It’s that time of year again when your OWBL executive is actively planning for our upcoming baseball season! We have lots to share and value your input! Please join us on Feb 13th, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Ourlands Community Centre for pizza and conversation about what we can do to make our league the best yet!
See you there!
The OWBL held their annual general meeting tonight. We’d like to welcome the newly inducted 2017 OWBL executive. Familiar faces were joined by a couple of new ones this year. Your 2017 executive consists of:
- President: Kylie O’Donnell
- Women’s Convener: Shawna-Marie Harper
- Vice President: Kim McElcheran
- Treasurer: Alana McKinley
- Past President: Healy Thompson
- Secretary: Dana Bookman
- Social Media Coordinator: Andrea Tristao
Currently, the following teams have committed to returning for the 2017 OWBL season: Annette (Coached by Gary O’Donnell, Paul McElcheran, Shirley O’Donnell), the Royal York Cardinals (Coached by Greg Harper), and the RY Bantam All-Stars (Coached by Peter Loukes and Cesar Rodriguez). We are always looking for new players and new teams so if you are interested in either playing or coaching, this is great opportunity to get involved in women’s baseball. Please contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
The OWBL and the Toronto Fusion will be hosting the 2017 Can-Am Challenge in Toronto, ON tentatively through July 15th to 17th. We look forward to another great international tournament in Toronto! More news to follow on the Can-Am Challenge 2017 in the upcoming weeks.
The OWBL’s rep team, the Toronto Fusion, are looking forward to another exciting season coached once again by Greg Harper and Gary O’Donnell. The Fusion plans to participate in the 2017 Baltimore Diamond Classic in Baltimore, MD (May 27-29), the 2017 Can-Am Challenge in Toronto (July 15–17), and Vero Beach, FL (November, TBD). Open tryouts for the Toronto Fusion are currently being held at indoor practices on Tuesday nights. Please contact us for tryout details.
Overall it was a very successful evening and we are all looking forward to an exciting 2017 season. Good luck!
A quick reminder that the Annual General Meeting is this Thursday February 23rd! It’s being held in the meeting room at the Ourland Community Centre at 7pm. Please come and join on us in the conversation about the upcoming 2017 OWBL Season!
The OWBL is very pleased to announce that OWBL Online Store is officially launched today! We are currently offering clothing, stationary and merchandise all OWBL branded. Head on over to www.owblstore.com to get yourself something today!
It’s that time of year again! We are looking forward to the upcoming baseball season! On Thursday, Feb 23rd we will be holding our Annual General Meeting, 7:00pm, location TBD. We really hope that many of you will come out and join the conversation about the future of your league. We need all the ideas we can get and have some exciting updates to share with you! Remember, this is your league and we want your input to make playing baseball in the OWBL the best experience possible for all of our players and coaches! Please pass this along to your teams, teammates and any others who may be interested in coming out on the 23rd (there will be pizza).
On Saturday, April 30th at Queensway Park, women from the Toronto Fusion are offering girls of all ages and experience levels the opportunity to participate in a free baseball clinic.
The morning clinic (9:00-12:00) will be geared towards girls born between 2006 and 2009. The afternoon clinic (1:00-4:00) will be for girls born between 2001 and 2005. Both clinics will include hitting, throwing, fielding, base-running, fly balls and pitching (where applicable). Optional lunch will be provided ($5 per person).
Register by April 25th by emailing email@example.com
Rain date: Sunday, May 1st