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Gold Sox to Cease Operations Unless New Ownership is Formed

PRESS RELEASE – CSH International announced today that the Yuba Sutter Gold Sox will cease operations on November 30th after spending the last three seasons as a member of the Great West League (GWL) unless a new ownership group led by Vice-President / General Manager Michael Mink can be formed.

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Great West League Adds Yuba City to 2017 Lineup

Great West League Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Yuba City is back in baseball after a long absence and looks to resume its historic rivalries as it was announced today they will be joining the Great West League for 2017. The soon to be named ball club will be the league’s sixth franchise, making its home at Colusa Casino Stadium in Marysville where it will share venue headquarters with the league counterpart Marysville Gold Sox. Continue reading


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Great West League Begins Inaugural Season

Great West League Secondary LogoThe summer collegiate Great West League kicked off its inaugural 2016 season on Friday.  The Marysville Gold Sox opened at home against the Chico Heat in front of 1,384 fans.  Read more here.  The Medford Rogues hosted the Portland Pickles in front of a crowd of 1,142.  Read more here.  The Lodi Crushers hosted the Sacramento Stealth  in front of a approximately 150 fans.  Read more here.

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Newspaper Blasts Gold Sox Over Ballpark Dispute

Marysville Gold Sox LogoIn an editorial, the Appeal-Democrat blasts away at the Marysville Gold Sox (Independent, Summer Collegiate) because the team is pushing back against the city’s request for an increase in its annual payment to use Colusa Casino Stadium.  We think the newspaper is out of its mind claiming the city is “subsidizing a private business,” when the team is already paying a whopping $40,000 a year to use a horribly out-of-date, erector-set ballpark.  It sounds like it’s city is looking for a subsidy.  Read more here.


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Marysville Gold Sox Join Great West League

Marysville Gold Sox LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Great West League is proud to announce the addition of the Marysville Gold Sox to the league. For the last eleven seasons the Gold Sox hosted the Horizon Air Summer Series, primarily playing all home games. Continue reading

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Chair Collapses, Gold Sox Fan Sues

Marysville Gold Sox Logo72-year-old Sylvia Lethridge, a longtime fan of the Marysville Gold Sox (Summer Collegiate, Horizon Summer Series), is suing the team and city of Marysville (CA) after a seat at the ballpark collapsed, injuring her shoulder.  She filed a damage claim with the city last year, but it was rejected.  Read more here.

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Gold Sox Announce New Ballpark Naming Rights Partner

Marysville Gold Sox LogoThe independent summer collegiate Marysville Gold Sox (Horizon Air Summer Series) announced this past week that the team will play the 2015 season at Colusa Casino Stadium after Colusa Casino Resort purchased the naming rights to the ballpark.  Read more here.

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