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North Battleford native Andrew Albers is heading overseas for the second time in his pro baseball career, this time to Osaka, Japan.
North Battleford native Andrew Albers is heading overseas for the second time in his pro baseball career, this time to Osaka, Japan. Seattle Mariners/Twitter

Albers signs with Japan's Orix Buffaloes for 2018

By Nathan Kanter
January 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

The professional baseball career of North Battleford's Andrew Albers has taken him far from home, from his college days in Kentucky, to professional stops in Minnesota, Toronto, and Seattle, plus minor league gigs all over the United States.

The North Stars captain has chosen to stay in Canada for his post-secondary studies, as he will be joining the University of Saskatchewan Huskies next season.
The North Stars captain has chosen to stay in Canada for his post-secondary studies, as he will be joining the University of Saskatchewan Huskies next season. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars' captain Layne Young commits to U of S Huskies

By battlefordsNOW Staff
January 4, 2018 - 10:07am Updated: January 4, 2018 - 2:42pm

Given his resume, North Stars captain Layne Young had all sorts of choices when it came to choosing his path after this season, when he will graduate from Junior A hockey.

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Riders release Kevin Glenn

By CJME Staff
January 4, 2018 - 8:55am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released veteran international quarterback Kevin Glenn.

The team announced the move on Twitter early Thursday morning.

The move comes on the heels of a trade to acquire former Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Zach Collaros.

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