WEST KOOTENAY BASEBALL
(July 13) Castlegar Cubs, after getting away to a slow start this season, came through with wins in both ends of Sunday's double-header against East Trail Mainliners. Sam Sheloff rang up 14 strikeouts to post the 2-1 win in the seven-inning first game.
Les MacDonald (L) and xxx
Sheloff (W) and xxx
Cubs took the second game 10-5 as Chuck Thring registered the pitching win over Lloyd Woods.
Woods (L) and xxx
C.Thring (W) and xxx
(July 15) Castlegar Cubs whipped the Trail CYO Giants 12-6 Sunday as Sam Sheloff tossed a three-hitter for the win. Ed Conroy led the winners with two hits.
Leo Franco, Sheloff (W) (1) and xxx
Ferro Mattiazzi (L), Dan Angerelli (5) and xxx
(July 17) Nelson Outlaws topped Castlegar Cubs 8-4 Tuesday at Nelson. Louis DeRosa of the Cubs bashed the game's only homer.
Sheloff (L) and xxx
A.Dawson (W), Olson (5) and xxx
(August 3) Castlegar Cubs travelled to Kettle Falls Sunday and handed the Americans an 18-4 drubbing. Louis DeRosa was the winning hurler.
L.DeRosa (W) and xxx
xxx and xxx
(July 9) Kimberley Dynamos topped Cranbrook Cubs 12-8 at Cranbrook to move into second place in the standings behind the Windermere Wanderers who took over the lead on the weekend. A six-run 4th inning was key for the Dynamos who threw five pitchers at the Cubs with Pete Boisvert getting the win. Wally Lymchyna took the loss.
(July 10) Kimberley Dynamos scored their first win over Kimberley Hobos notching a 9-4 win. Eric Bodin hurled the victory, Bob Fisher suffered the setback.
(September 7) Cranbrook Cubs, who barely made the East Kootenay Baseball League playoffs, advanced to the final by downing Kimberley Dynamos 7-2. Jack Armstrong tossed a six-hitter for the win while Harvey Nash allowed just seven hits in taking the loss.
(September 8) Kimberley Hobos, the defending East Kootenay champions, beat Cranbrook Cubs 7-4 in the opening game of a best-of-five final. Bob Fisher was the winning pitcher. Wally Lymchyna and Vernon Doll hurled for the Cubs.
(September 10) The Hobos took a 2-0 game lead in the East Kootenay final with a 3-2 victory over Cranbrook Cubs.
(September 12) Cranbrook Cubs shaded Kimberley 5-4 for their first win in the East Kootenay Baseball League final series. Vernon Doll pitched the Cubs to the win.
(September 13) Cranbrook stayed alive in the East Kootenay playoffs with an 8-5 win over Kimberley Hobos. Each team now has two wins and a tie.
(September 18) Cranbrook Cubs were named the champions of the East Kootenay Baseball League after playing the Kimberley Hobos to a 5-5 tie. It was the second tie of the series. The Hobos decided to default the 7th game of the set.
(September 1) Kamloops Okonots captured top money of $500 in the 6th Annual Kamloops Labour Day Tournament downing Vancouver CYO 8-1 in the final.
Charlie Drummond, from pro ball with Albuquerque of the Western League, earlier fired a two-hit shutout as Okonots blanked Trail 4-0. In the semi-finals he lasted just three innings against South Burnaby before giving way to Okonots coach Len Gatin who handled the Athletics the rest of the way in the Kamloops 8-6 victory. CYO reached the final edging Dufferins 2-1. In other elimination games, South Burnaby beat the Jay Rays 7-2, Dufferins got by Oliver 15-12 and CYO topped Penticton 6-3.