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Orem to Pueblo Announcement at 11:00 A.M. CDT Today

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.

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Orem Owlz Relocating to Pueblo

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.

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Name-the-Team Contest Announced for Colorado Springs Rookie Franchise

After four decades of professional baseball in Colorado Springs (CO) as the Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League), Elmore Sports Group has announced a name-the-team contest for the Helena Brewers (Rookie, Pioneer League) franchise that will be relocating to the city when the Sky Sox move to San Antonio (TX) next season.  Fans have until Wednesday, June 27, to submit their ideas.  Submit ideas here.

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City Endorses Pueblo Ballpark Plan

The Pueblo (CO) City Council gave its unanimous endorsement to Pueblo County’s plan to locate a minor-league baseball stadium in the Downtown during its regular meeting Monday.  Read more here.

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Commissioner Pours Cold Water on Downtown Pueblo Ballpark Idea

Up until now, Pueblo County Commissioner Garrison Ortiz has remained on the bench when it comes to the issue of bringing a minor league baseball stadium to Downtown Pueblo (CO).  Read more here.

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Pueblo Seeks Details from Developer of Ballpark, Hotels

Pueblo City Council President Chris Nicoll wants the outside developer that Pueblo County (CO) commissioners are in talks with on a proposal for combining a taxpayer-funded minor league baseball stadium with a hotel project Downtown to present his business plan.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Financing Plan on Deck in Pueblo

Two of the three Pueblo (CO) County commissioners have proposed to City Council a financing plan to build a multi-use stadium Downtown that would serve as the home for an affiliated Minor League Baseball franchise.  Read more here.  Three key residents express support for affiliated ball in Pueblo.  Read more here.  The Pueblo Chieftan’s Jeff Bersch explains Pioneer League ball to readers.  Read more here.

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