Harrison Returns to Manage Cougars for 2020 Season

Second-year manager looks to build upon previous success with new field staff

January 16, 2020 12:39 PM ET

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.

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Cougars Foundation Recognized by Kane County Forest Preserve

Awards and accolades keep rolling in for Cougars Foundation following record-setting year

Official certificate of congratulations presented to Dr. Bob Froehlich and the Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation at a Kane County Forest Preserve public meeting on January 14.

January 16, 2020 10:55 AM ET

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.

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

Cougars charitable arm expands community outreach with another record

January 15, 2020 12:08 PM ET

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.

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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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