Tag Archives: South Coast League

Players Claim Teams Owe Rent for Housing, Toole Responds

As previously reported, Jamie Toole pulled his summer collegiate Will County CrackerJacks and Illinois Lincolns out of the Midwest Collegiate League near the end of the season amid unadmitted financial troubles.  Players are now crying foul, as they have received bills for unpaid rent for housing the teams were allegedly supposed Continue reading

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Toole Announces ‘Rise Up’ Campaign for 2013, Questions Remain

One day after the summer collegiate Midwest Collegiate League announced that Jamie Toole had pulled the Will County CrackerJacks and Illinois Lincolns out of the league, he announced his “Rise Up” campaign/slogan representing a new, fresh start for the 2013 season in a yet-to-be-identified new circuit for his teams. Continue reading

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Former JackHammers GM Launches Summer Collegiate Club

Jamie Toole, former general manager of the now-defunct Joliet (IL) JackHammers, has launched the Will County CrackerJacks, a new franchise in the Midwest Collegiate League, formerly the Great Plains League.  The team will play at Wayne King, Jr. Field on the campus of Joliet Junior College.  Prior to his stint with the JackHammers, Toole was co-founder and CEO of the defunct South Coast LeagueRead more here.

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New League in the Works for Louisiana II

As a follow up to our posting yesterday about a new summer collegiate baseball league being launched by Global Scouting Bureau in Louisiana, we thought we should try to fill in a few blanks. Continue reading

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