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 30, 2019

Elissa Sivel earns Ottawa Sports Award

Congratulations to Elissa Sivel on being recognized with an Ottawa Sports Award for Softball!

From the Ottawa Sports Award site:
SOFTBALL – ELISSA SIVEL: This Pembroke native led her Bytown Belles to a bronze medal at the 2018 provincial championships, posting an earned-run-average of just 1.23 at the tournament. Elissa was also named top pitcher at a tournament in Innerkip. She’s long studied the art of pitching a softball, and today is 1 of 2 Master Pitching Instructors with Softball Canada. She’s also recently signed on as pitching coach for the University of Ottawa women’s softball team.


Thursday, January 17, 2019

Innerkip Minor Softball Tournaments 2019

Innerkip Minor Ball tournament dates for 2019:

U16 Boys & Girls - May 31-June 2
U14 Boys - June 7-9
(Skills Clinic for players and a Coaching Clinic for Coaches will be put on by Team Canada this weekend, details to follow. Softball Canada will also be running their Selection Camp this weekend at Innerkip Park.)
U10 Boys & Girls - June 14-16
U12 Boys & Girls - June 21-23

Visit www.imbtournaments.com for registration or more information.


NCCP Competition-Development course in Ajax

NCCP Competition-Development, Softball: Ontario Registration is OPEN!

Softball Ontario is proud to host NCCP Competition-Development, Softball Coaches Clinic as delivered by Softball Canada in Ajax, ON.

Dates and Time:

Weekend #1
Friday, February 22, 2019 6 :00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Weekend #2
Friday, April 24, 2019 6 :00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 25, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 26, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

This context focuses on coaches working with athletes who are in the Train to Compete stage of Softball’s Long-Term Player Development model. These athletes/teams are competing at the U18, U23 and Senior Canadian Championships, at the Canada Summers Games and at Junior and Senior World Championships.

Triple Play Academy, 650 Lakeridge Road South, Ajax, ON

Softball Coaches who are in Ontario; are eligible for Quest for Gold Funding for these both weekends.  For more information about the Quest for Gold Program, please click here.

For more information about the NCCP Competition-Development, Softball Clinic please contact Kristin Noonan, Softball Canada:  knoonan@softball.ca

For more information about Softball Ontario Coaches Program and NCCP clinics in Ontario, please contact Steph Sutton, Softball Ontario:  ssutton@softballontario.ca