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Kingfish, Simmons Field to Host Wisconsin Cheese Curdfest

Kenosha Kingfish LogoPRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, September 19th the Kenosha Kingfish will host Wisconsin Cheese Curdfest, presented by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, at Historic Simmons Field. Admission is free to the public. Continue reading

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Northwoods League Closing In on Bismarck (ND) Expansion

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has agreed to the terms offered by the Bismarck, ND Parks and Recreation District for an “Agreement for Use” allowing for League play beginning with the 2017 season at Bismarck Municipal Ballpark. Continue reading

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Kuhns Voted CPL Broadcaster of The Year

Lexington County Blowfish LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Coastal Plain League announced today, August 25, that Jordan Kuhns of the Lexington County Blowfish has been named the 2015 CPL Broadcaster of the Year. This was Kuhns’ first season with the Blowfish and his first season in the CPL. Continue reading

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Northwoods League, TV Stations at Loggerheads?

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkThis story is a few weeks old, so maybe the issues have been resolved, but the owner of television stations covering six Northwoods League (Summer Collegiate) markets was reportedly in a tiff with the league over issues that include press credentials, insurance and who owns the rights for broadcast and Web.  According to the Post-Bulletin.com, a regional VP from the media organization said the league has “made it harder for us to cover them than to cover the Twins and the Vikings.”  Read more here.

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Marysville Gold Sox Join Great West League

Marysville Gold Sox LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Great West League is proud to announce the addition of the Marysville Gold Sox to the league. For the last eleven seasons the Gold Sox hosted the Horizon Air Summer Series, primarily playing all home games. Continue reading

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Proposed New Summer Collegiate League on Deck

Columbus NESteve Wagner, president of a proposed, yet-to-be-named summer collegiate league that would begin play in 2016, met with the Columbus (NE) Board of Parks Commissioners this week to pitch the idea of bringing a franchise to Pawnee Park Field.  Wagner is reportedly targeting markets in Nebraska, Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Wyoming.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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It’s the ‘Lodi Crushers’

Great West League Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Wine Country Baseball in Lodi, California is happy to announce today the people have spoken and the Lodi Crushers will be the name of their entry for the 2016 season and beyond. The Crushers will be participating as a collegiate wooden bat baseball club and will play at Tony Zupo Field. The team has joined the Great West League and will begin play next June. Continue reading

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