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“There are so many wonderful opportunities for young women to get U.S. college scholarships by becoming fastball pitchers that when we hold these clinics, we’re filled with girls,” he said. “When it comes to men, we’ve seen the wonderful work that David (Muswaggon) has done in Cross Lake and there are a few good pitchers like Brady Woods, but Brady is in his late 20s or early 30s now and there is nobody coming up behind him. “I would say that in 95 per cent of my clinics, I’m working with females.” He’s also getting an opportunity to travel the world. “I just came back from the Caribbean where I was working with the Caribbean Softball Association,” he said. “We went to the Bahamas and worked with a lot of male pitchers there. It was quite rewarding and they’ve asked us to go back.” Greg Bouchard was one of the finest athletes ever produced in Manitoba. What’s more important, however, is that he’s still giving back to the game he loves. l Game On Photographer James Carey Lauder has 35 years of photography experience. He’s a member of the Professional Photographers of Canada and Manitoba and is accredited in Sports Photography. He is currently in his 10th year as Photography Instructor at Tec Voc High School. www.SportsLife.life sportslife / 29