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Gering Sliders vs Backwood

Swamp Donkeys

during Mixed Slo-Pitch

by Mikaela Kuefler Wendy Nykyfork, back catcher for the Gering
Sliders, commented "we've been struggling this
On July 4, the Gering Sliders played against the season, but tonight everybody's been catching
Backwood Swamp Donkey's during the Edson and making good plays. It's quite nice to have
Mixed Slo-Pitch league game, 'C' division, at that happen."
Vision Park. Jake Banack, pitcher and centerfield man for
Both teams played well together and made the Backwood Swamp Donkey's, stated "our
some good plays. Unfortunately, the Backwood team did okay, we just came up a little short but
Swamp Donkeys made a few defensive errors we had fun. Pitching and defence went well. The
and took awhile to warm up before they started ball was in play the whole game, we just had a
to hit well. This gave the Gering Sliders the few errors on defence."
opportunity to jump into the lead. Consistency The Edson Mixed Slo-Pitch League continues
with their plays and their hitting gave the Gering to play on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Sliders the ability to keep their lead, ending the As per the week nine statistics for division 'C', Jen Kuilboer, playing for the Gering Sliders,
game with a score of 16-10 for the Gering the Gering Sliders have 3 wins and 4 losses. The catches a pop fly during their game with the
Sliders. Backwood Swamp Donkeys have 2 wins and 4 Backwood Swamp Donkeys on July 4, at
losses. Vision Park. Gering Sliders won 16-10.

With the new
Stinger Trail
complete and
new trail
underway, many
families are
advantage of
biking out at the
Willmore Park

photo Deanna

TNT Thunder blasts Brew Jays

during Mixed Slo-Pitch

by Mikaela Kuefler good game. We had really good pitching and
everyone chipped in and hit well. Everybody had
On July 4, the TNT Thunder played the Brew fun. That's key. If you're having fun, you're
Jays during the Edson Mixed Slo-Pitch League playing well."
game, division 'B', at Vision Park. Stephanie Corner, first baseman for the Brew
The start of the game was played fairly evenly Jays, reported "I think we had a pretty good start.
by both teams. As the game went on, the Brew It was pretty even on both sides. Then, our
Jays struggled with defending and hitting, giving defence fell apart but we kept it together and we
TNT Thunder the chance to lead. TNT thunder still had fun. That's what matters."
pitched and hit well as the Brew Jays made quite The Edson Mixed Slo-Pitch League continues
Tara Fron, from TNT Thunder, rounds first a few unforced errors on defence. TNT was able to play games on Mondays, Wednesdays and
base as Stephanie Corner, from the Brew to widen the score gap, until the end of the game Thursdays. According to the week nine statistics,
Jays, runs after a miss throw, during their with a score of 15-6 for TNT Thunder. TNT Thunder has 5 wins and 3 losses. The Brew
game on July 4, at Vision Park. TNT Thunder Todd Fron, short stop for TNT Thunder, stated Jays have 3 wins and 4 losses.
won the game, 15-6. photo Mikaela Kuefler "it was fun. We played as a team and it was a
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