What goes well with baseball? Beer, of course.
To get an expert to weigh in on the options available at WMBL ballparks in Alberta, we’ve enlisted the help of beer connoisseur Jason van Rassel.
Whether it’s local craft beer or the big-name brands, we have you covered!
Read More Something Brewing at Alberta Ballparks
He’s a Calgary kid who grew up playing all the time at Tourmaline Field in Okotoks, but outfielder Jaxson Hooge has always been a rival of the Dawgs.
It makes sense then, that the former Pro Baseball Force (PBF) Redbird ended up playing for the Medicine Hat Mavericks.
The 6-foot-1 right-handed batter is back for a second season with the Mavs this year, after putting in a second-team, All-American campaign with the Tabor College Bluejays in Kansas.
We caught up with Hooge and gave him our batting lineup full of questions. Here’s what he had to say for our “1 Thru 9” feature.
Read More 1 Thru 9: Jaxson Hooge
Madison Willan’s multi-sport star continues to rise.
At just 17, she has won the Esso Cup twice with the St. Albert Slash.
And in the summer, she’s turned her attention to baseball, where she’s been gaining national attention ahead of the Women’s World Cup in Florida.
Read More Madison and the Multi-Sport Dream
Well, you can’t say he didn’t warn you.
At the Okotoks Dawgs media day event, which is an opportunity for reporters to meet the team’s players and coaching staff prior to the Western Major Baseball League (WMBL) season, head coach Mitch Schmidt was asked about his “Big Bear” nickname.
He described himself as “very easy going” and a guy who gets along with everybody. Then he followed that description up with this comment: “They say that I’m in hibernation, but when I come out of hibernation, the Big Bear comes out.”
The Big Bear definitely came out …
Read More Holy Schmidt! Did That Just Happen?
Taylor Roberge will get to play in the stadium that he considers to be the “nicest field” he’s played on.
The trouble: the Calgary native will be suiting up for the enemy.
The Dinos hurler took a few minutes before the Alberta trip to answer our questions for “1 Thru 9.”
Read More 1 Thru 9: Taylor Roberge