Towing the Rubber

As the strikeouts pile up, Matt Wilkinson might have to think about adding a few more k’s to his last name.

The Dawgs Academy grad has been electric in his first season with Central Arizona College, posting a 5-1 record with two saves and a 1.56 ERA.

However, the strikeout total of 71 over 40 innings of work is what is turning many heads this spring.

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Beaver Tales

Gavin Logan is no stranger to the open road.

Growing up on a farm outside Oyen, the young athlete played a lot of his minor baseball in Consort, before heading to Dawgs Academy.

After a couple of other college stops, he made his way to Oregon State University, where the Beavers are looking to get back to the College World Series.

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Flying High

Tucker Zdunich is all about “intent.”

Everything he does is with the intent of making himself a better baseball player, and that mindset is paying off for the High River native and Dawgs Academy alum.

After a stellar start to his college career with Colby Community College, Zdunich is continuing his torrid pace with Reinhardt University.

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Little Red Machine

Nothing really scared Alejo Lopez when he first arrived in Canada in 2012.

Not the new surroundings. Not learning a new language. Not the different expectations on the field.

Well, nothing except lacing up his skates for a trip around the outdoor rink.

A decade removed from his time with Dawgs Academy, the Cincinnati Reds prospect fondly remembers his roots in Alberta.

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Relaying It Home

Making the transition from high school to college can be tough on any teenager.

Deciding to transfer to another college just a few months into that transition can be even tougher.

Dawgs Academy grad Alejandro Cazorla-Granados isn’t phased at packing his bags again, finding himself a new home as he chases his baseball dreams.

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