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Feeling the Vibe at Oregon State’s Goss Stadium

Goss Stadium at Coleman Field in Corvallis (OR), home of the Oregon State Beavers baseball team, is about one-third the size of LSU’s Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge (LA).  But don’t let size fool you.  The Corvallis vibe is “unbelievable,” as one San Diego State player describes.  Read more here.  The stadium is also home of the Corvallis Knights (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League).

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Knights Announce 2016 Promotional Schedule

Knights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchPRESS RELEASE – Three fireworks nights, a return of the popular, iconic SD Chicken, the always-popular Cowbell and Cap Nights and a $1,000 Kids Dash for Cash highlight the promotional schedule for the Knights 10th season in Corvallis at Goss Stadium. Continue reading

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Goss Stadium Getting New Video Board

Oregon State BeaversKnights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchOregon State University plans to install a new video board in right-center field at Goss Stadium prior to the 2016 baseball season.  The ballpark is home of the Oregon State Beavers baseball team and Corvallis Knights (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League).  Read more and view rendering here.

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Corvallis Knights Announce Plans to Manage Concessions

Knights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchPRESS RELEASE – Corvallis Knights games have always been about more than just baseball. There’s running the bases after the game, photographs with Mack the Knight and Lil’ K (now Lil’ King), and participating in the many on-field promotions that have made a trip to Goss Stadium “Affordable Family Fun” for the past eight summers. Continue reading

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Mack the Knight Makeover and Lil’ K Becomes King in Corvallis

Knights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchPRESS RELEASE – The excitement around the 2015 season is continuing to build for the Corvallis Knights. The team introduced a refreshed brand earlier this year, and they are now unveiling what the future looks like for the team’s esteemed mascot, Mack the Knight. Continue reading

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Knights Release 2015 Promotional Schedule

Knights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchPRESS RELEASE – Three fireworks nights, a first-time appearance by Reggy: The Purple Party Dude, and the return of $1,000 Kids Dash for Cash Night and Cap Night headline this season’s promotional schedule for the Corvallis Knights ninth season at Goss Stadium. Continue reading

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Voice of Beavers to Broadcast Knights’ Games this Summer

Knights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchPRESS RELEASE – A familiar, knowledgeable voice will fill the airways this summer in the mid-valley. Award-winning broadcaster Mike Parker (pictured with his daughter Lydia) will return as the radio play-by-play announcer for the Corvallis Knights after a one-year absence, Knights’ president Dan Segel announced Thursday. Continue reading

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Corvallis Knights Unveil New Logo

Knights_Logo_PMS1245_MatchPRESS RELEASE – With an acknowledgement to their historic past, the Corvallis Knights will make a fresh statement this season with the introduction of new team colors and a bold new logo. After considerable offseason research, the West Coast League’s most successful franchise teamed up with San Diego based branding company Brandiose to chart its new path. Continue reading

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Corvallis Knights Add Four to Board

Corvallis Knights LogoPRESS RELEASE – Knights Baseball Club, Inc. has added four new members to its Board of Directors, Corvallis Knights president Dan Segel announced Thursday. Continue reading

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Knights Bolster Front Office with Return of Holly Jones

Corvallis Knights LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Corvallis Knights have significantly bolstered their front office with the addition of former West Coast League Executive of the Year and minor-league management veteran Holly Jones. Continue reading

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Lil’ K and Mack the Knight Named Knights’ Staff Members of the Year for 2013

Corvallis Knights LogoPRESS RELEASE – Two mascots who generate fun, energy and excitement at Goss Stadium and at other public appearances have been named the Corvallis Knights Staff Members of the Year for 2013, general manager Bre Kerkvliet announced.

Lil' K and Mack the Knight

Lil’ K and Mack the Knight

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Voice of Corvallis Knights Takes Job with Blue Wahoos

Corvallis Knights LogoPensacola Blue Wahoos LogoPRESS RELEASE – There’s a certain irony to a Virginia Tech graduate joining a franchise called the Wahoos, a nickname often used by sports teams from the arch-rival University of Virginia. But life often works in mysterious ways. And if that entails a die-hard Hokie becoming a Wahoo to join Continue reading

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Knights Promote Kerkvliet to GM

PRESS RELEASE – The Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League have promoted Bre Kerkvliet to general manager, president Dan Segel announced Thursday. She will become the first female GM in the WCL. Continue reading

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Knights Unveil 2012 Promo Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – Return visits by the Famous San Diego Chicken, and the popular ZOOperstars! Six Block 15 Thursdays; two Fireworks Nights, Dashes for Cash, and a pair of Bi-Mart $2 Tuesdays. A bobblehead night commemorating Chicago White Sox third baseman Brent Morel, the first Corvallis Knight to play in the major leagues. Continue reading

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Knights Break Attendance Record

PRESS RELEASE – The Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League broke their all-time season total attendance record against Bend on Saturday, July 30th. Continue reading

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Knights’ Kerkvliet First Female Assistant GM in League

Starting out as an intern, Bre Kerkvliet has climbed the front office corporate ladder with the summer collegiate Corvallis (OR) Knights to become the West Coast League’s first-ever female assistant general manager.  According to Knights’ president Dan Segel, Kerkvliet is being groomed to become the GM at some point in the future.  Read more here.

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Knights Oversee Energized All-Star Series

The two-day, three-game Oregon High School Baseball All-Star Series begins today at Goss Stadium on the Campus of Oregon State University in Corvallis (OR).  To energize the annual senior showcase event that apparently lost its luster over the past few years, Lake Oswego high school baseball coach Jake Anders worked with Corvallis Knights president Dan Segel to bring the Continue reading

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Popular Joe Beaver Show Broadcasts from Knights’ Downtown Corvallis Office

PRESS RELEASE – The Corvallis Knights hosted the popular Joe Beaver Show aired from noon to 2 pm on KEJO 1240 AM, the flagship station of the Knights, at the team’s downtown office. Mike Parker, the voice of the Oregon State Beavers and Knights, interviewed former Knights’ Tommy Hanson of the Atlanta Braves and Brent Morel (pictured playing third base for Continue reading

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Knights’ Hatch Interviews West Coast League Chief

Interested in a Q&A with West Coast League President Ken Wilson?  You’ve got it!  Brooks Hatch, director of public relations for the summer collegiate Corvallis (OR) Knights, recently interviewed Wilson about the league’s upcoming season and its future.  Wilson provides some nice tidbits about the WCL’s expansion plans.  Read interview here.

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Knights Announce 2011 Promotional Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The world-famous San Diego Chicken. ZOOperstars! Block 15 Thursdays. Fireworks. The West Coast League All-Star Game. That’s just part of the promotional lineup the Corvallis Knights have planned for their fifth season at Goss Stadium, which begins June 7th when they host the expansion Klamath Falls Gems. Continue reading

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Knights Make Front Office Moves

PRESS RELEASE – The Knights are pleased to announce the promotion of veteran staffer Bre Kerkvliet to assistant general manager and the hiring of former Corvallis Gazette-Times sports reporter Brooks Hatch as their new director of public relations. Continue reading

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Knights Raise Awarness, Funds for Renovation of Taylor Field

PRESS RELEASE – One of the primary missions of the Corvallis Knights baseball club is to help grow the game by partnering with the local high school and American Legion baseball teams. To further realize that objective, the Knights will use the June 18-19 Oregon High School Baseball Association’s Reser’s All-Star Series at Oregon State’s Goss Stadium to help raise money and awareness Continue reading

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Knights to Host All-Star Game, Unveil Logo

The Corvallis (OR) Knights have unveiled the logo for the summer collegiate West Coast League’s 2011 All-Star game.  The Knights will host the event at Goss Stadium on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.  Learn more here.

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MLB Australia’s Perth Heat Tap Red Hot Summer Collegiate Manager

PRESS RELEASE – Corvallis Knights head coach Brooke Knight was recently hired by the Perth Heat of the new Major League Baseball funded Australian Baseball League. Knight will manage the Heat from October through February. Continue reading

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Fans Pack West Coast League Parks in Corvallis and Walla Walla

A crowd of 2,930 at Goss Field in Corvallis highlighted July 3rd action in the West Coast League, as fans celebrated the holiday. The Knights topped the Bellingham Bells 4-1 for their 7th consecutive win. Meanwhile, a standing room only turnout of 1,741 in Walla Walla saw the Sweets get past the Moses Lake Pirates 5-2.

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The Knight Show: Episodes IV and V

The West Coast League’s Corvallis (OR) Knights went on the road to face the inaugural Cowlitz (Longview, WA) Black Bears at improved David Story Field (episode IV).  The Knights then returned home for some fun and baseball at Goss Stadium (episode V).

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Military Appreciation, Fireworks on June 19th in Corvallis

PRESS RELEASE – Our first Saturday night of the season is going to be FANtastic!  We’re celebrating Pioneer Telephone’s 60thanniversary and supporting our troops’ families here in the Mid-Valley by asking our fans to bring non-perishable food items to the game to stock Operation Homefront’s pantry.  All fans Continue reading

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Knights Host ‘Baseball 101’ for the Ladies

The West Coast League’s Corvallis (OR) Knights will host their inaugural Baseball 101 class for the ladies before the game on Friday, July 11. The fun and educational event will include a tutorial on the game, complimentary wine tasting, delicious cupcakes, and a general admission ticket for each attendee.  View announcement here.

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Knights Compare Costs: Ball Game vs. Dinner & Movie

The West Coast League’s Corvallis (OR) Knights are making the marketing pitch that it is more affordable for a family of four to attend a Knights game and eat at Goss Stadium than to go to dinner and a movie in Corvallis.  Even if you nix the delicious meal at McDonald’s, America’s pastime wins out.  View ad here.

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Corvallis Knights Announce Summer Promotional Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The Knights unveiled their 2010 promotional schedule this morning.  It features three spectacular fireworks shows, two dash for cash nights and Pepsi Cap Night. The team’s first fireworks display is scheduled for Saturday, June 19th as Pioneer Telephone celebrates an anniversary on Military Appreciation Night.  Continue reading

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Corvallis Knights, Team President Finalists at Celebrate Corvallis

The summer collegiate West Coast League’s Corvallis Knights were finalists for Business of the Year at the Celebrate Corvallis awards ceremony. Team president Dan Segel was also a finalist for the Business Person of the Year.  Read more here.

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