Boise State University announced that it will have no involvement in a proposed Downtown Boise stadium, deciding instead to build its own stadium on or near campus. Read more here. Read more thoughts here.
Tag Archives: Soccer
The Eugene Civic Alliance on Monday completed the purchase of Eugene’s historic Civic Stadium, giving supporters an opportunity to renovate the ballpark for soccer and providing a site for a Kidsports fieldhouse. The acquisition starts a new chapter in the story of the 78-year-old stadium, which served as the home of the Eugene Emeralds (Single-A, Northwest League) from 1969-2009. Read more here.
OneGoal LLC is working on transitioning Desert Sun Stadium from a baseball venue into a soccer facility. The organization has been working to bring professional soccer to the Yuma area since the summer of 2014, when they began exploring the idea of bringing a men’s Premier Development League (PDL) team to the area. Read more here.
In a deal brokered by St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, local businessman Bill Edwards appears set to take over control of Al Lang Stadium, the waterfront baseball stadium where his Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer franchise play, possibly ending its almost four-decade history as a baseball venue. Read more here.
Baseball supporters in New Westminster (BC) are fighting to stop the Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Major League Soccer) from placing a minor soccer franchise at a retrofitted Queens Park Stadium. Read more and watch news report here. As you might recall, the summer collegiate West Coast League had explored putting a new baseball franchise at the ballpark a couple of years ago. Read more here.