The peewee AAA Cowichan Valley Mustangs are in Ladner this weekend for the provincial championships. (Submitted)Given a second crack at a berth in the provincial peewee AAA baseball championships, the Cowichan Valley Mustangs weren't going to let it slip away. The Mustangs narrowly missed out on the lone provincial berth reserved for a Vancouver Island team, losing a narrow one on July 12 to Victoria Black — a team they beat 6-4 just two weeks earlier.
The peewee A Duncan RiverCats are in Burnaby for the provincial championships this week. (Submitted)A thrilling comeback at the Island zone championships in Victoria propelled the Duncan RiverCats into the provincial peewee A baseball championships. Facing the home team for a spot at the B.C. tournament after splitting their first two games at zones, the RiverCats found themselves trailing 5-0 after two innings.
The bantam AA Cowichan Valley Mustangs are at the provincial championships, hosted by Carnarvon in Victoria, from Thursday to Sunday this week. (Submitted)If the Cowichan Valley Mustangs make any noise at the provincial bantam AA baseball championships in Victoria this week, the men on the mound will be a major reason why. According to head coach Bryn Battye, the pitching staff is the team's strength. "Our pitching is five or six deep," he said.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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