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Explorers GM Named American Association’s Executive of the Year

Sioux City Explorers LogoPRESS RELEASE – Sioux City Explorers General Manager, Shane Tritz, has been named the 2013 American Association Executive of the Year, the league office announced today.  The award was decided by a vote of all thirteen teams’ field managers and media representatives and this is the first time in team history that a member of the Sioux City Explorers organization has received the award. Continue reading

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Sioux City Explorers Involved in Film Project

Sioux City Explorers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that they are involved with a project to bring a portion of an independent film production to Lewis and Clark Park. Continue reading

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Sioux City Exporers Add to Front Office

Sioux City Explorers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Sioux City Explorers are pleased to announce the addition of Tim Odle to the X’s front office staff.  Tim will join Assistant General Manager, Ashley Schoenrock and General Manager, Shane Tritz as a full time employee in the X’s front office and will serve as a Sales Executive for the organization. Continue reading

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Nitz Returns as Voice of X’s

PRESS RELEASE – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that veteran play-by-play broadcaster, Dave Nitz will return as the ‘Voice of the X’s’ and for the 20th consecutive season, all 100 Sioux City Explorers home and away games will be heard on 1360 KSCJ and via the X’s website (www.xsbaseball.com). Continue reading

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Explorers Release 20th Anniversary Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that their schedule for the 2012 season has been finalized. The team will begin their 20th season in Siouxland and their quest for an American Association championship on the road versus the Sioux Falls Fighting Pheasants in a split series starting on May 17, 2012. The Explorers will play two games in Sioux Falls before heading back to Continue reading

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Explorers Expand Front Office Staff

PRESS RELEASE – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that they have hired Matt Adamski as club president. Adamski will join General Manager, Shane Tritz, and Assistant GM, Ashley Schoenrock, as part of the front office staff. His focus for the team will be enhancing non-baseball operations revenue and community involvement. Continue reading

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Explorers’ Radio Broadcaster Returns for 2011 Season

PRESS RELEASE – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that veteran play-by-play broadcaster, Dave Nitz will return as the “Voice of the X’s” and for the 19th consecutive season all (100) Sioux City Explorers home and away games will be heard on 1360 KSCJ and via the X’s website (www.xsbaseball.com). Continue reading

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Slider Has Special Valentine’s Day Offer

PRESS RELEASE – Your favorite Sioux City Explorers mascot, Slider wants to offer you or your special someone a special opportunity this Valentine’s Day.  Get your special someone a “Slider Gram” this Valentine’s Day, while also helping Slider’s friends at the Siouxland Humane Society. Continue reading

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Sioux City Explorers Continue to Operate in the Red

Information received by the Sioux City Journal shows that the American Association’s Sioux City Explorers lost $413,731 in 2005 and $550,575 in 2006. Last season’s attendance of 1,479 per game was the lowest in the team’s history, which indicates the financials haven’t gotten any better.  Owner John Roost has continued to subsidize the team, but it is unclear how long this will go on.  If the well runs Continue reading

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Explorers to Remain at Lewis and Clark Park – UPDATE

The Sioux City (IA) City Council is expected to approve on Monday a five year extension of the lease with the American Association’s Sioux City Explorers for the use of Lewis and Clark Park.  The deal also includes a food service contract with Distinctive Gourmet. Read more hereUPDATE While the city intends to extend the lease, the agreement was reviewed but not voted on by the council on Monday.  The next hearing on the matter is scheduled for May 10.  Read more here.

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Explorers to Remain at Lewis and Clark Park

The Sioux City (IA) City Council is expected to approve on Monday a five year extension of the lease with the American Association’s Sioux City Explorers for the use of Lewis and Clark Park.  The deal also includes food service contracts.  Read more here.

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