News and Announcements
In an 8 team tournament hosted by West Kelowna the West Kelowna Pirates won the championship game on Sunday over the West Kelowna Cubs. The game was 2-0 for most of the game until the Pirates rallied for 3 runs in the 4th to seal a 5-0 victory. The Pirates would like to thank the tournament organizer Shawn Vodarek and all the volunteers who made the tournament a huge success. Congratulation to the players, Parker, Cooper, Cohen, Ryan, Pickles, Ben, Wyatt, Emerson, Matias, Hayden, Takoda, Mya and coaches Rich Swift, Shawn Vodarek & Jason Hromadnik.
In an 8 team tournament hosted by Osoyoos the West Kelowna Pirates won the championship game on Sunday over the Kelowna Pirates. The game was tied 3-3 until the last inning when West Kelowna’s bats got going and put up 5 runs to seal the victory 8-3. The entire weekend was a team effort with great pitching and strong defense. The Pirates went 4-0 in the tournament. A huge congratulation to the players, Parker, Cooper, Cohen, Ryan, Pickles, Ben, Wyatt, Emerson, Matias, Hayden, Takoda and coaches Rich Swift, Shawn Vodarek & Jason Hromadnik.
West Kelowna Minor Baseball would like to take this opportunity to thank the following sponsors for their support of the 2017 Baseball Season. Your generous donations will help make 2017 an exceptional year for Players, Coaches, Parents & Umpires.
- EMCO Plumbing & Heating (Platinum Sponsor)
- Chevy’s Source For Sports (Gold Sponsor)
- Vantage West Realty (Gold Sponsor)
- Crystal Glass (Gold Sponsor)
- Cornerstone Excavating (Gold Sponsor)
The official Lights On Ceremony was held Saturday night, April 21st at Boucherie Main Field. A game between 2 West Kelowna teams, made up of players from 15U, 18U and 18U AAA. Game started at 7:30 and was interrupted at 8pm for the official turning on of the lights ceremony. Mayor Doug Findlater, MP Dan Albas, counselor Rusty Ensign and the representative from Houle Electric were in attendance, along with other members from the City of West Kelowna. After speeches by the Mayor and Mp Albas, and Association president Tom Katelnikoff, the crowd in attendance counted down from 10. !!!! West Kelowna Minor Baseball would like to thank The City of West Kelowna and the Federal Government for their generous support of this project. The lights will serve will serve the players of WKMBA for years to come.
West Kelowna Minor Baseball 2018 Opening Day and Ceremonies will be held Sunday April 22nd.
Ceremonies will begin at 12 noon at Boucherie Main Diamond (located at 2811 East Boundary Road).
We ask that all players attending be at the field by 11:30 to join their teams and division.
This year’s ceremonies will again include: introduction of WKMBA Executive, first pitch of the season, parade of teams onto the field, singing of O Canada, followed by hot dog and refreshment for all players and coaches.
Games will be played throughout the day at all 3 diamonds, beginning at 9am.
On the main field, the West Kelowna 18U AAA team will be playing a double header with Ridge Meadow Royals.
We will be having a clothing and used equipment and new equipment sale, before and through the ceremonies.
Evaluations are being held this week for 11U, 15U and 18U teams. The 13U A teams will have their evaluations Monday April 16th.
Teams will have an opportunity to get together prior to Opening Day.
Special Note: All pants will have to be picked up at Chevy’s Source for Sports (Orchard Plaza, Kelowna). You will receive an email by April 15th , with a coupon for your pants.
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