Longtime K-Tribe public address announcer Jeff Diamond sparkled into the sunset this off-season, hanging up his microphone after 12 great years of service. Replacing a Diamond was not easy, but the Kinston Indians think they found another fine gem right in their own back yard.
East Carolina University Freshman and Lenoir County native Nathan Perry will take over as top man in the Grainger Stadium Press Box this season. Perry is a graduate of Kinston’s Arendell Parrott Academy. While at Parrott Academy, Perry was student body president and lettered in nine varsity sports. Perry is also a proud coach of a local middle school basketball team.
The 2008 season is just two weeks away and tickets are on sale now. The K-Tribe squares off against Mt. Olive College in an exhibition game at Grainger Stadium on Tuesday, April 1st at 7pm. Kinston then kicks the Carolina League regular season off with a home game against Winston-Salem on Friday, April 4th.
Ticket prices remain unchanged for the 2008 season, with military, students and seniors reserved seats just $4 all season long. Adult reserved seat tickets are just $6. General Admission tickets are only $5. Parking is always free at Grainger Stadium. Fans can buy tickets online at www.kinstonindians.com , in person at the K-Tribe offices, or by calling 252-527-9111.