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Prospect League Welcomes Clinton and Burlington

By normal@prospectleague.com | January 17, 2021

ELKVILLE, Ill. – The Prospect League is proud to announce further expansion with the additions of the Clinton LumberKings andBurlington Bees.”We are proud to announce that both the Burlington Bees and the Clinton LumberKings are joining the Prospect League for the upcoming 2021 season and beyond,” said Prospect League Commissioner Dennis Bastien. “We applaud their decision to be…

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KCL Returning in 2021

By normal@prospectleague.com | November 13, 2020

NORMAL, IL – The Corn Crib is bringing the Kernels Collegiate League back to Bloomington-Normal this upcoming summer! What was started as a replacement for the Prospect League being cancelled due to the COVIS-19, soon became a summer favorite. The CornBelters won the inaugural season of the KCL in 2020, however with the return of…

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Introducing the Kernels Fall League and Friday Night Spikes!

By normal@prospectleague.com | August 25, 2020

NORMAL, IL – The Corn Crib is bringing baseball back to the Bloomington-Normal community with our Kernels Fall League starting on September 4th! This is highlighted by our “Friday Night Spikes” promotion that closely resembles our fan favorite Corn Bash Nights and is here to fill the void left by high school football not being…

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KCL Rosters Announced

By normal@prospectleague.com | June 15, 2020

NORMAL, IL – The wait is over, this morning player rosters were announced for all four teams of the Kernels Collegiate League. The league will feature players from Division One, Division Two, Division Three, Junior College, and NAIA colleges and universities from all over the country. However, the league will only feature local talent of…

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The Kernels Collegiate League to be Played at the Corn Crib this Summer!

By normal@prospectleague.com | June 4, 2020

Normal, IL – The Normal CornBelters are excited to announce the Kernels Collegiate League at the Corn Crib starting on July 1st and running until August 9th. The Kernels Collegiate League will feature four teams, the CornBelters, Bobcats, Gems, and the Hoots. Each team roster will be made up of local area collegiate talent from…

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CornBelters to Play Despite Prospect League Cancellation

By normal@prospectleague.com | May 29, 2020

The Normal CornBelters announced today that the Prospect League has canceled their 2020 season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting government regulations across the five state league. The team will still plan to play in 2020. The first game is currently scheduled for Wednesday, July 1st. “We are saddened by the news from…

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