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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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.
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
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
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
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
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!