News and Announcements
The 2016 WKMBA 11U 10 team tournament kicked off Friday May 27th. The 10 team tournament will take place through Sunday on the Upper field and Daroche Park. The Championship game will be played on Sunday.
Signs that the 2016 season baseball season is just around are everywhere. With the City of West Kelowna opening the fields last Friday, the divisions 11U, 13U A and 15U A are busy holding evaluations this week. It is hoped to have all the teams in these divisions will be picked by Friday April 15th.
The Dbacks tiered teams are already picked. These teams include the 13U AA, 15U AA and
18U AAA. The 18U AAA Dbacks opened their season on the coast last weekend dropping a pair to the Cloverdale Nationals on Saturday before losing 2 games to the 18U AAA defending Champion
Ridge Meadow Royals. The 13 U AA team is playing there first game on Wednesday April 13th.
Most divisions are full and wait listing players. Please contact your division director if you have any questions.
The 2016 edition on the BC Baseball Coaches Caravan will be in Kelowna, Wednesday
April 13, 2016 at the Capital News centre . The 7U and 9U players parents and coaches session go 5-730 while the 11U and 13U will take the field from 7-830. If you are interested in attending please email tom katelnikoff at Tom firstname.lastname@example.org
*Okanagan College Coyotes Baseball will be hosting a Minor Baseball night Friday April 1st at Elks
Stadium at 6 pm as the Coyotes will be taking on the University of Calgary Dinos*
Free Admission,free hot dog and drink for youth players. Location: Elks Stadium
The 2016 West Kelowna Dbacks 18U AAA team was announced. The team will carry a roster of 18 players. The team will be made up of 4 grade 10 players, 6 grade 11’s and 8 grade 12’s. The Dbacks will be a much faster team running the bases this year, as well are expected to have a good year at the plate with a solid batting lineup. Pitching depth will also be a strong point of the 2016 Dbacks who are looking to be competitve in the new 18U AAA College Prep league. Congratulations to the following players who made the team.
Cam Rasmussen, Jeff Schlenker, Brandon Ludwig, Jacob Holland, Brendan Martel, Nathaniel Woods, Jamie Pavia, Carter Martens, Nathan Hettinga, Daniel O’Brien, Landon Wark, Nick Yaremovich, Joel Flood, Reegan Forsyth,
Daniel McKay, Keaton Meiers, Quinn Rasmussen, and Matt Greer. Eleven of the Dbacks will be leaving for a week long
caseball camp and tournament in Mesa Arizona from March 19 through the 26th. The Dbacks will open their 2016
season on the road in Cloverdale on April 9th before facing the 2015 defending champion Ridge Meadows Royals on April 10th. The Dbacks will play their home opener against Cloverdale on April 24th.