Edmonton Sports Update: 17th Weekend of 2024

The NHL and NBA playoffs are in full throttle. The local Edmonton Sports scene is getting ready to crank it up. Let's talk about it.

Sherwood Park Crusaders

With the Spruce Grove Saints eliminated in the play-in round, the Sherwood Park Crusaders are your Edmonton suburb team in the BCHL playoffs. The Club games one and two at home. If a game 5 is necessary the game will be back at Sherwood Park Arena on Friday April 26th. Tickets are only $20.

Edmonton Prospects making noise

The Edmonton Prospects have begun their roster reconstruction after a year hiatus with a flurry of signings. The names won't resonate with you now but by mid-June you will already develop your favourites.

Two former Prospects are currently pitching in Triple A ball. Edgar Barclay as a starter for the Yankees affiliate and Erik Sabrowski as a reliever for the Guardians affiliate.

The image posted is of the Prospects home games. The previously promoted (here on Shotgun) May 31st home opener is being played in Sylvan Lake. The home opener at Centennial Field is on June 6th.

League1 Alberta announces schedule

Locally you have BTB Soccer Academy playing out of presumably Tauras Field in Fort Saskatchewan, Clark Field and JP Bowl Field in Edmonton. They first home games (the women's and men's team play back-to-back) is Friday May 10th.

The St Albert Impact play their openers at Larry Olexiuk Field on May 14th. The Club plays the rest of their regular season games out of Riel Field 1.

Edmonton Scottish United are the last of the locals to play on their own pitch. Hamish Black Field #2 hosts the doubleheader on May 24th.

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