It’s not easy for young athletes to move away from home to follow their sports dreams.
Manitoba’s Ryan Humeniuk knew that if he wanted to play baseball, he’d have to do just that.
He packed up his things and came to Dawgs Academy, which set the stage for a long journey in baseball that continues today at the University of Louisiana Monroe.
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Ayden Makarus wanted to be a goalie in hockey.
But his father made him a deal that if he played baseball, he could be a catcher.
Now the Airdrie, Alberta native is taking his game to a whole new level with Baseball Canada’s Junior National Team at Spring Training in Florida.
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In an effort to track how some of his son’s friends were doing in college baseball state-side, Kevin Wall created the CB Players website.
It’s now turned into a place many fans, coaches and players turn to for information about Canadians (and Albertans) doing great things in the United States.
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“I want to be a first-team All-American. And I want to get drafted in the top ten rounds. Those are really my only two goals.”
Former Okotoks Dawgs utilityman Matt Lloyd wants to put 2018 behind him and has his sights set on proving why teams shouldn’t have overlooked him in the MLB Draft.
Here’s the Q&A from our conversation with him for Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
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After two swings at the MLB Draft in 2016 and 2017, Calgary’s Clayton Keyes is hoping a team will throw another pitch his way.
Ranked as the fifth-best draft-eligible Canuck by the Canadian Baseball Network, the Dawgs Academy product is off to a hot start with Central Arizona College.
During a recent rainout, we caught up with him for an Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast interview.
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