Ohsweken squad to compete at national fastball championships

The Ohsweken Redmen, pictured above after winning a Niagara Falls tournament, will participate in this year’s Canadian Native Fastball Championships in Calgary.(Photo credit Cheryl Davis-Green)

By Sam Laskaris Writer The Ohsweken Redmen have a rather hectic August coming up. For starters, the local men’s squad will be participating at this year’s Canadian Native Fastball Championships, which will be staged Aug. 4-6 in Calgary. The Ohsweken squad had placed second in the senior men’s category at the 2022 national tournament held in Prince George, B.C. The local team also participated and placed second at the 2019 Canadian championships, when it was called the Ontario Smoke. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both the 2020 and 2021 national tournaments were cancelled. Darrell Anderson, who will manage the local team in Calgary, is obviously hoping this is the year his charges can go a step further and win the national tourney. But he realizes that will be no easy…

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