Alexandria (LA) officials are trying to figure out what to do with Bringhurst Field, but they don’t seem to be in a hurry because there’s no easy solution and there’s no community agreement on it. As you recall, the historic ballpark was partially condemned in 2012 because of structural concerns, and a fire destroyed the clubhouse in December. Read more here. As a United League side note, below Continue reading
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The clubhouse and office at Bringhurst Field, former home of the Alexandria Aces in Alexandria (LA), went up in flames around noon on Saturday. The fire, which is still under investigation, reportedly resulted in a total loss of the building. Numerous folks have chimed in, including Eric Moran, majority owner of the dormant Texas Collegiate League version of the Aces, and “former” indy pro United League executive Craig Brasfield. Read more here.
While it may not ultimately save partially condemned Bringhurst Field from further deterioration or the wrecking ball, it is positive news that the initiative on the ballot to increase the recreation millage in Alexandria (LA) was approved by voters last Saturday. Read more here. Watch video here. Go to “Save Bringhurst Field” Facebook page.
As a follow up to our posting Monday about the future historic Bringhurst Field in Alexandria (LA), KALB News Channel 5 has posted two unedited, unscripted interviews with City of Alexandria Director of Community Services Daniel Williams and Adam Lord of the Save Bringhurst Field group. Watch interviews here.
The city of Alexandria (LA) is expected to soon issue a request for proposal for renovating historic Bringhurst Field, home of the summer collegiate Alexandria Aces (Texas Collegiate League). The stadium was partially shut down over the summer because of structural concerns. Read more here. As as side note, the Aces are looking for a new majority owner.
Jodie White, who retired as Alexandria’s parks and recreation director in 2007, isn’t too happy about any talk of tearing down Bringhurst Field, home of the summer collegiate Alexandria Aces (Texas Collegiate League). He says any demolition will have to go through him first. As reported last week, the city planned to close the stadium after safety concerns were raised about the facility’s stuctural integrity. Read more here.
The City of Alexandria (LA) plans to close historic Bringhurst Field, home of the summer collegiate Alexandria Aces (Texas Collegiate League), at the end of the season because of structural problems. Whether the stadium will be permanently closed, razed, or renovated will hinge on engineering, financial, and political assessments. Read more here.