Batter’s up: world fast pitch tourney starts Friday

From June 20 through to the June 29 the Pepsi Softball Centre will be the scene of intense softball action as the 8th ISF Junior Men’s World…

From June 20 through to the June 29 the Pepsi Softball Centre will be the scene of intense softball action as the 8th ISF Junior Men’s World Fast Pitch Championship is set to take place.

Twelve teams from around the world push their batting and fielding skills to the limit in the tournament.

The action starts Friday at noon and the opening ceremonies will be held on field one at 6 p.m. Team Canada’s first game follows the ceremonies at 7 p.m. and will be facing the Czech Republic.

Daily passes are $15 and are available at the gate. Tournament passes can be purchased for $100 at Sport Yukon located at 4061 4th Ave., Whitehorse.

Admission is free for kids 16-years-old and under.

For more information visit www.worldsoftball2008.com or call 667-4487.

The tournament schedule can be found at www.yukon-news.com.

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