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WMBL Coming to Fort McMurray (AB)?

It appears as though Fort McMurray’s dream of finding a permanent tenant for Shell Place’s baseball stadium may not be that far off.  If Steve Avila of High Plains Baseball has his way, the summer collegiate Western Major Baseball League … Continue reading

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Fort McMurray Representatives Visit Winnipeg, Seek AA Membership (UPDATED)

Tim Reid, CEO of the company that operates MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray (AB), was in Winnipeg (MB) Tuesday to meet with officials from the indy pro American Association to make a pitch for membership in the circuit.  The … Continue reading

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RMWB Council Approves Expansion for Fort McMurray, Alberta Ballpark Project

Despite not having a league to play in with the dessimation of the indy pro North American League, Craig Tkachuk‘s ballpark project in Fort McMurray (AB) is moving forward.  The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo councilors unanimously approved a $127-million … Continue reading


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Despite Edmonton’s Departure, Fort McMurray Still On Track for 2013

A few weeks ago, the indy pro Edmonton Capitals decided to withdraw from the North American League and not play in 2012.  This news has not deterred the owners of the proposed new team in Fort McMurray (AB), who still … Continue reading

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Architects Chosen for Fort McMurray Ballpark Project

The architecture firms ATB and 360 Architecture have been chose to design the new stadium in Fort McMurray (AB), which is expected to house an expansion indy pro North American League franchise beginning in 2013.  Read more here.


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Plans Unveiled for Fort McMurray Ballpark

The ownership group proposing to bring a new indy pro North American League franchise to Fort McMurray (AB), has launched an introductory website and unveiled plans for a new multi-purpose ballpark.  View website here.  View video renderings here.

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Hops, Diamondbacks Extend PDC

PRESS RELEASE – The Hillsboro Hops (@HillsboroHops), announced today that they have extended their affiliation with Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) through the 2016 season. The Hops have been a Diamondbacks affiliate since 2001.

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‘The Magic is Back’ as Revolution Unveil Most Exciting Promo Schedule in Team History

PRESS RELEASE – This season’s Opening Day theme (Thursday, April 24 vs. Camden, 6:30 p.m.) will carry through the entire 2014 season at Santander Stadium as the team has unveiled a promotional schedule featuring numerous celebrity appearances and entertainment acts … Continue reading

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NAL Expands North of Edmonton

Craig Tkachuk, president of Edmonton-based Westpro Productions, announced that his group has secured the rights to the former indy pro Victoria Seals (Golden Baseball League, n/k/a North American League) and will place the franchise in Fort McMurray (AB), once a new stadium is built.  … Continue reading

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North American League Sponsors Car at Rolex 24

PRESS RELEASE – The North American League will be sponsoring a car in this weekend’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Event. The car, owned by TRG/Nadeau Motorsports, will be driven by three different drivers over the course of 24 hours … Continue reading

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