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Kokomo Fights Back with Lawsuit

Kokomo Jackrabbits LogoThe City of Kokomo (IN) filed a lawsuit Monday against Indiana Department of Homeland Security Executive Director David Kane and the IDHS in an effort to seek “declarative and injunctive relief” pertaining to the IDHS’ order to stop construction on the city’s baseball stadium project.  Read more here.

Kokomo Baseball Stadium Rendering 2

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Modern Woodmen Park Once Again Surrounding by Mississippi River Waters, Show Must Go On

Quad Cities River Bandits New PrimaryIt’s that time of year again, and Modern Woodmen Park, home of the Single-A Quad Cities River Bandits (Midwest League), is once again surrounding by Mississippi River flood waters.  Read more and view photos hereView photo gallery here.  But the show must go on, as the police and fire “Battle of the Badges” charity softball game will be played on Saturday, July 5, before the River Bandits take on the Timber Rattlers.

Davenport and Rock Island will compete in the Battle of the Badges Saturday, July 5. The Davenport Police & Fire Departments will face the Rock Island Police & Fire Departments in a softball game from 3:45-5:00 p.m. before the River Bandits' 6 p.m. game against Wisconsin. The event will raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City.

The Davenport Police & Fire Departments and Rock Island Police & Fire Departments will compete in the Battle of the Badges charity softball game Saturday, July 5.


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Flood Waters Recede From Field at Clemens

Hannibal Cavemen LogoMississippi River flood waters have receded from the playing surface at Clemens Field, home of the summer collegiate Hannibal Cavemen (Prospect League), but there is plenty of standing water around the ballpark.  Read more and view photo gallery hereView photo of Clemens head deep in water.

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Home Field Disadvantage: Harrisburg Stadium Flooded

The Double-A Harrisburg Senators were supposed to have home field advantage for the first round of the Eastern League playoffs, but heavy rains on the East Coast have caused the Susquehanna River to completely flood Metro Bank Park.  Read more and view aerial photo here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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