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.
Read More Five Storylines We’re Watching in 2022
“Definitely the best birthday I’ve ever had.”
Bryce Oriold-Fraser turned 23 on the night his Lethbridge Bulls clinched the Western Canadian Baseball League championship. He was also named the WCBL Playoff MVP after two great appearances on the mound.
We take a look back at the Bulls’ journey to the final and the aftermath of winning it all.
Read More Running of the Bulls
Not everyone was able to comprehend what transpired at Pogadl Park in Sylvan Lake on August 15th.
Even some of the players weren’t aware that Evan Wilde, Brett Higgins and Zane Pollen had combined to throw a no-hitter in a 9-0 win over the Lethbridge Bulls.
It was the first no-hitter in the WCBL since 2019, but also had some mystery for many in attendance.
Read More No Flocking Way
If you’re scanning the strikeout leaderboard for Levi Abbott’s name, check at the top before working your way down.
The 6-foot-3, right-handed pitcher for the Lethbridge Bulls leads the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) in Ks, with 66, through his first 43.2 innings of work this summer and his other statistics have not suffered during his eight appearances.
We caught up with Abbott to pick his brain on the summer he’s having in the WCBL for a segment we like to call 3 UP, 3 DOWN.
Read More 3 UP, 3 DOWN WITH LEVI ABBOTT
A total of 17 Canadians were chosen in the 2021 MLB Draft.
While none hailed from Alberta, several trained here or have connections to this province.
We run down those connections and highlight some of their accomplishments.
Read More 2021 MLB Draft Review