William Labonte still has a couple of years left in high school.
But the Montreal-born product has already made an impact everywhere he’s gone, including Dawgs Academy in Okotoks.
Reporter Zach Worden has more on the Arizona State University commit’s appearance at the Canadian Futures Showcase.
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As Eric Hartman roams centre field at the Rogers Centre this week at the Canadian Futures Showcase, he’s continuing a family legacy started four years ago by his older brother Max.
The St. Albert Minor Baseball Association and Dawgs Academy product is coming off helping the Okotoks Dawgs win their seventh WCBL championship, and is looking forward to joining his sibling at Washington State University in 2024.
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He is Alberta’s Big Maple.
It’s a fitting nickname for Okotoks Dawgs ace Graham Brunner, who stands 6-foot-2 and weighs 225 pounds.
Canadian Baseball Network writer Kevin Glew has more on the Okotoks Dawgs southpaw, who will be making an appearance at the WCBL All-Star Game.
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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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There’s a difference between being a thrower and being a pitcher in baseball.
Dawgs Academy product Simon Lusignan admits he was more of a thrower when he arrived in Okotoks a couple of years ago.
But since then, he has improved dramatically, with a few opportunities to pitch on bigger stages.
2021 might be his year, as he is a highly-ranked Canadian prospect for the MLB Draft, while he is also committed to Stetson University.
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