You can’t spell “baseball” without “A … L … B … E …” … well, you get the picture.
Baseball Canada’s 2019 Women’s Invitational Championships – which pitted rivals from four provinces and a national prospects team against one another – have come and gone from Okotoks and Alberta turned in another impressive performance.
In addition to capturing their second straight bronze medal finish at the event, Alberta saw eight players chosen to participate in the national team’s three-day selection camp that followed the July 4-8 tournament at Tourmaline Field and Seaman Stadium. Of those eight players, five earned spots on this year’s Women’s National Team, including Spruce Grove sisters Carrie and Ellie Jespersen, Red Deer’s Kelsey Lalor, Edmontonian Madison Willan, and Kaitlyn Ross of Redcliff.
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It is every baseball player’s dream.
Stepping into the batter’s box in the bottom of the final inning and a chance to win it all with one swing of the bat.
Camrose baseball product Dylan Borman provided his own heroics for the University of Arkansas at Monticello earlier this spring and talked to Alberta Dugout Stories about it.
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It was a long road from the initial concept of the Edmonton Collegiate Trappers to actually becoming a franchise in the Canadian College Baseball Conference.
From folding to being a probationary team to finally taking part in real games in 2019, Ty Wagar was there every step of the way.
The senior reflected on his time with the Trappers in Episode #29 of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast and here is that Q&A.
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Not only did Calgary’s J.T. Patterson hit three home runs in a game. He did it twice. In back-to-back games.
The Bellevue University Bruins star has been lights out in his senior season.
Right after that first 3-HR game, we chatted with him for a later episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
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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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