He just wants to play.
Like many University of British Columbia (UBC) baseball players, Brandon Hupe saw competitive games wiped out over the last two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
But the Thunderbirds outfielder is now showing what he can do as a member of the Okotoks Dawgs Red team.
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Catcher Noah Or is like your favourite playlist right now … he’s offering up all the hits.
Through nine games in the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL), the Richmond, British Columbia native is leading the pack in batting average (.486), and on-base percentage (.568). His 15 runs, 17 hits and nine runs batted in (RBI) are also near the top of the leaderboard.
Get to know Or a bit better in our latest edition of THREE UP, THREE DOWN …
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His favourite baseball memory was eliminating the Okotoks Dawgs from the 2017 Western Major Baseball League (WMBL) playoffs. During Game 5 of that first-round elimination game, Tony Olson led all batters with three hits and two runs batted in as the Edmonton Prospects emerged victorious in a 3-1 contest.
Olson and his Edmonton teammates are once again looking to play spoiler as they face the Medicine Hat Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Division final tonight.
We caught up with the Sherwood Park, Alberta product in advance of tonight’s winner-take-all game at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat. Here’s what Olson said when he was presented with our “1 Thru 9” series of questions:
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