Nick Kehler and Curt Letkeman will handle the Altona Bisons coaching duties for the 2018 Manitoba Junior Baseball League season.

Kehler came onto to the coaching staff part way through the 2017 season and quickly took over the on-field coaching, allowing Doug Rempel to oversee the complete team.

Kehler, who has come through the Altona Minor Ball program, and was the Bisons MVP, Batting Leader, and team captain in 2016 season, has played for Team MB, and in the South Central AAA program.

Letkeman has been a long time coach, manager, and executive member for Altona Minor Baseball, South Central Minor Baseball, and Baseball Manitoba.

He has continued to grow the Altona Minor Ball, and South Central programs. His knowledge of the game will be a strong influence in the Bisons season.

Bisons president Conley Kehler is excited with the pairing Letkeman and Kehler in the Altona dugout this season.

"Combined they bring a competitive spirit and years of experience to the Bisons. The team was young last year and with only a few graduating players and a very exciting group of rookies the Bisons are looking forward to the 2018 season."

The Bisons will be entering their 18th season in the MJBL this spring.

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Friday, July 20th

CFL
BC at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.

MJBL
Quarterfinal
Pembina Valley vs Carillon
@ Morden, 7 p.m.
Altona at Elmwood, 8 p.m.
(1st games in best of 3 series)

Baseball Manitoba
Provincial Championships
18U AA @ Altona
Senior AA All-Stars @ Stonewall

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at Fargo-Moorhead, 7:02 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.
Boston at Detroit, 6:10 p.m.
Cleveland at Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.
Houston at Los Angeles, 9:07 p.m.
Chicago at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
National League
St. Louis at Chicago, 1:20 p.m
San Diego at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.
Interleague
N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m.
Miami at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.
San Fransisco at Oakland, 8:35 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 21st

CFL
Winnipeg at Toronto, 3 p.m.
Montreal at Calgary, 8 p.m.

MJBL
Quarterfinals
Altona at Elmwood, 8 p.m.
(game two in best of 3 series)
Pembina Valley vs Carillon
@ Ile des Chenes, 6 p.m.
(game two in series)
Interlake at St. Boniface, 6 p.m.
(Legionaires lead series 1-0)

Baseball Manitoba
Provincial Championships
18U AA @ Altona
Senior AA All-Stars @ Stonewall

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at Fargo-Moorhead, 6 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at Toronto, 12:07 p.m.
Boston at Detroit, 5:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 6:15 p.m.
Houston at Los Angeles, 6:15 p.m.
Cleveland at Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Chicago at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
National League
St. Louis at Chicago
d/h 12:05 p.m., 6:15 p.m.
San Diego at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 6:10 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 7:10 p.m.
Interleague
N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, 12:05 p.m.
Miami at Tampa Bay, 5:10 p.m.
San Francisco at Oakland, 8:05 p.m.

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