Whitehorse Daily Star

July 22, 2014

ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ON TOP OF THE WORLD – Argentina players celebrate their second straight junior men’s world softball title Sunday after beating New Zealand 9-0 in the championship final held at the Pepsi Softball Centre in Whitehorse.

JUMPING INTO SHOW WEEKEND

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

JUMPING INTO SHOW WEEKEND – Anna Ramminger and Sitka go over a jump Wednesday evening on the North Ridge Community Association show grounds. This year’s Yukon Horse and Rider Association horse show will be held this evening through Sunday at the new grounds off Burma Road north of Whitehorse.

CALL OVERTURNED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CALL OVERTURNED – Canadian catcher Taylor Schubada swipes at Mexican pinch-runner Jonathan Cardona in the top of the sixth inning during their world championship matchup Wednesday. Originally called out, the home plate umpire would later overturn his decision, declaring Cardona safe. Mexico won 5-3, handing Canada its third straight loss.

Fun At The Park

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

FUN AT THE PARK – Nicole Bauberger is this week’s Artist in the Park. She made puppets for youth to decorate today.

PRACTISING A TRADITION

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PRACTISING A TRADITION – Outfielder Tiwana Aranui leads the New Zealand Black Sox through the haka, a traditional ancestral war challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand, before playing Canada on Monday evening. New Zealand won the match 12-6 and improved to 4-0 at the Junior Men’s World Softball Championship.

ROCKIN’ ATLIN

Photo by freelancer

ROCKIN’ ATLIN – The Brass Knuckle Society performs during the weekend’s Atlin Arts and Music Festival. The band will hold the Last Honk on Wednesday at The Old Fire Hall. Photo by KOBI THOMSON