Brantford Red Sox: The Great Comeback

Brantford Red Sox: The Great Comeback By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT The Great One’s father, Walter Gretzky, was out celebrating summer and sports. The Brantford Red Sox wanted to acknowledge a great man at their home game on Saturday, July 7. He looked like he was in good form as he whipped the ceremonial first pitch
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Return of Friday Night Fights Under the Lights By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT | Photographs and additional background by John Bradford On the night of July 6th, over 300 boxing fans filled the backyard of Knights of Columbus for what was tagged as “Return of Friday Night Fights Under the Lights” put on by Bell City
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D+D United Martial Arts make like Chuck Norris in Mexico By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT When Chuck Norris crosses the street, the cars have to look both ways…. Brantford resident, Bryon Davis, whom is the owner of D&D United Martial Arts Academy on Stanley St., had his first inspiration of martial arts from Norris himself. From
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Brantford Red Sox: Home-and-home, where home is not so sweet By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT Brantford faced Kitchener in the home set of a home-and-home back-to-back at Arnold Anderson Stadium in Cockshutt Park on Friday, June 29th. Brantford hosted a game on a day without rain so the game went off without a hitch. On the
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Burford Slo-Pitch: Fighting the rain again By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT This title is reminiscent of Staind’s song “Mudshovel” but yet, kinda different. Amidst wet conditions, some towns’ ignored the wet field and some didn’t… again (pictured below). Among the former group was the Burford Men’s Slo-Pitch League. The right batter box was in poor conditions
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Burford Slo-Pitch: Bon Lane looks to stay undefeated By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT “That’s how it’s done,” said Mike Kipp, quietly, upon returning from the field after a trot. Kipp smashed a homerun deep and out of Diamond A. His team though, the Cement Heads, seemed less than enthused though for some reason, perhaps that he
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Burford Slo-Pitch: This league can’t be weathered! By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT   Some leagues played Wednesday night, June 13th,  and some didn’t, because of the weather– whether it be the ten minutes of rain that came down or the wind. You would think slo-pitch may be lax in the wind and would be more likely
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Brantford Red Sox: June 15, game two of two By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT The sun was fully set and a crescent moon revealed itself for the scheduled game of the night. Brantford hoped to get over the first disappointing game and win the second, which would be their fourth scheduled win in a row according
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Brantford Red Sox: Two games, one night By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT On a beautiful Friday night, cars packed the lot at Arnold Anderson Stadium– parked legally and otherwise– to catch two games for the Brantford Red Sox for the price of one. Allow me to explain: Last time the Barrie Baycats were in town on
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At home, the Red Sox strike a Major upset By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT   Okay so it may not have been that major, but work with me on a little word play. In the Intercounty Baseball League, it was the 8-4 London Majors visiting the 1-6 Brantford Red Sox on Sunday, June 12th. Brantford hosted
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