Contact Hitter

Wetaskiwin’s Matt Coutney now holds the record for most home runs in a single-season at Old Dominion University.

It’s an amazing feat, made even more incredible in that he started the season slowly and had an incredible April.

Coutney credits working on his mechanics, plus using a contact lens in his right eye, for turning his season around.

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2021 ADS All-College Team

As the baseball season winds to a close, we take a look back at some of the top performances by Alberta athletes in US College programs.

It’s our second annual “All-College Team”, where we have gone through stats reports and boxscores to find the top performers at each position.

Some are newcomers, while others were on the team last year. All are worthy candidates to be celebrated for their achievements in 2021.

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Box Score Beauties

“Play ball!”

It’s back. Spring training for Major League Baseball (MLB) has cranked up again and college baseball south of the border is in full swing.

It feels really good to type those words. And to show some love to those from our province taking part, we wanted to highlight some of their accomplishments.

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2020 ADS All-College Team

“Unparalleled” is a word used far too often when describing 2020.

But when you look at some of the performances being put together by Alberta’s baseball products at US colleges, the year was actually setting up to be one of the best.

We take a look back at some of those highlights by naming an All-Alberta team for 2020.

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The Final Out

There are final outs and then there are final outs. 

The final out of a game. The final out of a series. The final out of a season. The final out of your final season.

Then there’s the last out that precedes a rain delay. Is it really the final out? Will this game start up again? Will we play the rest of this another day?

Such are the questions that come with rain delays. 

Welcome to the season of coronavirus. It’s a season of uncertainty and one of far more questions than answers. 

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