What a year it has been for Jackson Clemett.
The Calgary native and Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product started off the fall of 2019 by being named to the Tournament-12 in Toronto.
This spring, he announced his commitment to the University of Utah. And this fall, he was named to the World team for the New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series.
We chatted with the outfielder recently about the experience and what he has on his radar for the next twelve months.
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Being named the KJCCC Pitcher of the Week was just the cherry on top of the shortened season for Graham Brunner.
The Barton Community College Cougars star lefthander put together a gem of a season before the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halted the season.
We talked about that and more in this conversation from a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
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One of the younger players from Alberta who attended the recent Tournament 12 (T12) in Toronto was Max Hartman.
The 15-year-old roamed the outfield at Rogers Centre for Team Navy during the showcase event, which was hosted by Blue Jays Baseball Academy and took place from Sept. 17-21.
We spoke with the Dawgs Academy product before and after the T12 to find out more about him and what it was like to be selected as one of Canada’s top 150 baseball prospects.
He answered the following seven questions for us for our 7th Inning Stretch profile.
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Dryden Howse and his Dawgs Academy teammates from Okotoks are having quite the year.
After winning the 18U BCS National Championship in July and being a part of Perfect Game’s third best travel team in North America, Howse has reunited with several of his Dawgs colleagues at the Tournament 12 (T12) in Toronto.
The Sept. 17-21 showcase event at Rogers Centre, hosted by Blue Jays Baseball Academy, features 150 of the best 14-19 year old baseball prospects that Canada has to offer.
Howse was kind enough to make time for us and answer seven questions as part of our 7th Inning Stretch profile series.
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From Venezuela to Alberta, infielder Alejandro Cazorla Granados has seen a lot of baseball.
For the second year in a row, he’s seeing even more of it at the Tournament 12 (T12) in Toronto.
Taking place at Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays, from Sept. 17-21, the utility player is one of 150 prospects from across Canada on display.
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“My goals for T12 this year are to be able to really compete among all the best players in the country.”
With a little more experience under his belt, Edmonton’s Andrew Yusypchuk is hoping to make more of a name for himself at Tournament 12 in Toronto.
The Dawgs Academy product is the latest to answer our questions for our 7th Inning Stretch profiles.
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Tournament 12 (T12) – a national showcase tournament featuring some of Canada’s best baseball prospects – is fast approaching and the annual event once again includes a number of players from Alberta.
We are bringing back our popular 7th Inning Stretch series – which poses seven questions to our profile subjects – to spotlight some of the Alberta athletes who are taking part in T12 this year.
We get started with 15-year-old pitcher Conor Pote, who is a student of the Dawgs Academy program in Okotoks.
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It’s hard not getting butterflies in your stomach as you step onto the turf at Rogers Centre.
It will be up to Alberta’s coaches like Allen Cox and Les McTavish to keep them all at bay as the annual T12 tournament kicks off.
We chatted with them ahead of the showcase in Toronto.
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You could call it the luck of the Irish that Adam Macko ended up in Alberta.
The left-handed pitching prospect did indeed play baseball in Ireland in 2012 and 2013, winning a Little League championship that first year and finishing second the next.
And if it’s true that luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity, than you can certainly call Adam lucky. But that seems rather dismissive of all the hard work that he put it in before arriving in Canada … and since he got here.
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