PRESS RELEASE – The top college baseball talent in the country will grace the confines of Historic Witter Field on July 21st this summer at the annual Northwoods League All-Star Game. The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters announced today that Marshfield Clinic be the presenting sponsor of the event. Marshfield Clinic was also the title sponsor the last time Wisconsin Rapids hosted the Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – At the First Pitch Event, the Kingfish unveiled a new digital scoreboard that will be installed beyond the right centerfield fence. Following the 2014 season, the Kingfish conducted a fan survey with more than 1,000 participants. The number one request for improving the fan experience was an upgraded scoreboard. This feedback prompted the newest renovation to Simmons Field. Continue reading
When the Duluth Huskies (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) take the field this season, it will be a new experience for both players and fans, as $2.3 million in renovations have been completed at historic Wade Stadium. Improvements include new artificial turf and drainage system, new padding on the outfield walls, relocated lighting, and a new state-of-the-art scoreboard. Read more and watch news report here.
The Duluth Huskies (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) on Monday announced the resignation of General Manager Craig Smith, who served in the role since the team’s launch in 2003. An interim GM is expected to be announced shortly. Read more here.
Back in December, the Kalamazoo Growlers (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) launched a second name-the-mascot contest after the original name Barlee ran into trademark trouble with the Hillsboro Hops (Single-A, Northwest League), who already had a mascot named Barley. Keeping with the microbrew theme, the portly bear is now named Porter. View mascot photo here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced a new playoff format that will begin with the 2015 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Battle Creek Bombers are gearing up for their 2015 season, and recently announced multiple new additions to their front office. Luke Tanaka, Max Gun, Kaitie Bush, and Zander Atwood have all been hired on by the franchise for the 2015 campaign. Continue reading