An Indiana federal judge recently dismissed a derivative suit brought by an independent baseball team in the Frontier League over a missed opportunity for the league to expand in Kokomo (IN), saying the claims are based on the possibility of a business relationship not an actual one. Read more here.
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The bank owner of the Rockford Aviators’ (Indy Pro, Frontier League) ballpark in Loves Park (IL) has reached an agreement with Rockford Baseball Properties led by Chad Bauer to have the group take over the lease as of October 1st. Bauer, who is listed as assistant GM of the summer collegiate Northwoods League’s Lakeshore Chinooks and unsuccessfully tried to bring a NWL franchise to Waukesha (WI), believes Rockford would make a good addition to the circuit. Read more here.
For those who didn’t hear this earlier, MKE Sports & Entertainment was forced to terminate its managed service contract with the Rockford Aviators (Indy Pro, Frontier League), after Frontier League Commissioner Bill Lee ruled that the contract violated the league bylaws because the owner of MKE, Michael Zimmerman, owns two teams in the summer collegiate Prospect League. Read more here.
No potential buyers came out Thursday for the first open house to inspect Aviators Stadium, which is being sold by its bank owners via online auction starting next Wednesday with at an opening bid of $1.5 million. Another open house will be held Friday, March 28. Read more and watch news report here.
Starting March 25th Aviators Stadium will be on the auction block. Northside Community Bank of Gurnee is putting the Stadium up for sale. The bank foreclosed on the ballpark in February of 2012 when the former owners were unable to make payments. Bidding will take place online and run through April 2. The bidding is expected to start at $1.5 million. Read more and watch news report here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Rockford Aviators, presented by Pearson, are proud to announce that Jared Revlett has been hired as the team’s broadcaster for the 2014 season. Continue reading
The indy pro Rockford Aviators (formerly Rockford RiverHawks) (Frontier League) have signed a one-year lease agreement (with one-year options for the next four years) with the Rockford (IL) Park District to operate Marinelli Field. As a result, the summer collegiate Rockford Foresters (Midwest Collegiate League), which Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Rockford Aviators unveiled their logos, including a primary and four alternates, Wednesday. The team’s colors remain navy, orange and columbia blue. Continue reading