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  • 15
    Jul

    Replacement players selected for GB Slowpitch Team

    The GB Slowpitch Team that will compete in European Slowpitch Championships from July 19-23 in Dupnitsa, Bulgaria, has called up two new players as replacements for players who have had to drop out of the tour.

  • 14
    Jul

    GB Junior Men win their first game in Europe since 2004

    The recently-formed GB Junior (Under-19) Men’s Fastpitch Team, playing in European Junior Championships for the first time since 2004, recorded their first win on Tuesday, July 12—a convincing 18-8 victory over Israel. But this went along with a trouncing at the hands of the host Czech Republic.

  • 14
    Jul

    GB Junior Women drop two more close games in Canada

    Another day at the 2011 Canadian Open Fastpitch Futures Gold Tournament and two more close losses for the GB Junior Women in games they could have won. It’s nice to be competitive at this level, but it would be even nicer to win some of these games!

  • 13
    Jul

    GB Junior Men soak up experience at European Championships

    Great Britain has sent a Junior (Under-19) Men’s Fastpitch Team to European Championships this year for the first time since 2004, and a team that has talent but lacks experience has had a valuable learning experience in their first two games at Kostelec nad Orlici in the Czech Republic.

  • 13
    Jul

    GB Juniors get first win in Canada, then lose a winnable game

    The GB Junior Women’s Fastpitch Team picked up its first win at the 2011 Canadian Open Fastpitch Futures Gold Tournament in a crazy game against the Regina Gold from Saskatchewan, then threw away the chance for two wins on the same day when they went down to the Kelowna Heat.

  • 12
    Jul

    GB Junior Women go down fighting in their opening game in Canada

    Opening Day at the 2011 Canadian Open Fastpitch Futures Gold Tournament, and the GB Under-19 Women showed that they can live with the competition at this major international event. They lost 9-3 to a strong California team, but the game was much closer than the scoreline suggests.

  • 11
    Jul

    Has the balance of power shifted at the top of world softball?

    It was only the first of several games that will be played over the next few weeks between the two best women’s fastpitch teams in the world—the USA and Japan. But Japan’s 1-0 win on Saturday, July 9 in the round-robin at the Canadian Open Fastpitch Championship felt like a real shift in momentum.

  • 11
    Jul

    GB Juniors make make big strides in final warm-up game

    It finally came together for the GB Junior (Under-19) Women’s Fastpitch Team in their third and final warm-up game before the start of the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Futures Gold Tournament on Monday, July 11 in Surrey, near Vancouver, Canada. GB lost 3-1 to White Rock Renegades 94, but it was a well-played game by both teams and there were lots of positives for GB to take into the tournament proper.

  • 10
    Jul

    GB Juniors put runs on the board but give too many away

    The GB Junior (Under-19) Women’s Fastpitch Team broke their scoring duck in their second scrimmage game before the Canadian Open Fastpitch Futures Gold Tournament begins, but gave far too many runs away in suffering a second straight mercy-rule loss.

  • 9
    Jul

    GB Juniors start to iron out the kinks

    Scrimmage games, friendly matches or “exhibition games” as they call them in North America, are designed to help teams solidify their teamwork and get the nerves out of the way when preparing for a major competition. For the GB Under-19 Women’s Fastpitch Team, their first exhibition match in Canada, despite the 10-0 scoreline to the opposition, was an important first step in that direction.

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