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Going for glory

Going for glory

Lesson learned for Team Canada. Needing a win over the winless Czech Republic on Wednesday to clinch the Pool B round-robin title, it took a two-run Dalton Pompey double in the bottom of the ninth to eke out an 8-7 win and avoid a third-place finish.
Record hunting

Record hunting

Barry Caland was bullied a lot on the playground as a youngster. But it didn’t make him run and hide. In fact, it just made him that much more competitive.

Cats double Brainerd Lakes

The Border Cats only managed five hits on Thursday night, but it was enough to double the Brainerd Lakes Lunkers 4-2.

Cats split twinbill, lose two players

The Thunder Bay Border Cats split a double-header in St. Cloud on Wednesday night, scoring a 4-3 win in the opener over the St. Cloud River Bats, but falling 3-2 on a sixth-inning error by SS Ryan Court in the nightcap. P.K.
Pompey erupts

Pompey erupts

The third time’s the charm. In the sixth inning, Canada’s Dalton Pompey came to the plate with the bases loaded. He struck out looking. In the seventh inning he came to the plate with the bases loaded and he lined sharply to first.
Dutch upset Cubans

Dutch upset Cubans

The Netherlands have pulled off the near impossible.

Chill face pressure of going for championship at home

Wilson Neto has been here before.
Giving back

Giving back

Paul Quantrill and Brian McRae could be enjoying their retirement years at home, the game of baseball fading from their memories into the mists of time.
Canada rolls along

Canada rolls along

Canada’s offense was on a roll Tuesday night.

Marc Staal keeping quiet about contract talks

Marc Staal isn’t saying much about his contract dispute with the New York Rangers. The 23-year-old defenceman is a restricted free agent and looking for a raise, something the salary-cap strapped Rangers might not be able to afford.