Diamond Dogs overcome Warman Panthers to claim provincial championship

The Delisle Diamond Dogs are the Softball Saskatchewan U14 B boys provincial champions. Players on the team include: Tanner Gessel, Tom Norris, Carter Mason, Jordan Durham, Jacob Straker, Alex Hank, Trason Ridgewell, Ty Voth, Kaden Wohlgemuth, Cody Clarkson, Kyle Clarkson and Sherrod Downey.

The Delisle Diamond Dogs captured the Softball Saskatchewan U14 B Boys Provincial Championship gold medal after a 7-4 victory over the Warman Panthers on July 8, at Glen Reeve Fields in Saskatoon. Continue reading “Diamond Dogs overcome Warman Panthers to claim provincial championship”

Warman Poly Plus Pride wins provincial U16 softball gold

The Warman Poly Plus Pride won the provincial U16A boys softball championship last weekend in Saskatoon.
The Pride downed the Prince Albert Astros 13-8 in the gold medal final at Gordie Howe Park on Sunday, July 10.
Three teams competed for the championship, including the Pride, the Astros and the Saskatoon Selects.
The Delisle Diamond Dogs won the provincial silver medal in the U12A boys softball championship tournament, also held in Saskatoon last weekend.
The Dogs lost in the final to the Saskatoon Selects Fury. The other two teams in the tournament were the Prince Albert Astros and the Warman Panthers. The Warman Panthers went 0-3 in the tournament and didn’t make it to the championship round.
The Moose Jaw Ice won the U18B girls provincial softball championship last weekend in Saskatoon, downing the Regina Raiders 8-4. The Twin City Angels were 2-1 in the round-robin portion of the tournament, but were unable to advance out of their pool to the championship round.
The Regina Lazers defeated the Saskatoon Hustlers Heat by a score of 13-2 to win the U12A girls softball championship in Saskatoon last weekend. The Twin City Angels went 1-4 in round robin play and were not able to advance to the championship round.
The Saskatoon Selects beat the Prince Albert Astros 10-5 to win the provincial U14A boys softball championship on the weekend in Saskatoon. The Warman Panthers went 0-3 in the round robin and didn’t qualify for the championship round.
The next two weekends will see more provincial champions decided, as softball tournaments are slated for minor and adult leagues.
Regina will host the U18A girls, U16A girls, U16B girls, and U14B girls provincial championships the weekend of July 15-17. The Twin City Angels have teams competing in all those tournaments.
The Delisle National Leasing Diamond Dogs will be competing in the Senior A Men’s provincial fastball championship tournament in Saskatoon this weekend, July 15-17.
The Warman Gems and Hanley Merchants are competing in the provincial Senior C men’s championship in Prince Albert July 22-24.
The Saskatoon Grizzlies, coached by Roy Bedient of Warman, are competing in the provincial Senior C Women’s championship tournament in Saskatoon July 22-24.
The complete list of championship tournaments, along with the draws for each, are available online at the Softball Saskatchewan website.

Diamond Dogs host New Zealand U18 team in Delisle

The Delisle National Leasing Senior Diamond Dogs are hoping to continue their winning ways when they play host to the New Zealand U18 national softball team on Thursday, July 7 in Delisle.
The Dogs are riding high in first place in the Keith McLean Division of the Saskatoon Amateur Softball Association (SASA). The Dogs have a record of 8 wins and 3 losses under their belt. Their most recent win was a 11-2 thrashing of the Bruno Merchants on Wednesday, June 29. They beat the Saskatoon Jr. Diamondbacks 11-4 on Tuesday, June 28.
The New Zealand U18 team should give the Dogs some stiff competition on Thursday at the Delisle Softball Complex. Game time is 7:00 p.m.
The New Zealand U18 team took on the Saskatoon Selects on Tuesday, July 5 at Bob Van Impe Stadium in Saskatoon. The results of that game were not available at the Gazette press deadline.
The Delisle Sr. Diamond Dogs are gearing up for the provincial Senior A Men’s fastball championship slated for July 15-17 at Bob Van Impe and Gordie Howe stadiums. The same weekend will also see the Men’s U21A, U21B, Senior B, Women’s U21A, and Masters divisions provincial championships in Saskatoon. Many of the games will be played on the Glen Reeve Fields as well as Gordie Howe and Bob Van Impe.
This coming weekend, July 8-10 will see several minor softball championship tournaments in Saskatoon, including the Women’s U18 and U12; as well as the Men’s U14 and U18 divisions. The games are slated for Bob Van Impe, Gordie Howe and Glen Reeve Fields.
The Women’s Senior C championship tournament will go July 22-24 in Saskatoon.
The Men’s Senior C provincial championship takes place in Prince Albert the weekend of July 22-24.