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Canadian Forces Prairie Slo-Pitch wraps up in Morinville

by Lucie Roy

Morinville – The Canadian Armed Forces Men’s and Women’s Slo-Pitch Regional Tournament for the Prairie Region was held this week in Morinville. The tournament had four men’s teams and three women’s teams playing at the Morinville Skyline Diamonds Wednesday and Thursday… […]

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Raising funds for local sports proves to be snow much fun

by Stephen Dafoe

Cardiff – Though many slo-pitch players would probably wish the snow would just go away so they can put cleats to grass and shale, it did not stop softball players from hitting the snowy fields at Cardiff Hall recently for the annual Sno-Pitch fundraiser for Youth Basketball. Sixteen teams took to eight makeshift diamonds for the yearly tournament, an afternoon of sports followed by an evening of food and music. Parents of local youth basketball players volunteer to make the event a success…. […]

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Love of the game keeps Mayor playing softball

By Stephen Dafoe

Gibbons – Being 71 hasn’t slowed Gibbons Mayor Bill Nimmo down in his desire to hold public office or his desire to play ball. And although the ten-term politician had no competitors during this municipal election cycle, he’ll be facing plenty of them south of the border in a softball tournament. […]