Tag Archives: Northwest League

Boise State Picks Location for Ballpark

Boise State plans to build a ballpark for its added baseball program north of the intersection of Beacon Street and Grant Avenue.  The university announced late last month it was withdrawing from the effort to build a Downtown Boise baseball stadium that would house the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League).  That effort continues without the Broncos.  Read more and view location here.

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AquaSox Field Getting Synthetic Turf

Starting this week, crews will begin replacing the natural infield, outfield and warning track at Memorial Stadium, home of the Everett AquaSox (Single-A, Northwest League), with synthetic turf.  Read more here.

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Boise State Baseball, Soccer Won’t Share Hawks New Ballpark

Boise State University announced that it will have no involvement in a proposed Downtown Boise stadium, deciding instead to build its own stadium on or near campus.  Read more here.  Read more thoughts here.

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Debating the Proposed New Ballpark in Boise, Comparisons to Fort Wayne

As previously reported, the managing partner of the Boise Hawks (Single-A, Northwest League) is poised to buy 11 acres in Downtown Boise (ID), part of which he would donate to the city for the construction of a 5,000-seat, multisport stadium and event center.  The stadium would be the new home for the Hawks, revived Boise State baseball, and a soccer team.  Read more here.

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Boise State Talks to Media About Return of Baseball, New Ballpark

For the first time since the downtown stadium proposal has gone mainstream, Boise State is publicly showing support for it as a home to their soccer and baseball teams.  Read more and watch new report here.

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Artificial Turf Coming to Everett Ballpark

Work is scheduled to begin within the next two weeks to convert the playing surface at Everett Memorial Stadium, home of the Everett AquaSox (Single-A, Northwest League), from grass to artificial turf.  Read more here.

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Opposition Organizing Against New Boise Hawks Stadium

After months of eyebrow-raising from a few Boise (ID) City Hall skeptics, opposition to the stadium proposal has organized. Gary Michael, former CEO of Albertsons, and Bill Ilett, former managing partner of Boise’s former Idaho Stampede D-League basketball team, formed a nonprofit organization in July that opposes the stadium.  Read more here.

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