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Kingfish Release Final Details for ‘Home Run Derby at the Harbor’

Kenosha Kingfish LogoPRESS RELEASE – The first ever event of its kind in baseball, the Home Run Derby at the Harbor, is less than two weeks away. The event on Monday, July 18th will feature top Northwoods League Sluggers batting from a pier that extends in to Lake Michigan. Continue reading

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Bismarck Baseball Releases 5 Name-the-Team Finalists, Vote Now!

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – In an election year, what better way is there to pick our team name than a good old fashioned VOTE! Continue reading

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Alexandria Beetles Return for One Night

Alexandria Beetles LogoMore than 1,200 fans showed up at Knute Nelson Memorial Park in Alexandria (MN) recently for Alexandria Beetles Reunion Night to honor the 15 past seasons of their former summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise.  The contest featured the Thunder Bay Border Cats and the Willmar Stingers, who donned the throwback Beetles uniforms, hats, pants and helmets, while playing as the former Alexandria franchise on the scoreboard.  Read more here.

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Name-the-Team Finalists Coming Soon in Bismarck

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkBaseball fans in Bismarck (ND) will soon get a chance to vote on the nickname for their new summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise coming to the capital city in 2017.  The time for submitting names ended on June 28, and the five finalists are expected to be revealed shortly.  Read more and watch news report here.  Go to contest here.  Go to Bismarck Baseball Facebook page here.

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Eau Claire Considering Carson Park Renovations

Eau Claire Express Secondary LogoThe City of Eau Claire (WI) is considering $3.5-million in upgrades to Carson Park, home of the Eau Claire Express (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League).  The updates would include artificial turf and replacing rusty, portable aluminum bleachers from the 1960’s with safer permanent ones.  Watch news report and view renderings here.  Read more here.

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Big Top Baseball Goes Digital and Free with Team Programs

Big Top Baseball LogoPRESS RELEASE – Big Top Baseball has announced that all four of the organization’s teams including Madison, Wisconsin Rapids, Kenosha and Green Bay, will be unveiling a new free digital program for the 2016 season. Continue reading

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Border Cats Announce Five-Year Lease Agreement for Port Arthur Stadium

Thunder Bay Border Cats Logo 1PRESS RELEASE – The Thunder Bay Border Cats are proud to announce the signing of a five year lease for use of the Port Arthur Stadium. This new lease will ensure that the summer collegiate level baseball team will continue to operate within the City of Thunder Bay for the next five seasons. Continue reading

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