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Northwoods League Awards: Rennicke Chosen as Executive of the Year, Chinooks Named Top Organization

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced that Dean Rennicke, VP/GM of the Lakeshore Chinooks, has been named the 2014 Northwoods League Executive of the Year. The award, which was decided by a vote of team officials at the League’s annual fall meetings last week in Kenosha, WI, is given annually to the League’s outstanding executive. In another vote, the Lakeshore Chinooks Continue reading

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Chinooks to Host 2014 Northwoods League All-Star Game, Release Logo

Lakeshore Chinooks LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lakeshore Chinooks released their 2014 schedule as they begin their third season of play in the Northwoods League. Highlighting the schedule on July 22, 2014 will be the annual Northwoods League All-Star Game to be played at Kapco Park on the Campus of Concordia University in Mequon. 2013 Major League All-Stars Jordan Zimmermann, Ben Zobrist and Continue reading

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Chinooks Complete Inaugural Home Stand

The summer collegiate Lakeshore Chinooks (Northwoods League) finished their inaugural five-game home stand Friday night averaging 1,172 at the new Kapco Park on the campus of Concordia University in Mequon (WI).  That’s good enough for the middle of the pack of the 16-team league.  As the franchise gets its footing, we expect “reel”ly thrilled part owner Robin Yount and company to grow the gate.

“Robinade” Stand at Kapco Park – Chinooks Facebook Photo

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Name the Chinooks’ Mascot, Stadium Nearing Completion

Fans have until May 1 to choose the name for the new mascot for the expansion summer collegiate Lakshore Chinooks (Northwoods League).  You have three choices, including Gill, King, or SammyClick here to vote.  In the meantime, check out the progress being made here on Kapco Park, the new home for the team on the campus of Concordia University in Mequon (WI).

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Lunkers Fold, Expansion Chinooks Keep NWL Number at 16

PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League will be unveiling the 2012 season schedule later today. The regular season campaign will begin on Wednesday, May 30th. But for the first time since 2004 a team in Brainerd, Minnesota won’t be part of the Northwoods League. Continue reading

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Yount, Uecker Team Up to Bring ‘Lakeshore Chinooks’ to Mequon (WI)

Milwaukee Brewers Hall of Famer Robin Yount and Brewers announcer Bob “Mr. Baseball” Uecker have joined with majority owner Jim Kacmarcik and nine others to launch the summer collegiate Northwoods League’s expansion Lakeshore Chinooks.  The team will begin play next season at a new $3.4 million Kapco Park on the campus of Concordia University in Mequon (WI). Continue reading

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