Tag Archives: Northwest League

Volcanoes’ Jerry Howard Wins Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award

PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) announced today that Jerry Howard of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes is the recipient of the fourth annual Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award. Howard will receive the award at the Baseball Winter Meetings Banquet on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

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Boise State Back to Building Own On-Campus Ballpark

Boise State University will have baseball on its own campus after all.  On Tuesday, the university announced it won’t join a public-private partnership between the city of Boise and Atlanta-based developer Chris Schoen to build a sports park in the city’s West End, choosing instead to build a stadium south of its campus.  Read more here and here.

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Vote May Not Be Necessary for New Boise Ballpark, Broncos Unveil Inaugural Unis

Boise officials might change the way the city would pay for the proposed new main library and sports stadium to avoid putting the projects on the ballot this November.  Boiseans could vote on them anyway.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the Boise State Broncos baseball team, potential future co-tenants of the new stadium, have unveiled the uniforms they will wear when they return to action in 2020, after a four-decade hiatus.  Read more and watch video here.

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City, Developer Negotiating Boise Ballpark Deal

Greenstone Properties and the City of Boise are reportedly negotiating an agreement that could bring a ballpark to Downtown Boise (ID). Read more here.

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Funko Agrees to 6-Year Ballpark Naming Rights Partnership with AquaSox

PRESS RELEASE – The Everett AquaSox and Funko, Inc. (“Funko”) (Nasdaq:FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company located in downtown Everett have announced a six-year partnership which includes promotional giveaways, stadium decor and field naming rights. Everett Memorial Stadium will now be called Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium.

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Volcanoes Hire Graf as New President of Business Operations

PRESS RELEASE – The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, Class A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are proud to announce the hiring of Mitche Graf as their new President of Business Operations.

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Boise Ballpark Developer Working to Lure Boise State Back

A year after Boise State University announced it would build a baseball stadium of its own instead of playing at a proposed downtown Boise (ID) sports park, the developer is trying to get the school back on board.  Read more here.  Boise State is already working to build their team that will begin play in 2020.  Read more and watch news report here.

Uniforms for Boise State’s revived baseball program

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