Earned The ‘A’

He’s been chomping at the bit to get back onto the field for a game.

Prairie Baseball Academy head coach Todd Hubka’s competitive spirit was in full display in talking about the start of the Canadian College Baseball Conference season.

In a recent chat on ADS: The Podcast, we talked about this year’s team but also about Hubka’s storied career and legacy in baseball.

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Play Ball!

Baseball fans, coaches, volunteers, fans and families have been yearning for the return of their beloved sport.

With phase two of Alberta’s re-opening plans set to begin Thursday, we take a look at the work that’s been going on behind-the-scenes to get the summer going.

We also look at what’s needed and what we will be missing out on.

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Beaumont’s Field of Dreams

The buzz of baseball is beckoning in Beaumont.

With summer fast-approaching and the hope that COVID-19 restrictions will be eased for summer sports to begin, the community recently received another blast of positive news.

On May 7th, it was announced the city just southeast of Edmonton was one of 14 communities to receive a Jays Care “Field of Dreams” grant.

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Mourning an Umpiring Great

Alberta’s baseball community is mourning the loss of one of the sport’s best umpires.

Mitch Ball – a beloved family man and a highly-respected ump in the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) – passed away Saturday morning at Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, due to COVID-19 complications.

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State of Alberta’s Game 2019

There is no shortage of topics of discussion for baseball officials heading into 2020.

The game’s growth has been front and centre as we see more talent make their way to higher levels, but enrollment, training and coaching will also be on their radar.

We chatted with Baseball Alberta’s Darren Dekinder recently for his analysis of 2019 and what’s to come in the new year.

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