Cincinnati Reds http://wyso.org en Dragons Open Season, Look to Continue Sellout Streak http://wyso.org/post/dragons-open-season-look-continue-sellout-streak <p>The Dayton Dragons held a Meet the Players event on Wednesday. The Dragons will open their season today and look to continue their record for selling out home games this year.<br><br>The Dragons are the Class A minor league team affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds. Last year, the team broke the record for consecutive sellouts at home games which had stood at 814. Dayton is now over the 900 consecutive game sellout mark.<br><br>Tom Nichols of the Dayton Dragons says the team won several awards last year and the Dragons will continue to build on that success this season.<br> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:52:40 +0000 Wayne Baker 31269 at http://wyso.org Tough Bid to Make Reds Opening Day a Cincinnati Holiday http://wyso.org/post/tough-bid-make-reds-opening-day-cincinnati-holiday <p>CINCINNATI, Ohio - A measure to have voters make Reds Opening Day an official ceremonial holiday in Cincinnati is having difficulty qualifying for the city&#39;s Nov. 8 ballot.</p><p>The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that 81 percent of nearly 9,000 petition signatures reviewed by the county elections board were invalid because the signers live outside the city. Many people were asked to sign at Reds games.</p><p>The group behind the campaign believes it collected a grand total of up to 12,000 signatures.</p> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 12:32:59 +0000 Associated Press 2866 at http://wyso.org Tough Bid to Make Reds Opening Day a Cincinnati Holiday