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Paints Announce Beer Festival

Chillicothe Paints LogoPRESS RELEASE -The Chillicothe Paints are excited to announce a new event at VA Memorial Stadium. The Chillicothe Paints Craft Beer Festival will take place at the ballpark Saturday, October 15 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Continue reading

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David Story Field Needs $450K in Playing Surface Improvements

cowlitz black bears logoLower Columbia CollegeAs the Cowlitz Black Bears (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) walked off the diamond after their season’s last game on Aug. 7, they left behind another summer’s worth of wear and tear on Lower Columbia College’s David Story Field.  In the past several years, the condition of the college’s field has deteriorated so much that the LCC Red Devils baseball team won’t play on the field until repairs can be made.  Read more here.  View older ballpark photos here.

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The Bravehearts: A Worcester Success Story

Worcester Bravehearts LogoWhen it comes to sports, Worcester hasn’t exactly hit a home run.  The repeated failures of teams to survive – Tornadoes, Sharks, Surge, IceCats, Marauders, Bombardiers, et al. – have left many sports fans feeling jilted and alone.  But the Worcester Bravehearts are drawing record crowds, placing 10th in the country in average per-game attendance for a summer collegiate baseball league this year.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Improvements Coming to Copeland Park

LaCrosseLoggers LogoLaCrosse Loggers (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) General Manager Chris Goodell says when fans enter Copeland Park next summer, things will look much different.  Changes coming include a remodeled entrance, new ticket office, retail store, more restrooms, and a second concessions area underneath a new covered pavilion.  Read more and watch news report here.  View renderings here.

 

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Northwoods League Coming to Fond du Lac in 2017, Name the Team Contest Announced

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkPRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League is coming to Fond du Lac. The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers and Marian University have announced a partnership to bring a new franchise into the league for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Fayetteville Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Ballpark

Minor League Baseball LogoThe Fayetteville (NC) City Council received a mixed public reaction Thursday night on a proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium downtown.  Some of the opponents were fans of the Fayetteville SwampDogs (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League), who fear a new stadium would put the franchise out of business.  Read more here and watch news report here.

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The Bismarck Bullies, Flickertails or Larks?

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkBismark baseball has whittled down to three the possible names for the new summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise in Bismarck (ND).  Vote hereVisit the team’s Facebook page here.

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