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Forum: D-League 01-18-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,651
Posted By HeadFirst
What a game.

I've never posted on an OSC basketball board before, but for this I felt I had to. Just happened, by pure luck of the remote, to catch a few early moments of the second half of the D-League Reno vs...
Forum: AtL 04-03-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 124,751
Posted By HeadFirst
Right You Are

On track for 2014 openings for both Loudoun Hounds (Atlantic League) and Virginia Cavalry FC (North American Soccer League):

www.loudounhounds.com/newswegotthevote

LOUDOUN COUNTY UNANIMOUSLY...
Forum: AtL 10-02-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,226
Posted By HeadFirst
Overkill

As we all know now, it was about hosting the 2013 AtL ASG.

But the way they framed the announcement -- a "historical" announcement regarding "the future of the ballclub" -- you'd have thought they...
Forum: AtL 06-05-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,667
Posted By HeadFirst
Indeed

There is much insight and truth to what you say.

I love the Atlantic League, what it represents, does and is. But I do not love the perception of overly centralized ownership, nor do I like the...
Forum: SAL 03-14-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,564
Posted By HeadFirst
No Ballpark In Winchester

Guess what?

The Winchester City Council did infact put it to a vote yesterday, and – after hearing some extremely impassioned and often eloquent pleas to keep Jim Barnett Park the community...
Forum: SAL 02-15-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,564
Posted By HeadFirst
Vote Delayed

Last night the City Counsil of Winchester held a hearing on the topic of the proposed $15M ballpark. A vote might have been held, but was not.

I wasn't there but a colleague was, and he reports...
Forum: SAL 02-13-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,564
Posted By HeadFirst
Whither Winchester

God bless Winchester.

That plucky little town wants so badly the legitimacy and esteem that comes with keeping a pro baseball team that it's willing to pay everything, give up anything and get...
Forum: AtL 10-27-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,093
Posted By HeadFirst
Big In Texas?

They say everything's larger in Texas. Well, 'spose that's true: the Atlantic League just got there and it'll never have been larger.

With Fort Worth out of the AA (temporarily), the wonder...
Forum: AtL 07-15-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,215
Posted By HeadFirst
According to the highest of the high in the...

According to the highest of the high in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball speaking directly with the highest of the high with the Loudoun Hounds Professional Baseball Club yesterday (14...
Forum: AtL 07-14-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,215
Posted By HeadFirst
Rumors of the Hounds' demise are greatly...

Rumors of the Hounds' demise are greatly exaggerated.

Speaking as a representative of the Loudoun Hounds Professional Baseball Club, we are still planning, preparing and proceeding to participate...
Forum: AtL 02-09-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 6,192
Posted By HeadFirst
Loudoun Hounds FanFest on Sunday, February 13

Dear fellow OSCers,

At Hounds FanFest -- a free event, by the way -- you can see, meet, chat with and get autographs from:

Frank Howard
Boog Powell
Cecil Fielder
Tommy John
Otis Nixon...
Forum: College Wood Bat Baseball 01-11-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,857
Posted By HeadFirst
Valley Ball

Paul, et al.,

You know the can of worms you've opened up with adding coverage of collegiate wood-bat leagues. I thought adding major junior hockey was ambitious.

But I must insist the Valley...
Forum: AtL 01-11-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,964
Posted By HeadFirst
We will definitely be cultivating the Potomac...

We will definitely be cultivating the Potomac River rivalry with the Crabs. (My money'd be on Hounds to crush Crabs, but I'm admittedly biased.)

The Hounds are a real thing, and very very likely...
Forum: AtL 01-05-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,964
Posted By HeadFirst
Hounds FanFest 2011

We're about to explode with media blitzes about the Loudoun Hounds inaugural FanFest, set for February 13 at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn. Can't disclose names yet, but we have at least two...
Forum: AtL 10-05-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,964
Posted By HeadFirst
Power Alleys

GoCy,

I don't think anyone has any ideas as to dimensions as yet. But we do have very good ideas as to what's going to immediately surround the ballpark's playing surface, and from that I confide...
Forum: AtL 09-22-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,964
Posted By HeadFirst
Nothing like the real thing

So it's now officiall the Loudoun Hounds Professional Baseball Club.

Curious to know what everyone thinks about the name, the logo, etc., and if you're a Northern Virginian, the ballpark's...
Forum: AtL 09-21-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 124,751
Posted By HeadFirst
No Mean Dogs

We deliberately designed him to be mischievous, cunning, devious, and deliberately not mean-looking.
Forum: AtL 09-21-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 124,751
Posted By HeadFirst
Future AtL Expansion

The Atlantic League would like to have a franchise in Maryland markets Montgomery County or Columbia, but that would not be in time for 2012.

Loudoun is coming in to the AtL with Sugar Land, Texas.
Forum: AtL 09-21-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 124,751
Posted By HeadFirst
AtL in NoVA -- A Birthday

Today, Tuesday, 21 September, the new Atlantic League franchise in Northern Virginia gets a name, and a look, and a personality, and a website.

We announce who we are to the world in an event...
Forum: PCL 07-25-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,431
Posted By HeadFirst
All I can add is that MiLB.com says Cesar Jimenez...

All I can add is that MiLB.com says Cesar Jimenez is still with Tacoma.

http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?pos=P&sid=milb&t=p_pbp&pid=462945
Forum: AtL 07-24-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,964
Posted By HeadFirst
LoCo Ball

The fact that there's such enthusiastic and widespread talk on the Atlantic League -- both positive and negative -- is truly great, and I look forward to being the same sort of savant for the new...
Forum: CarL 12-16-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,648
Posted By HeadFirst
Developer wants to lure P-Nats into AtL's backyard

From the Loudoun Times-Mirror:

http://www.loudountimes.com/news/2009/dec/16/developers-submit-plans-second-baseball-stadium%20

Developers to submit plans for second baseball stadium

By Crystal...
Forum: AtL 12-16-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,325
Posted By HeadFirst
Developer wants to lure P-Nats into AtL's backyard

From the Loudoun Times-Mirror:

http://www.loudountimes.com/news/2009/dec/16/developers-submit-plans-second-baseball-stadium%20

Developers to submit plans for second baseball stadium

By Crystal...
Forum: AtL 12-16-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,824
Posted By HeadFirst
Name the new AtL team in Northern Virginia

From the Loudoun Times-Mirror:

http://www.loudountimes.com/news/2009/dec/15/ballgame-comes-name-game%20

Before the ballgame comes the name game

By Barbara Payne
Source: Loudoun Times-Mirror...
Forum: AtL 06-11-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,855
Posted By HeadFirst
A Note of Positivity

I attended the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors public hearing June 8 concerning the application for the special exemption to the county's comprehensive plan that would permit the type of...
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