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Lynchburg’s City Stadium to Become ‘Dog-Friendly’ Ballpark During 2017 Season

lynchburg-hillcats-l-logoPRESS RELEASE – As part of the organization’s continued commitment to giving back to the community, the Lynchburg Hillcats proudly announced a new partnership for 2017 with the Lynchburg Humane Society Wednesday morning. Continue reading

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Hillcats Unveil New Uniforms, ‘Hillcat for a Day’ Experience

lynchburg-hillcats-l-logoPRESS RELEASE – In conjunction with the Hillcats releasing their new uniforms, the team announced a special opportunity for fans to experience what it is like to be professional baseball players for a day. The Hillcats are offering a chance to be the first to take batting practice on the newly renovated City Stadium playing surface along with receiving their own personalized Hillcats jersey and new Hillcats cap. Continue reading

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Hillcats Release New Colors and Logos

lynchburg-hillcats-l-logoPRESS RELEASE – With the city’s vice mayor and the CEO of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance on hand, the Lynchburg Hillcats unveiled their new logo and colors as part of a launch party at Fifth and Federal Thursday evening. The event also served as the ribbon-cutting for Fifth and Federal, a new bourbon bar opening soon near downtown Lynchburg. Continue reading

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Field Renovations Begin at City Stadium

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – Less than a week after the conclusion of the 2016 season, the Lynchburg Hillcats began the initial stage of a series of renovations scheduled for City Stadium by starting to remove the current playing surface. The first of many changes to take place at the ballpark during the offseason, the Hillcats have hired Sports Contracting Group (SCG) to execute a complete overhaul of the field. Continue reading

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Lynchburg to Remain Hillcats, Logo Refresh Possible

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – After a week that saw more than 3,000 votes cast for the name of the Lynchburg franchise beginning in 2017, the fans’ overwhelming support for Hillcats came through, easily topping the vote totals of all the suggested new monikers combined. Continue reading

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Lynchburg Unveils Name-the-Team Finalists

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPlaying a little catch-up here — the Lynchburg Hillcats (Single-A, Carolina League) have unveiled the six finalists for the team’s rebranding campaign, including Lamb Chops, Doves, Hillcats, Derechos, River Runners, and Love Apples. ¬†Voting will end Tuesday, July 19, at 5 p.m. ET. ¬†Read more and vote here.

Lynchburg Hillcats Name the Team Contest

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Lynchburg HillCats to Rebrand Franchise, Announce ‘Name the Team’ Contest

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – After 21 years of baseball under the Hillcats moniker, Lynchburg is asking fans to help decide the team name for the 2017 season. With the help of Brandiose, a San Diego-based sports marketing company which has overseen rebranding efforts for more than 50 minor league teams, Lynchburg has created an online “Name the Team” campaign. Continue reading

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Hillcats Announce Front Office Additions

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – Lynchburg is pleased to announce two recent additions to the Hillcats staff leading up to the 2015 season. Josh Duffy has been named the Director of Group Sales, while Daniel Kurish joins the Lynchburg organization as the broadcast assistant. Continue reading

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Hillcats Complete Video Board Installation

Lynchburg Hillcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – Fans visiting City Stadium during the 2015 season will have a new way to view all of the action. The Lynchburg Hillcats teamed up with TS Sports to install a 15-foot high, 25-foot wide, Panasonic LED video board beyond the right-center field wall. In all, the board will use 276,480 LEDs. Despite lots of snow on the ground, the project was recently completed, and the Hillcats plan Continue reading

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