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Midwest Collegiate League at six for ’13, adds Lexington Snipes

The summer-collegiate Midwest Collegiate League will field six teams for the 2013 season after adding the Lexington Snipes to the schedule. The Snipes will join the DuPage County Hounds, Chicago Zephyrs, Northwest Indiana Oilmen, Rockford Foresters and the Southland Vikings in the circuit. The Snipes have an established reputation in the Bloomington-Normal (Illinois) market and […]

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Indy ball back to Marinelli Field?

With RiverHawks Stadium now controlled by an Illinois bank after a bankruptcy auction, Rockford (Ill.) officials are looking at sprucing up Marinelli Field to attract indy ball and youth tournaments. Marinelli Field was the longtime home to pro baseball in Rockford, hosting the likes of the Rockford Reds (Low Class A; Midwest League) before the […]

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Goodbye, Great Plains Baseball League; hello, Midwest Collegiate League

The summer-collegiate Great Plains League is no more, replaced with a new name — the Midwest Collegiate League — designed to better reflect the league’s footprint for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. The league lineup: the Chicago Zephyrs (playing out of Judson University), Homestead Ranchers (playing out of Grosche Field), Rockford Foresters (playing out of […]

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