PRESS RELEASE – Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the organization for 2,700 men and women professionals overseeing sports fields worldwide and critical to athlete safety – names Kelly Rensel, Head Groundskeeper at the Great Lakes Loons (Midland, Mich.), its fifth annual “Mowing Patterns Contest” winner. Continue reading
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The 20th annual Christmas Lite Show started lighting up the Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park this week. The popular event is set to run through Dec. 31. The show consists of nearly two miles of more of than a million lights, which includes animated displays and lighted tunnels. Read more and view photos here.
Ashford University Field will be getting a face lift for the 2018 season as the Clinton LumberKings have teamed up with the Clinton County Development Association, the City of Clinton (IA), and the Friends of Riverview Stadium to make changes to the 81 year old ballpark. Read more here.
Boyd Sports, LLC has announced that Johnson City Cardinals Vice President/General Manager Tyler Parsons is moving on from the organization after accepting a position with the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League. Read more here.
Between the final out of the 2017 season to the first pitch of 2018, the Beloit Snappers (Single-A, Midwest League) will secure their eyes on a long-term future in Beloit (WI). Watch video here.
The annual ” Grand Rapids Memorial Stair Climb” was held on Saturday at Fifth Third Ball Park, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League). It is done as a way to honor and remember those firefighters, police officers, and medical personnel who died on 9/11. Read more and view photo here.