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.
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!
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.
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.
Bryan Graham, vice-president of the Thunder Bay Border Cats (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), on Wednesday said the team’s new ownership group, a 22-member consortium, has signed an agreement with the league to return for a 17th season. Read more here.
It’s hard to believe, but the Willmar Stingers (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) will be celebrating their 10th anniversary this coming season. Read more here. Below is the team’s special 10th Season logo:
Traverse City Baseball has announced six finalists for the “Name the Team Contest” ahead of its inaugural Northwood League (Summer Collegiate) season. After receiving more than 3,000 submissions, the ownership is now inviting fans to choose their favorite. The options are the following: Black Pearls, Dogmen, Dune Bears, Pit Spitters, Tree Shakers, and Sasquatch. Read more and vote here.