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Jackals Host ‘Star Wars Day’ Sunday

New Jersey Jackals LogoPRESS RELEASE – Jackals fans, prepare to jump to lightspeed! On Sunday, August 2nd the New Jersey Jackals will host their first ever “Star Wars™ Day” as they take on the Galactic Empire to the north, otherwise known as the Rockland Boulders. Continue reading

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Drone Flyover, Yoda Jerseys, Lightsaber Giveaway Highlight Boulders First-Ever Star Wars Night

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – With the help of Flying Films NY, the Rockland Boulders will hold professional sports’ first-ever “drone flyover” as part of “Star Wars Night” on Friday, July 31 at 7:00pm when they host the Quebec Capitales. Presented by Dig Safely NY, and benefitting the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, the night will include special themed jerseys to be signed and auctioned off as well Continue reading

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Boulders Announce ‘Junior Broadcaster’ Competition

Rockland BouldersPRESS RELEASE – The Rockland Boulders announced on Monday the start of the 2015 Junior Broadcaster Competition, presented by the NY529 College Savings Program Direct Plan. Submissions for the competition will be open until Friday, August 14 with the top three competing live on the air as part of the Boulders Broadcast Network. Continue reading

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A Business Profile on the Rockland Boulders

Rockland BouldersCNBC’s Sarah Whitten takes a look at the business of independent professional baseball and the Rockland Boulders (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) operating out of Provident Bank Park in Pomona (NY) — just an hour’s drive from the Big Apple.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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A Casino for Newark’s Riverfront Stadium?

Newark Bears LogoHopes are high that the legislature and voters could pave the way for a gambling venue in Newark (NJ) by the end of the year, and preliminary conversations with developers have apparently already begun.  Riverfront Stadium, the former home of the Newark Bears (Indy Pro, Can-Am League), is reportedly one of three target locations being considered.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Skylands Stadium (Augusta, NJ)

Amanda Lippert from BaseballStadiumReviews.com recently visited Skylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), the new home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League).  View photos here.

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Pro Ball Returns to Sussex Stadium

Sussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) opened their inaugural home stand on Monday night in front of a crowd of 3,819 at Skylands Stadium.  This is the first time the ballpark has hosted professional baseball since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) folded in 2011.  Read more here.  View photo here.

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