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Old, new faces keep summer-collegiate ball in Alexandria

A former Alexandria Beetles owner and a former Minnesota Twin are teaming up to keep summer-collegiate ball at Knute Nelson Park for 2013. We’ve reported several times on the demise of the Alexandria Beetles (summer collegiate; Northwoods League), offered for sale this offseason before the league took over operations from Shawn Reilly. League officials rallied […]

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NWL taking over Beetles operations

With Shawn Reilly unable to find a buyer for the Alexandria Beetles, the summer-collegiate Northwoods League is taking over team operations and addressing some $90,000 in team debt. Reilly was pretty transparent this offseason about the need to sell the team to settle debts; after three years he had had enough. A listing price of […]

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Endangered Beetles in Alexandria

After three years of losses, Shawn Reilly is ready to sell the Alexandria Beetles (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) for a relative pittance, as the challenges of operating in a small market caught up with him. Reilly bought the team three years ago from Jim and Jill Wagner, taking out loans to finance the deal. Since […]

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Jeremy Aagard new GM in Fayetteville

The Fayetteville SwampDogs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) have a new GM: assistant GM Jeremy Aagard has been promoted to the top spot. Aagard joined the team in October 2006 as the assistant general manager. The Wadena, MN native joined the SwampDogs staff following a two-year stint in the Northwoods League as the assistant general […]

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Bomberg joins Northwoods League front office

Matt Bomberg is now part of the Northwoods League front office, joining Curt Carstensen as a vice president of the summer-collegiate circuit. Bomberg is vice president, business development and Carstensen is vice president, operations, both working alongside League President Dick Radatz, Jr. Bomberg joins the Northwoods League front office after spending the past two seasons […]

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