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It’s the St. Cloud Rox

PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud Rox are the newest addition to the best summer collegiate baseball league in the country, the Northwoods League. The Rox will play at majestic Joe Faber Field in 2012, home to one of the best ballparks in the upper Midwest. That however, is one of the few things that isn’t brand new about the organization. Continue reading

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Team Name and Logo Unveiling Set for Tuesday

The  summer collegiate St. Cloud franchise (Northwoods League), formerly known as the St. Cloud River Bats, announced last week that it will unveil the team’s new name and logo at Legends Bar & Grill located in the Holiday Inn & Suites in St. Cloud on Tuesday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m.  Over 1,200 name suggestion were submitted, but we’ll stick with our prediction that it will be the St. Cloud Rox.

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St. Cloud Franchise Hires New GM with Triple-A Front Office Credentials

PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud franchise [new name pending] of the Northwoods League has announced that they have hired Wes Sharp as their General Manager. Continue reading

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St. Cloud Team to Go Retro?

We were in the process of submitting a suggested name and logo concept for the soon-to-be-rebranded summer collegiate St. Cloud River Bats (Northwoods League), but we thought we better check on the domain status of a name used by the old St. Cloud team from the Northern League from 1946-1971, before we wasted any time on a self-indulgent, unsolicited pitch for our non-blast from the past Continue reading

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New Owners Formally Announced for River Bats, Team Will Get New Name

PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League held a press conference in St. Cloud on Wednesday afternoon to announce the sale of the St. Cloud franchise formerly known as the River Bats. Continue reading

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Sale of River Bats Nearing Completion (UPDATED)

The summer collegiate St. Cloud River Bats (Northwoods League) are reportedly being sold, and Mayor Dave Kleis said earlier today that the sale could be completed this week.  The franchise, which is currently owned by Joel Sutherland, who also has or had title to the recently-folded Brainerd Lakes Area Lunkers, owes the city $39,000.  According to the mayor, the league has Continue reading

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Concession Revenues Drop Again for River Bats

Concession revenues for the summer collegiate St. Cloud River Bats (Northwoods League) have dropped from $108,248 in 2010 to $88,937 this year.  The numbers have been trending downward since 2007, when revenues hit $173,030.  The only explanation is a tough economy and fewer actual butts in the seats.  Read more here.

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River Bats Release 2010 Promotional Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud River Bats have released their complete promotional schedule online via the new http://www.riverbats.com. Here’s a sneak peak of what to expect for the 2010 season. Continue reading

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