Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks have announced that the schedule for today’s 2015 Riverfront Stadium Diamond Classic has been altered due to poor weather. Originally scheduled as a four-team, four game high school baseball tournament starting at 11:30 am, the Classic will now feature two games starting at 3:30 pm.
The new schedule will have Mt. Pleasant H.S. play West Marshall H.S. at 3:30 pm. That game will be followed at 5:30 pm with Lisbon H.S. facing Tipton H.S. There will be no consolation or championship game.
The Bucks play at Riverfront Stadium where team ownership has invested more than $70,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, and concessions equipment. Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.
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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com.