Tag Archives: Winston-Salem (NC)

Dash Unveil New Primary Logo for Franchise

PRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash revealed their new primary logo for the 2020 season and beyond on Wednesday, kicking off several stylistic changes before the 12th season of the franchise.

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Dash Announce New Hires for 2020

PRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash have added several talented people to their staff and promoted several current employees in preparation for their 11th season at BB&T Ballpark, which will begin on Thursday, April 16.

(From left to right) Andrew Key, Mario Fischer, Zach Walker, Corey Cook, Dean Kessel, Taylor Hodges and Tomas Miller have been hired for the 2020 season

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Dash Named Freitas Award Winner by Baseball America

Following a banner 2018 season, during which the Dash led all High-A teams in attendance and topped the Carolina League in wins, the Winston-Salem franchise has been honored as the Class A recipient of the Bob Freitas Award, recognizing the top overall operation at each level of the Minor Leagues by Baseball America.  Read more here.

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NBA Star Chris Paul Buys Minority Share of Dash

Officials with the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) announced Tuesday that NBA star Chris Paul will become a minority owner of the minor-league baseball team.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Johnson Named Dash GM

PRESS RELEASE – C.J. Johnson will become president and general manager of the Winston-Salem Dash effective October 13, 2017 following the departure of long-time president Geoff Lassiter. Johnson joined the Dash in October 2012 as vice president, ticket sales. Lassiter has been named president of the Minor League Baseball’s Carolina League, which has ten member teams, including the Winston-Salem Dash. Continue reading

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Dash Announce Improvements at BB&T Ballpark

PRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash are proud to announce several exciting additions to BB&T Ballpark for the 2017 season, including expanded backstop netting and a Video Wall in the Flow Club. These exciting new improvements will be ready for the Dash’s home opener on Thursday, April 13, the first of 71 home games during the 2017 season. Continue reading

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Dash Announce Front Office Promotions, New Hires

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash’s 2017 season is less than 100 days away, and the organization has added several talented people to its front office team and promoted a few others in preparation for the home opener on Thursday, April 13. Continue reading

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Council Approves Winston-Salem Ballpark Area Development

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryThe Winston-Salem (NC) City Council unanimously approved a plan Monday for a major residential and commercial development at BB&T Ballpark, home of the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League).  Read more here.

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Dash Report Second-Largest Crowd in Franchise History

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryThe Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League) took down the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 8-0 Monday Night in front of a reported 8,147 fans — the second largest crowd in franchise history.  Read more here.

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City to Aid Development Near Dash Home

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryThe Winston-Salem (NC) City Council voted 7-1 Monday night to aid the development of residential and commercial development near BB&T Ballpark, home of the Winston-Salem Dash (Single-A, Carolina League).  Read more here.

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Dash Break Single-Game Attendance Record

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryA record crowd of 8,184 showed up at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem (NC) on the 4th of July, as the Single-A Winston-Salem Dash (Carolina League) were shut out 5-0 by the Wilmington Blue Rocks.  Friday night’s crowd surpassed the previous record of 7,576, set last year on Independence Day.  Read more here.

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Polaski, Sorensen Added to Dash Broadcast Team

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash are happy to announce two new members of their broadcast team for the 2014 season. Dave Polaski will call the action with lead play-by-play broadcaster Brian Boesch for all 70 home games and select road games, while Lary Sorensen will join Boesch on all 13 Dash telecasts this year. Continue reading

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Dash Announce Front Office Changes

Winston-Salem Dash SecondaryPRESS RELEASE – The Winston-Salem Dash and their sister company Rhino Sports & Entertainment Services have proudly announced four moves within their front office teams in advance of the Dash’s fifth season at BB&T Ballpark. Continue reading

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