Bandits will wait till next year to defend title

Last summer, the Bancroft Bandits won the Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League, and the “Purple Reign” was looking forward to defending its crown this upcoming season. But on May 1, a press release was sent out about the 2020 campaign:

“Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of our families, our businesses, our communities and our way of life. The Bancroft Bandits baseball team, a member of the Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League will be cancelling the 2020 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read the complete story in the May 14 Kossuth County Advance.

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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