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Honey Badgers win in finals




at Sheila's slo-pitch tournament





Mikaela Kuefler The organizers from the tournament thanked the tournament next year, usually in the first half of
various sponsors for making the tournament June.
Sheila's second annual slo-pitch tournament was possible and look forward to hosting the
held from June 10 until the 12, at Vision Park.
Twenty-eight men's and ladies teams came from
as far as Breton and Barrhead.
Slo-pitch finals took place on the Sunday. In the
ladies 'A', the KP's (Breton) played against the
THE WEEKLY ANCHOR “Parkland Honey Badgers (Barrhead/Whitecourt). The KP's

came out playing strong to start, with the Honey
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game, the KP's had an injury that lead to an auto-
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discounts available enabling Honey Badgers to take the lead and
All Full COLOUR! RIDE? ultimately the game. Final score was 20-6 for the

Honey Badgers.
Or Bring your own pictures & Ideas! The final game for the men's 'A' was played by
No additional cost the Apple Bottom Bandits (Hinton) and Anarchy
(Edson). The game was close throughout, as both
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strong on both sides, tying the low score 10-10 by
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extra inning, providing both teams with one more
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advantage of the situation and got six RBI's.
G a r d eners Edson had poor luck and could not score. Final
score was 16-10 for the Apple Bottom Bandits.
Derek Starnes, short stop from Anarchy, stated,
CEREAL “The game was good but both teams had difficulty

KILLER!! hitting. When the game went into extra innings,
their bats came alive and ours stayed flat. It was
back and forth –a really tight, defensive game.”
Spread the Best Dirt Other tournament results placed the Bad News
5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787 Babes (Hinton) in first place in the ladies 'B'.
Lench Mob (Edson) placed first in the men's 'B' as YOUR
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Winners of the tournament received generous SPECIALISTS!
monetary prizes. "We try to pay out as much as we
can. We just make sure umpires, diamonds and The Honey Badgers (Whitecourt/Barrhead) pose for a victory shot during Sheila's 2nd Annual
Men's/Ladies Ball Tournament on June 12, at Vision Park. The Honey Badgers beat the KP's during the
ESCAPED insurance are covered. The rest goes to the teams," Ladies 'A' final game, 20-6. photo Mikaela Kuefler
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