Carnarvon Ball opens season in Oak Bay Sunday

Mayor Nils Jensen and MLA Andrew Weaver throw opening pitches

Carnarvon Ball Club opens its season with fanfare Sunday in Oak Bay.

“It’s an opportunity for everybody to get together, meet their teams, and they have a bit of a parade into the diamond area,” says Crystal Stove, a volunteer with the club who helps organize the opening ceremony committee. “We’ll have the first pitch, a big group photo and that’s it. It just opens the season.”

The opening of the baseball and softball season kicks off with a visit by Harvey the HarbourCat hopefully around 9:30 a.m. Players get their uniforms and then the speeches thanking sponsors nd supporters start at 10 a.m.

At 10:30 a.m., Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen is up for the opening baseball pitch and MLA Andrew Weaver throws the first softball of the season.


 

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