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Baden Named Official Ball of the North American Basketball League

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Nation’s fastest-growing minor league basketball association to use Baden balls exclusively RENTON, Wash. (Aug. 14, 2017) – Baden Sports and the North American Basketball League today announced a multiyear partnership establishing Baden as the official ball provider of the NABL, the country’s fastest-growing minor league basketball association. The agreement expands Baden’s existing role with the NABL and confirms Baden’s top-of-the-line Elite™ Game Basketball will be used exclusively in all NABL league, playoff, and championship games, starting with the 2018 season. Baden basketballs were used widely in the NABL this year, including during the recently completed championship series. Baden’s responsive customer...

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NAIA and Baden Sports Sign Multi-year Partnership

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Baden Sports will supply the Official Women’s Volleyball of the NAIA beginning this season Kansas City, July 12, 2017 – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced it has selected Baden Sports to supply the “Official Women’s Volleyball of the NAIA.” The multiyear partnership requires Baden’s Perfection VX5EC game ball featuring the preferred red, white, and blue color scheme of the NAIA to be used exclusively during all postseason play, beginning fall 2017. Baden also will supply volleyball carts and accessories for the NAIA women’s championship events and work with the NAIA  to promote NAIA volleyball and the championship events....

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Baden NWAC Men’s & Women’s Players of the Year

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Vancouver, WA - The Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) office is proud to announce that sophomore guard, Brianna (Bri) King from the Community Colleges of Spokane is the Baden NWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year.  King led the CCS Sasquatch to the NWAC championship (first since 84) this past March, and named championship tournament MVP.  King is the two-time east region player of the year and is the school all-time single-season scoring leader with 660 points.  She averaged 18 points per game overall this season while averaging 27 points per game during tournament. King also set the individual scoring mark...

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Baden Extended as Official Indoor Volleyball of CEVA

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Baden to continue supplying official ball for club events in Oregon and Southwest Washington RENTON, Wash. (Jan. 17, 2017) – Baden Sports and the Columbia Empire Volleyball Association (CEVA) today announced a multiyear agreement extending Baden as the club’s official indoor volleyball provider. The extension builds on a partnership that began in 2014, and ensures Baden’s premium leather game ball, the Perfection® VX5EC, will continue to be used exclusively in CEVA’s Annual Tournament and all championship events. CEVA, representing one of the 40 regions of USA Volleyball, supports playing opportunities for thousands of girls, boys, and adults throughout Oregon and...

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Baden Sports Receives Business Innovation Award from Seattle Business Magazine

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SEATTLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE HONORS BARTELL DRUGS AND 11 VISIONARY ENTERPRISES AT THE 2016 FAMILY BUSINESS AWARDS SEATTLE (December 7, 2016) — Bartell Drugs, with a century-long presence in Washington state, was named the 2016 Heritage Award winner at the Family Business Awards presented by Seattle Business magazine at the Westin Seattle. The company, which makes a concerted effort to promote local products in its stores while maintaining a history of family involvement in the business, was among 12 honorees recognized for their outstanding stewardship of closely held enterprises. “Family businesses such as Bartell’s play an important role in maintaining the strength of...

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