Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation Honored In Times Square

NASDAQ MarketSite Tower featured message of congratulations for Ballpark Digest Award

December 12, 2019 11:36 AM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation was honored yesterday on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower that illuminates Times Square with a special message of congratulations after the Foundation received the 2019 Ballpark Digest Commitment to Charity award at the Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, Calif. This was a historic event as the Cougars Foundation became the first MiLB Foundation to appear on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower.

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Cougars Announce New Classroom Appreciation Grant, Improvements to Reading Club Program

Additional scholarships and rewards for Reading Club participants will begin in 2020

December 5, 2019 11:41 AM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced multiple improvements to the Cougars Reading Club as well as a new Ozzie and Annie Classroom Appreciation 1K Grant. This is the first announcement of several enhancements the Cougars will be making ahead of their 30th anniversary season. Additional announcements regarding capital improvements, a 30th-anniversary logo reveal and the 30th-anniversary team will be made starting in mid-January.

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Cougars Announce Winter Coat and Boot Drive Begins December 2

New or gently used winter coats and boots will be donated to local shelters

November 26, 2019 12:16 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced the dates for the organization's annual Winter Coat Drive. New for this season, the Cougars will also be collecting donations of winter boots.

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Cougar Den Team Store open on Small Business Saturday, November 30

Shop exclusive merchandise and ticket deals in-store, 10 AM-4 PM

November 25, 2019 3:54 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - Support your Cougars this holiday season on Small Business Saturday, November 30. Presented by Country House, the Cougar Den Team Store, located at Northwestern Medicine Field, will be open from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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Cougars Announce New Military Partnership with Folds of Honor

Portion of the proceeds from Legacy Brick sales will be donated to Folds of Honor scholarship funds

November 19, 2019 12:16 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, minor league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have announced a new military partnership with Folds of Honor. Both organizations will work together on multiple initiatives including the Legacy Brick program, Military Appreciation Night and Hometown Heroes.

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Ballpark Digest Honors Cougars for Commitment to Charity

Award recognizes team that has shown continued growth in charitable giving

November 7, 2019 4:14 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, minor league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have been announced as the 2019 Ballpark Digest Commitment to Charity Award winner. Since 2015, the award has been handed out to the team that has shown growth in their charitable giving and community programs making the Cougars one out of 160 teams across the country to be recognized by Ballpark Digest for their charitable outreach this season.

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Clinton Takes Playoff Opener

Three-Run Homers Dictates Game's Momentum

September 4, 2019 10:53 PM ET

The Clinton LumberKings (1-0, 78-61) put at least one runner on every inning against the Kane County Cougars (0-1, 81-58) pitching staff in their 7-3 playoff opening win Wednesday night at Nelson Corp Field. The Cougars are on the brink of elimination and need to win out in the final two games of the series to keep their season alive.

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Kane County Cougars 2019 Playoff Tickets On Sale Now

Best-of-three opening round series against Clinton begins September 4; first home game on September 5

September 3, 2019 4:59 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, minor league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, will open the 2019 Midwest League Playoffs on Wednesday, September 5 against the Clinton LumberKings, a Miami Marlins affiliate, at Nelson Corp Field in Clinton, Iowa. The Cougars will return home to Northwestern Medicine Field for game two of the best-of-three series on Thursday, September 5 at 6:30 PM. A third game, if necessary, would also be hosted by the Cougars on Friday, September 6 at 6:30 PM.

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Cougars Announce Changes to Food and Beverage Operations

Contract with Pro Sports Catering will not be renewed for 2020 season

(Brad Repplinger/Kane County Cougars)

September 3, 2019 3:40 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, minor league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have announced that they will not renew their contract with Professional Sports Catering (PSC) when it expires on September 30, 2019.

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On Final Day, Cougars Clinch Western Division

5-4 win seals 4th division title in last six years

By Connor Onion | September 2, 2019 6:48 PM ET

Geneva, Illinois- The Kane County Cougars (81-58, 46-24) concluded the regular season with a 5-4 triumph over the Burlington Bees (66-74, 27-43) to clinch the second half Western Division title on Monday afternoon at Northwestern Medicine Field. The Cougars edged out the Clinton LumberKings by one game in the standings.

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