Category Archives: Baseball & Softball

Winter season a busy one for Badgers

Image courtesy of Badlands Baseball Academy.

Image courtesy of Badlands Baseball Academy.

Originally published in the West Central Crossroads (February 7, 2014)

Just because there’s snow on the diamond and a chilling wind blowing across the field, doesn’t mean head coach Jeff Amos and the Badlands Baseball Academy have gone into hibernation.

In fact, Amos admits the winter season is as busy, if not busier than the summer season for himself and the Academy.

The Academy has been busy in past weeks with one of its biggest annual fundraisers, player personnel movement and preparations for its annual trip to Las Vegas.

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UK Royals slug out second provincial title

UK Royals softball - Unity, Sask. - July 2013

UK Royals softball – Unity, Sask. – July 2013

Originally published in the Kindersley Clarion (July 10, 2013)

It didn’t start the way coach Randy Ervine had hoped, but after a rough start to the weekend, the UK Royals cruised to the U21 ‘B’ women’s provincial softball title Sunday evening at Unity and District Regional Park.

The Royals, comprised of ladies from Unity and Kindersley, hosted the provincial championship July 5 to 7. Competition was expected to be fierce with eight teams traveling to Unity from across the province to fight for one of two tickets to the Western Canadian Championships slated for July 24 to 28 in Leduc. Continue reading

Unity pitcher proud to represent Saskatchewan

Rhett Feser, Badlands Baseball Academy - Oyen, Alta. - September 2013

Rhett Feser, Badlands Baseball Academy – Oyen, Alta. – September 2013

Originally published in the West Central Crossroads (July 5, 2013)

Rhett Feser wasn’t content with his baseball season coming to an end in early June.

Invited to selection camp for Team Saskatchewan’s entry into the Canada Cup baseball championship, Feser made the most of his opportunity and on June 26 received the official invite to represent his province.

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