Canada Cup

Members of the Canadian national women’s softball team stand in front of their dugout during Melanie Matthews’ hall-of-fame induction ceremony Thursday prior to a Canada Cup game between Canada and Mexico. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Team USA topples Triple Crown for top spot at Canada Cup

Women’s division championship decided Sunday night in South Surrey

 

After smashing a hit down the right-field line, Cloverdale Fury ‘06 baserunner Ella Booth is thrown out at home against the White Rock Renegades ‘06 during a Showcase Gold division game Thursday at the Canada Cup. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTOS: Canada remains undefeated at Canada Cup

Canadian national team will play U.S. on Friday at Softball City in South Surrey

 

Laura Benson throws to first during a Team Canada press event/practice Monday at Softball City, in advance of the team’s first Canada Cup game. (Nick Greenizan photo)

National team undefeated through three games at Canada Cup

Team Canada women’s fastpitch team plays Wednesday, Thursday evenings at Softball City

 

Team Canada arrived at Softball City for a press event and brief practice Monday morning. The team will begin play tonight against Australia’s development team. (Nick Greenizan photo)

PHOTOS: New-look national team arrives in South Surrey for Canada Cup

Team Canada opens schedule Monday night with game against Australian development squad

Team Canada arrived at Softball City for a press event and brief practice Monday morning. The team will begin play tonight against Australia’s development team. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Longtime Canadian national women’s softball team member Natalie Wideman is one of the returnees to the team this summer. (Nick Greenizan photo)

National team roster for Canada Cup to feature White Rock Renegade additions

Lauren Benson, Emma Dorval and Madelyn McKinnon are new members of Team Canada this summer

Longtime Canadian national women’s softball team member Natalie Wideman is one of the returnees to the team this summer. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Clockwise, from top left: Canada Cup founder Glen Todd; longtime volunteer and Softball BC executive Zeone Andrijaszyn; volunteer Craig Donaldson; and Frank Demaris. All four have passed away since the last Canada Cup tournament was held in 2019 and will be honoured at this year’s event. (Contributed photos)

Canada Cup tournament to honour memory of late founder, longtime volunteers

June 21 event to honour Glen Todd, Frank Demaris, Craig Donaldson and Zeone Andrijaszyn

Clockwise, from top left: Canada Cup founder Glen Todd; longtime volunteer and Softball BC executive Zeone Andrijaszyn; volunteer Craig Donaldson; and Frank Demaris. All four have passed away since the last Canada Cup tournament was held in 2019 and will be honoured at this year’s event. (Contributed photos)
After a two-year break due to COVID-19, the Canada Cup will return to Surrey this summer. (File photo)

Return of Canada Cup softball tournament ‘so exciting’ for organizers

After two-year COVID-19 hiatus, popular fastpitch event set for Softball City June 17-26

After a two-year break due to COVID-19, the Canada Cup will return to Surrey this summer. (File photo)
This summer’s Canada Cup softball event will feature special ceremonies honouring both the Canadian national women’s team that won bronze at the Summer Olympics last summer (left) and former Team Canada slugger Melanie Matthews (right), who will be inducted into the WSBC Hall of Fame. (Left: The Canadian Press photo; right: Contributed photo)

Canada Cup to feature Olympic medallists, hall-of-fame induction

Surrey’s Melanie Matthews to be inducted into WBSC Hall of Fame during summer tournament

This summer’s Canada Cup softball event will feature special ceremonies honouring both the Canadian national women’s team that won bronze at the Summer Olympics last summer (left) and former Team Canada slugger Melanie Matthews (right), who will be inducted into the WSBC Hall of Fame. (Left: The Canadian Press photo; right: Contributed photo)
Glen Todd, founder of the Canada Cup International Faspitch Championship, speaks to Team Canada prior to the 2009 tournament. (File photo)

Canada Cup founder, horse-racing ‘icon’ Glen Todd dies

Todd remembered for love of horses, and for growing softball in Surrey and beyond

Glen Todd, founder of the Canada Cup International Faspitch Championship, speaks to Team Canada prior to the 2009 tournament. (File photo)
Canada women’s national softball team pitcher Danielle Lawrie, centre, sits with infielders Emma Entzminger, left, and Holly Speers, right, during practice at the 2018 Canada Cup International Softball Championship. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)

Canada Cup tournament to return to South Surrey in June

Organizers announce official dates for popular international softball event

Canada women’s national softball team pitcher Danielle Lawrie, centre, sits with infielders Emma Entzminger, left, and Holly Speers, right, during practice at the 2018 Canada Cup International Softball Championship. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)
Kaleigh Rafter, shown here rounding the bases after hitting a home run at the Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament in South Surrey in 2019, has been named the new head coach of Canada’s national women’s softball team. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)

Canada Cup softball veteran tagged to lead national women’s team

Trio of White Rock Renegades congratulate teammate-turned-manager Kaleigh Rafter

Kaleigh Rafter, shown here rounding the bases after hitting a home run at the Americas Olympic Qualifier tournament in South Surrey in 2019, has been named the new head coach of Canada’s national women’s softball team. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck photo)
The Canada Cup International Softball Tournament – which features national teams as well as youth squads from across the world – is set to return to South Surrey June 17-26, 2022. (Gord Goble photo)

Organizers announce Canada Cup will return to South Surrey in 2022

International softball tournament will be played June 17-26, 2022

The Canada Cup International Softball Tournament – which features national teams as well as youth squads from across the world – is set to return to South Surrey June 17-26, 2022. (Gord Goble photo)
Former Team Canada outfielder Melanie Matthews (left) and longtime Canada Cup chair Greg Timm (right) have both been inducted into the Softball Canada Hall of Fame, alongside Surrey umpire Christman Lee. (File photos)

Three from Surrey inducted into Softball Canada Hall of Fame

Greg Timm, Melanie Matthews and Christman Lee part of 2019 induction class

Former Team Canada outfielder Melanie Matthews (left) and longtime Canada Cup chair Greg Timm (right) have both been inducted into the Softball Canada Hall of Fame, alongside Surrey umpire Christman Lee. (File photos)
Team Canada head coach Mark Smith talks with his team during a game at the Canada Cup last week in South Surrey. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Schedule released for South Surrey-hosted Americas Olympic Softball Qualifier

Canadian national women’s fastpitch team to open tournament against Cuba

Team Canada head coach Mark Smith talks with his team during a game at the Canada Cup last week in South Surrey. (Nick Greenizan photo)
The White rock Renegades 02 faced off againces the Calahoo Erins on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey, White Rock youth teams hit field at Canada Cup

Futures and Showcase tournaments underway, with national teams set to arrive soon

The White rock Renegades 02 faced off againces the Calahoo Erins on Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
File photo                                Team Canada’s Larissa Franklin makes contact with a pitch during the 2017 Canada Cup. This year’s event is set to take place July 5-14.

Canada Cup set for first pitch in South Surrey

Annual fastpitch tournament one of two international softball tournaments planned for summer

File photo                                Team Canada’s Larissa Franklin makes contact with a pitch during the 2017 Canada Cup. This year’s event is set to take place July 5-14.
Cloverdale’s Holly Speers fields a ball for Team Canada during the 2017 Canada Cup tournament in South Surrey. (File photo)

Organizers of Olympic softball qualifier seek sponsorship help

2019 Americas Qualifier tournament set for South Surrey in late August

Cloverdale’s Holly Speers fields a ball for Team Canada during the 2017 Canada Cup tournament in South Surrey. (File photo)
Sara Groenewegen (left) and Danielle Lawrie-Locke have both been listed on the roster for Softball Canada’s national women’s team. (File photos)

Surrey, White Rock players dot Canadian national softball team roster

Organizers expect to hear soon if Surrey has been chosen to host Olympic qualifier tournament

Sara Groenewegen (left) and Danielle Lawrie-Locke have both been listed on the roster for Softball Canada’s national women’s team. (File photos)
Former White Rock Renegade on mend after hospitalization

Former White Rock Renegade on mend after hospitalization

Sara Groenewegen not with Team Canada at world softball championships in Japan

Former White Rock Renegade on mend after hospitalization
Canada Cup organizers are aiming to bring the 2019 Americas Olympic qualifier to Surrey, which would mean Team Canada would play on home turf. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Surrey-based committee bids for Olympic softball qualifier

Canada Cup organizers want to host 2019 Americas qualifying tournament at Softball City

Canada Cup organizers are aiming to bring the 2019 Americas Olympic qualifier to Surrey, which would mean Team Canada would play on home turf. (Nick Greenizan photo)