Formerly the Provo Angels, They are 1 of the 2 teams in Utah in the Pioneer League, the other being the Ogden Raptors. the team changed ownership after the 2004 season and moved to a new stadium in neighboring Orem. While retaining its affiliation with the Angels major league club, the team introduced a new name and logo at the time of their move. The Owlz also introduced a new mascot named Hootz, a red owl with a head in the shape of a large baseball. Hootz was married in 2009 in an on-field ceremony to Holly, a female Owl.
The Owlz play in the Pioneer League, which is a rookie-level league with an abbreviated schedule. They won the 2004 Pioneer League championship (while still in Provo) and won the 2005 championship as well, after moving to Orem. The Owlz have also won the 2007 and 2009 championships. The Owlz play their home games at the Brent Brown Ballpark, on the campus of Utah Valley University.
The team is prominently mentioned in the book Odd Man Out: A Year on the Mound with a Minor League Misfit, a memoir recounting the author's one season playing for the Provo Angels.
- Orem Owlz website
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