Not one to shy away from a new opportunity to try something different, Brett Getz is excited about the opportunity to play in his second Canadian Futures Showcase.
The Medicine Hat native and Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product is working his way up to play on another big stage: college baseball with Sacramento State after he finished high school.
Read More Let’s Getz Ready to Rumble
Coming off a strong 2022 season split between two minor league affiliates, Damiano Palmegiani was determined to continue moving up the Toronto Blue Jays’ minor league depth charts.
The Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product is doing that with another strong season with the Double-A New Hampshire Fishercats.
Read More Palmegiani Rises Up Jays’ Ranks
Kalem Haney has seen baseball at virtually every level in Lethbridge.
From Little League right through to the Western Canadian Baseball League’s Lethbridge Bulls, he’s also seen a championship and a season without the playoffs.
The Vauxhall Academy grad is the latest to be featured in our “1 Thru 9” series.
Read More 1 Thru 9: Kalem Haney
It would have been easy for Demitri Shakotko to follow in his father’s footsteps.
Instead of chasing the hockey dream, he went after baseball by heading to Vauxhall Academy of Baseball.
After a successful first season with Cloud County Community College, he hopes to suit up in the city his dad played junior hockey in with the Lethbridge Bulls.
Read More Pinky Promise
With the 2023 Major League Baseball season now underway, it was only a matter of time before each organization started setting up its affiliate rosters for the coming year.
While things can and will change, we thought we’d scour as many minor league rosters for Alberta connections to get you updated on where everyone is.
Read More Alberta’s 2023 Pro Connections
Life often pulls you in different directions.
At times, the path it sets you on can be rather unexpected.
On this particular snow-swept March night on the prairies, former Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ricky Romero found himself pulled to Vauxhall for a fundraising banquet that was being hosted by the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball.
Read More The Ricky Ro! Show
It was a February night to remember for the Prairie Baseball Academy.
Not only were they able to finally hold their first full pre-season banquet and awards night since the pandemic, but they were also able to induct three new members of their Hall of Fame.
Above all that, coach Todd Hubka announced they were getting a $500,000 donation to improve their facilities.
Read More PBA Night to Remember
A look at Alberta’s connections to Bob Elliott’s list of top baseball influencers …
Read More Alberta Links to Canada’s Top Baseball Influencers
It’s impossible to blame Adam Macko for his reaction to getting a random early morning call from a number he didn’t recognize.
Like many others, he just let it ring.
However, the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product later found out it was a call to inform him he had been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays, and would be reunited with his old Vauxhall teammate, Damiano Palmegiani.
Read More Flying Together Again
Alberta’s collegiate athletes provided baseball fans with a plethora of memories in 2022.
From record-breaking performances to breath-taking pitching outings, the list of accomplishments is something to be proud of for everyone involved.
We take a look back at those performances and name our 2022 ADS All-College Team here.
Read More 2022 ADS All-College Team