Lafayette’s (IN) mayor doesn’t plan major changes to plans for a new city baseball stadium even though construction bids totaled nearly $4 million more than expected. The new 2,500-seat stadium would be built at the same site as the current Loeb Stadium in Columbian Park southeast of downtown Lafayette. Read more here.
The first-year Ridgefield (WA) Raptors (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) held their inaugural home opener at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex in Ridgefield (WA) on Tuesday night in front of an estimated crowd of 2,200. Read more and view eight photos here.
The Green Bay Booyah (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), opened the new Capital Credit Union Park in Ashwaubenon (WI) on Saturday night versus the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. The team’s new mascot, Rocky Bal-booyah, made a grand entrance via helicopter. Read more and watch news report here. View stadium gallery here.
Stakeholders, including the San Luis Obispo Blues (Summer Collegiate, California Collegiate League) are pitching an $8 million-to-$10 million, privately-funded renovation of Sinsheimer Stadium in San Luis Obispo (CA). Read more here.
The Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) have teamed up with WildPlay, a local company famous for its outdoor adventure parks throughout North America, to install a 400-foot zipline attraction to the already entertaining activities available at Royal Athletic Park. Read more here.
The Port Angeles Lefties (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) open their season today with optimism and the assurance that Civic Field will be their ballpark through 2024. Read more here.
In a little over a week, $14-million Capital Credit Union Park in the Village of Ashwaubenon (WI) will open its gates for the community. It will be the home of re-branded Green Bay Booyah (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) and Green Bay Voyageurs (USL League Two) soccer team. Read more and watch news report here.