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Cougars' 2020 Season Canceled

June 30, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. – Minor League Baseball has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Minor League Baseball season. “We are disappointed and sad that for the first time in 30 years there will not be Cougars baseball in Kane County, but our top priority is keeping our fans, players and staff

Thank you to KPMG for the KPMG Ignition (Virtual Session) event

June 30, 2020

On Friday June 26, 2020 the Kane County Cougars were honored to participate in a KPMG Ignition Session (Virtual) that we all referred to as KPMG Game Day. The objective of this 1/2 day session was “how do the Kane County Cougars survive through the current season and adapt our

Cougars to Hold Open Auditions for On-Field Emcee on March 18

Auditions will take place at Northwestern Medicine Field
March 10, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars are seeking an energetic and outgoing personality to serve as part of the fan experience at Northwestern Medicine Field this season. An essential part of the game day staff, the on-field emcee works hand in hand with the Cougar Crew promotional team to

Cougars Announce 9th Annual 5K to be held on Saturday, May 16

Registration Now Open; Proceeds to Benefit Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation
March 9, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars announce the 9th Annual Cougars 5K Run/Walk, presented by Northwestern Medicine Delnor Health & Fitness Center, will take place on Saturday, May 16 beginning at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the race will benefit the many charitable programs of The Kane County Cougars Baseball

Single - Game Tickets For Cougars 2020 season On Sale Now

30th Anniversary Pricing on Select Nights, New Theme Nights & Returning Favorites Highlight Schedule
March 3, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced that single-game tickets for the 2020 season are now on sale. Fans can purchase tickets online 24/7 by visiting kccougars.com, visiting the box office at Northwestern Medicine Field or by calling the ticket office at 630-232-8811. Excitement is building towards the

Cougars Seeking Area Host Families for Adopt-A-Ballplayer Program

Families interested in hosting a Cougars player for upcoming 2020 season encouraged to contact front office for more information
February 28, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - As part of the Kane County Cougars Adopt-A-Ballplayer host family program, the organization is in need of area families interested in housing a player or field staff member for the upcoming 2020 season that begins in April. 

Cougars Reveal Promotional Lineup for 2020 Season

New theme nights, entertainment acts and celebrity appearances highlight schedule
February 11, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have released a preliminary promotional schedule of theme nights, entertainment acts and giveaways for the 2020 season. Highlights include new theme nights such as Stranger Things Night and Unicorn Day and returning favorites like The Office and Professional Wrestling Night, a total of

Cougars Announce Capital Improvements Ahead of 30th Anniversary Season

Multiple updates coming to various areas of the ballpark including concessions stand and KidZone
January 29, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced multiple capital improvement projects that will take place prior to the organization's 30th-anniversary season and will assist in the continued modernization of Northwestern Medicine Field.

Cougars Release Economic Impact Statement

Organization has helped provide major impact to Kane County economy since 1991
January 22, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars and their fans have provided a major impact to the Kane County economy since the organization's inaugural season in 1991. In 2019 alone, the Cougars generated over $11 million for the city, according to a recent economic impact study conducted by the organization.

Harrison Returns to Manage Cougars for 2020 Season

Second-year manager looks to build upon previous success with new field staff
January 16, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, in conjunction with the organization's Major League affiliate Arizona Diamondbacks, have announced the field staff for the 2020 season. Opening Night for your Cougars 30th anniversary season is Thursday, April 9 against the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Northwestern Medicine Field.

Cougars Foundation Recognized by Kane County Forest Preserve

Awards and accolades keep rolling in for Cougars Foundation following record-setting year
January 16, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation was formally recognized by the Kane County Forest Preserve District at a public meeting on Tuesday, January 14.

Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation, Inc. Releases 2019 Annual Report

Cougars charitable arm expands community outreach with another record
January 15, 2020

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation, Inc. proudly presents the 5th Annual Report to the Community detailing the organization's charitable outreach in 2019. Each year, the report lists the extensive accomplishments of the Foundation as well as the notable programs coordinated by the Cougars.

Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation Honored In Times Square

NASDAQ MarketSite Tower featured message of congratulations for Ballpark Digest Award
December 12, 2019

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

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

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

Cougars Announce Changes to Food and Beverage Operations

Contract with Pro Sports Catering will not be renewed for 2020 season
September 3, 2019

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.

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

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

Kane County Cougars Announce Schedule for 2020 Season

Opening Night for the organization's 30th anniversary season is set for Thursday, April 9
August 30, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars organization has announced the game schedule for the 2020 season. Opening Night, which will mark the 30th anniversary of Cougars baseball in Kane County, will take place on Thursday, April 9 against the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The Cougars will face the Kernels for

Cougars Clinch Spot in the Postseason

Playoff ticket on sale date will be announced in the coming days
August 30, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, minor league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have clinched a spot in the 2019 Midwest League Playoffs following an 8-4 victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday night. This is the third post-season bid for the Cougars in the last five seasons

Thomas Takes Home Top Honor as 2019 Midwest League All-Stars Announced

Cougars outfielder named Most Valuable Player following Mid-Season All-Star recognition
August 27, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, in conjunction with the Midwest League office, have announced that outfielder Alek Thomas has been named a Midwest League Post-Season All-Star and Most Valuable Player as selected by the field managers from all 16 Midwest League teams.

Cougars to Take On New Identity as Kane County Atomic Pork Chops

Name change will take place on select nights throughout remainder of 2019 season
June 20, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars will take on a new identity as they change their name to the Kane County Atomic Pork Chops on select nights beginning Friday, July 19. Additional nights for the transformation include Sunday, July 28 and Thursday, August 8.

Thomas Named to Home Run Derby Field

Home Run Derby to be held June 17 at Four Winds Field
June 10, 2019

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Richard A. Nussbaum II, President of the Midwest League of Professional Baseball Clubs, Inc., is pleased to announce the 2019 All-Star Home Run Derby Participants. The event, presented by Four Winds Casino, will be held on Monday, June 17, and begin at approximately 7:35 p.m. The

Four Cougars Named 2019 Midwest League All-Stars

Alek Thomas and Blaze Alexander named as starters
June 5, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Midwest League has announced the rosters for the 2019 Midwest League All-Star Game, which will be held on Tuesday, June 18 in South Bend, Ind. at Four Winds Field. Four Cougars players have been selected to represent the Western Division: infielders Blaze Alexander and Buddy Kennedy,

Cougars Ballpark Beer Fest Scheduled for May 11

Fans will be able to sample Tangled Roots and over 20 additional breweries
April 24, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced that the Ballpark Beer Best, presented by The PRIDE Stores, will take place at Northwestern Medicine Field on Saturday, May 11 from Noon to 4 PM. Those attending the event will have the opportunity to sample the Cougars 108 Double Stitch

Cougars to Host Inaugural Mental Health Awareness Night on May 10

Donation will be made to local organizations for each strikeout from a Cougars pitcher
April 11, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have teamed up with local organizations to host their inaugural Mental Health Awareness Night on Friday, May 10. First pitch is at 6:30 PM against the Lansing Lugnuts. For tickets, visit www.kccougars.com.

Cougars Partner with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® to Help Moms in Need

Northwestern Medicine Field to serve as Movers for Moms® donation site
April 9, 2019

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced that Northwestern Medicine Field will serve as a donation drop-off site this season as part of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Movers for Moms® program. Donations will be accepted through Thursday, May 9.