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Born to Run

Remembering Tony Womack’s time with the Calgary Cannons and how it prepared him for baseball’s biggest stage during the 2001 World Series.

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Fantastic Four

Many young athletes have dreams of representing Canada on the international stage.

For four young Albertans, they took one big step towards that goal recently during Baseball Canada’s Women’s National Team Showcase.

They hope their performance was enough for them to get the call to the national team once an international event is once again organized.

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The Buckin’ Bronks

Repeating as Western Canada League champions wasn’t supposed to be so hard.

After a controversial end to the 1920 season, the Calgary Bronchos looked forward to defending their title.

But Mother Nature, along with issues around the league and fan support, almost derailed the entire 1921 season.

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2021 MLB Draft Review

A total of 17 Canadians were chosen in the 2021 MLB Draft.

While none hailed from Alberta, several trained here or have connections to this province.

We run down those connections and highlight some of their accomplishments.

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Achen For More

Cohen Achen has faced more adversity than most college athletes could imagine dealing with.

Just one week before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Calgary-born pitcher was hit in the face by a comebacker while he was on the mound for Big Bend College.

His comeback attempt was temporarily put on hold when he couldn’t cross the border, but when he joined Lindsey Wilson College, the young fireballer found his stride and was rewarded for his efforts.

Now, he’s looking to make an even bigger impact with the Blue Raiders.

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Living the Dream

Field of Dreams is a film that is often associated with fathers and sons.

But as guest columnist and W.P. Kinsella biographer Willie Steele shows us, the modern take on the tale is also about dads and daughters.

Steele recently shared his journey to Dyersville, Iowa with us. Give it a read …

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