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Outlaws Close Book on Outdoor Hockey in Williamsport

Williamsports Outlaws Airmen Pond at Bowman FieldPlagued by low attendance and financial challenges, the Williamsport Outlaws (Federal Hockey League) cancelled their home finale at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League).  While outdoor hockey has failed in Billtown, the Outlaws believe indoor hockey at a new or renovated arena would have a far different outcome.  Read more here.

Williamsportt Outlaws Airmen Pond at Bowman Field

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Outdoor All-Star Game Held at Bowman Field

Williamsports Outlaws Airmen Pond at Bowman FieldIt wasn’t quite the NHL’s Winter Classic, but the FHL All-Stars defeated the Williamsport Outlaws 18-13 Wednesday in the Federal Hockey League‘s 2012 All-Star Game at Airmen Pond at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League).  Paul D’Amato who played Tim “Dr. Hook” McCracken in the 1977 movie Slap Shot was Continue reading

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Ice Skating and Pro Hockey Will Continue (For Now) at Bowman Field Despite Legal Challenges

Williamsports Outlaws Airmen Pond at Bowman FieldA legal spat has ensued between the non-profit group Williamsport Ice Arena, which operates Airmen Pond at Bowman Field in Williamsport (PA), and Naples (ME)-based Rink Specialists, which installed the new ice rink and provided the equipment to keep it running.  Ice skating and games played by the Federal Hockey League’s Williamsport Outlaws will continue, as attorneys try to work out their Continue reading

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FHL to Hold All-Star Game at Historic Bowman Field, Logo Released

PRESS RELEASE – The Federal Hockey League is proud to announce that the Williamsport Outlaws will host the “1st Annual FHL All Star Classic” on Airmen’s Pond at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, PA.


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Outdoor Hockey Debuts at Bowman Field

The Federal Hockey League’s Williamsport Outlaws opened their inaugural outdoor hockey season against the Dayton Demonz Wednesday night in front of more than 3,000 fans at historic Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League).  Read more and view news clip here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Rink Ready, Warmth Challenging Ice at Bowman Field

The hockey rink has been built for the Federal Hockey League’s Williamsport Outlaws at Bowman Field, but “comfortable October temperatures” have kept players off of the ice, as they try to prepare for the team’s inaugural full-outdoor season at the historic baseball park.  Read more and view photo here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Construction Begins on Hockey Rink at Bowman Field, Season Begins Oct. 24

The Ground-breaking and construction of the outdoor ice rink at historic Bowman Field for the Federal Hockey League’s Williamsport Outlaws began this week.   The team will play its entire home schedule battling the elements outdoors beginning on Oct. 24.  Bowman is the summer home for the Single-A Williamsports Crosscutters (New York-Penn League).  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Crosscutters VP to Emcee MiLB Promo Seminar Starting Today In Reno

PRESS RELEASE – Williamsport Crosscutters Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations, Gabe Sinicropi, will be one of three Minor League Baseball™ executives emceeing the 2012 MiLB Promotional Seminar in Reno, Nevada, October 2-5. Continue reading

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Celebrating the Arrival of Outdoor Hockey at Bowman Field

The one-year outdoor hockey experiment at historic Bowman Field, home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League), kicked off with a community celebration this past week.  The Williamsport Outlaws (Federal Hockey League) will take the ice for the first of 30 scheduled home dates on Oct. 24.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Crosscutters Satisfied with Hockey Arrangement

The Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League) raised concerns when it was announced that an outdoor pro hockey team was coming to Bowman Field.  The baseball team’s biggest issue was making sure the field would be returned to normal after the hockey season, and that’s been resolved.  The matter of beer sales remains outstanding, as the Crosscutters hold the state liquor license at the Continue reading

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Outdoor Pro Hockey Team Unveils Seating Chart for ‘Airmen Pond at Bowman Field’

PRESS RELEASE – Today the Williamsport Outlaws unveiled its seating chart for Historic Bowman Field. The 4,200 seat historic stadium will become home to the Williamsport Outlaws this fall as the Outlaws get ready to defend their 2011-2012 Commissioner’s Cup Championship as they face the Dayton Devils Opening Night on October 24th at 7:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Outdoor Pro Hockey Coming to Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport (UPDATED)

Williamsport (PA) Mayor Gabe Campana announced today that the Federal Hockey League‘s Williamsport Outlaws will play their pro outdoor hockey season at historic Bowman Field, home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League), from October to March.  Read more here and here.  The Crosscutters have concerns and filed a last-minute request to obtain the lease document with Continue reading

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Cutters Announce 2012 Promotional Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters have unveiled their 2012 slate of promotions for the club’s 38-game home schedule. The 2012 home-opener is scheduled for Monday, June 18 as the Crosscutters host the rival State College Spikes. Continue reading

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Upgrades Approved, New Name Possible for Bowman Field

The Bowman Field Commission has given approval to spend $25,o00 for brighter lights and new foul poles at Bowman Field, home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League).  The city is also working to sell the naming rights to the ballpark for a speculated $30,000 to $40,000 per year for three years.  The corporate sponsor’s name would simply be added to, not replace Continue reading

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Crosscutters Get Paid for Ballpark Maintenance and Management

The City of Williamsport (PA) has agreed to pay the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League) $28,000 in 2012 to turn over responsibilities for maintaining and managing Bowman Field for non-minor league games and events.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Sinicropi Named NYPL Executive of the Year

PRESS RELEASE – Williamsport Crosscutters Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations, Gabe Sinicropi, was named the New York-Penn League’s Male Executive of the Year. He shares this year’s award with Connecticut Tigers Assistant General Manager Eric Knighton. Continue reading

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Cutters Announce 2011 Promotional Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters have unveiled their 2011 slate of promotions for the club’s 38-game home schedule. The 2011 home-opener is scheduled for Friday, June 17 as the Crosscutters host the rival State College Spikes. Opening Night 2011, presented by River Valley Transit & KISS-FM, will feature a schedule magnet giveaway for the first 2,500 fans plus loads of opening Continue reading

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Cutters Announce 2010 Promotional Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters have unveiled their 2010 slate of promotions for the club’s 38-game home schedule. The 2010 home-opener is scheduled for Friday, June 18 as the Crosscutters host the rival State College Spikes. Opening Night 2010, presented by River Valley Transit & KISS-FM, will feature a schedule magnet giveaway for the first 2,500 fans plus loads of opening night festivities. Continue reading

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Lewis & Clark Circus Coming to Bowman Field

PRESS RELEASE – The circus is coming to Williamsport!  The Williamsport Crosscutters have announced that they will be hosting the Lewis & Clark Circus on the grounds of Bowman Field on Friday, July 2 with shows at 5pm & 7:30pm. Continue reading

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Cutters & ESPN Radio Extend Agreement through 2011

PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters have renewed their broadcast agreement with ESPN Radio Williamsport (WLYC) for the 2010 and 2011 seasons. Continue reading

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Fan Fair & Community Yard Sale at Bowman Field May 22

PRESS RELEASE – The Williamsport Crosscutters will be hosting their annual Fan Fair on Saturday, May 22, from 10am until 2pm at Historic Bowman Field. Fans of all ages are invited to come out and celebrate the upcoming season while also visiting the Community Yard Sale set up outside the ballpark. Admission to both events is FREE! Continue reading

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