Baseball

  • December Sports Listing

    Dec. 1 Light Up the House 5K and Family Day Ronald McDonald House 1stplacesports.com   Dec. 2 Girls on the Run 5K University of North Florida gotrnefl.org   Fes…

  • The Dreadful ‘Dead Season’

    Words by Carson Rich   Once a year comes the time when every sports fan’s worst nightmare comes back to haunt them … the dead season. This dreadful time is when most…

  • September Sports Listing

    Sept. 1-3 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp v. Charlotte Knights  121 Financial Ball Park milb.com/jacksonville   Sept. 2-3 Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party VyStar …

  • June Sports Listing

    June 2-4 Raise The Woof Basketball Tournament Sports Edge thesportsedge.com   June 3 United Elite Wrestling: Reloaded  8200 Cypress Plaza Drive, Ste. 202 facebook.co…

  • Negro American League Jacksonville Red Caps Instrumental On, Off the Field

    Icons of America’s pastime such as Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig have laced their cleats up at present day J. P. Small Park on Jacksonville’s . What if we told you they’re not…

December Sports Listing

Dec. 1 Light Up the House 5K and Family Day Ronald McDonald House 1stplacesports.com   Dec. 2 Girls on the Run 5K University of North Florida gotrnefl.org   Festival of Lights 5K San Marco Square 1stplacesports.com   Race to ENDALZ 103rd Street Sports Complex procupkarting.com   Dec. 3 Guana 50K and 12K Trail Races Guana Research Reserve, Ponte Vedra 1stplacesports.com   JAMfest Jacksonville Classic 2023 Cheerleading Competition University of North Florida–University Center cheertheory.com   Dec. 4 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cincinnati Bengals EverBank Stadium jaguars.com   Dec. 9 Run Like the Dickens Main Beach Park, Fernandina Beach runsignup.com   Santa Suits …

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The Dreadful ‘Dead Season’

Words by Carson Rich   Once a year comes the time when every sports fan’s worst nightmare comes back to haunt them … the dead season. This dreadful time is when most of the major sports have come to an end, and it seems as if life has no meaning anymore. The dead season also takes a toll on local bars and restaurants who rely on games to bring in customers   Owning and operating a local sports bar is a massive risk for business owners looking to get into the food industry. The money coming in during the season …

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September Sports Listing

Sept. 1-3 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp v. Charlotte Knights  121 Financial Ball Park milb.com/jacksonville   Sept. 2-3 Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena jaxevents.com   Sept. 4 RunJAX Labor Day 5K 1st Place Sports–Baymeadows 1stplacesports.com   Sept. 8 Jorge Masvidal’s Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena jaxevents.com   Sept. 12-17 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp v. Gwinnett Stripers 121 Financial Ball Park milb.com/jacksonville   Sept. 16 Riverfest 2023 Mulberry Cove Marina navymwrjacksonville.com   Sept. 17 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Kansas City Chiefs EverBank Stadium jaguars.com   Sept. 23 Dreams Come True 5K University of North Florida 1stplacesports.com   …

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June Sports Listing

June 2-4 Raise The Woof Basketball Tournament Sports Edge thesportsedge.com   June 3 United Elite Wrestling: Reloaded  8200 Cypress Plaza Drive, Ste. 202 facebook.com/unitetheelite   June 6-11 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Nashville Sounds 121 Financial Ballpark milb.com/jacksonville   June 10 WakeSurf Competition WW Motocross Park wakesurflaw.com   Jacksonville Sharks vs. Fayetteville Mustangs Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena jaxsharks.com   Tyreek Hill Youth Football and Speed Camp University of North Florida thespeedacademysr.com/camps   June 10-11 RiverCity Wrestling Con MMXXIII Jacksonville Fairgrounds rivercitywrestlingcon.com   June 13-18  Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Memphis Redbirds 121 Financial Ballpark milb.com/jacksonville   June 14 Jacksonville Armada FC vs. …

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Negro American League Jacksonville Red Caps Instrumental On, Off the Field

Icons of America’s pastime such as Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig have laced their cleats up at present day J. P. Small Park on Jacksonville’s . What if we told you they’re not the biggest sports heroes to round the bases, though? Now, the is the birthplace of many of the Bold City’s networking and business dreams. In 1937, the then-railroad-station was the unassuming birthplace of one of the boldest, most influential stories in the First Coast’s extensive sports history. Employed as Pullman porters and tending to sleeper cars for the passengers coming in and out of the Jacksonville Terminal, our …

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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Release Custom College New Era Caps

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp have released custom collegiate New Era Caps with all your favorite team colors. They’ll sell fast so get them while they last at the stadium or online. So Dolphins maaayyyy eat Shrimp, doesn’t mean this JU colorway isn’t sharp. LIMITED EDITION: https://t.co/lqafZHcCQ3 pic.twitter.com/pevaUUgrEB — Jax Jumbo Shrimp (@JaxShrimp) May 30, 2017 New  can be purchased at the stadium or online! Two Bits! Four Bits! Six Bits! A Dollar! All for the Shrimp Stand up and holler! LIMITED EDITION: https://t.co/lqafZHcCQ3 pic.twitter.com/8OdFJwqi65 — Jax Jumbo Shrimp (@JaxShrimp) May 30, 2017 Show your support for the Jumbo Shrimp whether …

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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Make Big Splash

There are few things as quintessentially American as baseball. And nothing says Florida like a big, heaping plateful of jumbo shrimp. By bringing them together, the newly rebranded became the most talked about minor league baseball campaign in recent history drawing the same passion as loaded bases in the bottom of the ninth. But as twilight wanes on the , fans wonder what now? Well, batter up. The 2017 season will unveil a the renovations to the ballpark, menu changes that reflect the new team name and new merchandise store. , media and public relations manager for the Jacksonville Jumbo …

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Suns top Double-A in Opening Weekend attendance

Jacksonville welcomed its largest home-opening crowd since 2007; first series attendance up 34 percent The fans of Northeast Florida made a FUNdamentally Different mark on Opening Weekend of a new era of affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The 24,508 fans who watched the Jacksonville Suns under new ownership last Thursday through Sunday were the most at any Double-A ballpark during the first four days of the 2016 Minor League Baseball season. An Opening Night crowd of 8,367 was the largest at any home game for the team since July 4, 2014, and the largest for a …

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Bragan leads a Suns-heavy 2016 Southern League Hall of Fame Class

The announces the induction of four members to the Southern League Hall of Fame Class of 2016, as chosen by a panel of 30 voters. The inductees are , ,  and . As part of the third induction class to the Southern League Hall of Fame, nominees were accepted from the member clubs and voting committee. Upon receipt of the nominees, the 2016 ballot was sent back to the committee and the top three names were selected by the voting panel. The fourth and final member of the 2016 Hall of Fame class, Schmittou, was chosen from the Special Consideration …

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Can You Sing? Suns 2016 National Anthem Auditions

Team seeking talented individuals and groups to perform before each of 70 home games As the new prepare to open their schedule of 70 home games in less than eight weeks, the team is inviting the talent of Northeast Florida to audition to perform the before a Suns home game this season. Individuals and groups can now register for the March 10 National Anthem auditions, to be held at the . National Anthem Auditions will be Thursday, March 10, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Interested individuals and groups may schedule an audition time by …

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