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14th Annual Awards & Scholarship Dinner with Wall of Excellence Inductees!

Vauxhall, AB –

The VAB is excited for the 14th annual Awards/Scholarship Fundraising Banquet February 29th, 2020 at the Vauxhall Community Hall (5 pm cocktails and 5:45 pm program begins).  We are very excited to announce former Toronto Blue Jay & 16 year MLB veteran – Rance Mulliniks as our featured speaker. Mulliniks spent 16 seasons with the California Angles, Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays.

The evening will once again be highlighted by the Reno Lizzi Scholarships as well as several other Awards and Scholarship presentations. A silent auction, live auction and raffles will be going on throughout the evening

We are also very excited to welcome the 7th & 8th inductees to our Wall of Excellence.

David Reiniger was the 1st player to commit to become a Jet and the 1st to receive a scholarship to the US attending Alabama Huntsville.  David has his masters in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Alabama and has worked with Boeing & NASA on rocket design and currently with Blue Origin as their Propulsion Module Director with the goal to send humans to space in 2020.

Josh Burgmann is a 3 year Jet who graduated in 2016 after spending 2 years with Team Canada and was drafted out of high school by the Cardinals.  Josh elected to attend the University of Washington and helped pitch the Huskies to the 2018 College World Series.  In 2019, Josh became the highest drafted Jet in history after being selected in the 5th round by the Chicago Cubs.  Josh currently is training in Vauxhall getting ready for spring training.

Some of the highlight auction items will be posted prior to the banquet.

Please contact Lynda Unruh at [email protected] for tickets.  Tickets cost is $60/ticket or $450/table of 8

We look forward to celebrating with the past, current and future Jets!

4 Jets early commit to top college programs!

Vauxhall, AB – 

The Vauxhall Academy is very proud to announce 4 Jets have committed to college baseball programs on scholarship for the 2020-2021 season.  All 4 players will finish up their spring in Vauxhall and will join their respective college programs in the fall of 2020.  We are very proud of ll of these young men and look forward to following their careers.  Stay tuned for additional Jets signing over the winter months.

The following is a list of Jets who signed:

RHP – Justin Adamoski – Burnaby, BC  – has accepted an NAIA Scholarship to attend the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in Vancouver, BC .  The Thunderbirds play in the competitive Cascade Collegiate Conference and compete for   the title every season.  For more details on UBC Baseball: http://www.gothunderbirds.ca/index.aspx?path=baseball

LHP – Ben Adams – Ottawa, ON – has accepted an NCAA Division 1 St. John’s Red Storm in Queens, New York.  The Red Storm play in the very competitive Big East Conference and have been a national powerhouse over the last couple of the years. For more information on St. John’s: https://redstormsports.com/sports/baseball

1B/OF – Carlin Dick – Abbotsford, BC – has accepted an athletic scholarship to attend NCAA Division 1 Canisius College Golden Griffens in Buffalo, NY.  The Golden Griffens play in the MAAC Conference  and compete for a Championship every season.  For more details on Canisius College Baseball: http://www.gogriffs.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=20500&SPID=12013&SPSID=97886

3B/C – Max Grant – Fredricton, NB – has accepted an athletic scholarship to attend NCAA Division 1 Canisius College Golden Griffens in Buffalo, NY.  The Golden Griffens play in the MAAC Conference  and compete for a Championship every season.  For more details on Canisius College Baseball: http://www.gogriffs.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=20500&SPID=12013&SPSID=97886

 

Intact Better Communities Program partners with the Jets!

Vauxhall, AB – 

The Vauxhall Academy and Intact Insurance are proud to announce a Better Community Program partnership for 2019/2020.   Craig Mushet Business Development Manager for the Western Division of Intact along with Ken Holst and Peter Van Uden from the Schwartz Insurance Group presented Head Coach Les McTavish and Captains Carlin Dick, Max Grant, Levi and missing Ty Wevers with a cheque.

Intact Insurance is one of the longest serving corporate partners of the Academy.

The Vauxhall Academy is very proud of our partnership and look forward to many years to come.

Jets split with PBA to end the fall season!

Lethbridge, AB –

It turned out to be a decent fall afternoon in Lethbridge with the Jets taking on PBA.  Game 1 saw the Jets come out on top by a score of 7-5.  Maddux Mateychuk started on the mound going 2 IP allowing 1 hit with 3 runs, 4 BB’s and 2 K’s.  Levi Abbott threw 2 IP allowing 2 hits, 1 run with 2 BB and 6 K’s.  Shaye McTavish threw 2 good innings allowing 0 hits, 0 runs with 1 K.  Ben Adams finished things off earning the win going 3 IP allowing 1 hit, 1 run with 1 BB and 4 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Aaron Vulcano who was 3 for 5 with a double and 4 RBI’s.  Logan Domanski was 1 for 5.  Max Grant was 1 for 5 with an RBI.  Carlin Dick was 1 for 4 with a double.  Nick Gravel was 1 for 2.  Jackson Clemett was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  Kalem Haney rounded out the offense going 1 for 4 & Nick Backstrom was 1 for 3.

Game 2 saw the Jets give up a late lead losing 8-7 in a walk off.  Justin Adamoski threw 2 IP allowing 2 hits, 2 runs with 0 BB’s and 2 K’s.  Reece Keller threw 2 IP allowing 2 hits, 3 runs with 3 BB’s and 5 K’s.  Nick Backstrom threw 1 1/3 IP allowing 1 hit with 1 BB and 2 K’s.  Cole Alguire finished things allowing a couple of hits with 1 BB and 2 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Aaron Vulcano who was 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Logan Domanski was 1 for 4 with a double.  Ty Wevers was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI.  Nick Gravel rounded out the offense going 3 for 3 with 3 RBI’s.  Josh Clark was 1 for 3 with an RBI.  Hunter Porter was 1 for 2 to round out the offense.

The Jets will now have a busy week with fall videos finishing up next Saturday with the 14th Annual 100 inning Marathon Game.

Jets take a couple of Jr. Dino’s in Calgary!

 

Calgary, AB – 

It turned out to be a decent day in Calgary as the Jets travelled to take on the Jr. Dino’s in 2 – 9 inning ball games.  Game 1 had the Jets come out on top 9-2 in which Levi Abbott started on the mound going 2 IP allowing 2 hits, 1 earned run with 4 K’s.  Maddux Mateychuk threw 2 good innings with 3 K’s.  Shaye McTavish threw 1 clean inning.  Jack Mount threw 2 IP with 1 BB and 3 K’s.  Ben Adams finished things off and was dominate going 2 IP with 5 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Nick Gravel who was 2 for 5.  Max Grant was 1 for 4 with an RBI.  Ty Wevers was 1 for 2.  Carlin Dick was 1 for 5 with 2 RBI’s.  Jackson Clemett was 2 for 4 with a triple and 2 RBI’s.  Aaron Vulcano was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s.  Hunter Porter was 1 for 4.  Mason Nordli was 1 for 4 with an RBI to round out the offense.

Game 2 saw the Jets come out on top 10-1.  Nick Backstrom started on the mound going 1 IP allowing 2 hits with 2 BB’s and 1 K.  Tyler Boudreau threw 2 IP with 1 BB.  Cole Alguire threw 2 clean innings with 2 K’s.  Reece Keller threw 2 innings allowing 2 hits, 1 run with 1 BB and 2 K’s. Justin Adamoski finished things off throwing very well going 2 IP with 4 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Logan Domanski who was 2 for 4 with a triple and 2 RBI’s.  Carlin Dick was 1 for 5 with a triple and 2 RBI’s.  Ty Wevers was 1 for 4 with a double.  Max Grant was 2 for 3 with a triple and 3 RBI’s .  Jackson Clemett was 1 for 5.  Nick Gravel was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI.  Josh Clark rounded out the offense going 2 for 4 with 2 RBI’s.

The Jets will now take on PBA Varsity, College of Southern Idaho (2018 JUCO World Series team) and PBA JV next weekend in Lethbridge to round out the offense.

Jets come out on top in Lethbridge!

Lethbridge, AB –

It turned out to be a beautiful Thursday afternoon in Lethbridge with the Jets coming out on top 11-4.

Tyler Boudreau started on the mound going 3 IP allowing 1 hit, 1 run with 2 BB’s and 6 K’s.  Reece Keller threw 3 IP allowing 0 hits, 0 runs with 1 BB and 2 K’s.  Justin Adamoski finished things off going 3 IP allowing 3 hits, 3 runs with 1 BB and 4 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by a bit day from Max Grant who was 5/5.  Logan Domanski was 2 for 4 with an RBI.  Ty Wevers was 1 for 4.  Carlin Dick was 2 for 3 with a double and 3 RBI’s.  Nick Gravel had a big day  going 2 for 4 with a triple/double and 4 RBI’s and Mason Nordli rounded out the offense going 1 for 5.

Jets are hoping to play tomorrow at 1 pm vs PBA in Lethbridge.  Weather permitting.

Jets come out on top vs Jr. Dino’s

Vauxhall, AB –

The Vauxhall Jets came out on top by a score of 6-2 in a low score affair.  Levi Abbott started on the mound going 3 IP allowing 3 hits, 1 run with 4 K’s and 2 BB’s.  Maddux Mateychuk threw 2 1/3 IP allowing 1 unearned runs with 2 BB’s and 4 K’s.  Carlin Dick finished things off going 1 2/3 IP allowing 1 hit with 1 K.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Jaxon Clemett who was 1 for 2.  Ty Wevers was 1 for 2.  Carlin Dick was 2 for 2 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Aaron Vulcano was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI’s and Hunter Porter was 1 for 3 with an RBI.

The Jets now travel to Lethbridge for a 9 am DH vs PBA at Spitz Stadium.

Jets open with a solid victory over Team SK!

Vauxhall, AB – 

It started as a tight low scoring affair before the Jets opened it up winning by a score of 11-2.  Ben Adams started on the mound going 3 IP allowing 1 hit with 2 K’s and 2 BB’s.  Jack Mount went 2 IP allowing 3 BB’s with 2 K’s.  Anson McGorman threw 1 IP allowing 2 hits, 2 unearned runs.  Nick Backstrom finished things off going 1 IP allowing 1 hit, 0 runs with 1 BB and 1 K.

Offensively, the Jets were led by Logan Domanski who was 3 for 3 with a double and 2 RBI’s.  Kalem Haney was 1 for 4.  Max Grant was 2 for 3.  Ty Wevers was 1 for 2 with a double and an RBI.  Carlin Dick was 1 for 4 with 3 RBI’s.  Jackson Clemett was 1 for 3 with an RBI to round out the offense.

The Jets now match up with the Calgary Jr. Dino’s at 10 am – Jets Stadium.

Keith Jorgenson Tournament Schedule Posted!

Vauxhall, AB –

KEITH JORGENSON MEMORIAL SHOWCASE

SEPTEMBER 12-15, 2019
IRON SPRINGS DIVISION – 5 Teams

Jets
PBA 1
Dino’s Black
Team Sask
PBA 2

IRON SPRINGS DIVISION SCHEDULE

all games are seven innings long, with an international tie-breaker in effect.

single round-robin
THURSDAY
4:00 pm (Spitz) —-PBA 1 vs PBA 2

FRIDAY

3:00 pm (Spitz)—- PBA 1 vs. Dinos Black
6:00 pm (VX)—– Jets vs. Team Sask
6:00 pm  Spitz—PBA 2 vs. Dinos Black

SATURDAY

10:00 am (VX) —- Jets vs. Dinos Black
1:00 pm (Spitz)—- PBA 1 vs. Team Sask
4:00 pm (Spitz)—–Team Sask vs. Dinos Black

SUNDAY
9:00 am (Spitz)— Jets vs. PBA 1
9:00 am (Nolan)—PBA 2 vs Team Sask
12 pm (Spitz)—Jets vs. PBA 2
TURIN DIVISION – 7 Teams

Black Rock
St. Joes
Redbirds

Babe Ruth
NEZ
Moose Jaw
Dinos Yellow

TURIN DIVISION SCHEDULE

*all games are 5 innings, with the international tie-breaker.  8 run rule is in effect, after 3 1/2 innings.

*single round-robin games against all opponents..

FRIDAY

12 pm (VX) —- Black Rock vs. St. Joes
12 pm (Nolan)—–Jr. Dinos Yellow vs.Redbirds
2:00 pm (VX)—Black Rock vs. Moose Jaw

2:00 pm (Nolan)—-Redbirds vs. NEZ

4:00 pm (VX)—Moose Jaw vs. St. Joes
4:00 pm (Nolan)—NEZ vs. Dinos Yellow

SATURDAY

9:00 am (Nolan)—-Moose Jaw vs. Redbirds
11:00  am (Nolan)—-St. Joes vs. Babe Ruth
1:00 pm (Nolan)—St. Joes vs. Redbirds
1:00 pm (VX)—-Black Rock vs. Jr. Dinos Yellow
3:00 pm (Nolan)—-Moose Jaw vs. Babe Ruth
3:00 pm (VX)—–NEZ vs. Jr. Dinos Yellow
5:00 pm (VX)—–Black Rock  vs. NEZ
6:00 pm (Spitz) —Moose Jaw vs. Jr. Dino's Yellow
8:00 pm (Spitz)—-NEZ vs. Babe Ruth

SUNDAY

10:00 am (VX)——Black Rock vs. Babe Ruth
12 pm (Nolan)—-St. Joes vs. Jr. Dinos Yellow
1:00 pm VX)—–Moose Jaw vs. NEZ
2:00 pm (Nolan)—–Babe Ruth vs. Redbirds
3:00 pm (VX)—–St. Joes vs. NEZ
4:00 pm (Nolan)—–Jr. Dino's Yellow vs. Babe Ruth
*no team will play more than 15 innings any day

Tie Breaker:
1) Head to Head

2) least runs against (amongst teams tied)
3) least runs against (amongst entire tournament)

Couple tight losses to finish off a great fall weekend!

Lethbridge, AB – 

The Vauxhall lost a couple of closes games both by a score of 3-2  on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Lethbridge at Spitz Stadium (home of the Lethbridge Bulls).

Game 1 saw Maddux Mateychuk start on the mound going 3 IP allowing 3 hits, 2 runs, 0 earned runs, 3 BB’s and 4 K’s.  Shaye McTavish threw 2 IP allowing 1 hit, 0 runs with 2 K’s.  Nick Backstrom threw 1 IP allowing 2 hits, 1 run with 1 K.  Offensively the Jets were led by Jackson Clemett who was 1 for 3 and Hunter Porter was 1 for 1 to round out a quiet day at the plate against some good PBA arms.

Game 2 saw Jets fell again by a score of 3-2.  Reece Keller started on the mound going 2 IP allowing 2 hits, 3 runs with 3 BB’s and 3 K’s.  Levi Abbott threw 3 IP allowing 1 hit with 2 BB’s and 3 K’s.  Jackson Clemett finished things off going 1 IP allowing 2 hits, 0 runs with 2 K’s.  Offensively, the Jets were led by Logan Domanski who was 1 for 3.  Max Grant was 1 for 3 with a triple.  Nick Gravel was 2 for 3 and Josh Clark was 2 for 2.

The Jets will travel home and take on Team SK Friday night at 6 pm at Jets Stadium in the opener of the 2nd Annual Keith Jorgenson Tournament.