Shamrocks win SHBL title

The Melrose Shamrocks won the 2017 South Hastings Baseball League title. (Photo: Submitted / Melrose Shamrocks)

The 84th South Hastings Baseball League championship trophy belongs to the Melrose Farrell Excavating Shamrocks.

Tony Whelan had 3 doubles and Nick Walsh pitched a complete game as Melrose defeated Uens Pole Line 7-2 in the 7th game of the final. Walsh was named the playoff MVP.

With the win, Melrose claims the Thornton Portt Trophy.

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The iconic South Hastings Baseball League crowns a champion.


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It was a losing day for the Dukes and Golden Hawks in Buffalo.


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G-Hawks and Dukes on CJBQ

CJBQ is proud to announce that play by play coverage of the Trenton Golden Hawks and Wellington Dukes will continue this season.

CJBQ will broadcast 11 games for each team with the majority originating on the road. Including the Belleville Senators, CJBQ will have 100 broadcasts of local hockey this season.

The Dukes will kick off CJBQ’s broadcast season when they travel to Newmarket on Thursday September 28th. That will be the first of 4 games in 4 days. One night later (Sept. 29) the Golden Hawks make their CJBQ debut as they host the RBC Cup champion Cobourg Cougars at the Dunc McDonald Community Gardens. CJBQ will wrap up the week with play by play coverage of the Belleville Senators exhibition games against the Laval Rocket (Montreal Canadiens) on Saturday September 30th and Sunday October 1st at 2:45 both days.

Thurs. Sept. 28 Wellington at Newmarket 7:20

Thurs. Oct. 5 Wellington at Kingston 6:50

Mon. Oct. 16 Wellington at Cobourg 6:50

Sun. Oct. 29 Wellington at Pickering 6:20

Sun. Nov. 5 Lindsay at Wellington 1:50

Fri. Dec. 8 Wellington at Markham 7:20

Tues. Dec. 19 Wellington at Lindsay 7:30

Thurs. Jan. 18 Wellington at Newmarket 7:20

Sun. Jan. 21 Stouffville at Wellington 1:50

Mon. Feb. 5 Wellington at Cobourg 6:50

Thurs. Feb. 22 Wellington at Kingston 6:50

Friday Sept. 29 Cobourg at Trenton 7:50

Mon. Oct. 9 Trenton at Stouffville 2:20

Wed. Oct. 18 Toronto Jr. Canadians at Trenton 7:20

Mon. Nov. 6 Trenton at Cobourg 6:50

Sun. Nov. 19 Trenton at Milton 3:20

Sun. Dec. 3 Trenton at Markham 1:20

Sun. Dec. 17 Trenton at Newmarket 2:20

Thurs. Jan. 25 Trenton at Kingston 6:50

Sun. Jan. 28 Trenton at Pickering 6:30

Sun. Feb. 11 Trenton at Newmarket 2:20

Mon. Feb. 12 Trenton at Cobourg 6:50

Dukes downed in double-ot

The Wellington Dukes have played 5 games in this new OJHL season. 4 have gone to double overtime. 3 end in losses including 4-3 to the North York Rangers yesterday.

Jackson Arcan, Andrew Rinaldi and Mitchell Martan scored for the Dukes who have not lost in regulation.

The game is part of a Showcase Tournament in Buffalo which has Wellington facing the Toronto Junior Canadiens today. The Trenton Golden Hawks are also in action against North York.

B-Sens help O-Sens beat Leafs

The Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs met for the second straight night in the NHL pre season. Defenceman Erik Burgdoerfer, who is likely ticketed for Belleville this year scored the eventual winner as the Sens downed the Leafs 5-2. Highly touted goaltending prospect Marcus Hogberg stopped 16 shots in his half game of work. Hogberg will also likely be with the Belleville Senators this year.

The B-Sens open their training camp at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre this weekend. They will play two exhibition games in Laval September 30th and October 1st. Both games will be broadcast on CJBQ.

Yesterday Ottawa Senators General Manager Pierre Dorion announced that top prospect Colin White has suffered a broken left wrist and will be out 6 to 8 weeks. When healthy White could begin the season with Belleville.

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Belleville Senators look good in NHL pre season game.


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Moggridge joins Black Belt club – Dozono joins WADA

(Lexi Moggridge -4th from right – Sensei Kenzo Dozono on left)

There’s a new black belt in Belleville.

Lexi Moggridge of Kenzo Dozono’s S.K.I. Karate School successfully passed her 1st degree Black Belt examination in Oshawa. Moggridghe is a graduate of Nicholson Catholic College.

Meanwhile Kenzo’s daughter Yoko Dozono is joining the Medical Management Team of the World Anti Doping Agency in Montreal. Yoko is also a graduate of Nicholson Catholic College. Yoko will be involved in major world sports such as the FIFA World Cup as well as Winter and Summer Olympics.

Randell helps Sens past Leafs

(Tyler Randell)

Two likely Belleville Senators were prominent as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-2 in the first NHL pre season game for both teams.

Former Belleville Bull Tyler Randell scored at 2:20 of the first period and goaltender Danny Taylor stopped 14 of 15 shots after replacing Craig Anderson mid way through the game.
Randell is a former first round draft pick of the Belleville Bulls and played here from 2007 to 2009.

Auston Matthews had a goal and assist for Toronto. The Sens and Leafs meet again tonight in Toronto.

Former Bull Malcolm Subban allowed 2 goals on 14 shots in Boston’s 3-2 win over Montreal.

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Ottawa tops Toronto to open the NHL pre season.


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Gibbs lifts his way to bronze

Centennial Secondary School graduate Mario Gibbs has earned a bronze medal at the Ontario Powerlifting Championships in Ottawa.

Gibbs’ total lift in the squat (540 pounds), bench press (325 pounds) and the deadlift (617 pounds) was 672 kilograms or 1482 pounds.

Mario is transitioning to a lower weight class (83 kgs). Gibbs weighed in at 85.9 kgs while lifting in the 95 kilo weight division.

Gibbs will compete at the National Powerlifting Championships in Calgary in March.

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Local hockey seasons are getting underway.


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