Glen Jevne's world class
fastball career lasted twenty-three years. Glen was on
the Wetaskiwin Driard and Sport Shop Teams which won
Provincial Championships every year 1968 ‑ 1975, with
the exception of 1974. That year, to face greater
competition, Coach Arner entered the Juniors in the
Intermediate A Men's Provincial Playdowns held at
Grimshaw. The team won silver.
After 1975, Glen went on to pitch
for Wetaskiwin Car Capitals, Edmonton Pine Well Riggers, Camrose
Merchants, Calgary ABC and Calgary Otto Mobiles. In all, Glen Jevne was
on teams which won 18 Provincial championships.
Glen appeared in ten consecutive
Senior Men's Canadian Championships. He won four Gold, one Silver,
and three Bronze in National competitions.
1975 ‑ Wetaskiwin Sport Shop
Juniors at Saskatoon. ( 2 ‑ I loss to Newfoundland)
Camrose Merchants at Fredericton
1985 ‑ Calgary ABC at Waterloo (Pitched perfect game vs. Ontario)
1986 ‑ Calgary ABC at Summerside
1989 ‑ Calgary Otto Mobiles at Kelowna
In International competitions,
Glen's teams won 2 Gold and I Bronze.
Late invitation to join, but Glen
declined: 1983 ‑ PanAm Games at Caracas, Venezuela, and 1984 ‑ Worlds
at Manila, Philippines.
1987 ‑ Gold - Pan American Games at
Before 10,000 spectators, Glen
Jevne pitched final game in relief versus Team USA, innings 4‑7, and
retired the last ten batters on the American team to clinch victory
and the gold for Canada.
"This was my most memorable
game. The photo with catcher Rob Menzies appeared in major US
1988 ‑ Bronze - ISF Senior Men's
Worlds at Saskatoon
1990 ‑ Gold - Challenge Cup at
Glen pitched final, 2‑0 victory
versus New Zealand.
1990 ‑ ISC Softball Congress World
Tournament at Victoria.
Pitched perfect game vs. a team
HIGHLIGHTS OF ACHIEVEMENTS
Pitched two perfect games.
1984 - Top Pitcher Award - Softball
1984 - Top Player Award Softball
1985 - Top Pitcher Award - Softball
1986 - Top Pitcher Award - Softball
1990 - ISC Congress Worlds ‑
Selected 2nd Team All-World Pitcher
1990 ‑ AASA Merit Award
1998 ‑ AASA Sports Hall of Fame
2001 ‑ Softball Canada Sports Hall
2003 ‑ Alberta Sports ‑ Sports Hall
Glen contributed to the sport as an
ambassador and role model by conducting pitching clinics in Alberta.
Glen Jevne has retired from the competitive arena of fast-pitch
softball, but has found another sport to excel at, golf, in which he was
one of four Canadians who advanced to the final stage of the Champions
Tour's Q-school in 2006.