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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Attorney Devereaux meets with Buncombe commissioners

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Attorney Devereaux meets with Buncombe commissioners

The meeting, in a session that was closed to the public, lasted for more than hour.

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Brother Wolf reports theft of 2,000 pounds of pet food

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Brother Wolf reports theft of 2,000 pounds of pet food

Also, Mars Hill College was recently awarded a $2 million grant to help train nurses, and more.

by June 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fundraising effort set up for injured Montreat College coach

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fundraising effort set up for injured Montreat College coach

Also, the LaZoom Room is set to open Friday, and much, much more.

by March 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kiefer Sutherland in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Kiefer Sutherland in downtown Asheville

Also, meet former heavyweight boxing champ Buster Douglas at an upcoming Asheville Tourists game, and more.

by April 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cooper, candidate for N.C. governor, to speak in Asheville on Saturday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cooper, candidate for N.C. governor, to speak in Asheville on Saturday

Also, the Asheville Flea for Y’all cranks up April 24 at The Salvage Station, and much more.

by April 4, 2016 1 comment Asheville News, feature
Asheville Tourists 2015 pitching staff/ Photo by STEWART O'SHIELDS for Ashvegas.com

Asheville Tourists Centennial: This year’s pitching staff, and a look at some past baseball stars

Willie Stargell, who went on to be named MVP of the 1979 World Series, was known as “On the hill Will” in Asheville.

by May 22, 2015 0 comments sports
100 years of Asheville Tourists: McCormick Field named after ‘The Fly Man’ of Asheville

100 years of Asheville Tourists: McCormick Field named after ‘The Fly Man’ of Asheville

When it opened in 1924, McCormick Field was touted as “the best and most complete athletic field in the South.”

by April 30, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
The 2015 Asheville Tourists, featuring Manager Warren Schaeffer, center./ PHOTOGRAPH by STEWART O'SHIELDS for ASHVEGAS.COM

Asheville Tourists kick off 2015 season, will celebrate 100th anniversary

“King Baseball will hold Asheville in its grip today.”

by April 16, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Exonerated: Rape charges dropped against two former Asheville Tourist players

Exonerated: Rape charges dropped against two former Asheville Tourist players

The players have been cleared, but their budding baseball careers are most likely over.

by April 13, 2015 29 comments Asheville News
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 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
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: 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.

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 Tourists: Road warriors, All-Stars and a call to the majors

Asheville Tourists: Road warriors, All-Stars and a call to the majors

The Asheville Tourists are on a roll.

Asheville Tourists: It’s time for Correlle Prime

Asheville Tourists: It’s time for Correlle Prime

Prime is batting .326 for the month of May, and his ISO is .273. Also, he’s fifth among SAL batters in slugging percentage.

Asheville Tourists: Ashley Graeter busts out, Pat Valaika promoted

Asheville Tourists: Ashley Graeter busts out, Pat Valaika promoted

The Tourists went 5-2 during their latest homestand. They’re currently in second place in the SAL Southern Division, with a 25-19 record.

Asheville Tourists: Dahl and Valaika stay hot, T’s alum Arenado thrives

Asheville Tourists: Dahl and Valaika stay hot, T’s alum Arenado thrives

Current Tourists outfielder David Dahl is turning heads with his home runs, while former Tourist Nolan Arenado his grabbing headlines with an extended hitting streak the big leagues.

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