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Branded Debit Cards for Pippins and Sweets, Users Will Save 20-Percent on In-Stadium Purchases

Yakima Valley Pippins PrimaryWalla Walla Sweets  LogoPRESS RELEASE – Banner Bank customers can really support the hometown team in Yakima and Walla Walla, WA, as the team and the bank announced the release of debit cards branded with the Yakima Valley Pippins (Yakima-area Banner Bank locations) and Walla Walla Sweets (Walla Walla-area Banner Bank locations) logos and colors. Continue reading

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Sweets Leadership Program Back for Third Consecutive Year

Walla Walla Sweets  LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Walla Walla Sweets, in partnership with Walla Walla Community College are excited once again work with local elementary schools on the Sweets Leadership Program. The program, started in 2013, is a community program for 4th and 5th grade elementary school students, and will launch in schools this week. Continue reading

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Fraser to Assume Duties as Pippins GM

Yakima Valley Pippins PrimaryZachary Fraser, who serves as chief operating officer of the Pacific Baseball Ventures ownership group which owns both the Yakima Valley Pippins and Walla Walla Sweets of the summer collegiate West Coast League, will step in as general manager of the Pippins for the 2015 season.  The group has had difficulty finding the right person for the job after Noel Zanchelli was let go at mid-season last year.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Borleske Stadium (Walla Walla, WA)

Charlies Ballparks PageCharles O’Reilly from CharliesBallparks.com visits Borleske Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Walla Walla Sweets (West Coast League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Yakima West Coast League Team Launches Website, Name-the-Team Contest (Formal Release)

West Coast League LogoPRESS RELEASE – Pacific Baseball Ventures (PBV), who was awarded a West Coast League franchise in the Yakima market, beginning play in 2014, has launched a website, www.yakimabaseball.com, to invite the community to participate in the naming and branding of the club. The site will have information about the upcoming season, about the ownership group, and Continue reading

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West Coast League Expands to Yakima

West Coast League LogoPRESS RELEASE – The West Coast League will expand in 2014 as Pacific Baseball Ventures, LLC (PBV), the ownership group of the Walla Walla Sweets, announced today that they have been awarded a West Coast League membership in Yakima, Washington. The soon-to-be-named Yakima team will begin WCL play in time for the 2014 season. The Sweets will continue to play in Walla Continue reading

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Sweets Sign Hoffman as Play-by-Play Broadcaster

Walla Walla Sweets  LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Walla Walla Sweets are excited to announce the signing of award-winning radio talent Howard Hoffman as the play-by-play broadcaster for the 2013 season. Hoffman enjoyed a 40-year career in radio that took him to San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Hoffman will make his first foray into baseball broadcasting by joining the Sweets as the Continue reading

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