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Wingnuts Announce New Broadcaster

PRESS RELEASE – The Wichita Wingnuts will have a new voice on the airwaves in 2018. Wichita native Denning Gerig has been named Broadcasting and Media Relations Manager for the upcoming campaign, the team announced Thursday. Continue reading

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NWL Recognizes Teams for Webcasting Excellence

PRESS RELEASE – The Bismarck Larks have been named the Northwoods League’s Webcasting Team of the Year, and the Lakeshore Chinooks in the South Division and the St. Cloud Rox in the North Division have each been recognized for having the Best Webcast of the Year in their respective divisions. Continue reading

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Loons, Dow Diamond Getting New Video Board

PRESS RELEASE – When Dow Diamond officially opened on April 13, 2007, the video board in right field was hailed as a state-of-the-art display. And at the time it was. Over 10 years later the rapid change in technology since the ballpark was built has highlighted the need for updated digital equipment at the home of the Great Lakes Loons. Continue reading

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NWL Games Now On Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV & Android TV

PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League, in conjunction with streaming partner Stretch Internet, is pleased to announce that fans can now access crystal clear high definition broadcasts though custom applications on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV. Continue reading

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New TV Pilot ‘Vendors’ Inspired by Experiences at Wrigley Field, ‘Scrubs’

Actor/Director Joel Murray was in Chicago directing a half-hour indie TV pilot called “Vendors,” about a guy who loses his job and his girlfriend and ends up back at his old stomping grounds, working as a vendor at a baseball stadium.  The pilot was shot at Northwestern Medicine Field, home of the Kane County Cougars (Single-A, Midwest League), as well as other locations in Chicago.  Read more here, here, and here.

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New Jersey Jackals Get New Owner and GM, Over $1M in Capital Improvements Planned

PRESS RELEASE – The New Jersey Jackals Professional Baseball Team today announced the team has been acquired by University Sports and Entertainment, LLC. Continue reading

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Rafters Hire New Public Address Announcers

PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the hiring of two new, but experienced, public address announcers that will split duties for the 2017 season. A familiar face to many in Wisconsin Rapids and Central Wisconsin, Mark Skibba, will share the 2017 honors with minor league veteran Joe Diedrich. Continue reading

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