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.
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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.
The summer collegiate Yakima Valley Pippins (West Coast League) unveiled their inaugural 2014 season uniforms on Wednesday, May 28, at the Yakima Valley Museum. View photo gallery here.
The summer collegiate Victoria HarbourCats (West Coast League) and Baggins Shoes have announced a unique partnership that will see a line of team-logo shoes available through both Baggins Shoes and at Sports Traders Diamond at Royal Athletic Park. Read more here.