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Asheville community events for Southern Conference basketball tourney

Asheville community events for Southern Conference basketball tourney

Events include the Downtown Dribble for children, a Cancer Awareness Day and an event honoring local veterans and law enforcement officers.

by February 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville sports, feature
Blue Ridge Roller Girls kick ass, punch ticket to November championships

Blue Ridge Roller Girls kick ass, punch ticket to November championships

The high-scoring Blue Ridge Roller Girls had the tournament MVP in Witchita.

by August 25, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Randy Moss at Spartan Race in Black Mountain

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Randy Moss at Spartan Race in Black Mountain

Moss, one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, ran the course and doused fellow competitors with a water hose on Saturday.

Asheville Tourists prepare to celebrate 100 years of baseball

Asheville Tourists prepare to celebrate 100 years of baseball

The biggest change at the ballpark this season is the addition of hundreds of new seats.

by April 4, 2015 9 comments Asheville sports
Asheville Pocket Guide: The new Smoky Mountain Adventure Center taking shape

Asheville Pocket Guide: The new Smoky Mountain Adventure Center taking shape

The new outdoor sports center will feature: climbing gym, a yoga studio, a beer tap, gear rental and more.

UnitedHealthCare Professional Cycling event to bring star riders to Asheville

UnitedHealthCare Professional Cycling event to bring star riders to Asheville

The premier U.S. professional cycling team will be in Asheville Dec. 5-15 for training camp. There’s also a public event Dec. 8 at The Orange Peel.

by November 24, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

Race to the Taps will add a new dimension to the old B, double-E, double-R, U N.

Photo by Christopher Levy (@tennis_shots)

Asheville Tourists win the South Atlantic League championship

This is the second title in the past three seasons for the Asheville Tourists.

by September 15, 2014 1 comment Asheville News, Asheville sports
Asheville Tourists beat Sand Gnats and rain to play for SAL championship starting today

Asheville Tourists beat Sand Gnats and rain to play for SAL championship starting today

The Tourists are 2-5 against the Hagerstown Suns, who they will face off against for the championship.

by September 8, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Joe Mikulik argues home run call, gets ejected from Carolina League playoff game

Joe Mikulik argues home run call, gets ejected from Carolina League playoff game

Joe’s at it again.

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Fire destroys former football coach Mack Brown’s home in Avery County

Fire destroys former football coach Mack Brown’s home in Avery County

The former University of North Carolina and University of Texas football coach lost his home northeast of Asheville and memorabilia collected over his long coaching career.

by September 3, 2014 5 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
The Asheville Tourists will open their 2014 season on Thursday at McCormick Field. Pictured, from left: infielder Alec Mehrten; pitching coach Mark Brewer;  manager Fred Ocasio; hitting coach Mike Devereaux; and pitcher Zach Jemiolia. /Photo by Stewart O'Shields

Asheville Tourists: Playoffs! Division champions! All-Stars!

The Asheville Tourists are rockin’. Playoff ball starts on Wednesday, Sept. 3, with the Tourists hosting the Savannah Sand Gnats.

by August 29, 2014 1 comment Asheville News, Asheville sports
Asheville Tourists: Magic numbers, David Dahl’s return and the 2015 schedule

Asheville Tourists: Magic numbers, David Dahl’s return and the 2015 schedule

The Asheville Tourists return to McCormick Field for the final three home games of the regular season on Aug. 26.

by August 22, 2014 3 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Tantrum! Former Tourists manager Joe Mikulik has another classic meltdown, gets tossed from game

Tantrum! Former Tourists manager Joe Mikulik has another classic meltdown, gets tossed from game

Mikulik, already known for classic on-field tantrums, literally loses his shirt and shoes (along with his temper) this time. Check out the video.

by August 18, 2014 3 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Asheville Tourists: First-place battle, Kyle Freeland’s debut, and Raimel Tapia’s hot bat

Asheville Tourists: First-place battle, Kyle Freeland’s debut, and Raimel Tapia’s hot bat

The Asheville Tourists begin the week with a four-game lead in the SAL’s Southern Division, but things could tighten up quickly.

by August 11, 2014 0 comments Asheville News, Asheville sports
Asheville Tourists: Winning streak ends, Dahl gets promoted

Asheville Tourists: Winning streak ends, Dahl gets promoted

Even steamrollers have to come to a halt eventually.

Asheville Tourists/ photo by STEWART O'SHIELDS for ASHVEGAS.COM

Asheville Tourists: Crushing Sand Gnats, a first-place lead, and David Dahl’s rising profile

The Asheville Tourists are playing some great baseball and had a dramatic win Thurssday, winning 8-7 in the 14th inning.

Crossfit Asheville co-owner Shanna Duvall drafted into new professional sports league

Crossfit Asheville co-owner Shanna Duvall drafted into new professional sports league

Duvall will play in the National Pro Grid League, which was founded by a former co-director of the CrossFit Games as a way to make the sport of “functional fitness” more accessible to the public.

by July 10, 2014 4 comments Asheville sports
Asheville Tourists: First-place battle, Jemiola’s wizardry and new seats coming

Asheville Tourists: First-place battle, Jemiola’s wizardry and new seats coming

McCormick Field is getting some nice upgrades in advance of this year’s SAL All-Star Game.

Asheville Tourists/ photo by IAN CASSELBERRY for ASHVEGAS.COM

Asheville Tourists: Q&A with outfielder David Dahl

Dahl leads the team in triples and ranks in the team’s top five in every other offensive category.

Red Bull announces BMX event at Oskar Blues REEB Ranch near Brevard

Red Bull announces BMX event at Oskar Blues REEB Ranch near Brevard

The event will showcase the best in dirt riding on a challenging course that includes 10 jumps, including one that will send riders up to 35 feet in the air.

by June 26, 2014 1 comment Asheville sports
Asheville Tourists/ photo by STEWART O'SHIELDS for ASHVEGAS.COM

Asheville Tourists will host 2015 South Atlantic League All-Star Game

The Tourists return to McCormick Field on Monday for an eight-game homestand.

Asheville Tourists: Two T’s alumni make the majors and the ‘bobblearms’ are coming

Asheville Tourists: Two T’s alumni make the majors and the ‘bobblearms’ are coming

The Asheville Tourists return to McCormick Field tonight (Thirsty Thursday) for a four-game series with the Rome Braves.

Asheville brewery tasting rooms, restaurants prepare for World Cup fever

Asheville brewery tasting rooms, restaurants prepare for World Cup fever

Where are the best places to watch World Cup in Asheville?

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