June 27, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Carnarvon Reds put up a five-run third inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit and went on to defeat the Peninsula Royals 7-3 in the Greater Victoria Baseball Association (GVBA) Pee Wee AA Championship Tuesday night at Carnarvon Park in Victoria.
Read all about it here: http://www.independentsportsnews.com/2017/06/27/carnarvon-reds-crowned-pee-wee-aa-champs-comeback-win-peninsula/
Thanks go out to Kruz for his role as Peewee coordinator this year and to Chris Stewart for the great coverage of the game.
June 26, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Duncan “Rickies” scored seven runs in their final two at bats to break open a close game, then hung on in the final inning to defeat Ladysmith 12-9 in the Greater Victoria Baseball Association (GVBA) Bantam A Championship played Monday night at Lambrick Park in Victoria.
Read all about it here: http://www.independentsportsnews.com/2017/06/26/duncan-scores-big-hangs-capture-gvba-bantam-title/
Thanks go out to Dave Garton for his role as Bantam coordinator this year and to Chris Stewart for the great coverage of the game.
June 28, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Carnarvon Athletics defeated the Carnarvon Pirates in the GVBA U11 Mosquito (age 9-10) Championship game this past Sunday at Allenby Park in Victoria. Led by Brett Halme (14), who went four-for-four with a grand slam, the Athletics took a four-run lead after the second inning and survived a late push by the Pirates to win 13-8.
Read all about it here: http://www.independentsportsnews.com/2017/06/28/athletics-top-pirates-gvba-mosquito-championship/
Thanks go out to Dave Gramlich and Alanda Page for their role as Peewee coordinators this year and to Chris Stewart for the great coverage of the game.
City Finals Week is here – just wanted to make sure everyone is aware of the game dates and locations. Come on out and see some great baseball.
Sunday Jun 25 – 11U Mosquito 1:30PM at Allenby
Monday Jun 26 – 15U Bantam A 6:30PM at Lambrick
Tuesday Jun 27 – 13U PeeWee AA 6:30PM at Carnarvon (was 6pm)
Wednesday Jun 28 – 13U PeeWee A 6:00PM at Carnarvon (was Lions)
Wednesday Jun 28 – 18U Midget AA 6:30PM at Lambrick
Thursday Jun 29 – 15U Bantam AA 6:30PM at Lambrick
New Information added to the Summer Ball page
– 2017__11U-Summer-Ball-Summary.pdf — Updated May 17, 2017
May 20, 2017 – Canadian Baseball Network / By Ron Arcuri and Martin Winstanley
Eagle’s Alumni, Freshmen Kobe Morris 3B (Victoria) and Tyler Duncan OF (Sooke, BC) are making a major impact in their first season with the highly-regarded Crowder College Roughriders. FULL ARTICLE
VANCOUVER SUN — The Philadelphia Phillies placed right-hander Aaron Nola on the disabled list on Monday with a lower-back strain, and philly.com reporter Matt Breen is among those predicting that Victoria righty Nick Pivetta will get the call from the triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs and make his big-league debut on Wednesday against the visiting Miami Marlins.
UPDATE – Rain Delayed, but pitched on Sunday April 30th, 2017 instead – http://m.mlb.com/news/article/227553624/phillies-nick-pivetta-solid-in-mlb-debut/
Be sure to check out the updated house rules for all the divisions (and ALL RULES) under the Rules menu or use the links below.
GVBA House Rules
2017 Schedule Meeting Dates
for team managers/coaches and division coordinators
At Gordon Head Recreations Centre
Sunday Apr 2
3:30-5:00pm 18U scheduling
5:00-6:00pm 15U/18U rules session
6:00-7:30pm 15U scheduling
Tuesday Apr 4
5:30-7:00pm 13U scheduling
7:00-8:00pm 13U rules session (room change)
7:00-9:30pm 11U scheduling with Rules session too
Any questions, ask Dave Garton, Scheduler, Greater Victoria Baseball Association (GVBA)
Level 1 Umpire Clinics are being offered for the 2017 Season.
March 6th 6-8pm at Vic High School
March 8th 6-8pm at Vic High School
March 9th 6-9pm at Vic High School
Students should go to the BCBUA website to register.
Another Level 1 Clinic being being planned for Peninsula and in the Westshore – stay tuned for more information.
A Level 2 Clinic will also be scheduled for Victoria – again watch here for more information as it becomes available.