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Sweets’ Elia to Move from PA to Play-by-Play

PRESS RELEASE – The Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast League have announced that longtime play-by-play commentator Roy Elia has been hired to be the baseball club’s lead broadcaster and media relations director.

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Home Sweets Home — Borleske Getting Upgrades

PRESS RELEASE – Construction is currently underway to upgrade and update the historic home of the Walla Walla Sweets. Borleske Stadium is undergoing renovations to enhance the fan experience at the ballpark for the upcoming 2018 season.

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Walla Walla Sweets Name New GM

PRESS RELEASE – – The Sweets have named a new general manager, promoting assistant general manager Dan Ferguson to the post for the 2018 season. Team president Zachary Fraser, who had returned to the GM role for the 2017 season, is continuing on in his role as president of the Sweets and the Yakima Valley Pippins. Both WCL clubs share the same ownership. Continue reading

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Sweets Hire New Play-By-Play Broadcaster

Walla Walla Sweets LogoPRESS RELEASE – Walla Walla has established a tradition in the West Coast League of being the launching point for some of the nation’s best young broadcasters. Play-by-play artists that have started in Sweets Country (#SweetsCountry) now handle play-by-play and other communications responsibilities for properties such as Virginia Tech Athletics (Andrew Allegretta, 2010), Bryant University (Tristan Hobbes, 2011-12), University of Oregon and the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Zach Bigley, 2015-16). Continue reading

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Sweets GM Stepping Down

Walla Walla Sweets LogoPRESS RELEASE – After starting as a game-day employee and serving as the company’s second-longest tenured staff member, Sweets general manager announced today that she will not be returning to the team for the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Sweets Unveil 2016 Promo Schedule

Walla Walla Sweets LogoPRESS RELEASE – After the hottest summer on record in our great state, the Walla Walla Sweets took the cue from mother nature and decided to heat up the entertainment and promotional schedule at historic Borleske Stadium this coming season. Continue reading

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Whitecaps Go ‘Down Under’ Tonight

West Michigan White Caps LogoThe West Michigan Whitecaps (Single-A, Midwest League) will celebrate the land Down Under Thursday night as the team takes the field in Australia-themed jerseys.  Learn more here.  Participate in the team’s jersey auction here.  Watch Men At Work Down Under video here.  We suspect we’ll see an across-the-industry encore in 2016, when the Crocodile Dundee movie celebrates its 30th anniversary.  Heads up Walla Walla Sweets (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League).  Couple this with a Walla Walla Wallabies  “What Could Have Been?” night!

West Michigan Whitecaps Australia Night

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