Williamsport (PA) Mayor Gabriel Campana announced that he has successfully negotiated a corporate naming rights deal for Bowman Field, home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). If approved by the city council in June, the naming rights partner will pay the city $30,000 per year for five years. Funds will be used for ballpark improvements. The new name for the Continue reading
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Plagued by low attendance and financial challenges, the Williamsport Outlaws (Federal Hockey League) cancelled their home finale at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). While outdoor hockey has failed in Billtown, the Outlaws believe indoor hockey at a new or renovated arena would have a far different outcome. Read more here.
It wasn’t quite the NHL’s Winter Classic, but the FHL All-Stars defeated the Williamsport Outlaws 18-13 Wednesday in the Federal Hockey League‘s 2012 All-Star Game at Airmen Pond at Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). Paul D’Amato who played Tim “Dr. Hook” McCracken in the 1977 movie Slap Shot was Continue reading
A legal spat has ensued between the non-profit group Williamsport Ice Arena, which operates Airmen Pond at Bowman Field in Williamsport (PA), and Naples (ME)-based Rink Specialists, which installed the new ice rink and provided the equipment to keep it running. Ice skating and games played by the Federal Hockey League’s Williamsport Outlaws will continue, as attorneys try to work out their Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Federal Hockey League is proud to announce that the Williamsport Outlaws will host the “1st Annual FHL All Star Classic” on Airmen’s Pond at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, PA.
The Federal Hockey League’s Williamsport Outlaws opened their inaugural outdoor hockey season against the Dayton Demonz Wednesday night in front of more than 3,000 fans at historic Bowman Field, the summer home of the Single-A Williamsport Crosscutters (New York-Penn League). Read more and view news clip here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
The hockey rink has been built for the Federal Hockey League’s Williamsport Outlaws at Bowman Field, but “comfortable October temperatures” have kept players off of the ice, as they try to prepare for the team’s inaugural full-outdoor season at the historic baseball park. Read more and view photo here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.