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SPORTSHOUND: Right Side Left – Left Side Right!

Image: Elk Point Peewee Girls Softball 1994 Tales from the Doug-Out: June 23rd, 2020 We have been focusing on the Sox boys baseball  for the last few weeks, so I thought we would throw you a change up pitch this week  and talk a little bit about the girls softball …

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Ready for the Prime Time

Image: Opening ceremonies Alberta Midget A Baseball Provincials 1998 Tales from the Doug-Out: June 16th, 2020 Stage two of our historical Covid 19 relaunch has just started. Let’s hope we can get through it in flying colours and get on to Stage three, and then on to Exit Stage Right?! …

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Back to the Drawing Board

Tales from the Doug-Out: June 2nd, 2020 June is here already and before we know it, the longest day of the year will be here and gone. The first month of the minor ball season is over. Oh, haha guess you missed it!  Not funny, I know. Let’s hope the …

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A Season to Remember… or not

Tales from the Doug-Out: May 11th, 2020 Somehow Mother’s Day this past weekend was a little different than many years in the past. Not surprising, with COVID-19 of course it did. For a lot of reasons it really had a lot more meaning to it. Most people seem to have …

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Play Ball

Tales from the Doug-Out; March 23rd, 2020 Image: Blue Jays Spring Training TD Ballpark OK , OK BLUE JAYS , BLUE JAYS LET’S PLAY BALL! You never know what you got until it’s gone! Hopefully the pandemic ends before the ball season is lost. I feel very fortunate that the …

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Local baseball team heading to Dominican Republic for Goodwill Tour

Ball players who practice every Sunday at the Centennial Centre in Bonnyville. Image credit: Reg Rivard. A group of young baseball players is fundraising to sponsor equipment for poverty-stricken Dominican children during their trip to the South American nation next year. In April 2020 a team of 16 baseball players …

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Sox bring home Provincial Gold

Pictured: Elk Point Midget Sox following gold medal win Tales from the Doug Out: July 23rd, 2019 In Memory Today’s story is dedicated to the memory of Eddy Poulin who passed away last Thursday night. One of the nicest and kindest man I ever knew.  The grandfather of two of …

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Goldmine; Lakeland Layouts take gold at provincials

Image: Lakeland Layouts following gold medal win (provided) Tales from the Doug-Out: July 9th, 2019 Hosting the provincial finals is a ton of work, but it’s all worth it when you make it to the final game and win the gold medal. The Lakeland Layouts did just that. Road to …

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That’s a wrap

Image: Brent Hoshowski pitching for the Lakeland Northstars Tales from the Doug-Out: June 17th, 2019 Hockey is over and St. Louis is no longer singing the blues! The Raptors win it all too. Never thought I would be a fan of basketball, but I did watch some of it and …

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Snowed

Tales from the Doug Out: June 11th, 2019 We certainly needed the rain we received on this past Friday desperately, but I’m not sure we counted on it turning into snow later in the day. But as quick as it came it went away and it’s all good moisture. I …

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