Little League baseball

Saanich resident Barbara Hudlin models the commemorative shirt for this year’s Doug Hudlin Day on June 11. The day, being held this year in conjunction with Baseball Shirt Day in the city, honours the memory of her uncle, a longtime umpire in Victoria who is in the Caanadian Baseball Hall of Fame. (Photo courtesy Barbara Hudlin)

Umpires, volunteers honoured wth Doug Hudlin Day in Victoria

Fifth annual celebration of local umpire and his impact being marked by city on June 11

 

Beacon Hill Little hosts the District 7 (Greater Victoria) Minors all-star tournament starting this Saturday (June 29) at noon. It runs through July 7 at Hollywood Park on Fairfield Road. Photo by Greg Descantes

Little League baseball playoffs heat up this weekend in Fairfield

Hollywood Park hosting District 7 Minors championship tournament, Majors at Hampton next

 

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B.C. stays alive in Little League World Series with dramatic walk-off win

Team Canada beats Spain 2-1 in 10 innings

 

Members of the Beacon Hill major all-stars hold the championship banner after defeating host Central Saanich 10-1 in the District 7 Little League baseball tournament final Sunday at Centennial Park. Beacon Hill advances to the B.C. championships, to be held July 21 to 29 in Trail. Photo by Greg Descantes

Beacon Hill off to Little League provincials after big win in district final

Victoria team goes 7-0 for the week in Central Saanich, beats host team 10-1 in final

Members of the Beacon Hill major all-stars hold the championship banner after defeating host Central Saanich 10-1 in the District 7 Little League baseball tournament final Sunday at Centennial Park. Beacon Hill advances to the B.C. championships, to be held July 21 to 29 in Trail. Photo by Greg Descantes
Members and coaches with the Hampton Little League intermediate all-star baseball team represent three different parks in the region, also including Beacon Hill and National. They’re competing in the Canadian regional tournament later this month in Langley. Photo contributed

Ragtag group of Victoria baseball players gearing up for Canadians tournament

Late decision to compete in Little League Intermediate event leaves coaches, parents scrambling

Members and coaches with the Hampton Little League intermediate all-star baseball team represent three different parks in the region, also including Beacon Hill and National. They’re competing in the Canadian regional tournament later this month in Langley. Photo contributed
Hampton batter Carson Carroll narrowly misses hitting a pitch as Beacon Hill catcher Jack Avison holds up his mitt as a target. The action came Tuesday during District 7 Little League baseball minors all-star playdowns at National Little League’s Jerry Hale Field. Beacon Hill defeated Hampton 7-4 in the evening’s round robin game. The top four of six teams play in the tournament semifinals Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., with the final set for 11 a.m. Sunday. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Little League baseball in the spotlight at National in Victoria this week

All-star tournament round robin winds up Thursday, semis and final set for weekend

Hampton batter Carson Carroll narrowly misses hitting a pitch as Beacon Hill catcher Jack Avison holds up his mitt as a target. The action came Tuesday during District 7 Little League baseball minors all-star playdowns at National Little League’s Jerry Hale Field. Beacon Hill defeated Hampton 7-4 in the evening’s round robin game. The top four of six teams play in the tournament semifinals Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., with the final set for 11 a.m. Sunday. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Sam Shaw of the Beacon Hill Little League major all-stars watches his hit head out to the field during an exhibition game last year at Hollywood Park. Beacon Hill and National Little League are each opening up their registration for the 2018 baseball and softball seasons this week. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Signups begin for Little League baseball, softball in Victoria

Various age groups available for 2018 season, newcomers welcomed

Sam Shaw of the Beacon Hill Little League major all-stars watches his hit head out to the field during an exhibition game last year at Hollywood Park. Beacon Hill and National Little League are each opening up their registration for the 2018 baseball and softball seasons this week. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
A Trail baserunner slides safely into home against Beacon Hill in Thursday night action at the Little League B.C. Championships in Victoria. The host team won 7-4, after Trail went ahead 3-2 in the fifth inning. Trail finished with a 1-5 record at the tournament. Don Descoteau/Black Press

Beacon Hill Little League keeps spirit of the game alive following B.C. championships

The team fell in the semi finals to White Rock in little league championship action.

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A Trail baserunner slides safely into home against Beacon Hill in Thursday night action at the Little League B.C. Championships in Victoria. The host team won 7-4, after Trail went ahead 3-2 in the fifth inning. Trail finished with a 1-5 record at the tournament. Don Descoteau/Black Press
Beacon Hill’s Spencer McGhie looks to make contact during Thursday action against Trail at the Little League B.C. Championships at Hollywood Park. Beacon Hill won 7-4 to move to 3-2 on the week. The host team is on the bubble of making the semifinals, but a win Friday against Highlands would clinch a spot in Saturday’s playoff round. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Beacon Hill stays alive at Little League provincials in Victoria

Host team moves to 3-2 with win over Trail at Hollywood Park

Beacon Hill’s Spencer McGhie looks to make contact during Thursday action against Trail at the Little League B.C. Championships at Hollywood Park. Beacon Hill won 7-4 to move to 3-2 on the week. The host team is on the bubble of making the semifinals, but a win Friday against Highlands would clinch a spot in Saturday’s playoff round. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Walker Selly and the Beacon Hill 11- and 12-year-old all stars have Tuesday off and carry a fifth-best record of 1-2 into Wednesday’s round robin play at the seven-team Little League B.C. Championships at Hollywood Park. The top four teams advance to Saturday’s semifinals. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Mainlanders leading the way at Little League provincials in Victoria

Host Beacon Hill sits 1-2, awaits Wednesday game against Little Mountain

Walker Selly and the Beacon Hill 11- and 12-year-old all stars have Tuesday off and carry a fifth-best record of 1-2 into Wednesday’s round robin play at the seven-team Little League B.C. Championships at Hollywood Park. The top four teams advance to Saturday’s semifinals. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Pitcher Spencer McGhie with the Beacon Hill Little League 11- and 12-year-old all-star team is in mid-windup during an exhibition game at Hollywood Park. The team hosts the B.C. championships starting there tomorrow. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Little Leaguers open provincial tournament in Victoria on Saturday

Host Beacon Hill’s first game 3 p.m. Saturday at Hollwood Park

Pitcher Spencer McGhie with the Beacon Hill Little League 11- and 12-year-old all-star team is in mid-windup during an exhibition game at Hollywood Park. The team hosts the B.C. championships starting there tomorrow. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Beacon Hill Little League baseball is hosting the 2017 Provincial Championships at Hollywood Park in Fairfield next month. A 14-player all-star team, including those pictured here, will be guided by assistant coach Craig Shaw (left) and manager Tak Niketas (right). Kendra Wong/Victoria News

Beacon Hill to host Little League baseball B.C. championships

Hollywood Park in Fairfield the site of tournament July 22 to 30

Beacon Hill Little League baseball is hosting the 2017 Provincial Championships at Hollywood Park in Fairfield next month. A 14-player all-star team, including those pictured here, will be guided by assistant coach Craig Shaw (left) and manager Tak Niketas (right). Kendra Wong/Victoria News