Cricket comes to Windsor Park

The Victoria and District Cricket Association takes to the pitch at Windsor Park this Sunday

The Victoria and District Cricket Association takes to the pitch at Windsor Park this Sunday, when the Islanders Cricket Club takes on the University team at 12:30 p.m.

While Oak Bay’s senior Mariners baseball squad has the weekend off, the junior premier team will be at home at Henderson Park this Saturday, welcoming the junior Abbotsford Cardinals for a 1 p.m. start to their double-header.

The Victoria Eagles senior squad is out of town all weekend but the junior premier boys have three games coming up in the following week, starting with a doubleheader Sunday, starting at 11 a.m. against Abbotsford. The Eagles take on the Victoria junior Mariners on June 16 at Lambrick Park starting at 6 p.m.

Also at Lambrick, the Midget AAA Eagles host Cloverdale Saturday, June 13, with games starting at noon and 2:30 p.m.

Back at Oak Bay’s Carnarvon Park, the Bantam AAA Red Eagles return from a Saturday roadtrip to Vancouver for two games against the Nanaimo Pirates Sunday. First pitches go at noon and 2:30 p.m.

For Oak Bay’s female baseball players, Baseball BC is coming to town for a Female Provincial Select ID Camp and Girls Grassroots Festival, Saturday at Royal Athletic Park.

The ID camp is designed to identify girls 12 years or older for high-performance provincial select teams. The festival will work on fun and development for younger girls. For more information, see www.baseball.bc.ca.

Pickleball players take note: Pearkes Rec Centre hosts a Pickleball Tournament this weekend (Friday to Sunday) with play in several categories: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, mixed doubles, and 65+ mixed doubles.

Coming up: The Victoria Horseshoe Club hosts an open house June 26 from 3 to 7 p.m., a chance to learn about the sport and try your hand at horseshoes.

Devon Gall is an avid sports fan and a former Carnarvon baseball player. Send your sports events news to jocktalk@telus.net.