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Capitol Broadcasting Company Buys Salamanders

Capitol Broadcasting Company Inc. has purchased the Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League).  The Salamanders, which were owned by league co-founder Jerry Pettit, join the Durham Bulls (Triple-A, International League) as CBC-owned baseball properties.  Read more here.

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First-Year Salamanders Open New Ballpark

Holly Springs Salamanders Primary LogoThe Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) played their first home game in franchise history Thursday night in front of a reported crowd of 2,189 at the new North Main Athletic Complex.  Read more here.  View photo gallery here.  View news report here.

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Holly Springs Ballpark Update

Holly Springs Salamanders Primary LogoBad weather has delayed some construction of the North Main Athletic Complex, including the new 1,800-seat baseball stadium, but town officials say it will be ready for an April soccer tournament and the inaugural Holly Springs Salamanders (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League) baseball game in late May.  Read more and view photo here.

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Wake County Will Help Fund New Holly Springs Ballpark

Holly Springs Salamanders Primary LogoThe Wake County Board of Commissioners on Monday agreed to award $1 million to Holly Springs (NC) to help fund their $19 million athletic complex, which includes a new baseball stadium for the summer collegiate Holly Springs Salamanders (Coastal Plain League).  The team is scheduled to begin play in the new ballpark this coming season.  Read more here.

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Holly Springs Re-Pitches Ballpark Plan to County

Holly Springs Salamanders Primary LogoHolly Springs (NC) on Tuesday re-pitched its $19 million athletic complex plan to the Wake County (NC) Board of Commissioners, because the body underwent a change in representation after the most recent election.  The town is hoping for $1 million from the county to help pay for the complex, which  includes an 1,800-seat ballpark for the summer collegiate Holly Springs Salamanders (Coastal Plain League).  The team will begin play this season.  Read more here.  View construction photo here.

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It’s the ‘Holly Springs Salamanders’

Holly Springs Salamanders Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Holly Springs franchise – the newest member of the summer collegiate Coastal Plain League – unveiled that it will be called the Salamanders during a press conference at the North Main Athletic Complex Thursday morning. Additionally, the team showed off its new logo and team colors, as well as introduced its front office staff and head coach for the 2015 season. Continue reading

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New Holly Springs Franchise Launches ‘Name the Team’ Contest

Coastal Plain LogoPRESS RELEASE – Have you ever wanted to name a sports team? Well now is your chance. The Coastal Plain League is bringing baseball to Holly Springs, N.C., in 2015, and the new Holly Springs franchise is holding a “Name the Team” contest to get the community’s help with picking the team’s nickname. The contest officially starts today, September 2 and will run through September 12. The contest is open Continue reading

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Holly Springs Baseball Releases New Ballpark Renderings

Coastal Plain LogoPRESS RELEASE – The new Holly Springs franchise of the Coastal Plain League, one of the country’s top collegiate summer baseball leagues, along with the Town of Holly Springs, has released renderings of what the new all-sports stadium will look like. Continue reading

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Phase I of Holly Springs Ballpark Construction to Begin Soon

Coastal Plain LogoThe first phase of construction on the North Main Athletic Complex in Holly Springs (NC) is expected to begin shortly.  The project includes a new 1,800-seat stadium that is slated to host a franchise from the summer collegiate Coastal Plain League.  Read more here.

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