Softball

Grace Currie was honoured for her play as a softball player, work to encourage health and connection with her culture with a provincial award. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel softball player earns Premier’s Award

Grace Currie was named as one of the province’s ten best young Indigenous athletes

 

U19 coach Debbie Telford spoke highly of her team after they brought home silver from provincials held in Langford. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel U16, U19 girls softball end season with silver medals

Teams return home from provincials with hardware thanks to second place finishes

 

A Longname player lines up a hit during the final of a fundraising tournament. Longname defeated the Cubs in the final game of the tournament, which raised $1,000 for Quesnel Minor Baseball. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Softball tournament raises $1,000 for Quesnel Minor Baseball

The tournament was organized by Josh and Angele Nutley

 

Canada’s women’s softball team players Kaleigh Rafter (left to right), Jenn Salling, Danielle Lawrie, Kelsey Harshman and Emma Entzminger celebrate their win over Mexico in the bronze medal game at the Tokyo Olympics in Yokohama, Japan. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)

‘We did it’: Canadian softball team wins bronze at Tokyo Olympics

B.C. players lead Canada to country’s first-ever Olympic softball medal

Canada’s women’s softball team players Kaleigh Rafter (left to right), Jenn Salling, Danielle Lawrie, Kelsey Harshman and Emma Entzminger celebrate their win over Mexico in the bronze medal game at the Tokyo Olympics in Yokohama, Japan. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Canada’s Danielle Lawrie pitches during a softball game against Italy at Yokohama Baseball Stadium during the 2020 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Canada will play for softball bronze at Tokyo Olympics after 1-run losses foil bid for gold

Team Canada – which features Surrey and White Rock players – to battle Mexico for bronze medal

Canada’s Danielle Lawrie pitches during a softball game against Italy at Yokohama Baseball Stadium during the 2020 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Canada’s Sara Groenewegen pitches during the softball game between Mexico and Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima , Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

B.C. pitcher leads Canada to win over Mexico on first day of Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

Former White Rock Renegade Sara Groenewegen doesn’t allow a hit in 4-0 victory

Canada’s Sara Groenewegen pitches during the softball game between Mexico and Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima , Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Quesnel girls U-14 softball team recently attended provincials in Abbotsford where they placed fourth. Krystle Beaudry coaches the team with her husband, Dave, and thanked all the parents and sponsors who she said they could not of done it without. “It was a great learning experience for me as well as the girls and we can’t wait until next season.” (Photo submitted)

Quesnel U14 girls softball team claim fourth at provincials

Provincials were held earlier this month in Abbotsford

Quesnel girls U-14 softball team recently attended provincials in Abbotsford where they placed fourth. Krystle Beaudry coaches the team with her husband, Dave, and thanked all the parents and sponsors who she said they could not of done it without. “It was a great learning experience for me as well as the girls and we can’t wait until next season.” (Photo submitted)
Benson Munch delivered gas cards in-person to Lytton evacuee organizer Dianne Kehler at the Kamloops Powwow Grounds. Munch organized an annual softball tournament in memory of his friend, Erickson Morgan. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel memorial softball tournament raises funds for Lytton evacuees

The Erickson Morgan memorial ball tournament raised over $2,000

Benson Munch delivered gas cards in-person to Lytton evacuee organizer Dianne Kehler at the Kamloops Powwow Grounds. Munch organized an annual softball tournament in memory of his friend, Erickson Morgan. (Submitted Photo)
Quesnel’s U16 softball team is going into provincials on a hot streak after winning a tournament in Kamloops on July 3. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel team looking to defend provincial softball title

The players making up Quesnel’s U16 team won the U14 title in 2019

Quesnel’s U16 softball team is going into provincials on a hot streak after winning a tournament in Kamloops on July 3. (Submitted Photo)
Softball player Grace Currie was recognized as one of the region’s top Indigenous athletes. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel softball players nominated for provincial award

Taylor Parr and Grace Currie received a Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sports

Softball player Grace Currie was recognized as one of the region’s top Indigenous athletes. (File Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Taylor Parr tosses a pitch against a Prince George team. The 16-year-old pitcher had surgery to fix pain in her ribs this winter, and is back on the mound once again. (Observer file photo)

Quesnel softball player back on the mound after surgery

Taylor Parr was suffering from slipping rib syndrome

Taylor Parr tosses a pitch against a Prince George team. The 16-year-old pitcher had surgery to fix pain in her ribs this winter, and is back on the mound once again. (Observer file photo)
The Quesnel Girls Softball Associations annual Winter Ball program started on Feb. 5 and is still accepting registrations. (Observer file photo)

Winter Ball slides into Quesnel

The 10-week program aims to help softball players develop their skills and grow interest in the sport

The Quesnel Girls Softball Associations annual Winter Ball program started on Feb. 5 and is still accepting registrations. (Observer file photo)