Field of dreams Minor leaguers aim for the big time

Field of dreams: Minor leaguers aim for the big time

Volume
24
/ Issue
33

Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Joe Pellegrino
Asheville’s minor league sports teams have come and gone throughout the years, but its long-established baseball team is now joined by minor league soccer and football clubs that are redefining the local sports landscape.

arts

food

living

  • Fair offers chance to get to know your CSA farmer

    -by Maggie Cramer
    How to decide on a community-supported agriculture farm to which to subscribe? Enter ASAP’s CSA Fair on Thursday, March 15, 3-6 p.m. at New Belgium Brewing Co. Fifteen farms will…
  • Local experts explore the truth about fat

    -by Kim Dinan
    Here’s the first thing you need to know about fat: It’s complicated. “Fat is confusing for everybody because we don’t agree,” says Taft Draper, a Hendersonville-based registered dietitian. “The body…
  • How healthy is a plant-based diet?

    -by Sammy Feldblum
    As plant-based diets grow in popularity, vegans still field misconceptions on such topics as protein intake, athletic capacity and eating disorders. But what do local nutritionists say about a lifestyle that…

movies

  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Orbit DVD brings found footage video remixers Everything Is Terrible! to The Mothlight, Palestinian filmmaker and Asheville resident Yousef Natsha screens his documentary at The BLOCK off biltmore and more.

news

  • Asheville Archives: Look Homeward, Julia Wolfe

    -by Thomas Calder
    Not only did Look Homeward, Angel result in Thomas Wolfe's own literary fame, but it also propelled his mother Julia to a level of local and national recognition.
  • Dam removal projects restore WNC waterways

    -by Daniel Walton
    Whatever their original purpose, many local dams are now seen as ecologically problematic. Nonprofits, community groups and government agencies throughout Western North Carolina are now working to remove this legacy…
  • Minor league sports teams make major plays in Asheville

    -by Mike Schoeffel
    Asheville has seen numerous minor league teams come and go throughout the years, but its long-established baseball team is now joined by minor league soccer and football clubs that are…
  • Conscious Party: Trivia Challenge and Dance

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The benefit for the United Way of Transylvania County and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4309 takes place March 10 in Brevard.
  • Candidates line up for 2018 elections

    -by David Floyd
    The full slate of candidates for state and local offices for the May 8 primary election was finalized on Feb. 28 — with a few surprises.
  • Bridge over troubled water: Asheville hears from McGrady

    -by Carolyn Morrisroe
    State Rep. Chuck McGrady asked Asheville City Council for its cooperation in helping the region’s water and sewer systems work together. But the air was fraught with vestiges of battles…

opinion