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Rams, Watertown Work on Lease

Watertown Wizards LogoThe potential drama in Watertown (NY) was all for not.  Only one team stepped up to play at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds for the 2013 season, and it’s the same team that has been playing there for the past decade.  The summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League), now known as the Watertown Rams, are negotiating with the city to extend their lease.  Interesting that one other potential Continue reading

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PGCBL’s Watertown Franchise Likely to Renew Lease, Team is Now ‘Ram Tough’

Watertown Wizards LogoThe summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League) are apparently not in danger of being pushed out of Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds as the local paper implied this week.  The league is denying that another PGCBL franchise owner is gunning for the park, and there’s been no further noise about the potential suitor from Green Bay (WI). Continue reading

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Three-Way Battle for Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds? Oh, and Wizards Become Rams

Watertown Wizards LogoWe’re not exactly sure what is going on in Watertown (NY), but the owner or potential owner of second team from the summer collegiate Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League is jockeying to play at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds where the circuit’s Watertown Wizards play.   It’s also being reported that a “minor league team owner from Green Bay” [could the newspaper be referring to Continue reading

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Wizards Still Owe $6K, But Is It Cause for Concern? (UPDATED VIA COMMENTS)

The new owners of the  summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League) still owe the city about $6,000 from this past season for a third installment for renting Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, signage revenues, and some electrical work.  Now, this would typically be a non-story, as the amount owed is pretty minor, but the city’s relationship with the team’s previous ownership Continue reading

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Watertown Council Finalizes New Alcohol Policy

The summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League) should now have clarity on the sale of beer at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrwound, now that the city council has finalzied a new alohol policy for the ballpark.  As you might recall, the former owner of the Wizards was in a tiff with the city over beer sales, before finally deciding to sell off the team.  Read more here.

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Wizards Appear Alive for 2012

It looks like the new owners of the summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League) will have at least a one-year lease approved to use Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds with the opportunity to sell beer.  The city council informally agreed to the deal 0n Monday night, as the city works to finalize a new alcohol policy at the facility. Continue reading

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Questions About Beer Sales in Watertown

The Watertown (NY) City Council paid a consultant last night to advise them on complying with state liquor laws at Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, home of the summer collegiate Watertown Wizards (Perfect Game League). Continue reading

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Wizards’ Season Saved, Opposing Coucilwoman Now ‘a Team Player’

Watertown (NY) Councilwoman Roxanne Burns changed her mind last night and voted with her colleagues to renew the summer collegiate Watertown Wizards’ lease agreement for the use of Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds. Burns had been opposed to the renewal but decided to be “a team player” and give the council the super-majority vote needed to approve the deal.  Read more here.

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Season at Risk for Perfect Game League’s Wizards

It looked liked all was well and good for the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League’s Watertown (NY) Wizards last week, as the team’s lease renewal for Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds was on track for final approval.  However, with a four-vote super majority needed from a five-member city council to approve the lease, abstaining Mayor Jeffrey Graham and hard-nosed Council Member Continue reading

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