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Grand Opening Saturday for Skylands Stadium Sports Academy

Champions Way Sports Academy, a 17,000-square-foot training facility operating in coordination with the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League), will hold its grand opening from 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday at the Skylands Stadium Event Center.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Front Office Changes in Store for Miners

Sussex County MinersAfter a two-year stint with the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League), general manager Dave Chase has moved on.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Skylands Ice Sculpture Extravaganza a Success

Sussex County MinersThere wasn’t any snow covering the baseball field at Skylands Stadium on Saturday, but inside the stadium’s event center, it was a winter wonderland during the stadium’s “Frozen in Ice” ice sculpture extravaganza.  Read more and view photo here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

Sussex County Miners Ice Extravaganza

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Ice Sculpture Extravaganza at Skylands Stadium

Sussex County MinersAs an encore to their “Dazzling Christmas Light Show” Skylands Stadium is now creating “Frozen in Ice” — the ballpark’s first-ever ice sculpture extravaganza that will run for 19 days starting on Friday, Feb. 5.  Read more here.  View photos here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

Sussex County Miners Ice Extravaganza

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Skylands Stadium (Augusta, NJ)

Amanda Lippert from BaseballStadiumReviews.com recently visited Skylands Stadium (formerly Skylands Park), the new home of the first-year Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League).  View photos here.

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Pro Ball Returns to Sussex Stadium

Sussex County MinersThe Sussex County Miners (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) opened their inaugural home stand on Monday night in front of a crowd of 3,819 at Skylands Stadium.  This is the first time the ballpark has hosted professional baseball since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) folded in 2011.  Read more here.  View photo here.

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Miners Hold Exhibition Game Before Inaugural Home Opener on Memorial Day

Sussex County MinersSaturday’s game between the Sussex County Miners and the New Jersey Jackals (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) was just an exhibition, but it was the first time since the Sussex Skyhawks (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) closed up shop in 2011 that professional baseball players took the field at Skylands Stadium.  The team’s first home game will be on Memorial Day, May 25, at 7:05 p.m.  Read more here.

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