PRESS RELEASE – The Great West League announced today that it is suspending operations for the upcoming 2019 season. The announcement was made by Great West League Commissioner Ken Wilson, on behalf of the league Board of Directors. Continue reading
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Great West League (Summer Collegiate) president Ken Wilson is still distraught at some of the things that happened to the Klamath Falls Gems franchise in the past, but he not giving up on the market and historic Kiger Stadium. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Portland Pickles are excited to introduce their team branding package, as they get ready for their inaugural 2016 season. The team’s primary colors are navy, green and gray, with the team mascot figuring prominently in the branding. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Official 2016 Great West League schedule has been released, with each team playing 60 games. The regular season opens Friday, June 3 and concludes Thursday, August 11. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Great West League made a bold statement today by welcoming the established Medford Rogues to the fold. The Rogues, one of the top teams in the West Coast League, join the new summer collegiate wood-bat league immediately. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Great West League is awarding a team to Sacramento, California. The team will begin play next June and be owned by the Sacramento International Baseball Association, LLC. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’s time to name Portland’s new baseball team. Since the team really belongs to the fans, it seems right to let the fans name the team. Continue reading
A press conference is scheduled for today at noon (Pacific) to announce that Rose City Baseball, LLC is bringing a summer collegiate Great West League franchise to Walker Stadium in Lents Park in 2016, when the league begins play. The move will include $650,000 worth of upgrades to the ballpark. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’s been 30-years since Lodi, California had a professional baseball team. Now, top quality baseball is back, as Lodi has been awarded the first Great West League franchise. Continue reading
The new president of the summer collegiate West Coast League Dennis Koho has been on the job almost a month and a half after replacing Ken Wilson. He recently finished his tour of every WCL ballparks and has articulated a vision. Koho had this to say in the Wenatchee World newspaper:
“My job is fundamentally different than my predecessor’s. It’s not expansion, it’s keeping the ship running right, of course, but also primarily to enhance the brand of the West Coast League.”
PRESS RELEASE – The Board of Directors of the West Coast League announced today the appointment of Dennis Koho as League president. Koho, an attorney in private practice in Keizer, Oregon, served as Keizer’s Mayor from 1993 to 1999 and is currently a member of the Keizer City Council. During his tenure as mayor he was instrumental in the construction of Volcanoes Continue reading
Interested in a Q&A with West Coast League President Ken Wilson? You’ve got it! Brooks Hatch, director of public relations for the summer collegiate Corvallis (OR) Knights, recently interviewed Wilson about the league’s upcoming season and its future. Wilson provides some nice tidbits about the WCL’s expansion plans. Read interview here.
Ken Wilson, president of the summer collegiate West Coast League, will be doing a little MLB moonlighting during the 2011 baseball season. While Wilson will be spending much of his time attending WCL games and handling league business, he will also be broadcasting games for the Seattle Mariners, as part of the club’s broadcast rotation Continue reading