Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League: Welcome

The Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League is the premier baseball league in Nova Scotia, and has been since its inception in 1977. The league is comprised of 5 teams - the Sydney Sooners, the Truro Bearcats, the Kentville Wildcats, the Halifax Pelham Molson Canadians, and the Dartmouth Moosehead Dry.



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Saturday, October 7
Sooners Win NSSBL Title

The Sydney Sooners have won their third NSSBL title in the last 5 years with a 3-2 win over Dartmouth in game 6. Sheldon MacDonald picked up his second win and second complete game of the series. 

Sunday, October 1
Sooner Win Game 5, One Win Away from Title

The Sydney Sooners rebounded from a 11-1 loss earlier in the day with a 7-2 win in the nightcap to take a 3-2 series lead in the best of seven NSSBL finals. Justin Brewer silenced the hot Dry bats with a complete game win for the Sooners. Jordan Sheppard hit a two run homer to break the game open in the 8th. 

Sydney 1 0 0 7 8
Dartmouth 0 0 0 0 9

Sydney Pitching J. Brewer (WP)

Dartmouth Pitching J. Davies (LP), D. Quik

Sydney Hitting K. Long single RBI, J. Shepherd HR 2RBI, C. Christie single, J. MacLeod 2 singles

Dartmouth Hitting A. Mckinley single, T. Comeau single, M. Doudelet 2 singles 2RBI 

Game 4 saw the Dry strike early and often and Jason Mosher was solid for the  Dry on the hill. Anthony Mckinley, Chris Head and Matt Harding went deep for the Dry. 

Sydney 0 0 0 1 4
Dartmouth 0 4 3 2 11  13

Sydney Pitching K. Long (LP), L. Aker

Dartmouth Pitching J. Mosher (WP)

Sydney Hitting J. Shepherd single, P. Brown single, J. Sampson single, M. Tobin single

Dartmouth Hitting C. Head HR double 3RBI, A. Mckinley HR double 2RBI, M. Harding HR 2 singles, 

The series shifts back to Sydney Friday night for game 6 starting at 7:00pm. Game 7 if necessary, will be played at 2pm on Saturday.

Saturday, September 30
Power Pitching and Hitting Get Dry Back in Series

Anthony Mckinley went deep twice and Chris Head once to lead the Dry offence in a 6-2 win over the Sydney Sooners at Beazley Field. Jeff Reeves picked up the win with a solid start before being ejected in the 7th inning. The Sooners lead the best of seven finals 2-1. Game 4 is today at 2pm and Game 5 at 7pm at Beazley Field. Dress warm!

Sydney 0 0 1 2  6
Dartmouth 2 0 1 0 9

 Sydney Pitching S. Macdonald (LP)

Dartmouth Pitching J. Reeves (WP), D. Quik, J.Mosher (SV)

Sydney Hitting J. Shepherd double, M. Tobin 2 singles, S. Ferguson double single

Dartmouth Hitting C. Head HR single, A. McKinley 2 HR 3RBI, D. Wallace double

Sunday, September 24
Sooners Shutout Dry in Game 2

The Sydney Sooners shutout the Dry in another pitchers duel to take a 2-0 series lead. Today they needed extra innings to scrape across a run for a 1-0 victory. 
Dartmouth 0 0 0 0  
Sydney 0 0 0 0  


Winning pitcher: Kenny long 

Losing pitcher: justin Davies 

Sydney offence:  Phil Brown bunt single Justin Brewer walk off single Rbi Jordon shepherd 2 stolen base 1 run scored

Dartmouth offence:  Matt doudelet 2RBI singles Anthony Mackinley double Matt Harding single Teddy comeau single

Game 3 is Friday night in Dartmouth.  

Sunday, September 24
Sooners Nip Dry in Game 1

The Sydney Sooners opened the NSSBL finals with a 4-3 win over the Dartmouth Moosehead Dry. Sheldon MacDonald pitched a complete game for the win. Game 2 goes today at 2pm at Susan MacEachern Memorial Field. 
Dartmouth 0 0 0 3    
Sydney 0 3 1 0    

Winning pitcher: Sheldon MacDonald 

Losing Pitcher: Jason Mosher 

Sydney offence: Justin brewer 2 singles rbi  Jonny MacLeod single 2RBI  Mike Tobin single sb run scored Josh forrest single sb Chris Farrow single

Dartmouth offence Teddy Comeau double single  Justin Stephens solo hr  Chris head 2 singles run scored Matt Harding single rbi

Wednesday, September 20
Finals Schedule

Dartmouth vs Sydney  

Sydney won season series 4-2 

Semi Finals

Sydney beat Truro 3-0

Dartmouth beat Halifax 3-0 

Game 1- Saturday Sept 23 2pm in Sydney (Sydney 4-3) 

Game 2- Sunday Sept 24 2pm in Sydney (Sydney 1-0)

Game 3- Friday Sept 29 7:30pm in Dartmouth (Dartmouth 6-2)

Game 4- Saturday Sept 30 2pm in Dartmouth (Dartmouth 11-1)

Game 5- Saturday Sept 30 7pm in Dartmouth (Sydney 7-2)

Game 6- Friday Oct 6 7pm in Sydney

Game 7- Saturday Oct 7 2pm in Sydney

Wednesday, September 20
Dartmouth Advances to Meet Sydney in the Final

The Dartmouth Moosehead Dry won game 5 of the NSSBL semi-finals with a 5-1 win over Halifax. The Dry will attempt to win their 20th league title when they head to Sydney to face the 1st placed Sooners. The schedule should be released today.

Monday, September 18
2017 Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League All-stars and Award Winners

2017 Nova Scotia Senior Baseball League All-stars and Award Winners All-stars

Catcher: Dan Comeau D. Eleventh in league batting with an average of .331. ( 39 for 118 ).Tied for first in hits with 39.Tied for fourth in runs scored with 21. Third in RBIs with 23.

First Base: Devin Mahoney S : third in league batting: .380 average ( 27 for 71 ). Third in runs scored with 23. Tied for second in doubles with 8. Tied for first in home runs with 5.

Second Base: Darson Murphy T. Fifth in batting with a .351 average ( 39 for 111 ). Tied for first in base hits with 39.

   Shortstop:Jeff Chisholm T. Batting average of .278 ( 27 for 97 ). Scored 19 runs and stole 10 bases.

Third Base: Anthony McKinley D: runner-up for batting title with a .389 average ( 35 for 90 ).Fifth in hits with 35. Second in runs scored with 24. Second in RBIs with 26.Tied for second in doubles with 8. Tied for first in home runs with 5. Tied for fifth in stolen bases with 13.

Designated Hitter; Cory Christie S. Batttng champion with a .420 batting average. ( 34 for 81 ). Tied for sixth in base hits with 34. Fifth in RBIs with 20.

Outfielders: Chris Head D. Sixth in batting with a .346 average. ( 37 for 107 ). Third in hits with 37. First in runs scored with 27 and first in stolen bases with 24.

Jake Pelham H. Fourth in league batting with a .356 average. ( 36 for 101 ). Fourth in base hits with 36. Tied for fourth in runs scored with 21. Leader in doubles with 9. Fourth in home runs with 4.

Jordon Shepherd S. Eighth in batting with a .337 average. Leader in RBIs with 33. Sixth in base hits with 34. Tied for first in home runs with 5. Second in stolen bases with 19.

Left-handed pitcher: Devin Mahoney S. 4-0 pitching record. Sixth in Ks with 57. First in ERA with a 0.17 mark. Tenth in innings pitched with a total of 53.

Right-handed pitcher: Sheldon MacDonald S: Number one winning percentage with a 5-0 record. Tied for second in wins with 5.Fourth best ERA with a 1.93 mark. Eighth in innings pitched with 56 innings hurled.

Coach-of -the -year: Jim McEachern S : Guided the Sydney Sooners to the league pennant with a 17-11 record. Most Valuable Player: Jake Pelham H. ( See information above )

Gary MacDonald Gold Glove and Gold Bat Memorial Award: John Chapman T. Seventh in league batting with a .337 average. ( 29 for 86 ). Third in stolen bases with 16. On the mound, he posted a 6-3 record and tied for first in wins with 6. Fourth in Ks with 59. Sixth-best ERA with a 2.36 mark. Led the NSSBL in innings pitched with 84. Susan McEachern Memorial Volunteer-of-the-Year Award. ( To be determined ).

Saturday, September 16
Pelham Canadians Force Game 5

The Halifax Pelham Canadians outslugged the Dartmouth Moosehead Dry 14-9 in game 4. The best of five series is tied at 2 and forces a deciding game Tuesday 7:30pm at Beazley Field. More details to follow.

Saturday, September 16
Sooners Advance to Final

Truro 0 0 1 5
Sydney 4 1 0 1 12 0

 Winning Battery: Sydney, Sheldon MacDonald (WP), Sean Ferguson;

Losing Battery: Truro, John Chapman (LP), Matt Mingo.

Sydney Offence: Cory Christie, 3 singles, RBI; Mike Tobin, 2 singles, 4 Runs Scored, 2 Stolen Bases, Hit By Pitch, Walk;  Ken Long, Josh Forrest, Sean Ferguson, 2 singles apiece.  

Truro Offence: Darson Murphy, Adam Lombard, Shawn Mullins, 2 singles apiece.

Sydney sweeps best of five, and awaits the winner of the Dartmouth é Halifax Series. 

Friday, September 15
Dry with Lopsided Game 3 Win

Halifax 0 0 1 1
Dartmouth 0 0 0 1 12 0

Halifax Pitching C. Field (L) C. Ritcey (7)

Dartmouth Pitching J. Davies (W) D. Quik (8) 

Halifax Highlights P. Gilbert single, B. Devlin single, S. Murphy single, Jor. Pelham single RBI

Dartmouth Highlights D. Wallace 2 singles, C. Thibideau 2 singles RBI, A. Mckinley HR 3 RBI, D. Comeau 2 singles, M. Harding 2 singles, M. Doudelet 3 singles 2 RBI 

After the bats being shut down in game 2 the Dry picked up another lopsided win in game 3 of the series by a 9-1 score, They now lead the best of 5 semi final series 2-1. Game 4 is Saturday night at Mainland Common, game time 7:30pm.

The other series is back in action tonight in Sydney as the Sooners host the Truro Bearcats in game 3 starting at 7pm. The Sooners lead 2-0. Games 4 and 5 will be played Saturday in Sydney if necessary. 

Thursday, September 14
Mackinnon Shuts Down Dry to Even Series

Dartmouth 0 0 2 10 
Halifax 1 0 0 0 11 1

Visiting Battery- Jeff Reeves (L) and Justin Stephens

Home Battery- Brandon MacKinnon(W) and Shawn Walsh 

Visiting Highlights Anthony McKinley: homer, single, RBI Matt Harding: double, two singles, RBI Dan Comeau: three singles

Home Highlights Josh Pelham: three singles, RBI Brandon Devlin: double, single, RBI Pat Gilbert: double, RBI Adam Gardner: two singles

The Halifax Pelham Molson Canadians received a virtuoso pitching performance from lanky lefty, Brandon MacKinnon, as they nipped the Dartmouth Moosehead Dry 3-2 on a beautiful night for baseball at the Mainland Common. The Pelham Canadians touched Jeff Reeves for a run in the first inning on consecutive singles from Brandon Devlin, Jake and Josh Pelham. Then both pitchers settled in and were dominant until the bottom of the seventh when Halifax pushed across a pair. Steve Murphy singled and was sacrificed to second by Adam Gardner. Pat Gilbert drove Murphy home with a line drive double to the gap in left centre before scoring himself on a ringing double to the gap in right centre by Brandon Devlin. However, the Dry made it interesting in the top of the ninth inning as slugger Anthony McKinley led off with a solo blast over the fence in right centre. Dan Comeau followed with his third single of the evening before scoring on Matt Harding's double to right centre. MacKinnon reached back and fanned Justin Stephens, enticed Robert Gillis to ground back to the mound before getting Matt Doudelet on a ground out to Gilbert at short. The best of five series is now tied at a game each with game 3 slated to take place on Thursday night at Beazley Field beginning at 7:30.  


Monday, September 11
Dry Strike Early and Often

Halifax 0 0 0
Dartmouth  3 5 0 1 10  14 0

Game 2 goes Wednesday night at Mainland Common at 7:30pm

Game 3 Thursday at Beazley Field, 7:30pm 

Halifax Pitching C. Field (L) Jor. Pelham (3)

Dartmouth Pitching J. Mosher (W, CG)

Halifax Hitting P. Gilbert 2 singles, B. Devlin single, A. Ferguson single

Dartmouth Hitting C. Thibideau 3 singles 3 RBI, A. McKinley single double 3 RBI, D. Wallace single double, D. Comeau single double, M. Harding single double 

Sunday, September 10
Sooners Pound Bearcats for 2-0 Lead

Sydney 0 0 13 15 
Truro  1 0 0 X 5 3

 Visiting Battery Kenny Long (WP) and Jordan Sampson

Home Battery Jason Smith (LP) Jordan Johnson (5) Adam MacAloney (6) Matt Mingo (7) and Matt Mingo Adam MacAloney (7)  

Visiting Highlights Jordan Sampson 2 Doubles Single 4 RBI Kenny Long 2 Singles 3 RBI Jonny MacLeod Double 2 RBI Chris Farrow 2 Singles RBI Cory Christie 2 Singles

Home Highlights John Chapman Solo Homerun Double RBI Jason Smith Single RBI Adam MacAloney Single Shawn Mullins Single


Truro Bearcats scored in the bottom of the 1st inning as John Chapman hit a solo homerun to make it 1-0. Sydney tied at 1 with Chris Farrow ,who reached on an error stole second and advanced to 3rd on a ground out scored on a wild pitch 1-1 after 3 innings.highlighted by Jordan Sampson's Sydney exploded for 4 runs on 4 hits in the 4th highlighted by Jordan Sampson single scoring Ianetti who ran for the ejected Mike Tobin) and MacLeod. Truro would get one in the in the bottom of the 4th John Chapman doubled and Jason Smith who batted for Jeff Chsholm who was ejected singled to score Chapman 5-2 after the 4th inning. Sydney put a 4 spot in the 5th. Jordan sampson doubled scoring Shepherd and MacLeod. 9 to 2 after the 5th inning. Sydney put another 4 spot on the board in the sixth 13-2 Sooners. Both teams put nothing across in the 7th. Game ended in the 7th due to the mercy rule.  

The series shifts to Sydney next Friday night at 7pm. Games 4 and 5 will be played on Saturday if necessary. 

Saturday, September 9
Sooners Take Game 1 in Truro

Sydney 0 3 8 13 
Truro  2 1 0 0 5 2

Visiting Battery Sheldon MacDonald (WP) and Sean Ferguson 

Home Battery John Chapman (LP) Dan Bates (8) and Matt Mingo 

Visiting Highlights

Sean Ferguson Single Double 2 RBI Justin Brewer HR 2 RBI Cory Christie 3 singles run scored Jordan Shepherd double single run scored Phil Brown Single 2 RBI

Home Highlights

Dan Bates double 2 RBI Jason Smith Solo Homerun RBI Matt Mingo single run scored Shawn Mullins Single RBI Justin Morton sac fly RBI

GAME SUMMARY The home club got off to a good start scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the 1st. Adam Lombard singled. John Chapman was hit by the pitch.  Jeff Chisholm walked.  Dan Bates doubled to the gap to score Lombard and Chapman.  Chisholm was thrown out at the plate 2-0 Bearcats after 1 inning. The Sydney Sooners got on the sticks in the top of the 2nd with 2 out, Sean Ferguson doubled. Johnny MacLeod  singled to plate Ferguson.  Justin Brewer showed some opposite field power hitting a no doubter over the right field fence. 3 to 2 after 1.5 innings Bottom 2nd Jason Smith first pitch swinging drives deep over the wall in leftfield to tie it at 3. Top of the 3rd Cory Christie singles, Jordan Shepherd  doubles. Christie would score on a Phil Brown groundout 4 to 3 after 3 innings of play.  Truro's The bottom of the order combined to plate two runs in the bottom of the 4th.  # 8  hitter Shawn Mullins singles scoring Dan Bates who reached on an error. #9 hitter Justin Morton sac fly scored  Matt Mingo who singled.  5 to 4 Bearcats.  Sydney would score 4 runs on 5 hits in the Top of the 8th inning.  Josh Forrest singled,  Sheperd singled. Phil Brown singled to score Forrest.  Mike Tobin squeezed Shepherd home.  Sean Ferguson singled to score Brown and Tobin. Both teams were scoreless in the 9th as The Sydney Sooners take Game  1 of NSSBL semi final 8 to 5 to send a huge home Truro crowd dissapointed. 

Next game - Saturday in Truro at 2pm 

Thursday, September 7
Dry Claim 2nd Place with Win Over Pelham

Dartmouth 4 3 13 12 
Halifax 0 0 0 0 6 2

 Visiting Battery Jeff Reeves (W), Justin Davies (6), Jason Mosher (8) and Justin Stephens

Home Battery Bailey MacDonald (L), Greg MacKinnon (2) Cam Ritcey (6) and Jack Berrigan 

Visiting Highlights Chris Thibideau: homer, double, single, 4 RBI Anthony McKinley: homer, 2 RBI Matt Doudelet: two singles, 2 RBI Dan Comeau: single, 2 RBI Ted Comeau: two singles

Home Highlights Shawn Peverill: two singles Jake Pelham: double Josh Pelham: single Jack Berrigan: single Brandon Devlin: single

The Dartmouth Moosehead Dry scored early and often to complete a suspended game and defeat the Halifax Pelham Molson Canadians 12-1 at Beazley Field. Chris Thibideau and Anthony McKinley homered to lead the charge while Matt Doudelet and Ted Comeau singled twice. Shawn Peverill singled twice while Jake Pelham doubled for Halifax. Jeff Reeves breezed through 5 innings to get the win with help from Justin Davies and Jason Mosher. These two rivals will square off in the playoffs beginning Sunday night at Beazley. The remainder of the schedule will be annnounced shortly.

Tuesday, September 5
Semi final Schedule

Best of Five Semi Finals

Truro (4th Place, 9-19) vs Sydney (1st Place, 19-8)

Sydney won the season series 6-1 

 Friday Sept 8, 7:00pm @ TAAC Grounds

Saturday Sept 9, 2:00pm @ TAAC Grounds

Friday Sept 15, 7pm @ Susan MacEachern Memorial Field

Saturday Sept 16, 2pm @ Susan MacEachern Memorial Field (if necessary)

Saturday Sept 16, 7pm @ Susan MacEachern Memorial Field (if necessary)

Monday, September 4
Sooners and Wildcats Split, Truro Clinches

Sydney 0 0 6 10 
Kentville 2 0 2 0 13  16 5

Visiting Battery Justin Brewer (L) and Jordon Sampson

Home Battery Codey Shrider (W), Dryden Schofield (6) and Ted Higa

Visiting Highlights Josh Forrest double, 2 singles, rbi, run scored, Cory Christie 2 singles, run scored, Chris Farrow single, 2 sb's, rbi

Home Highlights Colby Turple triple, 2 doubles, single, 4 rbi's, 2 runs scored, Jason Pleasant-Sampson double, single, 2 rbi's, 2 runs scored, Alex Ostrov triple, 2 rbi's, run scored John Ansara 2 singles, rbi, run scored, Teddy Higa 2 singles, rbi, 2 runs scored, Brandon MacKay triple, 2 runs scored David McIntyre single, 2 rbi's

Sydney 0 0 3
Kentville 0 2 0 0 9 3

Visiting Battery Sheldon MacDonald (W) and Sean Ferguson Home Battery Alex Ostrov (L) and Tyler Fancy

Visiting Highlights Cory Christie 2 singles, run scored, Phil Brown double, sb, run scored, Johnny MacLeod double

Home Highlights Tyler Fancy 2 singles, run scored, Brandon MacKay 2 singles, rbi, Codey Shrider double, Jason Pleasant-Sampson single, rbi

Game Summary: Sooners Eliminate the Wildcats! Kentville opened the scoring in the 2nd inning as Tyler Fancy singled, Codey Shrider doubled then Brandon MacKay singled in a run. Jason Pleasant-Sampson sac-bunted for 2-0 lead. The Sooners cut the lead to 2-1 in the 4th inning following a lead off error, Cory Christie single, Phil Brown sac-bunt, Mike Tobin walk and Justin Brewer rbi ground out. The Cats loaded the bases up in the bottom of 4th inning as Tyler Fancy, Brandon MacKay and Jason Pleasant-Sampson all singled but did not score as 3 runners were stranded. Pitchers, Alex Ostrov (Kentville) and Sheldon MacDonald (Sydney) then controlled things until the 9th inning when the intensity picked up again. Sydney lead off the top of the 9th with a Cory Christie lead off single, Phil Brown doubled, Justin Brewer tied the game with an rbi ground out for a 2-2 game. Johnny MacLeod doubled down the left field line for the go ahead 3-2 run while Justin Brewer was cut down at the plate. In the bottom of the 9th Codey Shrider leadoff and reached on an infield error, however, eventually picked off at first base on a failed Brandon MacKay bunt attempt to advance him. MacKay ended up striking out, with two outs pinch hitter, Dryden Schofield hit a single but the game ended on a Ted Higa ground out to end the game and season for the Cats. Tough luck losing pitcher, Alex Ostrov gave up 3 of the 4 Sydney hits in the final inning. Meanwhile, the Kentville offence sputtered throughout by hitting into 3 double-plays.


Saturday, September 2
Wildcats and Bearcats Win, Sooners Clinch 1st Place

The Sydney Sooners clinched 1st place despite losing in Kentville as the Dry fell to Truro. Sydney and Kentville are back at it today. Kentville needs to win both and need Dartmouth to beat Truro on Sunday to force a one game playoff in Truro. Dartmouth and Halifax play Tuesday night to determine second and third place for home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
Sydney 0 0 4
Kentville 0 0 0 3 11 5

  Visiting Battery Ken Long, Logan Aker (8 - L) and Sean Ferguson

Home Battery Bradley Fuller (Complete Game Win) and Ted Higa

Visiting Highlights Chris Farrow triple, single, rbi and 2 runs scored, Jordon Shepherd 2 singles, rbi and sb, Josh Forrest 2 singles and sb

Home Highlights Jason Pleasant-Sampson triple, single, 2 rbi's, run scored, John Ansara 2 singles, rbi, 2 runs scored, Brandon MacKay 2 singles, run scored, Colby Turple double, run scored, David McIntyre single, 2 rbi's

Game Summary: Wildcats Comeback versus the Sooners! Sydney opened the scoring in the 5th inning as Chris Farrow singled, Johnny MacLean walked then Mike Tobin and Jordon Shepherd singled to each drive in a run for a 2-0 lead. In the 6th inning the Sooners padded their lead to 4-0 following a hit by pitch batter, Chris Farrow triple and throwing error on the play to score two. The Wildcats finally got the bats going in the bottom of the 6th collecting singles by Brandon MacKay, Jason Pleasant-Sampson and Tyler Fancy to break up a no-hit effort by Kenny Long but eventually stranded the bases loaded. In the bottom of the 7th the Wildcats again loaded up the bases with singles by Dryden Schofield, John Ansara and Brandon MacKay again. However, this time they scored three runs on an Alex Ostrov rbi single and David McIntyre 2 run single making the game 4-3 for Sydney. Cats pitcher Bradley Fuller kept battling away on the mound despite a high pitch count keeping his team in the game while finally getting some run support. In the 8th inning the Cats faced relief pitcher Logan Aker, Colby Turple doubled, John Ansara scored him on a single to even the game at 4-4. Teddy Higa walked and Jason Pleasant-Sampson blasted a two-out deep ball into the left center field gap scoring two runs on a stand up triple for what would be the game winning run as Cats win 6-4.  

Dartmouth 0 0 0
Truro 0 0 0 0 4 1

  Winning Pitcher  John Chapman

Losing Pitcher Justin Davies

Visiting Highlights Justin Davies 4 hit complete game Matt Doudelet 2 singles Chris Thibideau 2 singles Justin Stephens single Robert Gillis single Jordan Clyke single

Home Highlights John Chapman 8 hit complete game shutout 6 K's Adam Lombard single double run scored Darson Murphy single Shawn Mullins single RBI Matt Mingo RBI Justin Morton Run scored

Game Summary It was a great pitching performance by both Justin Davies and John Chapman on a cool evening from the TAAC Grounds.  The game was scoreless till the bottom of the 6th.  Adam Lombard doubled. Then John Chapman reached on an error.  Jeff Chisholm struck out for the 2nd out of the inning. Dan Bates walked to load the bases for Matt Mingo. Mingo fouled a few pitches off then walked to score Lombard and the first run of the game.   Shawn Mullin singled pass Matt Doudelet's outstreched glove scoring Chapman to make it 2-0. Truro scored in the 7th on a leadoff walked by  by Justin Morton as he advanced to 2nd and 3rd base on groundouts and then came home on a Davies wild pitch

Monday, September 4
Dry Beat Bearcats

Dartmouth 1 0 7
Truro 0 0 0 0 7 2


Visiting Battery Doug Quik (WP) Matt Harding (8) and Dan Comeau

Home Battery Jordan Johnson (LP) Jamie MacLean (4) Matt Mingo (6) Dan Bates (9) and Shawn Mullins Adam MacAloney (6)

Visiting Highlights Chris Head 2 Doubles Single 3 runs scored Matt Harding single 2 RBI Ted Comeau single 2 RBI Chris Thibideau single RBI

Home Highlights Darson Murphy Single Double RBI Jeff Chisholm Double John Chapman Single Adam Lombard Single RBI

The regular season concludes on Tuesday as Halifax hosts Dartmouth. The winner gets home field advantage in the best of five semi finals. 

Friday, September 1
Dry Crush Pelham Canadians

The Dartmouth Moosehead Dry defeated the Halifax Pelham Canadians 12-0 last night. Dartmouth heads to Truro Friday to take on the Bearcats and the Kentville Wildcats host a three game series with Sydney this weekend starting at 7pm tonight.


Halifax Pitching Jor. Pelham (LP), B. Mc Gunnis, C. Ritcey, B. Mckinnon

Dartmouth Pitching J. Mosher (W)

Halifax Hitting B. Devlin 3 singles, P. Gilbert single

Dartmouth Hitting C. Thibideau 2 singles 3 runs RBI, D. Comeau 2 singles RBI, B. Hartley 2 singles RBI, M Doudelet single double 2 RBI, M. Harding double single RBI, J. Stephens single double 2 RBI

Friday, August 25
Dry Elminated, Finish 2-2

The Darmouth Moosehead Dry opened the 2017 National Championships with a 11-1 win over NFLD. Jason Mosher had 10 strikeouts in 6 innings. Anthony McKinley and Dave Wallace drove in three runs a piece to lead the offence.

Game 1 Box Score

In the afternoon the Dry fell to  Mississauga(ON2) 3-0. Jeff Reeves pitched a completed game striking out 8, but the Dry could string any hits together. Anthony Mckinley had 2 of the Dry 5 hits. 

Game 2 Box Score

In Game 3 the Dry lost are hard fought game to the eventual Champions BC by a score of 8-6. 

Game 3 Box Score 

In Game 4 the Dry needed to win and get some help. They did their part with a 8-2 win over 1st place Alberta, but did not get the help they needed as BC beat NFLD. The Dry ended in a tie with Ontario at 2-2 and Ontario advanced because of the head-to-head victory on Friday. 

Game 4 Box Score 

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Wednesday, August 23
Dry Ready to Represent NS at Nationals

The Dartmouth Moosehead Dry are in Victoria this week representing NS at the Canadian Championships. The Dry start their pool play Thursday morning 9am PST vs NFLD. Followed by a game at 3pm PST vs Mississauga. Check back for scores, but to follow live visit or follow @mooseheaddry or @nssbl1977 on twitter.

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Wednesday, August 23
Halifax Defeats Kentville in Fog Shortened Game

Kentville 0 3 3
Halifax 0 1 2 X 10 3


Visiting Battery Bradley Fuller(L) and Ted Higa

Home Battery Craig Field Brandon MacKinnon  (6) Jack Berrigan

Visiting Highlights Bolby Turple: three singles, 2 RBI Dryden Schofield: single Ted Higa: single

Home Highlights Josh Pelham: single, 2 RBI Steve Murphy: two singles, RBI Jack Berrigan: triple, single Pat Gilbert: two singles Cam Ritcey: double Brandon Devlin: single Jordan Pelham: single

The fog rolled in around the 6th inning forcing the umpires to call the game in the bottom of the 7th as the Halifax Pelham Molson Canadians came from behind to nip the Kentville Wildcats 4-3 at the Mainland Common.  Josh Pelham, with a single and 2 RBI, and Steve Murphy with a pair of singles and an RBI paced the Canadians while Jack Berrigan stroked a triple and a single.  Pat Gilbert lined two singles and Cam Ritcey chipped in with a double.  Colby Turple powered the Wildcats with three singles and 2 RBI.  Craig Field earned the win with five solid innings while Brandon MacKinnon got the save with two innings of hitless relief.  Bradley Fuller was the hardluck loser.

Saturday, August 19
Bearcats Split in Sydney

After starting the season 0-12 the Truro Bearcats have gone on a little roll. The Bearcats defeated Sydney 3-1 Friday to win their third straight game, which moves them 1.5 games up on Kentville for the final playoff spot. Jason Smith picked up the win and Dan Bates had two singles and closed out the game on the mound for the save. Kenny Long got tagged with the loss in relief of Devin Mahoney. Phil Brown and Sean Ferguson had two singles each to lead the Sydney offence. 

The Sooners won game 2 of the series on Saturday by a score of 4-1. No details available at this time.   The Bearcats have a 1 GB lead on Kentville for the fourth and final playoff spot and have two games remaining with Dartmouth (Sept 1 and 3rd). Kentville has 4 games remaining Tuesday in Halifax and host Sydney for a three game series on Labour Day weekend. Sydney needs one win to capture the regular season title. 

Wednesday, August 16
Bearcats Nip Pelham Canadians

Halifax 1 0 5
Truro 1 0 0 4 9 2

 Visiting Battery Aaron Ferguson (LP) Brett McGinnis (8) and Shawn Walsh

Home Battery John Chapman (WP) Complete game and Shawn Mullins  Matt Mingo (3) 

Visiting Highlights Josh Pelham Single RBI Nolan Latham Single RBI Pat Gilbert Single 2 runs scored Jake Pelham Double RBI Sean Walsh Double RBI 

Home Highlights Darson Murphy  Single, Double 2 runs scored John Chapman sac fly, double single  3 RBI Jeff Chisholm Single Double 2 RBI-Eventual Game winning run Adam MacAloney Single run scored

Game Summary Halifax open the scoring in the 1st inning as Pat Gilbert reached on an error.  With two outs Josh Pelham singles in Gilbert.  Truro bounced back in their half of the 1st inning with Darson Murphy scoring on a John Chapman sacrifice fly to tie the game 1-1.  We move to the 5th inning Nolan Latham singled in Brandon Devlin to make it 2-1 Halifax.  Truro tied it in the bottom of the 6th with a doudle from John Chapman scoring Adam MacAloney to tie again at 2 Halifax scored 3 run on 3 hits in the 8th inning. Pat Gilbert singled and scored on a Jake Pelham double.  Josh Pelham walked Jake Pelham would score   on a double by Sean Walsh. Walsh would score on a wild pitch to make 5-2.  Truro put on its hitting pants in the bottom of 8th scoring 4 runs to take  the lead 4 straight hits by Darsmon  Murphy singled, Adam Lombard singled, John Chapman singled and Jeff Chisholm doubled.  Chisholm would score what would be the  winning run on a throwing error by Pat Gilbert. Halifax had a 3 up and 3 down inning and Truro came up with its 2nd straight win vs  Halifax at home 

Monday, August 14
Sooners and Pelham Canadians Split, Wildcats Beat Dry

  10   11 12 
Sydney 0 1 6 13 
Halifax 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 12 3

Visiting Battery Devin Mahoney Reilly O'Rourke (10,L) and Sean Ferguson, Chris Farrow (10)

Home Battery Brandon MacKinnon Craig Field (9, W) and Greg MacKinnon 

Visiting Highlights Devin Mahoney: two singles, 2 RBI Jonny MacLeod: two singles, 2 RBI Josh Forrest: three singles, RBI Jordan Shepherd: two singles

Home Highlights Jake Pelham: three singles, RBI Mark Pelham: two singles Josh Pelham: two singles Steve Murphy:single, double

In one of the most exciting games of the season, the Halifax Pelham Molson Canadians and the Sydney Sooners hooked up in a seesaw affair that went deep into extra innings before Halifax squeaked out a 7-6 win.  Southpaws, Brandon MacKinnon and Devin Mahoney locked horns and delivered fine performances as MacKinnon fired 8 complete with Mahoney throwing 9.  Tied at three in the 11th inning, Sydney pushed a pair across only to see Halifax do the same sending it to the 12th.  Josh Forrest led off with a single and scored on a single from Jonny MacLeod.  Pat Gilbert started the winning rally with a single, was sacrificed to 2nd by Mark Pelham before scoring on a single by Jake Pelham.  Josh Pelham singled his brother to second before a Shawn Walsh single loaded the bases.  A groundout by Steve Murphy forced Jake at the plate before Josh scored the winning run courtesy of a wild pitch from Reilly O'Rpourke.  Craig Field earned the win with 4 innings of relief.  

Sydney 0 0 0 11  0
Halifax 0 1 0 3 12 3

Visiting Battery Sheldon MacDonald(W) Garrett Nicholson (9) and Jordan Sampson

Home Battery Jordan Pelham (L), Brett McGinnis (7) and Greg MacKinnon Jack Berrigan (7) 

Visiting Highlights Devin Mahoney: two homers, double, 5 RBI Chris Farrow: double, single Kenny Long: two singles

Home Highlights Shawn Walsh: three singles Josh Pelham: two singles, RBI Mark Pelham: triple, double Aaron Ferguson: double, single Steve Murphy: two singles

Devin Mahoney slugged a pair of homers and doubled helping the Sooners earn a split in the nightcap, 9-3.  Mahoney blasted a three-run job in the 4th before adding a two-run smash in the 6th.  Chris Farrow and Kenny Long had a pair of singles each to help the cause.  Shawn Walsh with three singles, Mark Pelham with a triple and a double, Aaron Ferguson with a double and single led Halifax.  Sheldon MacDonald earned the win while Jordan Pelham suffered the loss. 

Dartmouth  1 0
Kentville 3 0 0 1 5 6 1

 Visiting Battery Jeff Reeves, Liam Logan (7), Justin Davies (8 - L) and Justin Stephens

Home Battery Colby Turple, Dryden Schofield (6 - W) and Ted Higa

Visiting Highlights Dan Comeau double, single run scored, Anthony McKinley double, single and rbi, Chris Head 2 singles, 2 sb's and run scored, Matt Doudelet 2 singles, rbi and run scored.

Home Highlights Ted Higa 3 singles, rbi and 2 runs scored, John Ansara single, 2 rbi's (game winning hit and rbi), Tyler Fancy single, rbi

Game Summary: Wildcats Walk Off versus the Dry! Dartmouth opened the scoring in the 1st inning as Anthony McKinley doubled to drive in Dan Comeau to lead 1-0. Kentville answered back with 3 runs in the bottom of 1st inning to lead 3-1. Wildcats played some small balll in the 2nd inning to increase their lead to 4-1. The Dry added a run in the 5th and 6th innings to close the gap to 4-3. In the 9th, Chris Head walked, stole 2nd and 3rd before scoring on the throwing error made by the Kentville catcher during the steal of 3rd base to tie the game at 4-4. During the bottom of the 9th, Ted Higa got hit by a pitch then David McIntyre was walked with one out already completed. The Dry made their way to 2 outs in the bottom of 9th. With Higa at 3rd base and McIntyre at 2nd base the outfielders crept in to catch any soft flares or short liners. John Ansara smashed a game winning hit just over the head of center fielder Chris Head in a soggy outfield to walk off the Cats with a 5-4 win.

Saturday, August 12
Bearcats Knock Off Pelham Canadians

Halifax 0 0 11 
Truro 6 2 0 10 8 0

 Halifax - Brett McGinnis (LP) Greg Mackinnon (1) and Shawn Walsh

Truro- Jason Smith (WP) Dan Bates (8) John Chapman (9) SV and Matt Mingo

Visiting Highlights Josh Pelham 3 1B 2 RBI Connor Sullivan 3 2B 2 RBI Pat Gilbert 2B RBI Steve Murphy RBI Mark Pelham RBI

Home Highlights Matt Mingo HR 1B 2 RBI Darson Murphy 1B 2B Adam Lombard 2 1B Shawn Mullins sac fly RBI Justin Morton sac fly RBI

Game Summary Brett McGinnis faced only 7 batters in the first inning and did not register an out and Truro put 6 runs on the scoreboard with only 1 hit. Truro led 6 to nothing after 1 inning. Then in the third inning Truro's Matt Mingo dinged it off the fair pole for a 2 Homerun to make it 8 to nothing. Halifax got to Truro starter Jason Smith scoring two runs in the top of the 5th inning as the 8,9 and 1 hitters put together 3 straight hits Connor Sullivan doubled, Adam Gardner singled and leadoff man Pat Gilbert doubled. Sullivan scored on a Mark Pelham groundout 8 to 2 going to the bottom of the 5th. Truro got 2 runs in the bottom of the 5th helped by an Adam Gardner error. The only error in the ball game. 10 to 2 after 5 complete. Halifax made it interesting scoring 1 in the 8th and 4 in the 9th. John Chapman struck out Adam Gardner and got Pat Gilbert to ground to Third Basemen Shaun Mullins who slapped the tag on Connor Sullivan. Sullivan was at first called safe then the 3 man umpiring crew talked it out and the call was change to end the game  

Friday, August 11
Mosher Dominant in Dry Win Over Wildcats

Kentville 1 0
Dartmouth 0 0 0 2 9 1



Kentville Pitching C. Shrider (L, CG)

Dartmouth Pitching J. Mosher (W, 17K, CG

Kentville Hitting D. McIntyre 2B, J. Ansara 2 1B RBI,

Dartmouth Hitting C. Head 2 1B, A. McKinley 2 1B, C. Thibideau HR, D. Comeau 2 1B, B. Hartley 2B RBI

Sunday, August 6
Pelham Canadians Win, Sooners Sweep Wildcats

Halifax 4 1 13  13 
Truro 1 0 0 4 9 3

 Visiting Battery Jordan Pelham (WP)  Cam Ritcey (7) and Shawn Walsh Jake Berrigan (9)

Home Battery Jamie MacLean (LP) Jordan Johnson(2) Tyler Smith(9) and Shawn Mullins Matt Mingo (2) 

Visiting Highlights Jake Pelham 3 1B  3 RBI Brandon Mackinnon 1B 3B Josh Pelham 1B 2 RBI Jake Berrigan 2B 2 RBI Shawn Walsh 1B RBI

Home Highlights Jason Smith 1B 2B RBI John Chapman 2 1B Jeff Chisholm 1B RBI Shawn Mullins 2 1B RBI Matt mingo sac fly RBI

Game Summary Jamie Maclean gave up 4 runs in the first and its all the Halifax Pelham Molson Canadians needed.  Truro Bearcats responded with 1 in the bottom of 1st. Jake Pelham hit a solo off of Jordan Johnson in relief of MacLean it was 5 -1 after 2. Halifax scored a run in the 4th to make it 6-1.   Truro Bearcats got 3 runs in the 6th to make it 6-4 and that is as close they got as Halifax scored 4 runs in the 8th and 3 in the 9th to come away with the  victory at the TAAC Grounds 

In other weekend action the Sydney Sooners defeated Kentville 4-3 on Friday night and 11-1 on Saturday.   

Thursday, August 3
Bearcats Beat Wildcats Again

Truro 0 0
Kentville 0 0 0 2 6 2

 Visiting Battery John Chapman (W) and Matt Mingo

Home Battery Alex Ostrov (L), Bradley Fuller (7) and Ted Higa

Visiting Highlights Darson Murphy double and gw run, Jason Smith double, John Chapman 2 sac's and gw rbi, Jeff Chisholm single, 3 sb's, Matt Mingo single and rbi

Home Highlights Codey Shrider double, single and run scored, Ted Higa double, single and run scored, Dryden Schofield single and rbi, Jason Pleasant-Sampson rbi

Game Summary: Kentville opened the scoring in the 3rd inning as Ted Higa doubled, Brandon MacKay sac bunted him to 3rd and Jason Pleasant-Sampson hit a sac fly to Center to lead 1-0. The Bearcats responded with 2 runs in the 6th inning, as Adam Lombard walked, John Chapman sac bunted him to 2nd followed by an infield fielding error scoring Lombard. Truro catcher, Matt Mingo then scored Jeff Chisholm on a single to left field to take the lead 2-1. Kentville answered back in the bottom of the 6th inning to tie the game at 2-2. Codey Shrider led off with a double and later scored on a Dryden Schofield single. Truro's Darson Murphy hit a one out double in the 7th with a double followed up by a Lombard single. Truro pitcher, John Chapman then helped his own pitching cause by drilling a sac fly to the gap in left-center field for the eventual game winning run. Truro wins 3-2 over Kentville.  

Wednesday, August 2
Dry Pound Pelham Canadians

Dartmouth 1 0 11  15 
Halifax  0 0 X 1 8 5

 Visiting Battery- Jesse Borden and Justin Stephens

Home Battery- Brandon MacKinnon, Aaron Ferguson (5) and Brandon Devlin  

Visiting Highlights Matt Doudelet: four singles, 2 RBI Chris Head: three singles, 2 RBI Dan Comeau: two singles, 2 RBI Jake Sanford: double, 2 RBI

Home Highlights Jake Pelham: two doubles, single Josh Pelham: two singles, RBI Connor Sullivan: double Adam Gardner: single

Jesse Borden threw a gem while each batter in the Dry lineup had at least one hit as Dartmouth thumped Halifax 11-1 in a game shortened by the mercy rule.  Matt Doudelet sparked the offense as he reached base 4 times while knocking in a pair.  Chris Head, Dan Comeau and Jake Sanford also had a pair of RBI each.  Jake Pelham lined two doubles and a single and was driven home by Josh Pelham to breakup Borden's shutout bid.  

Monday, July 31
Pelham Canadians Beat Bearcats in Extras

Truro 0 0
Halifax  2 0 0 4 14 4

Visiting Battery Jason Smith Jamie MacLean (6, L) and Shawn Mullins

Home Battery Jordan Pelham Brett McGinnis (6) Craig Field (8, W) and Greg MacKinnon 

 Visiting Highlights      
Justin Morton: three singles, RBI      
John Chapman: double, RBI      
Home Highlights      
Pat Gilbert: four singles, GWRBI      
Josh Pelham: two singles, RBI      
Steve Murphy:two singles, RBI      
Aaron Ferguson: single, RBI      
Brandon Devlin: two singles      
Halifax busted out to a 3-run lead which was eliminated by the Bearcats in the 6th inning sparked by an RBI double from John Chapman.  Canadians left fielder, Steve Murphy led off the bottom of the 10th with a single before Jack Berrigan entered as a pinch runner.  A sacrifice and an error set the stage for Pat Gilbert who stroked a solid line drive to left center scoring Berrigan with the winning run.  Craig Field earned the win in relief of Jordan Pelham and Brett McGinnis, while Jamie MacLean was the hardluck loser in relief of Jason Smith.      

Sunday, July 30
Dry Take Series with Sooners

  10 11 
Sydney 0 0
Dartmouth  0 0 0 2 8 2

Sydney Pitching D. Mahoney (10 IP), R. O'Rourke (LP)

Dartmouth Pitching J. Davies (6 IP), L. Logan (5IP, WP)

Sydney Hitting C. Christie 1B, S. Ferguson 2B, J. Brewer 1B

Dartmouth Hitting D. Comeau 1B 2B, J. Stephens HR, A. McKinley 1B, J. Sanford 2B RBI

Sydney 1 0
Dartmouth  4 0 0 8 7 2

  Sydney Pitching    
L. Aker (4IP, LP), G. Nicholson (4IP)    
Dartmouth Pitching    
J. Reeves (CG, WP)    
Sydney Hitting    
J. Forrest 2B, J. Shepherd 2 1B RBI, J. Brewer 1B HR    
Dartmouth Hitting    
A. McKinley 1B 2B RBI, J. Sanford 3B HR 4RBI,     

Saturday, July 29
Truro beat Kentville in extra innings, Dartmouth lose to Sooners in 10


   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Kentville  0 11 
 Truro 3

Truro Pitching John Chapman (WP)

Kentville Pitching Codey Shrider (LP 16 K's)

Kentville Highlights

John Ansara 2 1B RBI, David MacIntyre 1B 2B Colby Turple 1B RBI Joey Cavadini 1B RBI Jason Pleasant Sampson 1B RBI

Truro Highlights

Jeff Chisholm 2 Run HR 2 RBI John Chapman RBI Matt Mingo game winning RBI on Base loaded walk in the 10th inning


   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  R  H  E
 Sydney  0  0


 0  0  2  0  1  0  4  7  8  1
 Dartmouth  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  0  0  3  6  8  1

 Sydney Pitching S. MacDonald (6), R. O'Rourke (WP)

Dartmouth Pitching J. Mosher (10, LP), D. Quik

 Sydney Highlights 

M. Tobin 2B, D. Maloney 1B, C. Christie 1B 2B RBI, J. Shepherd 2 1B RBI

Dartmouth Highlights

D. Comeau 1B RBI, A. McKinley HR 2B RBI, J. Sanford 2 1b 2B, B Hartley 1B RBI 

Monday, July 24
Pelham Canadians End Sooners Nine Game Streak, Wildcats and Bearcats Split

Scores from Saturday: Game 1: 3-1 Sooners over Halifax. Winning pitcher Devin Mahoney; losing pitcher Craig Fields. Game 2: 9-4 Sooners over Halifax; winning pitcher Ken Long, Losing pitcher Jordan Pelham.

 Game 3 Halifax- 9 Sydney- 4 Brett McGinnis win, Jake Pelham hits for the cycle, capped off by his 3rd HR of the weekend ending Sydney's nine game winning streak. 


Truro 2 0
Kentville 0 0 7 9 3

Visiting Battery Jason Smith (L), Jamie McLean and Matt Mingo

Home Battery Bradley Fuller (W), Codey Shrider (8 - S) and Tyler Fancy

Visiting Highlights Darson Murphy 2 singles, 2 runs scored and 2 sb's, Jeff Chisholm single, 2 bb's, rbi and 2 sb's Home Highlights David McIntyre 2 singles, rbi and run scored, Brandon MacKay 3 singles and run scored, Dryden Schofield double, 2 rbi's  

Truro 1 3 10  18 
Kentville 0 1 5 3


Visiting Battery John Chapman (W), Dan Bates (8) and Matt Mingo

Home Battery Alex Ostrov (L), Dryden Schofield (6), Evan Williams (9) and Ted Higa


Visiting Highlights Darson Murphy 2 doubless, 3 singles, 3 runs scored, Dan Bates double, 2 singles, 3 rbi's, John Chapman double, 2 singles, run scored, Jeff Chisholm 2 singles, 2 runs scored Matt Mingo 2 singles, rbi and 2 runs scored

Home Highlights Colby Turple triple and rbi, Alex Ostrov double,  

Saturday, July 22
Sooners and Halifax Games Moved, Truro and Dartmouth Rained Out

The Friday night games were rained out, Sydney was scheduled to host Halifax and Truro was to play Dartmouth. The Sydney Halifax series will begin Saturday with a double header starting at 3pm. Game 3 of the series will go at 1pm on Sunday.

Friday, July 21
Dry Whip Bearcats

Truro 0 0
Dartmouth 4 10 9 1

 The teams are back in action Friday in Truro. 


Truro Pitching Jordan Johnson (L), Gus Tupper (6)

Dartmouth Pitching Jeff Reeves (W, CG, 10k)

Truro Hitting D. Murphy single, J. Chisholm single, A. Lombard single

Dartmouth Hitting B. Hartley single 2 doubles RBI, A. McKinley 2 singles RBI, J. Sanford HR, M. Harding double 2 RBI

Thursday, July 20
Pelham Canadians Nip Wildcats

The Halifax Pelham Canadians defeated the Kentville Wildcats 5-4 last night at Memorial Park. 


Monday, July 17
Wildcats Snap 5 Game Losing Streak

Halifax 1 0
Kentville 0 7 9 2

 Visiting Battery Brett McGinnis (L), Aaron Ferguson (6) and Greg MacKinnon

Home Battery Bradley Fuller (W), Wes Harding (9) and Ted Higa

Visiting Highlights Brandon Devlin double, and run scored, Jordan Forbes single, rbi and run scored and Jake Pelham double Home Highlights Bradley Fuller 8 innings pitched, 9 K's Colby Turple 2 singles and 3 rbi's, Alex Ostrov 2 singles and rbi, Dryden Schofield double and 2 rbi's, Ted Higa 2 singles and 2 runs scored.  

Sunday, July 16
Sooners Complete Three Game Sweep

Dartmouth 0 0
Sydney 0 1 4 0

  Jason Mosher (L) 10 K's

Anthony Mckinley Double 

Devin Mahoney (W) 8 K's

Cory Christie RBI double 

Dartmouth 2 0 11 
Sydney 0 12  11 3

Reilly O'rourke W 

 Devin Mahoney 2R HR, single, Johnny Macleod 2R HR, single

Saturday, July 15
Sooners Win, Bearcats Shutout Wildcats

Dartmouth 0 0
Sydney 1 8 1

Losing Pitcher- Justin Davies Winning Pitcher- Sheldon Macdonald

Dartmouth-Chris Head HR, Dan Comeau 2 singles

 Sydney - Cory Christie 2b, 2 singles; Devin Mahoney 3 run HR

Game 2 of the three game series goes today at 1pm. 

Kentville 0 0
Truro 0 0 0 0 3

 Winning Pitcher Jason Smith

Losing Pitcher  Alex Ostrov

Visiting Highlights Alex Ostrov Complete game 5 Hitter Brad Fuller 2 1B John Ansara 2B

Home Highlights Jason Smith Complete game 3 Hitter Justin Morton 1B Run scored Dan Bates Run scored Matt Mingo 1B Adam MacAloney 1B John Chapman 1B Jeff Chisholm 1B

Thursday, July 13
Pelham Canadians Whip Wildcats

Halifax 3 0 10 
Kentville 1 0 1 1 3

Visiting Battery Brandon MacKinnon (W), Aaron Ferguson (7) and Brandon Devlin

Home Battery Wes Harding (L), Joey Hagen (5), Andrew Chase (8) and Evan Williams (9) and Dryden Schofield 

Visiting Highlights Brandon Devlin double, 3 rbi's and run scored, Mark Pelham 2 singles and 3 runs scored and Connor Sullivan single and 2 rbi's

Home Highlights Brandon MacKay HR, single, sb and run scored and Jason Pleasant-Sampson 2 singles, and run scored  

Wednesday, July 12
Bearcats Win First of the Season, Dry Pound Pelham Canadians

Kentville 0 0
Truro 0 0 3 1 3

 Visiting Battery - Codey Shrider (L) and Tyler Fancy 

 Home Battery John Chapman(W), Dan Bates (9) SV and Matt Mingo

Visiting Highlights Alex Ostrov 2 2B 2 RBI Dryden Schofield 2 1B 2 RBI Joey Cavidini 2B

Home Highlights Matt Mingo 1B 3RBI Darson Murphy 3B 2RBI Adam Lombard 1B 1RBI John Chapman 2 1B 


In other action the Dartmouth Moosehead Dry defeated the Halifax Pelham Canadians 12-4 

Dartmouth 1 0 12  15 
Halifax 0 0 2 0 2

Visiting Battery Jeff Reeves(W), Liam Logan (7), Jason Mosher (9) and Dan Comeau  

Home Battery Craig Field (L), Brett McGinnis (6) and Greg MacKinnon  

Visiting Highlights Anthony McKinley: HR, double, two singles, 5 RBI Jake Sanford: HR, two singles, 3 RBI Dan Comeau: three singles, 2 RBI Matt Doudelet: two singles, RBI

Home Highlights Pat Gilbert: three singles Jake Pelham: single, 2 RBI Mark Pelham: double, single, RBI Josh Pelham: single Jordan Pelham: single Aaron Ferguson: single

Jeff Reeves quieted the Halifax bats while Anthony McKinley and Jake Sanford each slugged two-run homers to power the Dry over the Canadians 12-4.

Monday, July 10
Sooners Sweep DH from Wildcats

Game 1: Kentville (1) vs Sydney (8), Sunday, July 9/17, 12:00 Noon: Susan McEachern Memorial Ball Park

Linescore:                                              R      H    E     LOB

                 Kentville:   000 001 000         1      7    1      5

                 Sydney     100 001  24X         8     12   2      9


Sydney Battery:   Sheldon MacDonald, Kenny Long (6)(W), Reilly O'Rourke (9); catcher: Sean Ferguson

Kentville Battery: Brad Fuller (L), Dryden Schofield (8); Catcher: Tyler Fancy


Sydney Offence: Cory Christie: 2 singles, RBI, 2 Runs Scored

                         Devin Mahoney: 2 Singles, 2 Stolen Bases 2 Runs Scored

                         Chris Farrow, 2 singles, Stolen Base

                         Phil Brown: 2 singles, RBI, Run Scored

                         Jordon Shepherd, 2 Run HR, 2 RBI, Run Scored


Kentville Offence: Joey Cavidini : 2 singles, RBI

Game 2: Kentville (1) vs Sydney (11) (8 innings), Sunday, July 9/17, 2:50: Susan McEachern Memorial Ball Park

Linescore:                                              R      H    E     LOB

                 Kentville:   100 000 00X         1     7     1      9

                 Sydney     100  300 61X         11   14   3      8


Sydney Battery: Garrett Nicholson (W), Justin Brewer (6); Reilly O'Rourke (8); Catcher, Jordan Sampson

Kentville Battery: Alex Astrov (L), Joey Cavidini (5), Dryden Schofield (7), Wes Harding (9); Catcher, Ted Higa

Sydney Offence: Cory Christie: 3 singles, RBI, 2 Runs Scored

                         Devin Mahoney: 2 Doubles, 3 RBI, 1 Run Scored

                         Jordon Shepherd, 2 Run HR, Single, 3 RBI, Run Scored

                         Phil Brown: 2 singles, RBI, Run Scored

                         Jonny MacLeod: 2 singles, 3 stolen bases, 2 Runs Scored

                        Jordan Sampson, Mike Tobin: 2 singles, RBI, Run Scored each

Kentville Offence: David McIntyre: Double, Single, 1 RBI

Nicholson records his first pitching win of his young NSSBL career.

Friday, July 7
Dry Bounce Back After Tough Loss

Truro 0 0
Dartmouth 0 0 X X 13  16 

 Truro Pitching
A. MacAlcney (L), G. Tupper (5), J. Chapman (6)

Dartmouth Pitching
J. Reeves (W), D. Quik (6)

Truro Hitting
J. Chisholm single, D. Murphy single, D.Bates double, J. Chapman single RBI,

Dartmouth Hitting
C. Head single double 2RBi, C. Tibideau single 2 doubles 2RBI, J. Sanford single double, B. Hartley 2 singles 2RBI, M. Harding 3 singles 2RBI, J. Clyke 2 singles

Thursday, July 6
Wildcats Win Late Over Dry

Dartmouth 0 0
Kentville 1 0 0

  Visiting Battery   Jason Mosher, Liam Logan (8), Justin Davies (L-9) and Dan Comeau                                              
Home Battery   Alex Ostrov, Codey Shrider (W-8)  and Tyler Fancy                      
Visiting Highlights                         
Jason Mosher 9 K's in 7 innings pitched, Chris Head, single, 2 HBP, 4 sb's, run scored and Ted Comeau, single, rbi and (2) runs scored                             
Home Highlights                         
Joey Cavadini, 2 singles, 2 runs scored and 2 sb's, Tyler Fancy 2 singles, 2 rbi's and 2 runs scored and John Ansara 2 singles and 2 rbi's (game winning 2 run single).                          
Game Summary:                         
The Wildcats added 4 runs in the 3rd assisted by 3 Dartmouth errors to lead 5-2. The Dry added a run in 5th while the Cats responded with two more of their own for a 7-3 score.                         
The Dry scored 5 runs in the 8th inning to take a late lead 8-7. In the bottom of the 9th the Cats walked, stole 2nd, singled and grounded out to place runners at 3rd and 2nd.                           
John Ansara then hit a game winning, 1 out - 2 run single in the bottom of the 9th for the 9-8 walk-off win for the Wildcats.                         

Wednesday, July 5
Pelham Canadians Nip Bearcats in Another Walkoff Win

Truro 0 0 10 
Halifax 0 0 1 11 



 Visiting Battery- Jason Smith, Jamie MacLean (7,L) and Matt Mingo

Home Battery Brandon MacKinnon Jordan Pelham (7, W) and Greg MacKinnon 

Visiting Highlights Jeff Chisholm: Homerun, single, RBI Matt Mingo: double, RBI Justin Morton: two singles, RBI Adam Lombard: single, RBI

Home Highlights Steve Murpjy: three singles, 3 RBI Josh Pelham: single, RBI Connor Sullivan: single, RBI Adam Gardner: two singles Mark Pelham: two singles Tied at five, Halifax shortstop, Pat Gilbert led off the bottom of the 9th inning by being hit with a pitch from reliever, Jamie MacLean. After an Adam Gardner single and a fielder's choice, he scored the winning run when a ground ball off the bat of Jake Pelham was thrown away giving the Pelham Molson Canadians another walkoff win. Jordan Pelham was impressive and earned the win with 6 strikeouts in relief of Brandon MacKinnon. 

Friday, June 30
Wildcats and Sooners Postponed

For the second straight weekend the Sydney Sooners and Kentville Wildcats will be postponed due to rain. No make up date has been set at this time.

Friday, June 30
Pelham Canadians Defeat Dry

Halifax 0 0
Dartmouth 3 0 1 13


 Halifax Pitching   C. Field (W), B. McGinnis (Sv, 8)       
Dartmouth Pitching   J. Davies, J. Borden (L, 7), L. Logan (8), J. Reeves (9)       
Halifax Hitting   P. Gilbert 2 singles, A. Ferguson single 2RBI, G. Mackinnon single, S. Peverill single,        
Dartmouthing Hitting   A. McKinley 2 singles, B. Harley single double, D. Comeau 2 singles, C. Head 2 singles       

Wednesday, June 28
Pelham Canadians and Dry Win

Kentville 0 0
Halifax 0 1 0 9


Visiting Battery- Codey Shrider Alex Ostrov (7, L) and Tyler Fancy 

Home Battery- Brandon MacKinnon Jordan Pelham (8, W) and Greg MacKinnon 

Visiting Highlights John Ansara: single, 2 RBI Dryden Schofield: double, two singles, RBI Matt Johnson: single Tyler Fancy: single David McIntyre: single

Home Highlights Josh Pelham: single, walkoff SF Shawn Peverill: three singles, RBI Greg MacKinnon: two singles Aaron Ferguson: single Jake Pelham: single, scored winning run Pat Gilbert: single

The Pelham brothers played prominent roles as Josh drove in Jake with the winning run in walk off fashion, while Jordan earned the win in relief of Brandon MacKinnon as the Halifax Pelham Molson Canadians shaded the Kentville Wildcats 6-5 at the Mainland Common.

Dartmouth 3 0 X 16  15 
Truro 0 2 1 X 3


Visiting Battery Jason Mosher(W) and Anthony McKinley
Home Battery John Chapman(L), Dan Bates (7) Jamie MacLean (8) and Matt Mingo 

  Visiting Highlights Anthony McKinley 1B Grand Slam HR 4 RBI Dan Comeau  2 1B 3 RBI Jake Sanford 1B  2B RBI Home Highlights Matt Mingo 2B RBI Jeff Chisholm 1B run scored

Saturday, June 24
Bearcats Pelham Canadians Rained Out

The game between the Truro Bearcats and Halifax Pelham Canadians was rained out. Truro was leading 6-2 when the game was called. No make-up date has been set at this time.

Friday, June 23
Wildcats Sooners Moved to Next Weekend

With rain in the forecast tonight and tomorrow, the Sooners and Wildcats have decided to moved their 3 game series to next weekend in Kentville.

June 30, 7pm Memorial Park 

July 1, 12pm and 3pm 

Friday, June 23
Pelham Canadians Take Down Dry

Halifax 3 0
Dartmouth 2 0 0 6


 Halifax- Craig Field (W), Jordan Pelham (SV)

Dartmouth- Jeff Reeves (L), Liam Logan (7), Doug Quik (8), Justin Davies (9)

Halifax- Pat Gilbert 2 singles, Shawn Walsh double, single, 2 RBI; Shawn Peverill double, 2 RBI

Dartmouth- Anthony Mckinley 2 run HR; Matt Doudelet single, triple, 2 RBI, SB

Chris Head single 


Tuesday, June 20
Halifax and Truro Rained Out

Tonights game between Halifax and Truro has been postponed due to rain.

Monday, June 19
Sooners Sweep Bearcats, Kentville and Halifax Rained Out

Truro 0 0
Sydney 0 4 10  13


Winning Battery: Devin Mahoney (WP); Sheldon MacDonald (8); Catcher: Sean Ferguson

Losing Battery: Jason Smith (LP); Adam MacAloney (6); Gus Tupper (7); Catcher: Matt Mingo

Sydney Offence: Chris Farrow: Double, Two Singles, 2 RBI’s, 2 Stolen Bases, 2 Runs Scored. Sean Ferguson: 3 Singles, 2 RBI, 1 Run Scored Josh Forrest: 2 singles, RBI, 1 Run Scored Cory Christie: 2 singles, 2 RBI’s, 1 Run Scored

Truro Offence: John Chapman; Double, single Darson Murphy: single

Truro 0 0
Sydney 2 0   0 5

 Winning Battery: Logan Aker (WP), Justin Brewer (6), Reilly O’Rourke (8) (Save); Catcher: Jordon Sampson

Losing Battery: Jordan Johnson (LP), Ryan Bates (6), Catcher: Matt Mingo

Sydney Offence: Devin Mahoney, 2 Run HR, Double, 2 RBI’s, Run 2 Runs Scored, Stolen Base Jordan Shepherd: 2 singles, 2 walks, 2 stolen bases Chris Farrow: single Jonny MacLeod: RBI

Truro Offence: Justin Morton: 2 singles Darson Murphy, Jeff Chisholm, Dan Bates, Adam Lombard: Each with a single.

Friday, June 16
Dry Pound Wildcats

Kentville 0 0
Dartmouth 4 2 13  16

Dartmouth Pitching Mosher (W), Campbell (7), and D. Comeau

Kentville Pitching Chase (L), Harding (3), Cavadini (6) and Fancy

Kentville Highlights Shrider double MacKay single

Dartmouth Highlights McKinnley 2 singles, double, 3RBI, 2SB Wallace 2 singles, RBI, 3SB Head 2 doubles, RBI Sanford 2 singles, RBI T. Comeau, 2 singles

Thursday, June 15
Wildcats Win Tight Game with Bearcats

Truro 0 0
Kentville 0 1 8


Truro- John Chapman (L) and Matt Mingo

Kentville- Bradley Fuller (7k's), Codey Shrider (7,W)  and Tyler Fancy

Truro - Dan Bates 2 singles RBI, John Chapman single

Kentville-  Jason Pleasant-Sampson double, single rbi, run, Joey Cavadini 3 singles

Wednesday, June 14
Dry Defeat Pelham Canadians

Dartmouth 0 0 11  15 
Halifax 0 1 6

 Visiting Battery
Justin Davies(W), Jesse Borden (7), Liam Logan (8) and Anthony McKinley

 Home Battery
Brett McGinnis,  Aaron Ferguson (5), Greg MacKinnon (9) and Brandon Devlin

 Visiting Highlights
Billy Hartley: double, two singles, 2 RBI; Dan Comeau: two singles, 2 RBI; Matt Harding: single, 2 RBI
Matt Thomas: single, 2 RBI; Anthony McKinley: single, RBI

Home Highlights
Jordan Pelham: two singles, RBI; Josh Pelham: two singles; Mark Pelham: single; Adam Gardner: single

Sunday, June 11
Pelham Canadians and Sooners Split DH

Sydney 1 0 10  11 
Halifax 0 0 4

Visiting Battery- Devin Mahoney(W, 10K's) and Sean Ferguson

Home Battery- Craig Field(L), Justin Brann (6) and Greg Mackinnon

  Visiting Highlights Mike Tobin: three singles, 2 RBI Chris Farrow: two singles, RBI Josh Forrest: two singles, RBI Cory Christie: two singles, RBI Jordon Shepherd: double, RBI

Home Highlights Shawn Walsh: two singles Jeff Conn: double Connor Sullivan: single



 Game 2

Sydney 0 1 11 
Halifax 1 0 3

 Visiting Battery- Anthony Ianetti (L, 8 BB's), Reilly O'Rourke (5) and Jordan Sampson, Chris Farrow (9)

Home Battery Brandon MacKinnon, Jordan Pelham (4, W) and Shawn Walsh 

Visiting Highlights Phil Brown: double, three singles Jordon Shepherd: double, single, RBI Kenny Long: single, RBI

Home Highlights Shawn Walsh: single, RBI Shawn Peverill: single, RBI Adam Gardner: single, RBI 

Friday, June 9
Dry Take Down Wildcats

Kentville 0 2
Dartmouth 0 4 10  16

Dartmouth Pitching Reeves 5IP 4K, Borden (W) 1IP, Logan 1IP, Davies 1IP, Mosher 1IP

Kentville Pitching Fuller Ostrov(L) Shrider

Kentville Highlights C. Shrider 2 singles B. MacKay 2 singles

Dartmouth Highlights D. Wallace single, double, 3RBI M. Harding 2 singles, 3RBI B. Hartley single, double J. Sanford 2 singles

Thursday, June 8
Pelham Canadians and Sooners Adjust Schedule

With rain in the forecast for Friday the Halifax Pelham Canadians and Sydney Sooners will play a double header on Saturday starting at 3pm and 6pm. The remaining game of the three game series will be played when Sydney visits Halifax on August 13,

Wednesday, June 7
Pelham Canadians Remain Unbeaten

Truro 0 0 12 
Halifax 2 2 8

 Visiting Battery Matt Mingo(L), Justin Morton (6) Dan Bates (7) and John Chapman 

Home Battery Brett McGinnis(W), Aaron Ferguson (7) Jordan Pelham (7) Brandon MacKinnon (8, S) and Shawn Walsh 


Visiting Highlights
Dan Bates: single, 2 RBI;Adam Lombard: single, 2 RBI;Jeff Chisholm: two singles, RBI;Matt Mingo: two singles, RBI; John Chapman: double, two singles

Home Highlights
Brandon Devlin: two singles, 2 RBI; Jake Pelham: double, 2 RBI; Shawn Walsh: two singles, RBI; Mark Pelham: single, RBI; Jordan Pelham: single, RBI; Adam Gardner: single, RBI

Saturday, June 3
Pelham Canadians Outslug Bearcats

Halifax 2 11  15 
Truro 0 0 7

 Visiting Battery- Brandon MacKinnon(WP) Justin Braun (7) Craig Field (8)

Home Battery- Jamie MacLean (LP) John Chapman (2) Tyler Smith Greg MacKinnon Matt Mingo Adam MacAloney (4)

Visiting Highlights Jake Pelham 2 2B 4 RBI Shawn Walsh 2 1B Connor Sullivan 1B 2B RBI Aaron Ferguson 2 1B 2B 2 RBI

Home Highlights Justin Mortin 1B RBI Adam Lombard 2 1B John Chapman 1B Ryan Bates 1B 

Friday, June 2
Dry Blast Bearcats

Truro 0
Dartmouth 1 5 19  13 

Dartmouth Pitching J. Mosher 5IP, 3H, 1BB, 3K L. Logan 1IP, 3H, 1ER, 2K J. Reeves 1IP, 1K

Truro Pitching J. Johnson 2IP G. Tupper 5IP Truro Highlights D. Murphy - single J. Morton - single J. Chisholm - single J. Chapman - single

Dartmouth Highlights M. Doudlet – 2 singles, RBI D. Comeau – single, double, 2 RBI B. Hartley – 2 singles, 3RBI M. Thomas – 2 singles, C. Head – homerun, 2RBI

The Bearcats are back in action tonight as they host the Halifax Pelham Canadians 

Thursday, June 1
Wildcats Pick Up First Win of Season

Dartmouth 0
Kentville 1 1 11  12 

Visiting Battery Jesse Borden (L), Doug Quick (5) and Dan Comeau

Home Battery Bradley Fuller (W), Dryden Schofield (S-6) and Ted Higa, Tyler Fancy (8)                     

Visiting Highlights Jeff Reeves double, run scored, Chris Head single, rbi, (2) sb,

Home Highlights Dryden Schofield HR, (3) rbi and (2) runs scored, Tyler Fancy double, single, rbi, Jeff Longaphy (2) singles, Brandon MacKay (2) singles, Jason Pleasant-Sampson (2) singles

Wednesday, May 31
Pelham Canadians Win Home Opener

The Halifax Pelham Canadians defeated Kentville 4-3 last night. Jordan Pelham picked up the win and Brandon Mackinnon shut the door for the save. The Wildcats are back in action tonight when they host the Dartmouth Moosehead Dry, game time 7:30p.
Kentville 1
 Halifax 0 0 10 

Visiting Battery Alex Ostrov(L) Wes Harding (7) Tyler Fancy

Home Battery Jordan Pelham (W)Brett McGinnis (7) Brandon MacKinnon (9, S) Shawn Walsh

Visiting Highlights David McIntyre: four singles, RBI John Ansara: single, RBI Jason Pleasant-Sampson: single, RBI Home Highlights Shawn Walsh: double, 2 RBI Jake Pelham: two singles, RBI Mark Pelham: double, single Brandon Devlin: two singles 

Friday, May 26
Sooners Sweep Bearcats

The Sydney Sooners swept the three game series in Truro.

Game 1- 4-3


Sydney  2
 Truro 0 3

Sheldon MacDonald Kenny Long (WP) (6)

John Chapman Jordan Johnson (LP) (8)

Visiting Highlights Kenny Long 1B 2B two runs scored Justin Brewer 2 1B Cory Christie RBI Jordan Shepherd 1B 2RBI Chris Farrow 1B run scored Mike Tobin run scored

Home Highlights Darson Murphy 2 1B run scored Jeff Chisholm 1B RBI run scored Dan Bates RBI Ryan Bates 1B RBI Adam Lombard 1B runscored

Game 2- 11-3

Sydney  0 11 
 Truro 0 0

Justin Brewer (WP) Logan Aker(6)

Jamie MacLean (LP) Adam MacAloney (3) Gus Tupper (7) Justin Morton (8)

Visiting Highlights Jordan Shepherd  2 1B 2RBI Cory Christie 1B 3RBI Jordan Sampson 1B 2RBI

Home Highlights Ryan Bates 1B RBI Billy MacKenzie 2B 2 RBI 

Game 3- 8-7 10innings 

Sydney  2 0 14 
 Truro 0 2 8 0

Michael MacGillvary Riley O'Rourke (4) WP

Jason Smith Tyler Smith (8) LP   

 Visiting Highlights Jordan Shepherd 3-Run HR  3 RBI Kenny Long 2 1B 2 RBI Josh Forrest 1B Game winning RBI Mike Tobin 2 1B 2B

Home Highlights Jeff Chisholm 2B 1B 2 RBI Adam MacAloney 1B 2 RBI John Chapman 1B Dan Bates 2B

Friday, May 26
Dry and Halifax Postponed Due to Rain

The Dartmouth Moosehead Dry and Halifax Pelham Canadians were postponed in the bottom of the 4th with Dartmouth leading 6-5. The game will be rescheduled and replayed.

Thursday, May 25
Pelham Canadians Start Season with Win


Halifax- Brandon Mckinnon(W), Jordan Pelham(S) and Shawn Walsh

Kentville- Codey Shrider, Joey Cavadini(L,6), Dryden Schofield (7), Wes Harding (8), Bradley Fuller (9) and Ted Higa, Tyler Fancy 7

Halifax-Shawn Walsh double, 2 singles, 2 R, Josh Pelham 3 singles, Brandon Devlin 2 singles, Jeff Touesnard double, 2 RBI

Kentville- Tyler Fancy home run, single 2R; Brandon Mackay 2 singles 


























Saturday, May 20
Dry Spoil Bearcats Home Opener








































Jason Mosher (W) Liam Logan (7) Dan Comeau Anthony McKinley(3)

Jordan Johnson Brandon Malally(6)(L) John Chapman(9) Matt Mingo 



Visiting Highlights

Chris Head 2 1B Run scored Billy Hartley 2 1B 2 RBI run scored Dan Comeau 1B run scored Anthony McKinley run scored


Home Highlights

Darson Murphy 2 1B Justin Morton run scored Jeff Chisholm runs scored Billy MacKenzie run scored 


Tuesday, May 16
2017 Season begins on Thursday

The 2017 season kicks off with two games this week as the defending champion Dartmouth Moosehead Dry host Kentville on Thursday. Friday night sees the Dry travel to Truro to take on the Bearcats.

Friday, May 19
Dry Begin 2017 With Win








































WP – Jeff Reeves

LP- Alex Ostrov

SV-Justin Davies

Kentville- Cody Shrider 2 single, Alex Ostrov single, RBI

Dartmouth- Dan Comeau 2 singles,RBI; Anthony Mckinley double, RBI, 3 R, 2 SB; Jordan Clyke  single, double, RBI

The Dry are back in action tonight when they visit the Truro Bearcats, game time 7:30p