Tag Archives: British Columbia

Expansion Victoria to Unveil Branding Friday

After more than 600 name submissions from fans, the new summer collegiate West Coast League franchise in Victoria (BC) has a name and logo.  Team Victoria has scheduled a press conference for this Friday, October 12, at 11:30 a.m. to unveil the club’s branding.  The public event will take place at the Sharks Club Bar & Grill at the Sandman Hotel.  Read more here.

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West Coast League Expands to Medford, Yakima on Deck

The summer collegiate West Coast League has announced that the circuit is expanding to Medford (OR).  The team will be owned by Arizona-based Consolidated Sports Holdings International, Inc..  The group has pledged $250,000 in matching funds to help complete Harry & David Field.  The franchise will replace the amateur Southern Oregon RiverDawgs (Far West League) beginning Continue reading

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Victoria Welcomes Baseball Back to Royal Athletic Park

PRESS RELEASE – Today the City of Victoria announced the return of baseball to the Capital City with a soon-to-be named team within the collegiate level West Coast League. The Victoria Baseball Club has negotiated a three year agreement as the anchor tenant at Royal Athletic Park starting in June of 2013. Continue reading

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Victoria (BC), WCL Move Foward with Ballpark Lease Negotiations

The Victoria (BC) City Council voted Thursday to authorize the director of parks and recreation to enter into a confidential, non-binding memorandum of understanding with the summer collegiate West Coast League to begin negotiating the specifics of a lease to use Royal Athletic ParkRead more here

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Victoria Could Vote Today to Approve Ballpark Lease MoU with WCL

The Victoria (BC) City Council is expected vote today on whether or not to authorize the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a confidential non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the summer collegiate West Coast League for the use of Royal Athletic ParkRead more here

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West Coast League Has Eye on New Westminster, BC

We said back in February that you shouldn’t be surprised to see a summer collegiate West Coast League team playing at Queen’s Park in New Westminster (BC)  in the next few years.  Not surprisingly, WCL leadership visited the park over the weekend and found a “Great community and awesome little ball park. Would be perfect site for a WCL franchise.”

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Queen’s Park Stadium

Digital Ballparks visits Queen’s Park Stadium in New Westminster, British Columbia, former home of the West Westminster Frasers and Vancouver Mounties.  Read review and view photos here.  Don’t be surprised to see a summer collegiate West Coast League team playing at Queen’s Park in the next few years.

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