PRESS RELEASE – The Rockland Boulders announced today their preliminary promotion schedule for the 2016 season. Along with premium giveaways and staples like the “Fireworks Extravaganzas”, many fan favorites will make a return to Provident Bank Park this year, helping fans “Experience the FunShine” that comes with Boulders baseball. Continue reading
Category Archives: Stadium Issues
The Franklin (WI) Common Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the city and Zimmerman Ventures, leaving open the potential for the development of Ballpark Commons. Read more here.
Results from noise and lighting studies for the Spirit Communications Park, the new home of the Columbia Fireflies (Single-A, South Atlantic League), found that baseball games would have a minimal effect on nearby neighborhoods. Read more here.
The Battle Creek Bombers are staying put here in Battle Creek. The Northwoods League franchise and the City of Battle Creek announced an extension on the Bombers’ current lease, which was set to expire following the 2016 season. The extension adds on another five years, meaning the Bombers will continue to call Battle Creek and C.O. Brown stadium home through at least 2021. Continue reading
Despite construction debt issues, Aces Ballpark, home of the Reno Aces (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), is set to get $1.2 million in upgrades, including HD video and surround sound. Read more here. Meanwhile, the six possible names for the new United Soccer League (USL) franchise coming to Aces Ballpark have been unveiled. Read more here.
The Gary (IN) Common Council will be asked next week to approve a payment to the Gary South Shore Rail Cats (Independent Professional, American Association) baseball team to cover the costs of maintaining the city-owned U.S. Steel Yard baseball stadium. Read more here.