Burford Men’s Slo-Pitch Playoff Tournament | First two games

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I'm Jesse, from right here in Brantford! Sports are my passion 🙂 I have a degree in journalism from Laurier and I think I have a gift to write... so let me share it with you!

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Burford Men’s Slo-Pitch Playoff Tournament | First two games

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The Year-Ender Bender © is the Burford Men’s Slo-Pitch league’s playoff tournament kicked off Wednesday, Sept. 5th. It was a back-and-forth affair to start out on Diamond A between the #Crunchers (below) and Bre Haul. This game was between third and sixth seeds, so it looked to be a close game. Picking things up in the
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Burford Slo-Pitch League end Regular Season | Playoff matches set

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On Wednesday, August 29 the league was making up another slate of rainout games from earlier in the season. However, this would mark the last day of the season. And there was a lot on the line… First place was being fought out between three teams, while four through six was being sort out simultaneously.
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Burford Slo-Pitch: A two-tiered league

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Burford Slo-Pitch: A two-tiered league By Jesse Ferguson As mentioned last week, the major game of consequence from a rain-out week (June 22) was Tota Farms and Ackland’s as this game would go a long way to decide fourth, fifth, and sixth place. The games from June 22 were played August 27th, in a rare
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Skate 4 The Brain fundraiser skates through rain to raise $1600

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Event photographs courtesy of Luvern Mornin, ‘Back of the Room Photography’ Tyler Stemmler didn’t want to send everyone home. Despite the pretty steady rain on Saturday the 25th, Stemmler decided to stick it out at Brant Crossings Skatepark in Brantford and let it ride for his charity event Skate 4 The Brain. And lo and
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Burford Slo-Pitch: Top seeds look to roll

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Burford Slo-Pitch: Top seeds look to roll By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT Top seeds look to roll… out? That’s what Ludacris likes to say (below; video courtesy of Ludacris Youtube channel via The Island Def Jam Music Group). Anyway, on the 22nd of August, the Burford Slo-Pitch League was back at it capitalizing on a wet
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Shelley Lehmann Memorial Golf Tournament a great success

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Matt Lehmann raises $3500 in memorial charity golf tournament By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT On Sunday, August 19th at Burford Golf Links, just a minute down the road from where Shelley resided, players joined the Lehmann family for a charity golf tournament. The tournament was primarily setup by Shelley’s youngest son, Matt, and all proceeds would
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Burford Slo-Pitch: Strange days are here

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Burford Slo-Pitch: Strange days are here By Jesse Ferguson Not to necessarily quote Matthew Good Band with the title, but the night of August 15th was a strange night in the Burford Men’s League Slo-Pitch league. I’ll explain the oddities… First of all, the #Crunchers took on Tota’s Farms in an early game while Bon
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Brantford Red Sox: ‘Playoffs!?’

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  The Brantford Red Sox kicked off their playoff matchup Thursday, August 9th at home against Kitchener. Brantford faced them in what was the de facto game one because the previous night’s game one in Kitchener was cancelled due to rain. If you thought that Brantford may have lucked their way into home-field advantage, and
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Burford Slo-Pitch: Trigger pulled too early

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Burford Slo-Pitch: Trigger pulled too early By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT The Brantford Red Sox finished their season in the bottom half of the league, meaning as playoffs started, they would not appear at home on their usual Wednesday night. That meant I could checkout the Burford Men’s Slo-Pitch league without conflict, so all was well!
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Brantford Red Sox: Home woes ended?

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Brantford Red Sox: Home woes ended? It was Strickland’s Night at Arnold Anderson Stadium on Friday August 3rd as the Brantford Red Sox battled London trying to double-down on their win Wednesday. The team beat Hamilton for a rare home win that night (below). Their home record is something Brantford needs to clean up before
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