Call to the Penner

If you would have told Ty Penner in high school or even early in his college baseball career that he would one day sign a contract with a Major League baseball team, he would have wanted to believe you.

But he admits, he doesn’t know if every bone in his body would have it was possible.

The Vauxhall Academy and UBC Thunderbird grad is still flying high after signing a free agent deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, leading to a whirlwind past few months.

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One-Two Punch

If you see one, the other probably isn’t too far away.

BC’s Carlin Dick and New Brunswick’s Max Grant became fast friends at the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball.

Now hitting 1-2 in the batting order at Canisius College in New York, the pair is hoping to continue their winning ways together with the Golden Griffins.

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Dream Wevers

If baseball doesn’t work out for Ty Wevers, motivational speaking might be a good backup plan.

In chatting with the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product, you can’t help but feel inspired by how hard work paved the way in his baseball journey.

In this full Q&A from our conversation on Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast, Wevers talks about mindset, as well as his experience at Vauxhall and his decision to continue his education and baseball career at Cloud County Community College.

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The Cardinal’s In

The baseball journey for Maddux Mateychuk has been a windy road thus far.

From his home in Dominion City, Manitoba to plying his trade with Vauxhall Academy of Baseball to signing his Letter of Intent with Mineral Area College in Missouri, the 17-year-old has one goal in mind: making it to the big leagues.

We chatted with the 6-foot-3, 215-pound right-hander for a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast and here is the full Q&A.

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Abbott & Canisius

Every athlete has a number of questions they ask themselves before they decide on the route they want to take next in their journey.

For Lethbridge’s Levi Abbott, he had three key criteria on the school he wanted to go to.

In the end, the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball pitcher decided on Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y.

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