News and Updates

12th Annual Awards/Scholarship Fundraiser a success!!

Vauxhall, AB – First of all thank you to everyone who braved the weather and poor winter driving conditions to attend our 12th Annual event – presented by the Jets Alumni in honor of Scott Hornstra.  Also a special thank you to all the sponsors and donors for leading the way with first class auction […]


12th Annual Awards/Scholarship Banquet is presented by the VAB Alumni – in honour of a truly great Jet – Scott Hornstra – RIP Horns.  The Hornstra family along with several alumni will enjoy lunch with our featured speaker – Pat Tabler before taking in the evening festivities.  “Once a Jet…Always a Jet!”  Vauxhall, AB – […]

It is with deep sadness we say goodbye to a great Jet – Scott Hornstra

Vauxhall, AB –  It is with deep sadness that we say goodbye to a former Jet – Scott Hornstra (Rocky Mountain House, AB). Scott was tragically killed in a snowboarding accident on December 31st in Whitefish, Montana.  Scott is survived by his mom Rhonda, father Robert, brother Mark and sister Carly. In lieu of flowers […]

12th Annual Christmas Celebration!

Calgary, AB – Calgary Theatre and the 31st running of “The Christmas Carol” live theatre production has become an annual holiday tradition for the Jets. 2017 marks the 12th consecutive year that Yukio and Barbara Kitagawa have treated current Jets as well as many Academy supporters to a great day of holiday celebration and cheer. […]

4 Jets commit to college baseball programs!

The Vauxhall Academy is proud to announce 4 Jets have committed to 4 year schools on scholarship for the 2018-2019 season.  All 4 players will finish up their spring in Vauxhall and will join their respective college programs in the fall of 2018.  We are very proud of all of these young men and look […]

Jets split in Calgary to finish up the fall game season!

  Calgary, AB – The split on a cool and windy day in Calgary versus the University of Calgary Dino’s.  Game 1 saw the Jets fall behind 5-0 in the bottom of the 1st inning without recording an out and allowing 3 errors.  The Jets regrouped falling 6-0 to the Dino’s. Garrett Hawkins started on […]

Jets finish off the fall game schedule Saturday!

Vauxhall, AB-  The fall schedule has been update due to some scheduling conflicts.  The Jets finish up their fall game schedule with a DH in Calgary at Foothills Stadium vs University of Calgary Dino’s.  Game time is scheduled for 12 noon.

Jets finish off a good weekend in Lethbridge!

  Lethbridge, AB –  Jets played a complete ball game in game 1 Saturday.  Adam Macko started going 4 innings allowing 2 hits with 4 K’s.  Matt Wiggins threw 2 innings allowing 1 hit with 1 K and 1 BB.  John Vulcano threw the final inning allowing 1 hit.  Offensively the Jets were led by […]

Jets take game 1 in Lethbridge on beautiful Friday!

  Lethbridge, AB –  It was a beautiful Friday afternoon in Lethbridge with a 27 degree temp.  Garrett Hawkins started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 3 hits, 2 BB’s and 4 K”s.  Jared Arnold threw 3 innings allowing 4 hits, 2 runs with 1 BB and 1 K.  Jaden Griffin finished things off […]

Jets finish strong in Kelowna!

Kelowna, BC – The Jets had one of their best all around efforts on Sunday to finish off the Kelowna trip.  Game 1 saw the Jets come out on top of Okanagan College 14-0.  Adam Macko started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 1 hit with 1 BB and 6 K’s.  Kaiden Cardoso finished […]

Jets split in Kelowna!

      Kelowna, BC –  The VAB Jets split in Kelowna, BC vs Okanagan College losing 14-4 and winning against Okanagan A’s 13-5.  Both games were much tighter into the later innings.  The game was 5-3 thru 5 innings before ending lop sided.  In Game 1 Garrett Hawkings started going 3 innings allowing 5 […]

Jets split again vs PBA!

  Vauxhall, AB –  The Jets split again with the PBA losing game 1 by the score of 6-5 and winning game 2 14-8 to finish the weekend off 2-2. Chase Florendine started on the mound going 4 innings allowing 3 BB’s with 1 K and allowed 0 hits.  Jared Arnold threw 2 1/3 innings […]