Loudoun Baseball Trial Delayed

Loudoun Hounds LogoThe legal saga that has stalled Loudoun’s pursuit of professional baseball will drag on a few more months after a judge on Friday granted a nearly five-month continuance because of the ailing health of Virginia Investment Partnership LLC’s (VIP) Bob McFarren. In addition, judicial order essentially scrapped VIP’s $30 million counterclaim.  Read more here.

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GreenJackets to Host ‘World Series of Chili’ Cook-Off

Augusta Green Jackets LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Augusta GreenJackets, single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in conjunction with Camp Lakeside, are excited to announce the first annual “World Series of Chili” cook-off to be held at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Saturday, November 14th from 12-5 pm. Continue reading

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RailRiders Release Community Impact Report

Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Logo 3PRESS RELEASE – Coming together for the greater good. All baseball teams try to accomplish it on the field. In the case of the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) – the off-the-field efforts added up to a whole lot of good in 2015. The full report can be accessed through the link below: Continue reading

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Greensboro Baseball Withdraws Tax Appeal

Greensboro Grasshoppers LogoGreensboro Baseball LLC is withdrawing an appeal it filed with the State of North Carolina’s Property Tax Commission in July over the Guilford County Tax Department’s claim that Downtown Greensboro Renaissance LLC (DGR) owed about $90,000 for years of back taxes on items in the Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Parks Department Recommends Greer Demolition

Nashville Sounds LogoMetro Parks & Recreation Director Tommy Lynch said this week that his department is recommending the demolition of the 1978-era, city-owned Greer Stadium, the former home of the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) — a first step toward a range of possible future uses for the property on Chestnut Street near Eighth Avenue South.  Read more here.

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Three Youths Get Probation for Starting Civic Stadium Fire

Eugene Emeralds logoThree of the four boys accused of playing with fire and starting a massive blaze that destroyed historic Civic Stadium in Eugene (OR) will spend up to five years on probation. Investigators say three 12-year-olds and a 10-year-old were playing with fire and then ran away when the flames got out of control.  The case against a fourth boy charged in the fire is ongoing.  Read more and see photos here.

Former Civic Stadium tenant paid tribute to the destroyed ballpark on Aug. 16, Eugene Emeralds Twitter photo.

Civic Stadium’s former tenant paid tribute to the destroyed ballpark on Aug. 16, Eugene Emeralds Twitter photo.

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Bullfrogs Promote McCarty To GM

Green Bay Bullfrogs Logo 2PRESS RELEASE – The Green Bay Bullfrogs have announced that Derek McCarty has been promoted to become the team’s General Manager. McCarty has spent the last two seasons with the Bullfrogs as a Corporate Account Manager and has made a significant impact on the business and community. In two seasons with the Bullfrogs, McCarty has led the ticket sales department as the Bullfrogs have Continue reading

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