Category: Baseball

Baseball in Chatham-Kent

Marandee Hunter Trades In Goalie Glove For Baseball Glove

Marandee Hunter Trades In Goalie Glove For Baseball Glove

CKSN Staff- September 22, 2021

Marandee Hunter tracks the puck for the St. Thomas Tommies - Photo by SRM Photography Marandee Hunter has been one of the regions best athletes ... Read More

Chatham Diamonds Name Coaches

Chatham Diamonds Name Coaches

CKSN Submissions- September 10, 2021

The Chatham Diamonds have named their travel baseball coaches for the 2022 Chatham Minor Baseball Association campaign.The coaches are: The coaches are: Michael Kloostra - ... Read More

Hogg Wins National Championship With Owen Sound

Hogg Wins National Championship With Owen Sound

CKSN Staff- September 7, 2021

Thamesville's Brady Hogg captured a National Championship this past weekend with he Owen Sound Selects. The former Team Canada member helped the Selects capture the ... Read More

Campbell Slo-Pitch Team Second At Provincials

Campbell Slo-Pitch Team Second At Provincials

CKSN Submissions- September 3, 2021

Saintsy’s Campbell Toyota played in Niagara last week at the Men’s 50 Provincial Slo-Pitch Championship.  Campbell's opened with an 11-8 win over the Markham Canadians ... Read More

Vellinga Joins St. Clair Saints Softball Team

Vellinga Joins St. Clair Saints Softball Team

CKSN Submissions- September 1, 2021

Chatham's Sarah Vellinga will join the St. Clair College Saints softball team after transferring from the University of Windsor after completing a bachelor’s degree in ... Read More

Chatham U14 Diamonds Win Provincial Title

Chatham U14 Diamonds Win Provincial Title

CKSN Staff- August 31, 2021

The Chatham Diamonds U14 baseball team were crowned 'AA' Ontario Champions after a spectacular performance in August Madness. The tournament format saw the Diamonds play ... Read More

Hogg Wins Provincial Title With Owen Sound

Hogg Wins Provincial Title With Owen Sound

CKSN Staff- August 23, 2021

Brady Hogg of Thamesville and the Owen Sound Selects won the U23 Provincial Tournament in Cambridge this weekend. The Selects went undefeated in the round ... Read More

Remembering Chatham Township’s Green Valley All-Black Baseball Team

Remembering Chatham Township’s Green Valley All-Black Baseball Team

CKSN Staff- August 13, 2021

By Ian Kennedy / CKSN.ca Green Valley School, with Teacher Cleata Morris A lot has been written about the 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars. They were ... Read More

Local Duo Pitching For Welland

Local Duo Pitching For Welland

CKSN Staff- August 10, 2021

Chatham pitchers Richard Corrente and Austin Oulds are manning the mound for the Intercounty Baseball League's Welland Jackfish this summer. Corrente started Friday, throwing for ... Read More

Sixty Three Years Before The Chatham All-Stars, The Towns First All-Black Team Took The Field

Sixty Three Years Before The Chatham All-Stars, The Towns First All-Black Team Took The Field

CKSN Staff- August 1, 2021

By Ian Kennedy The Chatham Barrack Grounds were the site of early baseball History has a way of uncovering itself. If you walk into the ... Read More

In 1934 Tom Cook Won A Stanley Cup…And A Baseball Title With Blenheim

In 1934 Tom Cook Won A Stanley Cup…And A Baseball Title With Blenheim

CKSN Staff- July 6, 2021

Tommy Cook of Chicago’s Black Hawk Team, getting in trim for an active season of Ice Hockey in Chicago Oct. 24, 1935. (AP Photo) Tom ... Read More

The Florence Chicks Were One Of Ontario’s Most Feared Teams

The Florence Chicks Were One Of Ontario’s Most Feared Teams

CKSN Staff- July 2, 2021

In the village of Florence, just outside the Chatham-Kent boundary, there’s church, and cemetary. A pizza place, and a post office. It’s nestled along the ... Read More

Ridgetown’s Harry O’Neill Was The Inventor Of Baseball’s ‘Slider’ Pitch

Ridgetown’s Harry O’Neill Was The Inventor Of Baseball’s ‘Slider’ Pitch

CKSN Staff- June 23, 2021

Harry O'Neill in 1924 When you wade back through Chatham-Kent's sports history, there are many stories that will surprise you. One of those, has to ... Read More

Chatham Colored All-Stars “Field Of Honour” Game Scheduled For October 2

Chatham Colored All-Stars “Field Of Honour” Game Scheduled For October 2

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2021

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 2, 2021. That's the day the "Field of Honour" charity softball game will be held in recognition of the ... Read More