Category: Baseball

Baseball in Chatham-Kent

Balkwill Signs With Lake Erie Crushers Of The Frontier League

Balkwill Signs With Lake Erie Crushers Of The Frontier League

CKSN Staff- March 24, 2020

Larry Balkwill at the plate with the Windy City Thunderbolts - Photo by the WC ThunderboltsChatham's Larry Balkwill will be suiting up for a new ... Read More

Chatham Man Watches His Trip To Florida For Spring Training And An NBA Game Vanish

Chatham Man Watches His Trip To Florida For Spring Training And An NBA Game Vanish

CKSN Staff- March 13, 2020

Kevin Kinch (right) with Toronto Blue Jays player Bo Bichette - Contributed PhotoWith the cancellation of nearly every professional sporting event across the globe, tickets, ... Read More

Marion Watson – In A League Of Her Own As Chatham’s First Women’s Professional Baseball Player

Marion Watson – In A League Of Her Own As Chatham’s First Women’s Professional Baseball Player

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2020

All most people locally know of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League is that is was featured in the 1992 movie, A League Of Their ... Read More

Chatham Colour All-Stars Celebration At Sons of Kent This Weekend

Chatham Colour All-Stars Celebration At Sons of Kent This Weekend

Ian Kennedy- October 23, 2019

On October 23, 1934, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars became the first all Black baseball team to win the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship. On Saturday, ... Read More

Chatham Coloured All-Stars 85th Anniversary Celebration Coming To Sons of Kent

Chatham Coloured All-Stars 85th Anniversary Celebration Coming To Sons of Kent

CKSN Staff- October 8, 2019

On October 23, 1934, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars became the first all Black baseball team to win the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship. On Saturday, ... Read More

Sons of Kent Releasing Fergie Jenkins Beer For Charity

Sons of Kent Releasing Fergie Jenkins Beer For Charity

CKSN Submissions- September 13, 2019

Sons of Kent is releasing a new limited edition beer, featuring one of Chatham's most famous athletes, Fergie Jenkins, with proceeds going to Chatham's Children's ... Read More

Chatham Diamonds Name Coaches For 2020 Season

Chatham Diamonds Name Coaches For 2020 Season

CKSN Submissions- September 8, 2019

Chatham Minor Baseball has named their coaches for the upcoming 2020 baseball season. The following individuals were selected as head coaches: Major Rookie – Kyle ... Read More

Minor Peewee Diamonds Win Provincial Title

Minor Peewee Diamonds Win Provincial Title

Ian Kennedy- September 2, 2019

The Minor Peewee Chatham Diamonds - Contributed PhotoThe Chatham Diamonds Minor Peewee baseball team went undefeated this past weekend in Mississauga claiming the OBA A ... Read More

Hunter and Taylor-Noah Win Eastern Canadian Silver

Hunter and Taylor-Noah Win Eastern Canadian Silver

CKSN Submissions- August 27, 2019

The London Lightning featuring Chatham's Marandee Hunter and Moraviantown's Kealy Taylor-Noah won Eastern Canadian silver medals - Contributed PhotoMarandee Hunter and Kealy Taylor-Noah won silver ... Read More

Kent Bridge Huskies Win League Championship In Dramatic Fashion

Kent Bridge Huskies Win League Championship In Dramatic Fashion

CKSN Submissions- August 12, 2019

The Kent Bridge Huskies won the Lambton-Kent Ladies Fastball Title - Contributed Photo The Kent Bridge Huskies took part in the Lambton-Kent Ladies Softball playoff ... Read More

Lambton-Kent Fastball Playoffs This Weekend

Lambton-Kent Fastball Playoffs This Weekend

CKSN Submissions- August 9, 2019

The first place Kent Bridge Huskies will face off against the fourth place Wallaceburg Warriors in an all Chatham-Kent opening game of the Lambton-Kent Ladies ... Read More

Hunter Wins Provincial Silver With London

Hunter Wins Provincial Silver With London

CKSN Staff- August 9, 2019

Marandee Hunter (back row, fifth from let) helped the London Lightning win a Provincial silver - Contributed PhotoMarandee Hunter of Chatham won a silver medal ... Read More

Diamond Day Events Rescheduled For August 24

Diamond Day Events Rescheduled For August 24

CKSN Submissions- August 3, 2019

Chatham Minor Baseball Association had their first attempt at their Diamond Day festivities rained out, but they'll run another event this month. The organization has ... Read More

Spencer Marcus Living Dream Of Playing NCAA Baseball

Spencer Marcus Living Dream Of Playing NCAA Baseball

CKSN Staff- July 28, 2019

Before too long, Spencer Marcus of Chatham will be on the field with his new school, Niagara University, playing NCAA Division I baseball for the ... Read More