Northwoods League Thriving

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkDuring the summer collegiate Northwoods League All-Star Game last night at Carson Park, home of the Eau Claire Express, the Star Tribune’s Patrick Reusse had a chance to talk with NWL chief Dick Radatz, Jr.  Reusse’s story is a bit of a rehash of the story we posted on July 9, but it’s worth a read.   That said, it’s very old news that the league is targeting the Twin Cities for expansion and its franchise fee is $1 million.  Read more here.

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  1. The Prophet

    Why is the Northwoods League such a powerhouse compared to other similar collegiate leagues (Prospect League for example)? Are the markets they’ve chosen better, or is the Northwoods League simply run better than most other leagues? Prospect League has gone from 15 to 11 teams, with several of the existing teams up for sale because they haven’t performed financially. The Prospect League has also had three straight years of declining attendance. The Northwoods League is expanding from 16 to 18 teams for 2014, and they’ve only had one year of declining attendance since 2009. What’s different?

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