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Stadium District Agrees to Pitch In to Fund New Green Bay Ballpark

The Green Bay-Brown County Professional Football Stadium District Board agreed Wednesday afternoon to pitch in for two major area projects, including the proposed Shipyard Stadium — a new ballpark/”outdoor events center” for the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League).  Read more here.


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Rafters Hire New Public Address Announcers

PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters have announced the hiring of two new, but experienced, public address announcers that will split duties for the 2017 season. A familiar face to many in Wisconsin Rapids and Central Wisconsin, Mark Skibba, will share the 2017 honors with minor league veteran Joe Diedrich. Continue reading

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Big Top Baseball Ownership Group Unveils Smart Watch Bobblehead

PRESS RELEASE – Big Top Baseball, the ownership group of the Madison Mallards, Kenosha Kingfish, Green Bay Bullfrogs, and Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, is excited to unveil the first ever smart watch bobblehead. Continue reading

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Momentum Builds for $3.5 Million in Renovations for Carson Park

Fundraising efforts for $3.5 million in renovations to Carson Park Baseball Stadium, home of the Eau Claire Express (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), have hit a major milestone according to project stakeholders.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Homer Stryker Field Flooded

Homer Stryker Field, home of the Kalamazoo Growlers (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), is significantly flooded due to the rising waters of the Kalamazoo River.  Fortunately, the Growlers don’t open their season until Tuesday, May 30.  Read more and view video and aerial photo here.

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Woodchucks Add ‘The Bullpen’ Area to Athletic Park’s Amenity Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The Wisconsin Woodchucks announce today the latest addition to Athletic Park, The Bullpen, which plans to open in time for the first game of the season. Located down the first baseline, The Bullpen will occupy 6,500 square feet and will be open for all home games to single game buyers or small groups. Continue reading

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Northwoods League Grants Affiliate Status to Huron (SD)

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League, Inc.’s Board of Directors has considered and unanimously approved an application for Affiliate Status for the City of Huron, South Dakota. Continue reading

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