KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo Growlers have brought home a championship.

The Growlers won the Northwoods League championship game against the Huskies 8-2 on Thursday, the team said in a release. The game took place in Duluth, Minnesota.

The World Series championship is a first for the franchise.

“Wearing their navy blue uniforms with ‘THE ZOO’ across the front, the Growlers deliver a championship to the city they proudly represent; Kalamazoo,” the team said in the release.

Players were welcomed home with streamers and signs.

The Kalamazoo Growlers are welcome home after winning the Northwoods League championship title. (Aug. 19, 2022)
The Kalamazoo Growlers are welcome home after winning the Northwoods League championship title. (Aug. 19, 2022)

The team was recently bought by Brian Colopy.