Thursday, April 25, 2013
A mascot with the Bowie Baysox attended the event and took video of the kids working.
Key School students participated in a service project for the South River Federation at their Davidsonville Wildlife Sanctuary project site on Monday. Eighth-graders planted native tree species, wetland grasses, and switchgrass. They collaborated with volunteers from Double Tree Hotel, met the Bowie Baysox mascot, and took tours of the sanctuary. The project they worked on is a multistage water recovery system that uses a series of ponds to capture, filter and absorb runoff from the animals, according to The Key School. Key's participation was part of an Earth Day event that began with a film exemplifying individual sustainability activism and closing with an address of Earth Day's political and cultural history. Baysox mascot Rocko was …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Discounted box or luxury seats are available for six of the Double-A baseball team's home games this summer.
Bowie Baysox baseball lovers, does Living Social ever have the deal for you. Right now on Living Social, fans of the Orioles Double-A team can get a box seat for $9 (regularly $18) and a luxury seat for $13 (regularly $26) to any of six selected home games. Each discounted ticket also comes with three tickets to the kids park area. The discounted tickets are available for the following games: Fine print: There is a limit of ten tickets per customer, and groups wishing to sit together will have to purchase tickets together. Also, all vouchers must be used at the same time for the same game. Find more details at livingsocial.com.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Bowie Baysox baseball's mascot, Louie, and corporate accounts sponsorship manger, Josh VerStandig (JV), review apple pie from Best Pie in Bowie
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Bowie Baysox baseball club will donate a portion of their home opener ticket sales to the nonprofit organization.
Spring is in the air, and so is baseball. Major league teams the Washington Nationals kick off their season Monday and the Baltimore Orioles take to the field for their home opener Friday. Locally, the Bowie Baysox, the Orioles AA club team, face off against the Akron Aeros on April 11 for their home game opener at Prince George’s Stadium at 7:05 p.m. The Baysox have teamed up with Special Olympics Maryland, who will receive a portion of ticket sales and be honored in a ceremony prior to the game. "Special Olympics Maryland is a terrific organization and the Baysox are proud to have formed this partnership," Assistant Manager Phil Wrye said in a statement. “This event is a great opportunity for fans to give back by ordering their tickets …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Watch your favorite mascot get down in this popular internet meme.
The wildly popular "Harlem Shake" Internet meme has finally made it's way to Bowie, into Prince George's Stadium no less. In this YouTube video dated Feb. 20, you can watch Bowie Baysox mascot Louie and several of his costumed pals busting a move to the first 30 seconds DJ Baauer's "Harlem Shake." The video begins with Louie getting down solo. When the bass drops, the scene cuts to Louie and his strangely attired friends dancing in a somewhat haphazard manner. Have you and your friends made your own "Harlem Shake" videos? Show Patch your moves! You can upload your own videos to this post.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Both the city and the baseball team are seeking individuals to sing the national anthem.
Think you’ve got singing chops? Bowie residents have two chances to flex their vocal chords and showcase their singing talents in upcoming auditions for both the city and the Bowie Baysox. The city of Bowie is holding open auditions for individuals or groups to perform the national anthem at various city events. They are also looking for individuals to act as stage announcers, or the Voice of Bowie, at various city events, including the Memorial Day Parade, Bowiefest, the Fourth of July and the International Festival. Auditions will be held on Feb. 23 at the Kenhill Center. Singing auditions will be held at 9 a.m. and performers should come ready to sing The Star Spangled Banner a capella in front of a judging panel. Auditions for the …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Joe Miller and Branden Roth will both serve as full season interns in the baseball team's marketing department.
Two University of Maryland graduates have recently joined the staff of the Bowie Baysox baseball team and will be serving as full season interns in the team’s front office. UMD grad Joe Miller of Owings will be serving as the Baysox mascot coordinator and marketing intern, according to a press release. He’ll be responsible for booking Louie the mascot’s appearances and assisting the marketing department. Fellow graduate Branden Roth, a Germantown native, will join Miller in the marketing department where he will work in the newly created position of video production intern. In this position he will produce team-related graphics and video board games. He’ll also direct video game production, according to the release.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Boxes of food, warm clothing and toys were donated to families in need.
Louie’s Holiday Hope Project, the Bowie Baysox baseball team's program to help local families in need, helped 16 families during the 2012 holiday season, according to a news release. Partnering with the Prince George’s County Fire Department (PGFD), the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family Services, the Baysox and the team mascot, Louie, were able to provide the families, which included 39 children, with food, coats and Christmas gifts. “Louie’s Holiday Hope Project had another very successful year of assisting families in need around the holidays,” said Baysox Marketing Director Brandan Kaiser. “Every year this program grows thanks to the great support from the community and all the donations we receive. The Baysox would like…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The team is accepting donations and family nominations for their annual Louie's Holiday Hope Project.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Bowie Baysox are bring back Louie’s Holiday Hope Project to help local families in need during the holiday season. Last year, the the project was able to help 21 families with 48 children and hopes to help even more this year through onigoing partnerships with the Prince George’s County Fire Department, the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family services, according to a press release. The program began in 2007 by helping out a couple of local families. Brian Shallcross, the Baysox general manager, is pleased with the program’s growth. “Our partners and our fans have rallied behind Louie through donations and also for finding local families whose holidays we can make a little more enjoyable,” …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
One lucky Gambrills resident got to spend Halloween trick-or-treating with Louie.
Cora Fogle, a Gambrills resident, had an extra sweet Halloween treat this year—she and her friends got to spend part of the night trick-or-treating with Bowie Baysox mascot Louie. For two weeks in October, the Bowie Baysox hosted a raffle for Louie’s Holiday Hope Project, which benefits needy families during the holiday season. For $5, you could enter for the chance to win a night of trick-or-treating with Louie. Cora's mom, Carrie Fogle, won the raffle for her daughter, who spent Halloween dressed as a Care Bear. Cora also invited some of her friends, who all got to experience a trick-or-treating party with Louie. The raffle raised more than $100 for Louie’s Holiday Hope Project, according to Baysox Communications Manager Matt Wilson.