Tag Archives: South Atlantic League

Women in Key Roles for Legends

Lexington Legends New LogoPRESS RELEASE – For a second consecutive year, the South Atlantic League presented its Female Executive of the Year Award to a member of the Lexington Legends’ front office team. Anne Mapson, special projects manager, won the award for the 2016 season. Shannon Kidd, director of stadium operations and human resources manager, was the winner in 2015. Continue reading

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RiverDogs Honored with Inaugural Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award from MiLB

Charleston RiverDogs Logo MakeoverPRESS RELEASE – With a vibrant military community right in their backyard, the Charleston RiverDogs have consistently expressed their gratitude to the service men and women in the Lowcountry. Through their continued efforts, the RiverDogs have been awarded the inaugural Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award recognizing an individual or club for its outstanding support of the military branches and engagement with veterans as announced by the Minor League Baseball office. Continue reading

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Pinchy Returns, BlueClaws to Wear Original Uniforms for Each ‘Throwback Thursday’

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – This coming season, Thursdays will be Throwback Thursdays at FirstEnergy Park, with the BlueClaws throwing it back to Pinchy and their original uniforms. Continue reading

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Power Announce Videoboard Upgrade for 2017

West Virginia Power Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The West Virginia Power, Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are pleased to announce the purchase of a new high definition video board and production suite to enhance Appalachian Power Park. The Power, through an agreement with Total Sports Entertainment, will install a LSI Smartvision LED video board during the coming weeks. Continue reading

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Council Renews Project Jackson Funding Mechanism

Augusta Green Jackets LogoThe North Augusta (SC) City Council took action Monday to renew the Municipal Improve­ment District for Project Jackson — a $183 million planned development beside the Ham­mond’s Ferry neighborhood with a baseball park overlooking the Savannah River; a hotel; a conference center; and retail, living and office space.  Read more here.

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Work begins on Riley Park Club Level

Charleston RiverDogs Logo MakeoverPRESS RELEASE – With a record-setting 20th season just completed, the Charleston RiverDogs are already looking ahead to their next two decades at The Joe. The RiverDogs and the Goldklang Group have begun work on a luxury 6,000-square foot club level to be opened in advance of the 2017 campaign at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Continue reading

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RiverDogs Set Attendance Record

Charleston RiverDogs Primary Logo MakeoverRELEASE – With an announced crowd of 3,457 on Thursday night, the Charleston RiverDogs set a new franchise record for attendance as Luis Dorante’s side cruised past the Suns, 8-2, in Thursday night’s home regular season finale at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Continue reading

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