PRESS RELEASE – The Bellingham Bells are excited to announce that Stephanie Morrell has been promoted to the role of assistant general manager, effective immediately. Previously, Morrell served as the team’s marketing director. Continue reading
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Baseball supporters in New Westminster (BC) are fighting to stop the Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Major League Soccer) from placing a minor soccer franchise at a retrofitted Queens Park Stadium. Read more and watch news report here. As you might recall, the summer collegiate West Coast League had explored putting a new baseball franchise at the ballpark a couple of years ago. Read more here.
Dennis Koho, president of the summer collegiate West Coast League, has had a full season to visit all 12 host communities and recently talked about improvements to make the circuit better, including addressing the inequality in the control of facilities and travel. Regarding expansion, Koho said the league is still open to it but is not actively seeking new franchises. Read more here.
An announced crowd of 3,209 turned out Friday night at “The Orchard” (Yakima County Stadium) to watch the summer collegiate Yakima Valley Pippins (West Coast League) play their first-ever game. The turnout was larger than any game the then-Single-A Yakima Bears (Northwest League) (now Hillsboro Hops) drew in their 23rd and final season at the ballpark in 2012. Read more here.