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Shelburne County Schooners to play southwestern league alumni in June 30 exhibition game


Published on June 27, 2017

CLARK'S HARBOUR. N.S. –  In the days of the former Southwestern Nova Scotia Baseball League, the Clark’s Harbour Foggies were often among the league’s best.

And it’s in Clark’s Harbour where the Shelburne County Schooners of the present-day Nova Scotia Intermediate Baseball League will play an exhibition game against alumni from the old southwestern circuit.

The Schooners versus Legends contest is scheduled for Friday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the FA Brannen Ballfield.

Meanwhile, the Schooners were on the road this past weekend, losing twice on Saturday to the Noel Road Jays, the first-place team in the NSIBL, then taking both ends of a doubleheader against the Kennetcook Braves.

The Schooners dropped their June 24 games to the Jays by scores of 4-1, their first losses of the season.

On June 25, against the Braves, the Schooners posted wins of 5-1 and 14-3.

The Shelburne County team came out of the weekend with a 6-2 record, second best in the intermediate league behind Noel Road’s 8-2 mark.

The Schooners opened their 2017 NSIBL season June 4 by winning twice against the Truro Bearcats – in Truro – and then, on June 11, they took both ends of a doubleheader at home against the Pictou County Royals.

The Shelburne County team’s next scheduled league games are Sunday, July 2, when the Schooners are slated to play host to the Pictou County Albions.

The Schooners were to have played host to the Hantsport Shamrocks June 18, but those two games were called off due to wet weather. Those are to be made up Aug. 5.