The weather finally cooperated, but the opposition did not as the Olds Athletics played their Parkland Baseball League home opener on Tuesday. About 4 dozen fans turned out to watch at O.R. Hedges Park.
A beautiful night for baseball at O.R. Hedges Park saw the Carstairs Cubs defeat the Olds Athletics 9-3 on Tuesday.
A's right fielder Jeremy Tookey says - on their 3rd try - they were finally able to play their Parkland Baseball League home opener.
Olds is now oh and 2 this season - the A's visit Red Deer on Friday.
Meantime, shortstop Mike Krieger drove in a pair of runs to help Carstairs improve to 5 and 2.
The Cubs sit in first place in the PBL's South Division.
You can listen to live play-by-play coverage of Carstairs' next game on 96.5 CKFM. Weather permitting it is on Tuesday, June 19th at home against the 3 and 1 Innisfail Indians.
Tonight in the PBL the Red Deer Razorbacks take a 3 and 2 record into their clash with the 0-9 Angels in Eckville.
For The First Time In 11 Years An NHL Team Has Drafted A Player Directly From The Olds Grizzlys. Defenseman Nik Koberstein Was Taken In The 5th Round, 125th Overall By The Montreal Canadiens On Saturday, June 28th.