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Rockers Open New Park, Mascot Gets a Name

The High Point Rockers (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) held their inaugural home opener on Thursday, May 2, at the new BB&T Point in front of a reported crowd of 5,000.  Read more here.  View photo gallery here.

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Rockers Close to Naming Mascot, Final Voting Underway

The High Point Rockers (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) have narrowed the list of possible names for the team’s mascot to nine, including Buck, Giddy Up, Hay Hay, Hobby, Thunder, Hutch, Hype, Ribbie and Splinter.  Fans have until Sunday, April 28th at midnight to vote for their favorite.  Click here to vote.  In cased you missed it, the team unveiled their uniforms last month.  Watch news report here.

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Council Takes First Tour of Ballpark Construction Site

Construction fencing surrounds BB&T Point in downtown High Point (NC).  But for the first time, members of the High Point City Council were allowed behind the barrier to see how construction is progressing.  Read more and watch news report here.

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It’s the ‘High Point Rockers’

Dozens of High Point (NC) Baseball fans came out to BB&T Ballpark to celebrate the unveiling of the new team — The High Point Rockers (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Watch news report and view photos here.

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High Point Baseball Unveils Three Name-the-Team Finalists

The ownership of the Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise coming to High Point (NC) has unveiled the three finalists for the the club’s name-the-team contest, which include the Dragon Claws, Rockers, and Splinters.  Fans can vote now for their favorite name.  The team’s name and logo set will be unveiled on July 21.  Learn more and vote here.

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High Point Ballpark Developers Unveil Phase I

Developers revealed Phase I of the High Point (NC) baseball stadium project on Tuesday, which provides a glimpse of Phase II.  View photo gallery here.  The plan calls for 500K square feet of mixed-use space.  View rendering gallery here.

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‘Name the Team’ Time in High Point (NC)

With the ground broken and construction of BB&T Point well underway, it’s time to get your team named! What’s in a name? Everything! We have so much to draw from in coming up with a team name with High Point having an incredible history in furniture, textiles, trains, and even bus manufacturing, not to mention our Southern culture, hospitality, flora and fauna, great team name options abound. What’s yours?  Read more here.

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