ROCHESTER, MN (Press Release) - The Northwoods League has announced the dates and games for 2011 Opening Night and the 17th Annual Northwoods League All-Star Game. Opening night 2011 will be on Wednesday, June 1st while the all-star game festivities will be in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin on Sunday and Monday July 17-18.
June 1st – Opening Night 2011
Eau Claire Express @ Wisconsin Woodchucks
La Crosse Loggers @ Green Bay Bullfrogs
Madison Mallards @ Wisconsin Rapids Rafters
Waterloo Bucks @ Battle Creek Bombers
Thunder Bay Border Cats @ Willmar Stingers
Alexandria Beetles @ Brainerd Lakes Area Lunkers
Rochester Honkers @ Mankato MoonDogs
St. Cloud River Bats @ Duluth Huskies
The defending Northwoods League Champion Eau Claire Express are one of three teams that will start the season on the road but play their home opener the following night. Their 2010 NWL Championship opponent, the Rochester Honkers, will do the same. Six of the first seven nights of the season will see at least one home opener around the NWL. The entire 2011 Northwoods League schedule, including game times, will be announced next Monday, November 29th.
Courtesy: Northwoods League Press Release