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Tuesday , 19 January 2021

Tag Archives: minor Baseball

SPORTSHOUND: Ready to play, but not today

Image: Elk Point Midget Sox 1999 Tales from the Doug-Out: July 7th, 2020 Congratulations to all the 2020 graduates. The class of 2020 is the one that everyone will remember forever. The year it didn’t happen. This past weekend got me thinking of all the years we did have grade …

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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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Diamonds in the Rough

Tales from Doug Out – June 9th, 2020 If this was a normal year, we would have to deal with the rain on this past weekend on the ball diamond. Instead of sitting inside my house looking out the window at it. Getting tarps over the mound, kitty litter, oil …

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When it rains, it pours

Pictured: Elk Point Bantam Pumas with Silver medal (left) and Elk Point Peewee Sox with Silver medal (right) Tales from the Doug-Out: June 25th, 2019 Crazy weather is all I can say! The rain wouldn’t come at all in the month of May and now we cannot seem to shut …

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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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On the mound

Image: Phoenix Colbourne pitching for the Bonnyville Bantam Braves  Tales from the Doug-Out: June 5th, 2019 Kids don’t play baseball at recess or pick up scrub like we did. Many of them just don’t know the rules or have any skills. Minor ball in Elk Point is hoping to change …

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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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Batter up

Tales from the Doug-Out: May 14th, 2019 What a great weekend for Mother’s Day. Everyone was able to get out and take their mothers to the greenhouse or whatever other tradition they may have. But even as nice as it was there’s still always a chance of frost until the …

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Elk Point Avalanche celebrate a successful year

Pictured: Sam Rogal (Centre) recipient of the Alex Kursh Memorial Award. Doug Bassett (left) and Conrad Pierce (right) Tales from the Timebox: April 9th, 2019 Hockey Awards Last Thursday night, Elk Point Minor Hockey held the final banquet and pot luck supper. Everyone getting together and recognized their coaches and …

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