Star-struck and homer-happy baseball fans in Western Canada have something to look forward to next year, with news of All-Star Game festivities coming to southern Alberta.
The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) and the Okotoks Dawgs held a joint press conference to announce that Seaman Stadium will play host to the WCBL All-Star Game on July 24, 2021.
The event will feature the summer collegiate circuit’s best players competing in a Western Division versus Eastern Division tilt that displays top-end talent from Alberta and Saskatchewan teams.
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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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