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.
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Heidi Northcott is no stranger to remaining calm in the storm.
On the baseball field, she held the fate of her team with every pitch she threw.
She has had to use that mindset during the COVID-19 pandemic as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Edmonton.
Read More Save Situation
He wasn’t expecting the call.
But when St. Albert’s Max Hartman picked up his phone to hear Baseball Canada head coach Greg Hamilton’s voice, he was over the moon.
The outfielder took a moment to chat with us about representing Canada the 18U Friendship Series against the US and getting to do it with a few Dawgs Academy teammates.
Read More To The Max
Many young athletes have dreams of representing Canada on the international stage.
For four young Albertans, they took one big step towards that goal recently during Baseball Canada’s Women’s National Team Showcase.
They hope their performance was enough for them to get the call to the national team once an international event is once again organized.
Read More Fantastic Four
Damiano Palmegiani is back with a vengeance.
The Surrey, B.C. native was a highly-touted prospect coming out of Vauxhall Academy of baseball, being drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2018.
After a couple of years of struggles, the hard-hitting infielder has found his swing again with the College of Southern Nevada, which has many thinking he’s ready for the pros.
Read More Palm Before The Storm