Our people have long had a soft spot for baseball and while it once looked as though the Revelstoke Minor Ball might founder, it roared back to life this year with nine teams of young boys and girls.
The kids had a great season, which wound down to a close on Monday with an awards event at Centennial Park. Here is a group shot of the kids and their coaches, followed by individual team photos: Here’s a group shot of all the kids in this year’s crop of Revelstoke Minor Ball teams. This is the best turnout the organization has had in years. Please click on the image to see it in full size. David F. Rooney photo These young kids in Revelstoke Minor Ball’s Beginner Black Team represent the future of softball in our town. Guided by Coaches Chris McKinnon and Matt McCaw they had a great season and received medals and certificates at the season wind up at Centennial Park on Monday, June 22. David F. Rooney photo Coaches Diana Bostock and Clark Travers present the kids of Beginner Burgundy with their swag at the windup as Minor Ball President Mandy McQuarrie praises their efforts. David F. Rooney photo These young kids — this is the Beginner Green team with coaches Derek Yavis and Angela Kernaghan — just made you want to smile. David F. Rooney photo These are the members of one of the older kids’ teams, Rally Cap Blue with coaches Shawn Bracken and Oliver Corley. David F. Rooney photo Coaches Bex Parkin and Yvonne Blize get the members of their team, Rally Cap Orange, all lined up and ready for their awards. David F. Rooney photo Mark Bolton and Noah Newsome were the coaches who helped these guys, Rally Cap Green, have a great season. David F. Rooney photo The kids of the Rally Cap Red Team compare medals. Jamie Adam and Greg Kenyon were their coaches this year. David F. Rooney photo This is the Tadpole Blue Team, which was led by coaches Mike Mahoney, Riley Hollingsworth and Matt Cameron. David F. Rooney photo Lerritt Robinson, Ashley Carley, Jen George and Jordan McCabe took these guys, the Tadpole Gold Team, under their wings. David F. Rooney photo Coach Jamie Adam fishes for the name f a lucky winner in the raffle draw which saw some pretty amazing prizes, like a helicopter ride. David F. Rooney photo President Mandy McQuarrie was all smiles when she was presented with a bouquet of flowers by Jamie Adam as a token of appreciation for the hard work she put into this season. David F. Rooney photo