In his last hurrah with the Lethbridge Bulls, corner infielder Torrin Vaselenak is pushing his game to new levels.
He’s already punched out a dozen homers during the 2023 WCBL season and recently suited up with the West Division’s All-Star team.
Vaselenak is the subject of this edition of “1 Thru 9” …
Read More 1 Thru 9: Torrin Vaselenak
It’s been a while since chants of “Lanny! Lanny! Lanny!” called out from Calgary fans in support of their sports hero.
In this case, the boosters weren’t serenading Hall-of-Fame hockey player Lanny McDonald, who won a Stanley Cup with the Flames in 1989.
This chorus was part of the scene on the afternoon of Monday, May 22nd as a red-clad Alex Lanigan took the mound at Spitz Stadium in Lethbridge.
Read More Dinos Soar
When Halen Knoll isn’t perplexing hitters in the batter’s box, he’s making people scratch their heads with his escape rooms.
The young Edmonton Collegiate Hawks and Fort McMurray Giants star put on a clinic during the 2022 baseball season.
He’s hoping to build on that as he enters the next step of his baseball journey with the University of Mary.
Read More Locked In
It’s rare to find Sean Dunn without a smile on his face.
The young Fort McMurray native is soaking in the moments while playing for his hometown Western Canadian Baseball League team.
The Giants hurler “definitely got the chills” pitching in the Canada Day 2022 home game.
Read More Getting the Job Dunn
Brendan Luther wouldn’t mind winning a few more championships.
He was a big contributor to the Okanagan College Coyotes’ championship run in the Canadian College Baseball Conference this spring.
And now the star infielder has his sights set on replicating that feat in the Western Canadian Baseball League with the Okotoks Dawgs.
Read More Work of Art
After years as a player with the University of Calgary Dinos, Cam Williams finally got to take to the field as the team’s coach this spring.
Always smiling, the 25-year-old is excited about the prospects of building up the program’s reputation.
He would also like to create some continuity in the program still aiming for its first Canadian Collegiate Baseball Conference crown.
Read More Jurassic Park
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
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.
Read More Earned The ‘A’
Coming off of a Canadian College Baseball Conference (CCBC) title win, Flynn Ridley set his sights on a summer season in the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL).
When it came time for the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) pitcher to find a team to play for, another championship squad – the Medicine Hat Mavericks – seemed like a perfect fit.
In his first season in the WCBL, the right-handed reliever from Vancouver has delivered an effective campaign thus far. The 18-year-old has a 3-1 record, two saves, a 2.49 earned run average (ERA) and 17 strikeouts through 21.2 innings pitched.
We spoke with the 6-foot-4 mound manager as part of our 7th Inning Stretch series.
Read More 7th Inning Stretch: Flynn Ridley
Edmonton baseball fans have long hoped for a return of the Trappers to RE/MAX Field and now they finally have it.
No, not those Trappers – not the Triple-A team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) that served as a stepping stone for aspiring major leaguers from 1981 through 2004.
The Edmonton Collegiate Trappers, an expansion franchise in the Canadian College Baseball Conference (CCBC), are making their league debut this season and head coach Ethan Elias couldn’t be more excited about bringing a new form of spring baseball to the provincial capital.
Read More Trap Game