The Orem Owlz (Independent Professional, Pioneer League) have announced that they are relocating from their home in Orem (UT) to the Future Legends Complex in Windsor (CO). They will be renamed the Northern Colorado (NoCo) Owlz in 2021. Read more here.
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The city Edmonton (AB) is accepting pitches for tenancy at Remax Field, which could ultimately push the Edmonton Prospects (Summer Collegiate, Western Canadian Baseball League) out after its 2019 season wraps up. A possible contender is reportedly the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League). Read more here.
The Pueblo County (CO) Commissioners officially shut down the proposed baseball stadium issue Monday, terminating a deal with the Pueblo Urban Renewal Authority. Read more here.
In a reversal of an announcement last month, the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) will not relocate to Pueblo (CO) by the 2020 season — or at all, Owlz owner Jeff Katofsky announced Monday in conjunction with a ruling from the Pueblo County government. Read more here. More details here from the Chieftain. Read about the communication leading up to the decision here and here.
Pueblo County commissioners Terry Hart and Sal Pace approved two resolutions Monday concerning the Youth Entertainment and Sports project, which includes a proposed minor league baseball stadium. Read more here.
The old Pueblo (CO) Police Department annex building that sits near the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk is going to face the wrecking ball. The building, owned by the city, is located on one of the lots the Pueblo County commissioners are proposing for a hotel to be developed within the tax increment financing district being used to fund the new $25 million ballpark. Read more here.
The owner of the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) Jeff Katofsky, will be in Pueblo (CO) Wednesday to present his intentions to relocate his team to the city. The announcement is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. CDT. Read more here. Stayed tuned for more details.
Jeff Katofsky, Orem Owlz (soon to be Pueblo Owlz) Owner sits down with me for an interview. Look for video later today. “A baseball family moving to a baseball town.” pic.twitter.com/s3Up4S8gRA
— Anthony A. Mestas (@mestas3517) June 20, 2018
A well-placed source confirms that the Orem Owlz (Rookie, Pioneer League) are relocating to Pueblo (CO). A formal announcement is scheduled for Wednesday. Read more and watch news report here.
When Utah Valley University started looking for a partner to step up and purchase the naming rights for the baseball facility, UVU president Matthew Holland said there was plenty of interest. And Utah Community Credit Union (UCCU) stepped up to the plate. The baseball stadium has been officially renamed UCCU Ballpark as part of a $5.5 million gift UCCU donated to support UVU athletics and other programs. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Orem Owlz are pleased to announce Dominic Cotroneo as the new “Voice of the Owlz”. Continue reading
The Orem Owlz announced that Rick Berry has been named General Manager. Berry will be assuming the duties of Justo Vazquez, who has left the Owlz to return to his native California. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Highlighting this year’s Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego was the Orem Owlz announcement of their new Assistant General Manager, promoting Julie Hatch to the role. Julie has been apart of the organization since it relocated to Orem in 2004 and has been a staple of the Organization ever since. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – This June marks the 10th Anniversary of Owlz baseball in Orem, Utah. The Owlz have released their promotions schedule for the commemorative season. Continue reading
We don’t know if this is a first or not in the world of minor-league baseball, but Hootz and Holly, the mascots for the Rookie-level Orem Owlz (Pioneer League), announced today that they will be bringing a little owlet into the world next season. So, should they start with an egg, hungry hatchling in a nest, youngling in a small costume? We’ll be curious to see how the Owlz execute the introduction of this new character.
PRESS RELEASE – Owlz Baseball today released its 2012 promotional schedule. Each of the Owlz 38 home games features a ticket promotion, theme night, giveaway item or firework show. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Orem Owlz announced Monday that Brett Crane has been named General Manager. Crane will be assuming the duties of Jason Badell, who is leaving the Owlz to start his own Sports Marketing Company. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Owlz Baseball today released their 2010 promotional schedule. Each of the Owlz thirty-eight home games features a ticket promotion, theme or a giveaway. Among the highlights are Northstar Printing Owlz Championship Poster, Angels Back to School Binder, and the limited Torii Hunter Bobble Arm Giveaway, presented by National Guard; an item produced exclusively for the Owlz in conjunction with the Torii Hunter Project. Continue reading