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.
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Clayton Loranger had a summer to remember with his hometown Edmonton Riverhawks.
Ranking amongst the league leaders in several offensive categories, he was named a West Coast League First Team All-Star.
The Sherwood Park product also took it upon himself to be a community leader in the organization’s inaugural season.
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Calgary’s Tom Poole admits he was a bit of a late-bloomer in baseball.
Not really hitting his growth spurt until his senior year of high school, Poole hit the gym in hopes of getting recruited.
His work ethic paid off in getting recruited by Cloud County Community College, where the freshman put his name in the record books.
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You couldn’t fault Shaun Atamanchuk if he thought the worst when he heard his UCL tear was the worst his doctor had ever seen.
Yet, the Beaumont, Alberta native took the news in stride, documenting his recovery through his Instagram account.
After nearly three years without baseball, he recently made the triumphant return to the bump with the University of Antelope Valley.
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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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