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2018-Sep-12   HARVEST BIBLE CHAPEL B is the 2018 Samson League Champion.
2018-Aug-29   Justin Laing (Forest City North) is the 2018 Home Run Champion. Justin Dimoff (Summerside) is the runner-up.
2018-Aug-15   Scott Mackey (Calvary) is the 2018 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
Jodi Hagar (Summerside) is the 2018 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
Carl Vander Deen (Providence) is the 2018 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Aileen Zylstra (Free Reformed) is the 2018 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2017-Sep-11   HARVEST BIBLE CHAPEL B is the 2017 Samson League Champion.
2017-Aug-31   Dave Riosa (Open Door) is the 2017 Skills Contest Champion. Readon Orr (Calvary) is the runner-up.
2017-Aug-30   Dave Riosa (Open Door) is the 2017 Home Run Champion. Justin Laing (Forest City North) is the runner-up.
2017-Aug-29   Scott Mackey (Calvary) and Adam Malbrecht (Church in the Oaks) are the 2017 Jawbone Most Valuable Players.
Amanda McLean (Church in the Oaks) is the 2017 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
Bill Bethel (Open Door) is the 2017 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Terry Looper (Providence) is the 2017 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2016-Sep-12   HARVEST BIBLE CHAPEL B is the 2016 Samson League Champion.
2016-Sep-01   Dave Riosa (Open Door) is the 2016 Skills Contest Champion.
2016-Aug-31   Justin Laing (New Hope) is the 2016 Home Run Champion. Scott Mackey (Calvary) is the runner-up.
2016-Aug-16   Derek Derond (Compass A) is the 2016 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
Alan Quick (Covenant) is the 2016 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2016-Aug-15   Justin Dimoff (Summerside) is the 2016 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Christen Boundikis (Oakridge) is the 2016 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2015-Sep-14   CHURCH IN THE OAKS is the 2015 Samson League Champion.
2015-Sep-01   Mike Buchan (West Park) is the 2015 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Mike Gordon (Gateway A) is the 2015 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2015-Aug-31   Phil Wong (Harvest A) is the 2015 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
Joanne Marchand (Forest City B) is the 2015 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2015-Aug-28   Dave Riosa (Open Door) is the 2015 Skills Contest Champion.
2015-Aug-27   Scott Mackey (Calvary) is the 2015 Home Run Champion. Dave Riosa (Open Door) is the runner-up.
2014-Sep-16   Mike Buchan (West Park), Anne Marie Campbell (New Hope), and Rob Chapin (Oakridge) are the 2014 Foxtail Most Valuable Players.
Brian Sutherland (West Park) is the 2014 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2014-Sep-15   Wade Bethel (Open Door) is the 2014 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
Megan Balint (Compass A) is the 2014 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2014-Sep-08   CHURCH IN THE OAKS is the 2014 Samson League Champion.
2014-Aug-27   Mike Buchan (West Park) is the 2014 Home Run Champion. Justin Dimoff (Summerside) is the runner-up.
2014-Aug-21   Shaun Stevens (Forest City B) is the 2014 Skills Contest Champion.
2013-Sep-09   WEST PARK is the 2013 Samson League Champion.
2013-Aug-22   David Riosa (Open Door) is the 2013 Skills Contest Champion. Peter Thatcher (FCBC) is the runner-up.
2013-Aug-21   Mike Buchan (West Park) is the 2013 Home Run Champion. Scott Mackey (Calvary) is the runner-up.
2013-Aug-20   Mike Buchan (West Park) is the 2013 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
2013-Aug-14   Scott Mackey (Calvary) is the 2013 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
Wayne tenPas (FCBC) is the 2013 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
Chris Nichols (Byron) is the 2013 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2013-Jul-24   Extra games have been added to the schedule on August 5 to make-up for some of the rainouts.
2012-Sep-18   CHURCH IN THE OAKS is the 2012 Samson League Champion.
2012-Aug-23   David Riosa (Open Door) is the 2012 Skills Contest Champion. Graham Snell (Hillside) is the runner-up.
2012-Aug-22   Mike Buchan (West Park) is the 2012 Home Run Champion. Dan Krueger (Harvest B) is the runner-up.
2012-Aug-21   John MacLennan (Covenant) and Scott Mackey (Calvary) are the 2012 Jawbone Most Valuable Players.
Mike Gordan (West Park) is the 2012 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2012-Aug-14   Nathan Talsma (Providence) is the 2012 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Roger Daigle (Compass A) is the 2012 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
2012-Jul-23   Extra games have been added to the schedule on August 6 to make-up for some of the rainouts.
2011-Oct-04   After battling rain for 3 weeks, CHURCH IN THE OAKS claimed the 2011 Samson League Championship.
2011-Sep-28   Playoff Round #3 will resume on October 3 at the Southwest Optimist Complex.
2011-Sep-22   Playoff Round #3 has been moved to the Lambeth diamond on James St.
2011-Sep-18   Playoff Round #3 has been moved to September 26.
2011-Aug-25   Jon Wright (Church In The Oaks) is the 2011 Skills Contest winner. Mike Larocque (Compass A) is the runner-up.
2011-Aug-24   Mike Buchan (West Park) is the 2011 Home Run Champion. Michael Burrows (Harvest B) is the runner-up.
2011-Aug-22   Eric Pont (Compass A) is the 2011 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
Josh Bartley (Byron) is the 2011 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Catherine McDermott (Compass A) is the 2011 Jawbone Most Sportsmanlike Player.
Alice Salomons (Providence) is the 2011 Foxtail Most Sportsmanlike Player.
Hillside won the 2011 Jawbone Team Sportsmanship trophy.
New Hope won the 2011 Foxtail Team Sportsmanship trophy.
2011-Aug-08   The Complex has posted on their website that game times are now 6:00pm. That is for their own leagues, and NOT the Samson League. Our games are still the usual 6:30pm/8:30pm as posted on this website.
2011-Jul-20   Calvary and Covenant will have their rained-out July 18 games replayed on August 1 in Strathroy.
2011-May-27   ALL teams will have their canceled May 16 games replayed on June 11. Please check the schedule to see when your team is playing.
2011-May-12   Players from north London driving to the Strathroy diamond should note that Country Rd. #39 (Hickory Dr.) is closed for a brief stretch, and an alternate route is recommended.
2011-Mar-25   The partial schedule that was posted has been changed. Please note that now games will be played on the May holiday.
2010-Sep-21   HILLSIDE CHURCH is the 2010 Samson League Champion.
2010-Aug-31   Catherine McDermott (Compass A) is the 2010 Jawbone Most Sportsman Like Player.
Becky Idema (West Park) is the 2010 Foxtail Most Sportsman Like Player.
2010-Aug-26   Tim Richards (Gateway A) is the 2010 Skills Contest Champion. Cheryl Main (Compass A) is the runner-up.
2010-Aug-25   Brett Morden (Oakridge B) is the 2010 Home Run Champion. Chris Chalmers (Gateway A) is the runner-up.
2010-Aug-24   Ryan Mansfield (Forest City B) is the 2010 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
Mauro Fachin (Oakridge A) is the 2010 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Gateway B & Harvest A won the 2010 Jawbone Team Sportsmanship trophy.
Oakridge A won the 2010 Foxtail Team Sportsmanship trophy.
2010-Jul-12   ALL JULY 12 GAMES ARE CANCELED due to rain.
2010-May-31   ALL MAY 31 GAMES ARE CANCELED due to rain.
2010-Mar-20   The complete schedule has been posted.
2010-Mar-02   The redesigned website is launched!
2009-Nov-26   Official league merchandise is now available, and shipping in time for Christmas: Go to the Shop
2009-Sep-22   For the 3rd consecutive season, OAKRIDGE PRESBYTERIAN B is the 2009 Samson League Champion.
2009-Aug-28   Taro Terawaki (Chalmers Presbyterian) is the winner of the 2009 Skills Contest.
2009-Aug-27   Taro Terawaki (Chalmers Presbyterian) is the winner of the 2009 Home Run Derby.
2009-Aug-14   The All-Star Game has been moved to August 26 on diamond #3.
The Home Run Derby has been moved to 8:30pm on diamond #3.
2009-Jul-22   Rainout make-up games added to the schedule for August 3.
2009-Jul-15   Rule 14 Sec. 1 D of the rulebook has been added.
2008-Sep-15   OAKRIDGE PRESBYTERIAN B is the 2008 Samson League Champion.
2008-Sep-08   GATEWAY A is the 2008 Foxtail Champion.
OAKRIDGE PRESBYTERIAN B is the 2008 Jawbone Champion.
2008-Aug-21   RJ Milne (Life International) is the winner of the 2008 Skills Contest.
2008-Aug-20   Rob Reyers (Forest City Community "B") is the winner of the 2008 Home Run Derby.
2008-Aug-19   Michael Burrows (Harvest "B") is the 2008 Foxtail Most Valuable Player.
Garrett Huxley (Oakridge "B") is the 2008 Jawbone Most Valuable Player.
2008-Aug-18   Gateway "A" is the winner of the 2008 Foxtail Sportsmanship trophy.
Church In The Oaks is the winner of the 2008 Jawbone Sportsmanship trophy.
2008-Apr-28   RULE 12 added to the official rules.
2008-Feb-18   Church In The Oaks and Grace Life Community (formerly London Outreach Centre) join the league.
2007-Sep-16   OAKRIDGE PRESBYTERIAN B is the 2007 Samson League Champion after winning their final 3 games in the playoffs.
2007-Aug-29   Norm Millar (Harvest Bible A) is the winner of the 2007 Home Run Derby.
2007-Aug-20   FCBC is the winner of the 2007 Sportsmanship trophy.
Adam Wolcovitch (Life International) is the 2007 Samson League Most Valuable Player.
2007-Jun-29   RULE 2 Sec. 9A has been revised.
2007-Jun-24   A baseball glove was found June 18 with the initials J.A.C on it. If it's yours, please use the "contact" link above to claim it.
2007-Apr-30   May 7 Spring Training Schedule:
Diamond #6 - Chalmers vs. Royal View
Diamond #7 - Life International vs. Forest City Community "A"
Diamond #10 - Oakridge "B" vs. Oakridge "A"
Diamond #13 - West Park vs. Calvary
2007-Apr-27   Start times for May 21, July 2, and August 6 diamond 1 games have changed.
2007-Mar-28   The rules section has been updated.
2006-Sep-09   GLAD TIDINGS A is the 2006 Samson League Champion after going undefeated in the playoffs.
2006-Aug-31   Mike Donaldson (Life International) is the winner of the 2006 Home Run Derby.
2006-Aug-24   The All-Star Game may not be on diamond 5 as posted. Please check the board at the complex when you arrive.
2006-Aug-21   Chalmers Presbyterian is the winner of the 2006 Sportsmanship trophy.
Darryl Drager (West Park) is the 2006 Samson League Most Valuable Player.
2006-Aug-07   Due to the holiday, tonight's games MAY be moved to the "front" diamonds. Please check the board at the complex for changes.
2006-Jul-27   Scores and standings updates will be delayed due to a system error. The problem should be resolved shortly.
2006-Jul-11   FOR SALE: Blue Jays vs. Yankees tickets at Rogers Centre on July 22. If you're interested, please click the "contact" link above and let me know.
2006-May-26   There will be a meeting for the coaches on May 29, at 8:30pm (or after the completion of the games), on the Diamond 5 bleachers.
2006-May-22   Due to the holiday, tonight's games MAY be moved to the "front" diamonds. Please check the board at the complex for changes.
2006-May-20   SCHEDULE UPDATE: All Diamond 9 games have been moved to Diamond 7.
2006-Apr-25   The following pre-season games have been booked:
CAL vs. GTB (Diamond 5) 6:30pm
GTA vs. WPB (Diamond 10) 6:30pm
FCC vs. LIC (Diamond 11) 6:30pm
SOU vs. OAK (Diamond 13) 6:30pm
2006-Apr-19   The rules section has been updated.
2006-Apr-04   The 2006 regular season schedule has been added.
2006-Feb-09   4 new teams have been added, and the divisions realigned.
2005-Oct-03   The Fall Meeting will be held October 26 at 7:00pm. The location has been e-mailed to the coaches.
2005-Aug-20   GLAD TIDINGS A is the 2005 Samson League Champion after going undefeated in the playoffs.
2005-Aug-15   The AUGUST 15 games have been moved to diamonds 5 & 6. A list of the new locations will be posted near the snack bar.
2005-Aug-09   New Life Centre is the winner of the 2005 Sportsmanship trophy.
Cory Reynolds (Glad Tidings A) is the 2005 Samson League Most Valuable Player.
2005-Jul-28   FOR AUGUST 1 ONLY The games have been moved to the "front diamonds" at SWOC. A list of the new locations will be posted near the snack bar.
2005-Jul-21   The make-up game diamonds have been assigned. Please make note of the TIMES.
2005-Jul-19   The rained-out July 18 games have been rescheduled for July 29. The assigned diamonds are still subject to change.
2005-Jun-06   PAINTBALL! The Samson League will be hosting a day of paintball July 9, from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Cost is $35. Please see your coach for further information, and to sign-up.
2005-Jun-01   SUNDAY NIGHT BASEBALL
Sunday evenings, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm on SWOC 13, we will be playing pick-up baseball game(s). Teams will be made from those that attend. No umpires, no effect on the standings, just some fun and practice!
2005-May-26   The June 6 Abundant Life/Cornerstone game has been moved to June 9 on SWOC 11.
2005-May-23   FOR TONIGHT ONLY The games have been moved to the "front diamonds" at SWOC. A list of the new locations will be posted near the snack bar.
2005-May-19   Games scheduled to be played on SWOC 9 have been moved to SWOC 6. The schedule has been updated to reflect the change.
2005-May-16   The bug in the e-mail system has been fixed.
2005-Apr-13   Tuesday night games have been moved to Monday night on SWOC 5. The schedule has be revised.
2005-Apr-11   The 2005 schedule has been posted. Clicking a team name will give you the schedule just for that team.
2005-Mar-31   Minor changes have been made to the "League Rules" section.
2005-Mar-24   The league has moved! Starting this 2005 season, all games will be played at the Southwest London Optimists complex on Exeter Rd. (near Wonderland Rd.).
2005-Jan-03   Happy New Year! You will see that the standings have been 'reset' for 2005, and that two new teams have been added. We are still looking for one more team, so if your church is interested, please contact us.
2004-Oct-14   The next coaches meeting will be October 30, at 8:30am. If you have anything you would like expressed at the meeting, please notify your coach so it can be expressed on your behalf.
2004-Sep-12   KNOLLWOOD B is the Samson League Champion for the 2nd year in a row after going undefeated September 11.
Byron Community is the winner of the 2004 Sportsmanship trophy.
Wayne Dewhurst (Byron Community) is the 2004 Samson League Most Valuable Player. Pat MacInnis (Knollwood B) was runner-up.
2004-Sep-03   The September 11 playoff games WILL be held at 3M.
2004-Sep-02   The unfinished playoff games have been scheduled for September 11, starting at 11:00. The location of the games is still to be determined.
2004-Aug-20   The remaining teams have had their playoff positions confirmed. Please check the schedule for the update.
2004-Aug-18   Glad Tidings B has had their playoff position confirmed. Please check the schedule for the update.
2004-Aug-13   London Outreach Centre is the first team to have their playoff position confirmed. Please check the schedule for the update.
2004-Jul-27   The July 22 Glad Tidings A / Knollwood A game has been reschedule for August 5. The July 22 Glad Tidings B / Byron game has been reschedule for August 7 at 12:00pm.
2004-Jul-23   The August 7 Cornerstone / Abundant Life game has been MOVED to August 10. Game times for August 7 have been adjusted, so please check to see if your team has been effected.
2004-Jul-09   The Glad Tidings B / Cornerstone Community games from July 8 has been rescheduled to July 15 on diamond 1.
2004-Jun-24   A barbecue will be held prior to the June 29 All-Star game at 6:00pm. Everyone is welcome.Those who are playing in the game itself need to be on the field at 6:30, and make sure their respective coach knows they are present.
2004-Jun-15   Glen Cairn has quit the league, and a replacement cannot be found at this point after much effort. Each team has been awarded a forfeit win for their games against Glen Cairn, and those games have been wiped from the schedule.
2004-Jun-11   The Abundant Life / Glad Tidings C games from June 10 have been rescheduled for June 12 at 9:00am.
2004-Jun-01   THE JUNE 5 GAMES HAVE BEEN MOVED to JUNE 12. Sorry for the inconvience.
2004-May-31   The June 5 GTB/AL game has been moved to July 24.
2004-May-26   Additional make-up games have been scheduled for June 5, 2004 AND July 24, 2004. Please check to see if your team has a game that day.
2004-May-21   Make-up games have been scheduled for June 5, 2004. Please check to see if your team has a game that day. All games lost the week of May 10 will NOT be rescheduled.
2004-May-03   The snack bar will be open this season for the majority of the game nights. The snack bar hours will be between 7:00pm and 8:00pm.
2004-Apr-02   The new & improved Samson League web site is finally available for public viewing. Some work still needs to be done, but we just couldn't keep it a secret anymore!

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