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Legislature vs. Boise on Ballpark Front?

Boise city officials want to build an $85 million new main library and a $50 million stadium west of Downtown.  They want to use urban-renewal money to help pay for them.  A bill moving through the Legislature could crimp those plans.  Or could it? Read more here.

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Booyah Ballpark Construction Update

As construction continues, Capital Credit Union Park in Ashwaubenon (WI), the new home for the Green Bay Booyah (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), is starting to look like a real ballpark.  The team’s home opener is scheduled for June 1.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Mallards Announce ‘Dad Bod’ Contest

Do you work hard year round on perfecting your beer belly?  Have you been told that you have chest hair to rival Wolverine’s?  Has your physique ever been described as “doughy”?  Well, then you might have a Dad Bod, and the Madison Mallards (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) want to help you show it off.  Read more here.

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No New Ballpark for Waukesha

Mindiola Park won’t serve as the home for a new summer collegiate baseball stadium and soccer complex.  Waukesha (WI) city officials acknowledged that a plan to use $12.8 million in public financing through future property tax dollars (TIF) to fund a multi-sport complex at the Hoover Avenue park simply does not have the support it needs to make it a reality.  Read more here.

 

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It’s the ‘Traverse City Pit Spitters’

PRESS RELEASE – Have you seen a pit being spit? Have you tried to spit a pit? Have you succeeded in spitting a pit? We have done all of these and we liked it so much we’re naming the team in honor of this grand tradition. The Traverse City Pit Spitters are coming to town!

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Traverse City Team Name and Logo to be Unveiled Jan. 29

Traverse City’s newest baseball team will reveal its mascot and logo in an event next Tuesday.  The unveiling — which is open to the public — will occur at the State Theatre on Jan. 29 at 11:30 a.m.  The final six names in contention are the Black Pearls, Dogmen, Dune Bears, Pit Spitters, Sasquatch and Tree Shakers.  Read more here.  View event notice here.

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Loggers Refresh Logos for 2019 Season

PRESS RELEASE – The La Crosse Loggers unveiled today a new series of logos that will serve to refresh the organization’s brand, as well as further connect the team to the rich history of the logging industry at the site where Copeland Park and Events Center currently sits.

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