The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) has announced plans to soldier on with a 2021 season that will feature all-Canadian lineups for the first time in the summer collegiate circuit’s history.
Facing uncertainty over a number of COVID-19 pandemic issues – including health restrictions that will likely impact attendance and game-day activities, as well as unease about the timeline for the reopening of the Canada-U.S. border – the WCBL has made a number of significant changes for this year’s season.
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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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There have been a lot of questions surrounding the upcoming summer baseball season in Alberta, across this country and around the world. Will it happen? Can we have a shortened campaign? How willing are players and fans to take part?
Those questions and more have been hanging over the head of Kevin Kvame. Over the last few weeks, the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) president has been trying to stay on top of all of the COVID-19 developments.
We spoke with Kvame about the current status of the WCBL.
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February 16th will always mean something to Lethbridge’s Landen Bourassa.
In 2019, it was the day his elbow “came apart” while pitching in his first game of the season.
In 2020, it was the day he returned to the University of San Francisco Dons roster after recovering from Tommy John surgery.
Read More Don’t Stop Believin’
Despite a summer that pretty much didn’t happen weather-wise, the Western Canadian Baseball League is touting it as a success.
Now all eyes are on the future, starting with a 2020 season that will feature two fewer teams.
As league president Kevin Kvame told us, 2021 will also be a season of change with expansion coming to Alberta.
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