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A Post-Season Q&A with Owners of the Kenosha Kingfish

Kenosha Kingfish LogoThe summer collegiate Kenosha Kingfish (Northwoods League) wrapped up their successful inaugural season in August. After having a chance to catch their breath and reflect on the season, Kenosha News staff talked with Conor Caloia and Vern Stenman, who comprise the four-team-owning Big Top Baseball parent group along with Steve Schmitt, about making the franchise happen, stadium renovations and the first-season’s results.  It’s worth a read.  Read more here.

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Northwoods League Awards: Rennicke Chosen as Executive of the Year, Chinooks Named Top Organization

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced that Dean Rennicke, VP/GM of the Lakeshore Chinooks, has been named the 2014 Northwoods League Executive of the Year. The award, which was decided by a vote of team officials at the League’s annual fall meetings last week in Kenosha, WI, is given annually to the League’s outstanding executive. In another vote, the Lakeshore Chinooks Continue reading

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Kernels Finalize Purchase of Bucks

Cedar Rapids Kernels LogoWaterloo Bucks LogoPRESS RELEASE – The sale of the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League to the Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc. (d.b.a. Cedar Rapids Kernels) is official. Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc. President Gary Keoppel, Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson and Waterloo Bucks General Manager Dan Corbin were on hand for the official signing today. Continue reading

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Stingers Extend Ballpark Lease Through 2019

Willmar Stingers Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Willmar Stingers are excited to announce that a new 5-year lease has been agreed to with the City of Willmar to play its games at Bill Taunton Stadium through the 2019 season. Continue reading

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New 10-Year Lease Approved for Bucks

Waterloo Bucks LogoThe Waterloo (IA) City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a new 10-year lease of Riverfront Stadium for the new owners of the summer collegiate Waterloo Bucks (Northwoods League).  Read more here.

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Mallards Host ‘Ducktoberfest’

Madison Mallards New LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards host Ducktoberfest each year in early fall. This event is FREE and open to the public. Ducktoberfest will be held on October 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Continue reading

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Bullfrogs See Improvements Under New Ownership

Green Bay Bullfrogs Logo 2PRESS RELEASE – With a 1-0 defeat of the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on Sunday night, the Green Bay Bullfrogs 2014 season officially came to a close. It was a new year for the franchise in Green Bay this season as new ownership, new coaches, and new players took over and exceled on and off the field. The team’s record vastly improved from last season while the Bullfrogs set a record for Continue reading

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