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New West Coast League Team Named ‘Ridgefield Raptors’

PRESS RELEASE – After extensive community feedback from Southwest Washington, including a “name the team contest”, the newest West Coast League (WCL) membership in SW Washington will commence play in June 2019 as the Ridgefield Raptors.

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Bend to Host 2019 West Coast League All-Star Game, Logo Unveiled

PRESS RELEASE – West Coast League commissioner Rob Neyer announced this morning that the league’s 2019 All-Star Game will be played at Vince Genna Stadium, home of the Bend Elks. The exact date for the annual mid-summer classic will be released along with the full 2019 WCL schedule in the fall.

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Big Baseball Week Ahead for Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium

Baseball Week at Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo (BC) is July 21-27.  Headlining the week will be former Toronto Blue Jays second baseman and Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar and other players.  There will be camps and a charity softball game, followed by an exhibition battle between the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) and a Nanaimo all-star team. Continue reading

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HarbourCats Understand Formula to Drive Success at the Gate

Despite the fact that Victoria (BC) has a strong baseball culture — thanks in part to a mild climate that makes a long playing season possible — a baseball team based here has never fared well.  Until the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League), that is.  Read more and view photos here.

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GWL President Still Believes in Klamath Falls Market

Great West League (Summer Collegiate) president Ken Wilson is still distraught at some of the things that happened to the Klamath Falls Gems franchise in the past, but he not giving up on the market and historic Kiger Stadium.  Read more here.

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West Coast League Adds Clark County (WA) to 2019 Lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The West Coast League, together with Clark County and the cities of Ridgefield, Vancouver, Camas, Battle Ground, Washougal, and La Center, announced this afternoon the addition of a West Coast League expansion membership in the Clark County market, to begin play in the spring of 2019.

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Feeling the Vibe at Oregon State’s Goss Stadium

Goss Stadium at Coleman Field in Corvallis (OR), home of the Oregon State Beavers baseball team, is about one-third the size of LSU’s Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge (LA).  But don’t let size fool you.  The Corvallis vibe is “unbelievable,” as one San Diego State player describes.  Read more here.  The stadium is also home of the Corvallis Knights (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League).

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