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Winston-Salem Cycling Team’s Bobby Sweeting Victorious on Final Stage of Dominican Republic’s The Vuelta Independencia Nacional

By Staff   After being devastatingly close during previous stages, Bobby Sweeting of Triad-based Team SmartStop has won the final stage of the 36th Vuelta Independencia Nacional, which concluded yesterday in the Dominican Republic. Based in Winston-Salem and owned by Premier Sports Group, Team SmartStop is a UCI professional cycling […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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W-S Pro Cycling Team Sets the Pace During Stage One of the Dominican Republic’s The Vuelta Independencia Nacional

By Staff   Coming off a highly successful team camp in California, Team SmartStop is aiming high to once again start the season off with wins at the 36th Vuelta Independencia Nacional, which takes place this week in the Dominican Republic. Based in Winston-Salem and owned by Premier Sports Group, […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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Former Arizona State Coach Esmay to Manage The Dash in 2015

By Staff   In conjunction with the Chicago White Sox, the Winston-Salem Dash have announced that longtime college coach Tim Esmay will manage the Dash in 2015. Esmay is the 44th manager in Winston-Salem’s 102-year history of baseball. He will be joined by pitching coach J.R. Perdew, hitting coach Charlie […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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Local Competitors Qualify for the 2015 National Senior Games

By Staff     During the North Carolina Senior Games held this fall, 154 competitors age 50 and over from Forsyth and Stokes counties qualified for the 2015 National Senior Games, to be held July 3 – 16, 2015 in Minneapolis. The senior games feature 38 events, including athletic events […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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Stand Up Paddle-Boarding on Salem Lake – Hal Boyle & The Permanent Vacation

By Chad Nance   “Yeah, but now I’m gettin’ old, don’t wear underwear, I don’t go to church, and I don’t cut my hair” – Jimmy Buffet Early in the summer of 2014 I had the pleasure of meeting Winston-Salem’s Hal Boyle. He is a quiet man in his fifties […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 2 comments · Community, Environment, Health, Sports
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Dash’s Boesch Named Carolina League Broadcaster of the Year

By Staff Brian Boesch, the play-by-play broadcaster for the Winston-Salem Dash, has earned the Carolina League’s third-annual Broadcaster of the Year award. Boesch garnered the most votes among the CL’s lead broadcasters and broadcast assistants. Boesch, 24, is concluding his third season with the Winston-Salem Dash after one-year stops with […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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Dash Edge Playoff-Hopeful Carolina in Thriller

By Staff The Dash were eliminated from the playoff hunt on Friday, but Winston-Salem knocked off the Carolina Mudcats in a postseason-like contest by a score of 1-0 on Saturday night at Five County Stadium. After a seven-inning chain of zeroes for both sides, Winston-Salem (30-38, 60-77) pushed across the […]

by · August 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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Pelicans Send Dash to Brink of Elimination

By Staff   Winston-Salem’s elimination number dipped to one due to Myrtle Beach’s 16-5 victory over the Dash on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field. The Dash (58-76, 28-37), who have dropped seven in a row and 17 of their last 21, are five and a half games behind Salem for […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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Boss’ Boomer Sends Mudcats Past Dash

By Staff Torsten Boss slugged a two-out, three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a stunning 7-5 win over Winston-Salem on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Ballpark. Trailing 5-4 in the ninth inning, Carolina (30-31, 59-69) rallied against Dash reliever Zach Isler (1-7). Yhoxian […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports
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The Winston-Salem Open- Drunk Dialing John Isner

By Matt Ankerson & Alan Wright   The semifinal matchups at the Winston-Salem Open are now set. The first semifinal pits 7th seeded Lukus Rosol versus the 9th seed Yen-Hsun Lu. The match will begin today at 3:00 PM on Center Court. The night session will feature Sam Querrey against 2013 […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Sports