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Tag Archives: Lakeland Northstars

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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You can’t win them all

Image: Cole Bendixon on the mound for the Midget Sox Tales from the Doug-Out: July 16th, 2019 Although it may look like it to a spectator sitting up on the bleachers, baseball is not an easy game to play. It takes a whole lot of skill and practise to get …

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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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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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Take me out to the ball game

Pictured: Evan Gauthier following a home run hit.  Tales from the Doug-Out: May 27th, 2019 I have never watched the Raptors play basketball or any NBA team for that matter. I was a football guy in school and didn’t like basketball. ,Must have been something to do with my stature …

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Have Gun, Will Travel

‘It’s not over till it’s over! ‘ You hear that all the time in a ball game, but how about a ball players season? Kids playing provincial baseball have the greatest opportunity to play at the highest level of competition possible, with the system Baseball Alberta has put into place. A …

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