Elmira Pioneers to Host IAC Small/Large School Championship
Third Year in a Row at Historic Dunn FieldSaturday, July 7, 2012 | Categories:
Elmira, N.Y. – The Elmira Pioneers will continue to keep Dunn Field active this spring as more high school baseball will take to the field. Fans in the Twin Tiers will have the opportunity to see a champion crowned for the third straight year as the IAC will host the large/small school championship games at Dunn Field.
On Thursday, May 14th it will be the areas large schools taking the field at 5:00 P.M. & the areas small schools will be in action at 7:15 P.M. Should rain become a factor for the either of the scheduled games, they would then be played on Friday, May 15th with the time(s) to be determined at a later date.
Last year’s IAC baseball tournament was a huge hit amongst fans in the Twin Tiers and is sure to entertain fans once again this spring at Historic Dunn Field. The IAC baseball tournament will showcase some of the Twin Tiers and surrounding areas best youth talent.
"The Elmira Pioneers along with Don Lewis and Robbie Nichols have been a great partner to the IAC the past three years. We look forward to the IAC championship games at Dunn Field this year and were excited to make this a yearly tradition. What a great experience for our teams, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity for some of our athletes to play Historic Dunn Field and we can't thank Don and Robbie enough for being so generous to our community." stated IAC Baseball Coordinator Kyle McDuffee.
Tickets for all ages can be purchased for $5.00 and the Dunn Field concession stand will be open to serve food throughout both games. The Pioneers ask that fans please refrain from bringing any outside food or beverages into the stadium.
The Pioneers are prepared to once again pack Dunn Field after finishing second nationwide for total attendance a season ago. The Pioneers home opening weekend is set for Friday, June 5th VS the Adirondack Trail Blazers and Saturday, June 6th VS the Newark Pilots. First pitch for both nights is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. and there will be plenty of entertainment for fans including a HUGE post-game FIREWORKS SHOW both nights!!
To learn more about becoming a season ticket holder or to renew your seats call the Pioneers front office at 607-734-2690. Stay up-to-date with player signings and more news about the 2015 season at www.elmirapioneers.com.
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