River Runner

Clayton Loranger had a summer to remember with his hometown Edmonton Riverhawks.

Ranking amongst the league leaders in several offensive categories, he was named a West Coast League First Team All-Star.

The Sherwood Park product also took it upon himself to be a community leader in the organization’s inaugural season.

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Poole Party

Calgary’s Tom Poole admits he was a bit of a late-bloomer in baseball.

Not really hitting his growth spurt until his senior year of high school, Poole hit the gym in hopes of getting recruited.

His work ethic paid off in getting recruited by Cloud County Community College, where the freshman put his name in the record books.

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Let ‘Em Fly

Jake Lanferman is hoping to become a coach like the ones he was coached by.

Go down the list: Sheen Bromley, Ray Brown, Taylor Burns, Chris Pritchett, Jason Chatwood.

The Sherwood Park native is using their collective influence to carve out his own journey as the coach of the Edmonton Collegiate Hawks.

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All In The (Wheatley) Family

The Wheatley family tree has deep Canadiana roots.

From Glace Bay, N.S. to Cape Breton, to Edmonton to Iowa and next fall to Georgia.

Canadian Baseball Network’s Bob Elliott takes a look at the next generation of Wheatley, Jack, who has committed to Liberty University.

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Three Long Years

You couldn’t fault Shaun Atamanchuk if he thought the worst when he heard his UCL tear was the worst his doctor had ever seen.

Yet, the Beaumont, Alberta native took the news in stride, documenting his recovery through his Instagram account.

After nearly three years without baseball, he recently made the triumphant return to the bump with the University of Antelope Valley.

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