January 2011

On Ice Rehearsal


Tonight at the Houston Field House in Troy, ValleyCats mascots will be taking the ice during the second intermission of the RPI & Brown ECAC hockey game. The Engineers are ranked 10th in the nation, so it should be an extremely exciting game to watch.
After the second period, ValleyCats mascots will perform a three minute skit on ice. This also marks the return of Rowdy to the rink. Rowdy last skated in April 2010 during the last Albany River Rats game at the Times Union Center. After the Rats left town, SouthPaw and the ValleyCats adopted Rowdy into their mascot family.
Friday morning, members of the ValleyCats front office went through a dry run. Mascots scheduled to attend include SouthPaw, Rowdy, Tri-City Hall Mayors Jerry Jennings, Brian Stratton and Harry Tutunjian, and of course the RPI Puckman. 
The ‘Cats will also have a table set up during the game where fans can see the New York-Penn League Championship Trophy, win great prizes and also sign-up to win an authentic ValleyCats championship ring. 
Tickets for tonights game are available at the Houston Field House Box Office. Faceoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. 
Here are the Tri-City Hall Mayors practicing this morning:
A friendly front office hockey game took place following the rehearsal:
Account Executive Chris Dawson received a 2-minute penalty for completely missing the puck and falling on the ice:
Here’s a quick highlight video from the 2010 ValleyCats Mascots On Ice. This years skit will be completely different, and you’re in for a real treat!

Interns Wanted

Looking to gain experience working in baseball? The ValleyCats are currently accepting internship applications for the 2011 season. Internships run from May-September and students may receive college credit and/or a monthly stipend. 
Click here for more information: 2011 ValleyCats Internship Opportunities

161 Days

The snow is falling on a cold January night, but don’t worry. Spring is just around the corner and summer will be here before you know it. Just 161 days until opening day!

Here’s Stadium Operations Manager Keith Sweeney trying to purchase tickets:
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