PRESS RELEASE – The Cedar Rapids Kernels, are pleased to announce that renovations and expansion are complete in the Cedar Rapids Area Association of Realtors Grand Slam Suite. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – The Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc. (Kernels) announced today that at the January 27th annual meeting Greg Seyfer was elected President, succeeding Gary Keoppel, and Greg Churchill was elected Vice President. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The sale of the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League to the Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc. (d.b.a. Cedar Rapids Kernels) is official. Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc. President Gary Keoppel, Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson and Waterloo Bucks General Manager Dan Corbin were on hand for the official signing today. Continue reading
The Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels (Midwest League) are in talks to buy the summer collegiate Waterloo Bucks (Northwoods League). The purchase has already been approved by the Midwest League and the President of Minor League Baseball. There are still a few other hoops to jump through here, but it looks like a done deal. Read more and view news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – In front of an all-time crowd of 5,879, the Kernels finished off a sweep of the Beloit Snappers with a 6-5 win. The previous attendance record was 5,861 on July 12, 2002. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Cedar Rapids Kernels are pleased to announce the signing of a four-year player development contract (PDC) with the Minnesota Twins. The contract will run through the end of the 2016 season. Continue reading
As a follow up to our previous post on the issue, the Cedar Rapids (IA) City Council voted Tuesday to provide $1.5 million in funding for capital improvements to Veterans Memorial Stadium, home of the Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels (Midwest League), over the next decade. The other $1.5 million needed will be covered by the team and stadium operator. Read more here.
We can’t believe it has been nine years since we visited Veterans Memorial Stadium (II), the then-new home for the Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels (Midwest League). More than 10 years after the facility was built (and the old park was sadly demolished), the Kernels have unveiled a proposal to create a $3-million capital improvement fund over the next decade for stadium care, repairs and upgrades, Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Cedar Rapids Kernels will wear special jerseys at selected games during the 2012 season. These jerseys will be sold during their particular game through a silent auction on the concourse. Be here to win yours! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’s a Party at the Park in 2011 as the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce their Popular Theme Night schedule for the season. Continue reading
The Midwest League’s Single-A Cedar Rapids (IA) Kernels didn’t let the most recent blizzard keep them from feeling a little cozy at Veterans Memorial Stadium. A pair of slippers, a blanket, a book (about baseball, of course), and a mug of hot chocolate with a shot of peppermint schnapps, and your in business at VMS! View video here.
The City of Cedar Rapids (IA) plans to spend $150,o00 to make repairs to nine-year-old Veterans Memorial Stadium, home of the Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels. The funds will be used to fix a leaky roof, drainage problems, and replace field lighting. Action by the city was spurred by a tiff between the Veterans Memorial Commission and the Kernels over lease terms and compliance therewith. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Cedar Rapids Kernels have selected Morgan Hawk to be the play-by-play broadcaster for all 140 Kernels home and road games in the upcoming 2011 season. Continue reading
The City of Cedar Rapids (IA) has decided to fund about $22o,000 in repairs to Veterans Memorial Stadium, after the Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels filed a complaint with the city claiming that the city had not been living up to their responsibilities under the terms of the team’s lease agreement. Read more here.
The Veterans Memorial Commission, the entity that oversees Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids (IA), has complained that the Single-A Cedar Rapids Kernels are not complying with their lease agreement and exploiting loose lease terms to their advantage. The Kernals have responded by letter that the city is in breach of the lease. Oh, how we long for the days of old Veterans Memorial Stadium. Read more here.
After 20-years with the Cedar Rapids (IA) Kernels, 59-year-old General Manager Jack Roeder will call it quits after the 2010 season. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Just in time for Opening Day 2010, the Cedar Rapids Kernels are pleased to announce the launch of a new version of Kernels.com! Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Cedar Rapids Kernels continue the run of the longest affiliation in the Midwest League as today, at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Indianapolis, IN, they signed a two year Player Development Contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Continue reading