It is a baseball oasis in the middle of Canada’s prairie landscape.
In under 20 years, the Okotoks Dawgs college and academy programs have become the benchmark for success.
When looking at the path it took to get there, you can’t blame managing director John Ircandia for smiling from ear-to-ear as he looks at his own field of dreams.
We chatted with him in a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast to learn more about his mindset and vision going forward.
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The Weyburn Beavers are off to a torrid start to the 2018 season.
One of the key pieces is reliever Brodie Stairs. The Calgary product has been a part of the club since their last regular season division title in 2015.
We chatted with the right-hander for the latest “1 Thru 9.”
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Home field advantage is something the Okotoks Dawgs are hoping to capitalize on this season with a bevy of home-grown talent, including Jacob Bouzide.
The Dawgs Academy product is the focus of the newest “1 Thru 9.”
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The Okotoks Dawgs 2018 season gets underway on Friday in Edmonton, against a Prospects team that eliminated them from playoff contention.
After that, the Dawgs head back to Okotoks for their home opener on Saturday.
Here’s our season preview of the team, which once again has chamionship aspirations.
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The Dawg days of summer are over, and gone with them is the Western Major Baseball League (WMBL) season.
Many of the Okotoks Dawgs players and coaches have bid summer in Alberta adieu, having packed up and left for the colleges they plan to attend in the U.S. over the school year.
A first-round playoff exit to the Edmonton Prospects in five games brought a dejecting end to the season for the Dawgs and their fans. But the post-season heartbreak should not overshadow what was a special season in Okotoks.
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