Tag Archives: Summer Collegiate

Blowfish Announce Front Office Promotions

PRESS RELEASE – The Blowfish announced today that Brian Larkin has been promoted to Vice-President of Shanahan & Company Sports Management/Blowfish Baseball and Theo Bacot has been named the new General Manager of the Lexington County Blowfish Baseball Club. Continue reading

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SteepleCats Unveil New Look

The North Adams SteepleCats (Summer Collegiage, New England Collegiate Baseball League) are relaunching with a new look, a new attitude and new leadership. The franchise has switched out its friendly fuzzy black and yellow cat for a leaner, meaner blue panther.  Read more here.  Find new fan gear here.

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Luther Williams Field Renovations Underway

More than 100 community members and officials attended the groundbreaking ceremony at Luther Williams Field on Monday, signaling the start of renovations of the historic venue in Central City Park.  When the new Macon Bacon (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) take the field next summer, fans will be able to enjoy a ballpark with old charm and updated features.  Read more here.

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Little Falls Approves Three-Year Lease with DiamondDawgs

The City of Little Falls (NY) Common Council approved a three-year lease with the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs (Summer Collegiate, Perfect Game League), ensuring the team can call Veteran’s Memorial Park their home through 2020.  Read more here.

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Capitol Broadcasting Company Buys Salamanders

Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc. has purchased the Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League).  The Salamanders, which were owned by league co-founder Jerry Pettit, join the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) as CBC-owned baseball properties.  Read more here.

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Baseball Returns to Watertown, Ballpark Getting Upgrades

Beginning in June of 2018, S&V Baseball Management will bring baseball back to Watertown (NY), with the new Watertown Rapids (Summer Collegiate, Perfect Game League) playing home games at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds stadium.  Read more here.  In related news, the ballpark is on deck for $125,000 in improvements, thanks to a state grant.  Read more here.

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Baseball Returns to Hannibal, Officials Introduce ‘Hannibal Hoots’

PRESS RELEASE – In a press conference several weeks ago, the Prospect League and team officials announced Hannibal’s return to the league lineup for 2018 with a new ownership structure and completely new management. This is to be, for all intents and purposes, a new team, not a revival of the one that played at Clemens Field up until two seasons ago. Continue reading

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