PRESS RELEASE – Walmart & Sam’s Club have agreed to a founding partnership with Kalamazoo Growlers baseball. This partnership will provide fans and consumers with great experiences at the ballpark and new ways to combine shopping at Walmart & Sam’s Club with their love of Growlers baseball. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Northwoods League
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League announced a unique partnership today with Collegiate Baseball League Europe. The main piece of this partnership will see six of the top European players that play in the CBLE during the 2014 season given the chance to play in the Northwoods League during the 2015 season. Continue reading
The Lake County News-Sun looks back at the failed indy pro Lake County Fielders (Northern League/North American League) and compares the effort to bring baseball to the area with the new summer collegiate Kenosha Kingfish (Northwoods League). You can ignore the so-called “reporter” looking for Kevin Costner dirt and not the true facts about the Zion (IL) situation. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The UW-Parkside baseball team will host the UW-Milwaukee Panthers on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:05 pm in the first collegiate game to be played at the newly renovated Simmons Field. Continue reading
A completely new grandstand, retail store, luxury suites, larger seats and more bathrooms are among the improvements to Athletic Park that will be revealed May 30 on opening day of the summer collegiate Wisconsin Woodchucks (Northwoods League) baseball season in Wausau (WI). Read more here. View construction photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – A 43 foot long by 13 foot wide fishing boat built in the early 1930s and originally named the ‘Bambino’ was installed at historic Simmons Field this morning as part of the outfield wall and a new party venue. Continue reading
During an event last Friday at the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, the first-year summer collegiate Kalamazoo Growlers (Northwoods League) introduced “Barlee,” the team’s new mascot. View event photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards are excited to release their full promotional schedule for the 2014 season. The schedule is jam packed of amazing fireworks shows, unique bobblehead giveaways, hysterical entertainment acts, and big name celebrities. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League announced today plans to build an Interactive Accessible Seating Area at Witter Field, which will be ready for the 2014 season. The addition of this new venue is being made possible by the Northwoods League Foundation, which will provide funding for the project. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In front of a standing room crowd Festival Foods in Kenosha, the Kenosha Kingfish unveiled the new face of the team, its mascot, King Elvis the First. Clad in white nylon jumpsuit with sparkly gold trim, the six and a half foot tall, wobbly King Elvis is ready to meet and greet fans of all ages in Kenosha and surrounding communities. Elvis signed autographs, posed for photos Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club unveiled their mascot at an event held tonight. In front of a standing room only crowd on the second floor of Brothers Bar & Grill, Chisel was introduced, wearing the number 71. Continue reading
After reviewing over 1,000 suggestions for naming the team’s mascot, the summer collegiate Kalamazoo Growlers (Northwoods League) have narrowed the list to a Final Four. Fans can now cast their votes to determine which of the finalists will advance to the final round. Learn more and cast your vote here. We’re expecting a Barley vs. Burp showdown.
PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards have introduced a new fan participation program that will allow fans on the field to help with foul balls. The program has been named the Fowliners. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the hiring of their new radio voice, Jonas Nordman. Last summer, Nordman spent his time as the voice of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen of the Midwest Collegiate League where he broadcasted all of their regular season and postseason games. Nordman also handled all of the Oilmen’s social media and video Continue reading
The summer collegiate St. Cloud Rox (Northwoods League) have announced that they will unveil their new mascot on Thursday, March 20th at Brothers Bar & Grill in St. Cloud (MN). The mascot unveiling event will start at 7:00 p.m. and is open to the public. There will be no charge for admission and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
PRESS RELEASE – The Kalamazoo Growlers are giving fans the opportunity to put their selfie skills to productive use with a Salute To Selfie Night during the 2014 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – CO Brown Stadium in Bailey Park, home of the Battle Creek Bombers, is set to receive new renovations this spring to precede the 2014 Bombers season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Thunder Bay Border Cats organization is proud to announce that Tbaytel has obtained the exclusive field naming rights for Port Arthur Stadium. Starting with the 2014 baseball season, all home games will now be played at the newly named Tbaytel Park. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Kalamazoo Growlers are handing over naming rights to the community once again, this time for the team’s official name of the new mascot. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – For the past few weeks, the Madison Mallards have been working with Madison Area Middle School students in hopes to find an artistic design for the 2014 alternate jersey. The Mallards received over 175 submissions from 14 different schools throughout the Madison area. Continue reading
The Kenosha Area Visitors and Convention Bureau wasted no time marketing the Kenosha Kingfish, a new baseball franshise from the summer collegiate Northwoods League making renovated Simmons Field home starting the 2014 season. The Kingfish appear on Page 5 and Page 14 of the Kenosha Area Visitors Guide. View guide here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Express front office today announced the hiring of Eric Nielsen as the new public address announcer for the 2014 season. Nielsen replaces Paul Schommer, who had been the PA voice of the Express since the 2006 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards were in search of a new alternate jersey for the 2014 season. The club enlisted the help of local middle school students and the results were extraordinary. Continue reading
Interested in gaining more insight into the summer collegiate West Coast League? WCL president Dennis Koho makes a few comments about league expansion and takes a bit of a Dick Radatz, Jr.-type shot at the summer collegiate Cape Cod League in a recent interview with Best Coast Baseball. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Express front office today announced the hiring of Pete Knutson as the fifth radio broadcaster in team history. Knutson replaces Doug Raftery, who departed from the Express in November of 2013 after serving as Play-by-Play Announcer in 2012 and Director of Broadcasting and Media Sales in 2013. Knutson enters his first season in the Northwoods League but has a variety Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Tonight the Green Bay City Council approved the Green Bay Bullfrogs proposed improvements to Joannes Stadium for the 2014 season. The Council unanimously approved the improvements the new owners proposed. All projects will be funded entirely by the new ownership group of the Green Bay Bullfrogs and will not disrupt any games scheduled at the ballpark this spring. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Kalamazoo Growlers are thrilled to announce a multiyear partnership agreement with Bell’s Brewery. Bell’s Brewery has agreed to become the official craft beer provider of the expansion Kalamazoo Growlers franchise. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – At tonight’s meeting of the City of Green Bay Parks Committee, the Green Bay Bullfrogs proposed several improvements to Joannes Stadium that would be completed in time for the 2014 season. The proposed improvements were approved unanimously with a 3-0 vote and will now be considered at the February 4th City Council meeting. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced today that Darren Besch has joined the front office as the team’s Director of Outside Ticket Sales. The team also announced that Jake Serwe, who has been with the team since 2012, has been named Inside Sales and Operations Manager. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Mankato MoonDogs, a member of the Northwoods league, are excited to announce a new addition to their front office. Brandon Grengs will serve as the Coordinator of Sales and Marketing for the MoonDogs for the 2014 season. Grengs will assist with the MoonDogs’ sales efforts as well as coordinate all marketing and community outreach initiatives for the team. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – January 16, 2014. The Madison Mallards are enlisting the help of local middle school students to design the team’s alternate jersey for the 2014 season. Any middle school student in the Madison area can submit their entry to the Mallards by following the guidelines below: Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Waterloo Bucks have released their 20th-Season logo and have announced plans for their fans to pick a “fan favorite” team. The 20th-season logo, designed by Ed Flack of Hellman Associates, will be used interchangeably during the 2014 season with the current Bucks’ family of logos. Continue reading
Facing opposition from an anti-binge drinking group and doubts the Eau Claire (WI) City Council would approve plans, the summer collegiate Eau Claire Express (Northwoods League) withdrew their request to add two small group decks within the grandstand at Carson Park. Read more here. View rendering of proposed deck here. Don’t get us started!
PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud Rox announced today that they will be holding a Name Your Mascot Contest. Fans are encouraged to send in their mascot names by emailing nameyourmascot@ stcloudrox.com The person that submits the name that will be used for the Rox new mascot will receive a pair of season tickets for the 2014 Rox season, a picture with the mascot at an unveiling event, Continue reading
A request by the summer collegiate Eau Claire Express (Northwoods League) to install two small fan decks within the grandstand of historic Carson Park will be voted on this week by the Eau Claire (WI) City Council. Read more here. We assume the decks will be similar in nature to the primitive suite decks built and used by the NWL’s Madison Mallards before Warner Park underwent major renovation.
PRESS RELEASE – With the start of the New Year, the Battle Creek Bombers are thrilled to announce three new additions to their front office. Kali Ackerman, Austin Babich, and Emily Rosencrants have all joined the Bombers staff for the 2014 season. Ackerman and Babich will share the title of Coordinator of Ticket Operations, while Rosencrants has been named the Bombers new Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Waterloo Bucks have announced the hiring of Clayton Grandquist as the team’s new Assistant General Manager/Director of Stadium Operations. Grandquist will join General Manager Dan Corbin in the front office for the 20th season of Bucks Baseball. Continue reading