The Eau Claire Express (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) have announced the team’s 2020 season-long promotion with the unveiling of their ‘Sweet 16’ season logo and promotional update. Celebrating their 16th season as a team in 2020, 16 games throughout the upcoming season will recognize and celebrate the franchise’s key accomplishments — one year and game at a time. Read more here.
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Eau Claire Express Unveil ‘Sweet 16’ Season Logo
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.
Filed under Design & Construction, Money & Financials, Stadium Issues
Eau Claire Considering Carson Park Renovations
The 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.
Express Name New General Manager and Assistant General Manager
PRESS 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
Filed under Personnel & Operations
Eau Claire Express Protect Fan Deck Value After New Lease Limits Free Beers
As 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
Filed under Food & Beverage, Lease & Contracts
Express Hire New PA Announcer
PRESS RELEASE – The Express front office today announced the hiring of Eric Nielsen as the new public address announcer for the 2014 season. Nielsen replaces Paul Schommer, who had been the PA voice of the Express since the 2006 season. Continue reading
Filed under Media, Personnel & Operations
Express Name New Radio Broadcaster
PRESS RELEASE – The Express front office today announced the hiring of Pete Knutson as the fifth radio broadcaster in team history. Knutson replaces Doug Raftery, who departed from the Express in November of 2013 after serving as Play-by-Play Announcer in 2012 and Director of Broadcasting and Media Sales in 2013. Knutson enters his first season in the Northwoods League but has a variety Continue reading
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Anti-Binge Drinking Group Opposition Forces Express to Withdraw Proposal for Decks
Facing opposition from an anti-binge drinking group and doubts the Eau Claire (WI) City Council would approve plans, the summer collegiate Eau Claire Express (Northwoods League) withdrew their request to add two small group decks within the grandstand at Carson Park. Read more here. View rendering of proposed deck here. Don’t get us started!
Express Decks on Deck
A request by the summer collegiate Eau Claire Express (Northwoods League) to install two small fan decks within the grandstand of historic Carson Park will be voted on this week by the Eau Claire (WI) City Council. Read more here. We assume the decks will be similar in nature to the primitive suite decks built and used by the NWL’s Madison Mallards before Warner Park underwent major renovation.
Express Look to Add Decks to Carson Park, Unveil 10th Anniversary Logo
The Eau Claire (WI) Waterways and Parks Commission voted 7-5 Wednesday to allow the summer collegiate Eau Claire Express (Northwoods League) to construct two small fan decks within the upper grandstand at Carson Park. Three rows (22 seats) of bench seating would be removed to accommodate the new decks. The proposal will now go before the city council for final consideration. Read more here.