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Larks Make Strong Inaugural Home Debut

The Bismarck Larks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) made their home debut in front of 1,690 fans at Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.  Over the four-game inaugural home stand that wrapped up Friday night, the Larks averaged 1,481 fans per game.  View photos here.

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Dock Spiders Debut in Front of 1,460

The first-year Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) defeated the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 4-1 in their home debut Thursday night at Herr Baker Field in front of 1,460 fansRead more here.

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UPDATE: Latest News on Possible NWL Team Coming to Abandoned Hudson Dog Track

The long-vacant Hudson (WI) dog track could soon be renovated into a baseball field surrounded by an office complex, housing developments and a new beer hall.  Read more and view renderings/documents here.  Thanks to Jim Weidner for the heads up.

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Northwoods League Introduces Custom Craft Beer

PRESS RELEASE – Opening Day in the Northwoods League will feature the introduction of a new craft beer to baseball fans and beer drinkers in the Midwest. Five Tool ale, an American cream ale, is the Custom Beer of the Northwoods League and was developed specifically for the League through an agreement between K181 Enterprises, Inc., a Rochester, Minn. company, and Rustic Road Brewing Co. out of Kenosha, Wis. Continue reading

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Mallards Release 2017 Promo Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The Madison Mallards are excited to announce their full promotional schedule for the 2017 season. The schedule is complete with fireworks shows, noteworthy bobbleheads, exciting theme nights and hysterical entertainment acts. Continue reading

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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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