The Brandon Marlins are unlikely to return to the Manitoba Junior Baseball League next summer without a management team in place, but the Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) is set to take their place. Read more here.
The Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) officially announced the launch of its Fremont (NE) affiliate team, which will begin play at soon-to-be-upgraded Moeller Field in 2019. The league completed it’s inaugural season of operation this past August. Read more here. Watch announcement here.
The start-up Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) wrapped up its first regular season this past weekend with all eight teams still in operation. If you have experienced this new league and attended any games, feel free to share your feedback here in comments or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime, view attendance numbers here. Read more here.
The Fremont (NE) City Council approved a $250,000 forgivable loan to the first-year Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) to improve Moeller Field and bring a new franchise to the Omaha-area community. Read more here.
The first-year Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) presented a proposal to the Rapid City Parks and Recreation board at its meeting Thursday night to renovate McKeague Field and bring an expansion franchise to town. Read more and watch news report here. McKeague Field is right next to Floyd Fitzgerald Stadium, home of the Post 22 American Legion team, which we assume is not too keen on the idea.
The Helena Brewers (Rookie, Pioneer League) will play their final baseball game Sept. 3 at 86-year-old Kindrick Field. The team will be relocating from Helena (MT) to Colorado Springs (CO) beginning the 2019 season, bringing up an interesting question: What will this mean for the future of the old ballpark? Read more and watch news report here.
The start-up Expedition League (Summer Collegiate) will hold its inaugural All-Star Game and Home Run Derby at Duncan Field in Hastings (NE) on Monday July 2, 2018. The All-Star Game logo was designed to highlight the region’s rich agricultural history as well as the sandhill crane migration through Central Nebraska each year. Learn more and view rosters here.