 1-3, R
Charlie Ross 1-3
Dave Bahm 2BB, 2R


Monday, May 09, 2016

GOFL Week #1 preview

Week one is finally here and the Greater Ottawa Fastball League season is about to begin with three games on the schedule.

Tuesday night at 8:30 pm in Fitzroy Harbour will see West Carleton Electric hosting the Kars Aces.

Wednesday at 8:30 pm at the Grove will see the Stittsville 56ers playing host to the Micksburg Twins

On Thursday in Carp at 8:30 pm, I4C Victory will face the Ottawa Valley As.

Quyon has the week off an starts play in Week #2.

The full schedule is posted at www.gofl.ca.


Thursday, May 05, 2016

Williamsburg tournament cancelled

Unfortunately, the Williamsburg Casey at Bat tournament scheduled for May 27-29 has been cancelled as there were not enough teams registered.


Wednesday, May 04, 2016

North Leeds starts May 17

from Terry McCann

The North Leeds Mens Fastball League has all nine teams returning for this season. Play starts on Tues May 17th with 44 Thursday night games, 25 Tuesday night games and 3 Wednesday night games.

Teams are:
  • Athens
  • Athens U21
  • Eastons Corners As
  • Eastons Corners HM
  • Greenbush
  • Lyn
  • Lyn U18
  • Seeleys Bay
  • Westport



Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Trust your teammates - ISC initiative

from Blair Setford

It is Mental Health Week in Canada. This serious, life-altering condition affects one in five Canadians and far too often, people suffer in silence, unwilling to ask for help because of the stigma around mental health problems. 

The Ballpark Broadcasting / ISC Network team is producing a public service video this summer to support good mental health initiatives. We need your help. 

When your team is together at the park, use your phone or an iPad to take a video of your team saying: TRUST YOUR TEAMMATES! 

Email the clip to Blair Setford and your team will be included in the PSA video to be debuted during the ISC World Tournament in August.

Our game of fastball is a team game. We need to encourage any teammates who may be suffering in silence to trust that asking for help means wanting to make positive changes. To take steps towards new mental health goals.

Getting help is part of recovery. 

We look forward to seeing contributions from across North America and hopefully from around the world!

Blair Setford

Lance Winn

Kyle Smith

Joe Todd

Jim Flanagan

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Harbour Ball starts next Wednesday

The Fitzroy Harbour Men's Fastball League (aka Harbour Ball) starts play on its 36th season next Wednesday with 8 teams.  This year's sponsors are:

Watch this space for some quality Harbour Ball stories - like this one - throughout the season.


Sunday, May 01, 2016

BMFL to start play on Tuesday

The Blackburn Men's Fastball League starts play on Tuesday - visit their website here.

The Blackburn league has eight teams this year:

  • Guzzlers
  • Bandits
  • Blue Jays
  • Rogues
  • Gloucester Heating
  • Knights
  • Goodfellows
  • Bytek Braves


The "Glen" starts Monday

The Glen Cairn Men's Fastball League starts play on Monday. Visit their website here.

The Glen has nine teams this year, each playing 16 games:

  • Laurysen Kitchens
  • East Side Mario's
  • Kanata Sports Club
  • Upper Canada Elevators
  • Broker 4 Tickets
  • Ottawa Home Services
  • Don Cherry's
  • Ken Leslie Statefarm
  • Kars Aces Juniors