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Momentum Builds for $3.5 Million in Renovations for Carson Park

Fundraising efforts for $3.5 million in renovations to Carson Park Baseball Stadium, home of the Eau Claire Express (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), have hit a major milestone according to project stakeholders.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Eau Claire Considering Carson Park Renovations

Eau Claire Express Secondary LogoThe City of Eau Claire (WI) is considering $3.5-million in upgrades to Carson Park, home of the Eau Claire Express (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League).  The updates would include artificial turf and replacing rusty, portable aluminum bleachers from the 1960’s with safer permanent ones.  Watch news report and view renderings here.  Read more here.

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Express Name New General Manager and Assistant General Manager

Eau Claire Express Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – In a development of front office roles, the Eau Claire Express baseball team today announced a new General Manager and Assistant General Manager. Continue reading

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Eau Claire Express Protect Fan Deck Value After New Lease Limits Free Beers

Eau Claire Express Secondary LogoAs you might recall, a new five-year lease allowing the summer collegiate Eau Claire Ex­press (Northwoods League) to continue using Carson Park limits fans to four free beers with the purchase of a fan deck ticket.  Overblown concerns by some city officials about potential excessive drinking that could come with previously allowed all-you-can-drink fan decks (even after 10 years of responsible Continue reading

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Eau Claire Express Announce Promotion, Additions to Front Office

Eau Claire Express Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Eau Claire Express front office announced today three additions and one promotion within the team’s full-time staff. New to the Express staff are Spencer Larson (Director of Ticket Sales), Pete Knutson (Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations) and Chris Thompson (Group Sales Manager). Brittany Stark takes on a newly created position of Director of Marketing Continue reading

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Limiting Beer Sales at Carson Park?

Eau Claire Express Secondary LogoThe city of Eau Claire (WI) is considering limiting all-you-can-drink beer specials on the fan decks at Carson Park as part of a new lease with the summer collegiate Eau Claire Express (Northwoods League).  First, it’s not a problem (just like it isn’t at every other ballpark in America), so leave the team alone.  Second, when did the team add a new second-tier deck down the right foul line?  Read more and watch news report here.

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Express Launch Mascot Naming Contest

Eau Claire Express 10th Anniversary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Eau Claire Express announced today a naming contest for a new mascot to be unveiled at Carson Park on Opening Night, May 27 at Carson Park. The new mascot unveiling will be a key event in kicking off the team’s 10th Anniversary season in the Northwoods League. The winner will receive a General Admission season ticket and a chance to participate in the unveiling ceremony. Continue reading

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