Press Releases - Sports


Aug 27

Toledo Walleye Reel In Their First Player

(TOLEDO, OH) – The Toledo Walleye are pleased to announce the first player signing for the inaugural roster. The Walleye have agreed to terms with Center Malcolm MacMillan, most recently of the Belfast Giants in the Elite Ice Hockey League ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Aug 25

5th Annual Gene Cook Foundation Baseball Camp for Kids

Toledo Mud Hens players will be sharing their skills and techniques with local children at the 5th Annual Gene Cook Foundation Baseball Camp for Kids on Saturday, August 29th at 4:15pm at Fifth Third Field. This camp is for children ages 6-13 who ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Aug 25

Walleye Hockey to be Aired on Fox Sports Radio 1230

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye Hockey Club (ECHL) and the Toledo Bullfrogs (arenafootball2) are pleased to announce that Fox Sports Radio 1230 WCWA will serve as the club’s flagship radio station for the next three seasons. Fox Sports ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Aug 20

Hens Return Home On August 23rd for 8 Game Homestand

The Toledo Mud Hens return home on Sunday, August 23 for an eight-game homestand versus the Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) and the Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates). Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for August 23-30 Sunday, August 23 ...

Posted By: Jason D. Griffin | Category: Sports



Aug 18

Mud Hens Announce 2010 Schedule

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Mud Hens are pleased to announce that their 2010 season schedule is complete (specific game times will be announced at a later date). The Mud Hens will open the 144-game season at home versus the Louisville Bats on ...

Posted By: Jason D. Griffin | Category: Sports



Aug 03

2009-10 Toledo Walleye Individual Tickets To Go On Sale

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye are pleased to announce that individual tickets will go on sale to the public on Saturday, August 8 at 9:00 AM at the Fifth Third Field box office. 34 of the 36 home dates will be made available for individual ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Jul 29

Mud Hens Homestand Details (August 1-9)

The Toledo Mud Hens return home on Saturday, August 1 for an eight-game homestand versus the Buffalo Bisons (New York Mets) and the Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves). Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for August 1-9 Saturday, August 1 (Buffalo, 1st Pitch at ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Jul 28

Toledo Walleye Announce Support Staff

TOLEDO, OH) - The Toledo Walleye are pleased to announce that they have hired a supporting staff for Head Coach Nick Vitucci for the 2009-10 campaign. Joining Vitucci will be Dan Watson (Assistant Coach), Craig Furstenau (Assistant Coach), Dave Aleo ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Jul 27

Toledo Walleye Introduce Mascot Named Spike

(TOLEDO, OH) - Hey Toledo, something fishy happened today at Fifth Third Field. This afternoon at the Toledo Mud Hens game, a new fish in town joined the action as “Spike”, the official mascot for the Toledo Walleye hockey team, was ...

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Jul 19

Sylvania Sharks 2010 Girls Fastpitch Softball Tryouts

The Sylvania Sharks are regional travel teams playing girls fast pitch softball. The goal of the Sharks is to teach the girls proper techniques to play at a competitive level with good sportsmanship. The Sharks form teams with girls from the ...

Posted By: Brad Gillespie | Category: Sports



Jul 16

Mud Hens Return Home On Monday, July 20

The Toledo Mud Hens return home on Monday, July 20 for a ten-game homestand versus the Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (New York Yankees). Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for July 20-27 Monday, July 20 ...

Posted By: Jason D. Griffin | Category: Sports



Jul 06

Toledo Walleye To Play Two Exhibition Pre-Season Games

(TOLEDO, OH) - The Toledo Walleye are pleased to announce that they have scheduled two (2) pre-season exhibition games to be played prior to the start of their inaugural 2009-10 season. Pre-season exhibition games for Toledo Walleye: *Saturday, ...

Posted By: Jason D. Griffin | Category: Sports



Jul 02

Mud Hens Brent Dlugach Named IL All-Star

The International League today announced the members of its 2009 All-Star team, with SS Brent Dlugach being the Mud Hens lone representative. The squad of 28 IL standouts will take on the Pacific Coast League’s best in the 22nd annual Triple-A ...

Posted By: Jason D. Griffin | Category: Sports



Jun 30

Mud Hens Start July With 10 Game Homestand

The Toledo Mud Hens return home on Friday, July 3 for a ten-game homestand versus the Columbus Clippers (Cleveland Indians), Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) and the Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates). Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for July ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Jun 22

Mud Hens to Host Back-to-Back Doubleheaders in July

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Mud Hens will host the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees for a six-game series in four days from July 24-27. Due to rained out games in Scranton on June 17 and June 18, the teams will play doubleheaders in Toledo on Friday, ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Jun 21

Toledo Walleye Inaugural Season Schedule Announced

TOLEDO, OH - The Toledo Walleye today released their 72-game schedule for the 2009-2010 inaugural season. The Walleye will open the season on Friday, October 16 vs. the Florida Everblades at the brand new Lucas County Arena. The complete schedule ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Jun 09

UT Alumni Office Plans Bus Trip to Cleveland for OSU Game

TOLEDO - The University of Toledo Alumni Association has announced a bus trip to Cleveland for the football game between the Rockets and the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, Sept. 19. A total of 12 busses have been reserved by the Alumni Association ...

Posted By: John Eikost | Category: Sports



Jun 02

Toledo Walleye and Toledo Bullfrogs Mini-Plans To Go On Sale

TOLEDO, OH - The Toledo Walleye hockey team and Toledo Bullfrogs football team are pleased to announce the sale of mini-plan ticket packages. Mini-plans will be available beginning Thursday, June 4 at 9:00 a.m. by phone at (419) 725-WALL or online ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



May 21

Mud Hens Return Home For Eight Game Homestand

The Toledo Mud Hens return home on Friday, May 21 to begin an eight-game homestand versus the Norfolk Tides (Baltimore Orioles) and the Charlotte Knights (Chicago White Sox). Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for May 21-June 1 Monday, May 25 (Norfolk, 1st ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



May 19

Tigers Announce Tryout Camp in Toledo on August 10th

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced a tryout camp to be held at Fifth Third Field, the home of the Toledo Mud Hens, on Monday, August 10. Registration for the camp begins at 8:30 a.m., with the work out starting at 9:00 a.m. The ...

Posted By: Media Relations | Category: Sports



May 18

UT vs OSU Football Tickets Available to Alumni & Faculty

TOLEDO - The University of Toledo has opened up ticket sales for the Sept. 19 football game vs. Ohio State at Cleveland Browns Stadium to UT alumni and faculty/staff. Orders may be submitted by mail, by phone or in person at the UT Athletic Ticket ...

Posted By: John Eikost | Category: Sports



May 13

Race Car Driver, Frank Kimmel, To Throw First Pitch

TOLEDO - The Toledo Mud Hens are pleased to announce that nine-time ARCA RE/MAX Series Champion driver Frank Kimmel will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Friday, May 15. The game versus Pawtucket begins at 7:00 p.m. The first pitch will ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



May 11

Hens To Celebrate First African-American Major Leaguer

TOLEDO – The Toledo Mud Hens are pleased to announce that they will celebrate the first African-American major league baseball player on “Legacy of Diversity Night” on Thursday, May 14 at Fifth Third Field. On May 1, 1884 Moses ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



May 08

Toledo Walleye to Host Team Tryouts

The Toledo Walleye hockey team will be hosting a free agent tryout August 22-23 at the Toledo Ice House at 1258 West Alexis Road. The first year ECHL team and Head Coach Nick Vitucci are looking for players to fill its first official roster through ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



May 06

Hens Return Home For Eight Games Starting Friday, May 8

The Toledo Mud Hens return home on Friday, May 8 to begin an eight-game homestand versus the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies) and the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox). Toledo Mud Hens Promotions for May 8-15 Friday, May 8 (Lehigh ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Apr 07

Former Rocket Stars to be Guest Coaches at 2009 Spring Game

TOLEDO - Five former Rockets will return to the Glass Bowl to serve as guest coaches for the 2009 Spring Football Game on Friday, April 17. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Admission is free. Lance Moore, Bruce Gradkowski, Wasean Tait, Mike Bell ...

Posted By: Rocky the Rocket | Category: Sports



Mar 04

Tigers & Mud Hens Affiliation Continues

The Toledo Mud Hens and Detroit Tigers today announced a two-year working relationship through the 2012 season. This extends the affiliation between these two historic franchises that began in 1987. The Toledo Mud Hens finished the 2008 campaign ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Mar 03

Mud Hens Standing Room Only Opening Day Tickets

TOLEDO – The Toledo Mud Hens are pleased to announce that Opening Day (April 16) standing room only tickets will be placed on sale this Saturday, March 7 at 9:00 a.m. Tickets will be priced at $10.00. Fans can purchase their tickets in person ...

Posted By: Jason Griffin | Category: Sports



Feb 28

Toledo Street Hockey: NEW SEASON BEGINS SOON

The Toledo Street Hockey League begins a new season on Saturday March 21st. All skill levels and ages welcome. We have a kids league, two divisions, and a foot league. This is a no checking league and the fees are minimal. Come see us at ...

Posted By: Victoria Boraggina | Category: Sports



Feb 26

Mud Hens To Host Select-A-Seat Event

TOLEDO - The Toledo Mud Hens will be hosting a Select-A-Seat event on Saturday, March 7 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Fifth Third Field. Select-A-Seat is a free event to give potential season ticket package buyers the opportunity to visit Fifth ...

Posted By: Jason D. Griffin | Category: Sports