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Let’s Play Ball – 3,000 Times!

Steve James was counting the number of games that could be played at Prospect Meadows this year and arrived at an astounding number. “I’d say upwards of 3,000 games,” said James, the general manager for Prospect Meadows and the guy who handles most of the scheduling. “I’m glad we’ve got turf. If we were trying…

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Prospect Meadows is hiring for the 2021 season

Prospect Meadows is now hiring for the 2021 season! There are many positions available in roles that help the day to day operations of the complex. Please visit our ‘Join the Team‘ page for all job listings we currently have available. Our events schedule runs from mid March through October and is jam packed! When…

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Prospect Meadows keeps hitting home runs

The good folks at Prospect Meadows are like a batter who’s just had a 95 mph fastball whiz by his nose and been knocked to the ground. They pick themselves up, brush themselves off and belt the next pitch over the fence for a home run. It happened in 2019, when Prospect Meadows opened a…

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These folks keep Prospect Meadows running smoothly

Gary Lueders and Theresa Winterhof were looking for something fun and interesting to do now that they’ve retired after long careers as educators in public schools. Madison Kurt, a junior at Luther College, has been involved with sports most of her life and was looking for an enticing job this past summer. They found what…

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Mya Strong Fundraiser set for this Weekend

Some of Mya Gilchrist’s best friends will be helping her raise money for her fellow cancer victims this weekend at Prospect Meadows. She’ll be making a lot of new friends this weekend as well. Mya, an eighth grader in the Alburnett school district, has been fighting a brain tumor since she was just 18 months…

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Top Players ready for PG Showcase

The National Football League holds a major combine every year in Indianapolis for top college players who are hoping for a pro football career. Something very similar will be taking place this weekend (Oct. 3-4) at Prospect Meadows for promising young baseball players. The 2020 Midwest Top Prospect Games and a Fall Workout Showcase will be held…

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Busy September continues at Prospect Meadows

The month of September has been extremely busy at Prospect Meadows, thanks to four straight popular tournaments and mostly favorable weather. The busy stretch began with 81 teams in the Midwest Labor Day Classics, 48 clubs in the PG Midwest Select Championships, 66 teams in the Kernels Foundation Championship last week and now 47 more…

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Sparks complete a Kernels 4-Peat

And the beat goes on … The Cangelosi Sparks 2021 Black ran the table over four days of play at the 18th annual PG WWBA Kernels Foundation Championship and after beating the Canes Midwest Scout Team 21’s & 22’s by a 7-1 count in Monday afternoon’s championship game they found themselves in some very rare air –…

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Kernels Foundation Tourney set this weekend

The Cedar Rapids Kernels Foundation has done great work in Eastern Iowa over the years with its generous donations to the community, thanks in good measure to money raised through a baseball tournament that carries its name. The 18th Annual Kernels Foundation Championship will be held this weekend at Prospect Meadows (Sept. 18-21) as the…

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2 Champs Crowned at MW Selects

Iowa Select Dubuque takes home Underclass title MARION, Iowa – It took an all-out effort over two days of grinding baseball but Iowa Select Dubuque managed to keep the championship trophy from the Perfect Game Underclass Midwest Select Championship within Iowa’s borders Sunday afternoon. The Select Dubuque team used nine hits to push across four…

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