BY RYAN MCCRACKEN ON AUGUST 19, 2023.
The curtain fell just a bit too soon on Medicine Hat’s summer Cinderella story, but Medicine Hat Mavericks head coach Kevin Mitchell won’t be feeling the sting when he remembers his first year in the Western Canadian Baseball League.
Although Mitchell was left with a “sour feeling” following his team’s 13-5 loss to the now back-to-back WCBL champion Okotoks Dawgs on Thursday at Seaman Stadium, the Summit County, Colo. product says he couldn’t ask for a better summer experience.
“It’s unbelievable man, even this,” he said, looking over the cheering crowd as the Dawgs hoisted the Harry Hallis Memorial Trophy into the air. “This is a sour feeling right now but this is an opportunity that few college baseball players get to have. I’m fortunate to be part of this organization, and for us to have made it this far, we’ve had a hell of a year and I’m proud of it.”…