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.
Read More Let ‘Em Fly
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.
Read More All In The (Wheatley) Family
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.
Read More Three Long Years
It will come as no surprise that the developments around COVID-19 will continue to dominate the sports headlines in the months ahead.
But assuming we can have a normal(ish) summer, what other storylines should we be watching?
We take out our crystal ball to look at the five stories that we expect will have local, provincial and national implications.
Read More Five Storylines We’re Watching in 2022
The gloves are off.
And we’re not talking about the ones that catch baseballs.
With the recent announcement that the Edmonton Riverhawks will join the West Coast League (WCL) in 2021, that summer collegiate circuit has staked a claim in the heart of Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) territory with its 15th franchise.
It’s a move that has raised eyebrows and, in some circles, ire.
Read More Hawkish Move