Tag Archives: West Coast League

Kitsap BlueJackets Get a New Logo

Kitsap BlueJackets New LogoMatt Acker has taken over the summer collegiate Kitsap BlueJackets (West Coast League) from original owner Rick Smith and his two partners, and now the team has a new logo.  Read about the ownership change hereRead about the Naval Base Kitsap here.

Kitsap BlueJackets Old and New Logos

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New Lease for New Owners of Bend Elks

Bend Elks LogoLong-time owner Jim Richards recently sold the successful summer collegiate Bend Elks (West Coast League) to a group called Let’s Play Ball LLC, out of Portland.  Last week, the Bend Parks and Recreation Board approved a new five-year, $1 per year lease with the new ownership to use Vince Genna StadiumRead more and watch news report here.  We’re not sure if the sale or lease agreements include the operation or use of the Bend Fieldhouse or not.

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Kitsap BlueJackets Sold

Kitsap BlueJackets LogoMatt Acker, a former coach of the summer collegiate Kitsap BlueJackets (West Coast League), said he’s signed a purchase agreement to buy the team from the current owners.  The league must still approve the transfer.  Read more here.  The BlueJackets play at the ballpark at Kitsap Fairgrounds.  Thanks to Brandon Sparks from OlySports.com for the heads up.

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Bells Promote Morrell to AGM

Bellingham Bells New Primary Logo 2011PRESS 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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Mount Rainier League Founder Responds to Questions

Mount Rainier Professional Baseball LeagueBrandon Sparks from OlySports.com recently posed questions to Mike Greene, the founder of the developing Mount Rainier Professional Baseball League in the Pacific Northwest, about his plans for making the new circuit a success. Continue reading

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Baseball Supporters Oppose Pro Soccer at New Westminster (BC) Ballpark

Vancouver Whitecaps FC LogoBaseball 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.

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Klamath Falls Gems Extend Ballpark Lease Through 2020

Klamath Falls Gems LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Klamath Falls Gems recently extended their Lease for the use of Kiger Stadium for an additional five years. The original lease, signed in 2011, was set to expire at the end of the 2015 season. Continue reading

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