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Lefties Unveil Logo, WCL Adds to Front Office

port-angeles-leftiesThe new Port Angeles Lefties (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) have unveiled their logo, as the team prepares for its inaugural 2017 season at Civic Stadium in Port Angeles (WA).  Meanwhile, the league has announced the addition of Jonathan Hodgson to its marketing communications team.  Hodgson will act as the WCL’s Coordinator of Online Communications.  Read more here.  Thanks to Brandon Sparks for the logo heads up.

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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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West Coast League Announces ‘Port Angeles Lefties’

port-angeles-leftiesPRESS RELEASE – West Coast League baseball is coming to Port Angeles, Washington in 2017. The WCL is proud to announce the birth of the Port Angeles Lefties, who will begin play in the league next season. 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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Name the Team Voting Underway for Port Angeles Franchise

West Coast League LogoMatt Acker, who is working to place a summer collegiate West Coast League franchise in Port Angeles (WA), has narrowed the list of potential team names to Hooks,  Pinchers, Sasquatch and Timber Giants.  Vote here.  Read background story here.  Based on a clue in the background story about a relocation and the rumor we have heard, it appears Acker is going to move his once-promising but now-attendance-cellar-dweller Kitsap BlueJackets to Port Angeles under a new name, and place the BlueJackets in the Puget Sound Collegiate League, where he serves as president.  Read about Acker’s acquisition of the BlueJackets here.

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West Coast League Highlights Promo Schedules for All 11 Teams

West Coast League LogoPRESS RELEASE – It is going to be a fun-filled summer at West Coast League ballparks in 2016. Fans will not only get to experience outstanding action on the field, but all 11 teams have fantastic promotions scheduled throughout the season. Continue reading

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West Coast League Targets Port Angeles (WA)

West Coast League LogoThe summer collegiate West Coast League is reportedly targeting Port Angeles (WA) as a new location for a baseball franchise.  The city of about 19,000 residents is just across the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Victoria (BC), home of the circuit’s Victoria HarbourCats.  If a deal is secured, the team would play at Civic Stadium with its great view of the Olympic Mountains.  Read more here.  Thanks to Brandon Sparks from OlySports.com for the heads up.

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