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Apr. 16, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Familiar faces

The Forest City Owls have signed four former players to their 2014 roster.


Mar. 29, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Owls to host Chinese Taipei in July

The Forest City Owls will play host to their first international team since Team Japan came to McNair Field in 2011.


Mar. 19, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Former Owl named new head coach

Forest City Owls baseball announced on Wednesday that Andrew Ciencin, who had most recently been the assistant coach of the Morehead City Marlins and an assistant coach with the North Carolina State Wolfpack, is the new Owls Head Coach.


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Owls to celebrate Pi Day on Friday

Forest City Owls Baseball announced on Tuesday that they will be celebrating numerical constant Pi (3.142857….) on Friday, March 14. This celebration will include discounts on merchandise and single game tickets.


Feb. 13, 2014 @ 06:26 AM

Let’s accept reality

As much of Rutherford County is in a state of emergency, the Forest City Owls are in a serious state of transition.


Feb. 13, 2014 @ 06:24 AM

Baseball plain and simple

Vince Lombardi once famously said, “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.” While this attitude has no place in Little League or high school baseball, the Forest City Owls need to adopt this sentiment as their mantra for the 2014 season.


Feb. 09, 2014 @ 05:35 AM

VIDEO: Q&A with Cory Dirksen: Owls General Manager

Cory Dirksen was tabbed as the new Forest City Owls GM in early February. Listen to his plans for the franchise as he sits down with The Daily Courier Sports Editor Travis Durkee in this exclusive one-on-one interview.


Feb. 09, 2014 @ 05:35 AM

New man in town

Running a Coastal Plain League baseball team is a tough, unique and often misunderstood job. From year to year the general manger is tasked with building a roster of staff members, interns, volunteers, coaches and players that - in the end - makes money for the organization while giving the fans something to enjoy and be proud of. And for the Forest City Owls, they feel they’ve found the right man for the job in Cory Dirksen.


Feb. 04, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

BREAKING: Dirksen named new Owls GM

Forest City Owls Baseball announced on Tuesday that Cory Dirksen, who had most recently been the Associate General Manager for University of Texas - El Paso/IMG, is the new Owls General Manager. Dirksen’s wife, Christina Dirksen will join the team as Director of Group Sales.


Nov. 27, 2013 @ 07:20 AM

Owls Announce 2014 Schedule

The Forest City Owls have announced the release of their 2014 schedule. The 58-game schedule is highlighted by three exhibitions and three fireworks shows.