Jackfish notebook: Homes games on TV; Host families needed
The Welland Jackfish are partnering with YourTV Niagara to broadcast all Jackfish home games in 2023 season at Welland Stadium to Cogeco TV subscribers across Niagara.
“Our staff and volunteers at YourTV Niagara are looking forward to bringing all the home games to our viewers across the Niagara Region,” said Jack Custers, Manager, Programming & Community Relations at YourTV.
“Good luck to the Jackfish this season and thanks for having us board.”
Jackfish President and Director of Fun Ryan Harrison is excited for the partnership.
“The Fish appreciate the continued support from YourTV and are excited to have them broadcast each and every Jackfish home game,” Harrison said. “This is a partnership that we truly value and so do the community and fans of Niagara. We cannot wait to hit the field this May for our home opener and are excited to provide our loyal and passionate fan base an opportunity to watch the Jackfish on YourTV throughout the season.”
Cogeco customers will be able to watch Jackfish baseball on YourTV Channel 700 or Ch. 100 on Epico.
Game schedule is subject to change. Check your local Cogeco channel listings or the YourTV website https://yourtv.tv/niagara for the most up-to-date program times. Visit @YourTVNiagara on Twitter for live coverage updates during the games.
Single game tickets are on sale now for as low as $12 per game. For single-game tickets, call 905-735-9834, visit the Welland Stadium Box Office, Monday to Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., or buy online at wellandjackfish.com/tix.
For more information, visit https://www.wellandjackfish.com or follow the Jackfish on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @wellandjackfish.
Billet families needed
The Jackfish are looking for generous, qualified families and individuals to get involved and serve as host families for 2023.
Numerous lifetime relationships have been forged between IBL players and their host families over the years.
Graduations, weddings and holidays have all been shared by host family members and IBL players. Children of host families have been fortunate enough to receive baseball tutelage and view IBL players as role models not available to most youth.
Benefits of Being a Jackfish Host Family:
•Each member of your immediate family will receive FREE season tickets.
•Host Family Lanyards.
•Host Family Appreciation Night at end of season.
•The player will be a positive role model for your children.
•You will be more involved with the community.
•$1,000 per player for room and board.
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