It’s not easy for young athletes to move away from home to follow their sports dreams.
Manitoba’s Ryan Humeniuk knew that if he wanted to play baseball, he’d have to do just that.
He packed up his things and came to Dawgs Academy, which set the stage for a long journey in baseball that continues today at the University of Louisiana Monroe.
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“I want to be a first-team All-American. And I want to get drafted in the top ten rounds. Those are really my only two goals.”
Former Okotoks Dawgs utilityman Matt Lloyd wants to put 2018 behind him and has his sights set on proving why teams shouldn’t have overlooked him in the MLB Draft.
Here’s the Q&A from our conversation with him for Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
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After two swings at the MLB Draft in 2016 and 2017, Calgary’s Clayton Keyes is hoping a team will throw another pitch his way.
Ranked as the fifth-best draft-eligible Canuck by the Canadian Baseball Network, the Dawgs Academy product is off to a hot start with Central Arizona College.
During a recent rainout, we caught up with him for an Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast interview.
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It’s been quite the journey for Okotoks Dawgs’ outfielder Danny Donnelly.
Donnelly – who played 32 games for the Dawgs this season, recording two home runs, 11 RBI and 11 runs over 61 regular season at bats – grew up in Okotoks. He patrolled the berm in left field as a fan, along with his father Pat, while his mother Marlene served as the Dawgs’ academic advisor.
He would later hustle around the infield as a bat boy for his beloved hometown team and join the Dawgs Academy.
He recently made time for our “1 Thru 9” series and here’s what the right-handed batter had to say.
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What goes well with baseball? Beer, of course.
To get an expert to weigh in on the options available at WMBL ballparks in Alberta, we’ve enlisted the help of beer connoisseur Jason van Rassel.
Whether it’s local craft beer or the big-name brands, we have you covered!
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