Patrick "Pinky" Hughes: Plans for 2010

The 2010 season is starting in just a few short weeks now and we were able to catch up with one of paintballs most recent up and coming players, Patrick “Pinky” Hughes of the San Diego Aftermath family. Pinky worked his way up the divisions and found himself playing with the PRO Aftermath team in the PSP for most of the 2009 season.

Just recently ProPaintball.com broke news of  the merger between SD Aftermath and LA Infamous teams to create one super team comprised of both players who’ve been in the sport for as long as most of us can remember as well as much of paintballs young and fresh talent. Of course the merging of two PRO teams means 16+ players fighting to earn their spots on the roster, leaving the rest looking elsewhere to continue playing.

With that being said, Pinky let us in on his plans for the 2010 season, checkout what he had to say:

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Pro Paintball team Dynasty Wins 2010 Surf City Open

The NPPL 2010 Surf City Open, held over the weekend, was a resounding success. This Huntington Beach event reminded us of the NPPL in its hey-day (circa-2005), great location, tons of foot traffic, and a great opportunity to reach new paintball customers. Pro paintball teams from across the country flew in to compete on the beach and find out just how well they matched up against their competition. Read on for the final results as well as a few notes and rumors from the event.

Updated @ 12am: Final scores from D3.

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[PPS] Weekend of September 12th & 13th

Welcome to the Pro Practice Schedule for the weekend of September 12th and 13th. For those of you whom are tuning in for the first time, the PPS is a series of updates in which we showcase the professional teams … Read More

NPPL Surf City Open 2010 Pro Paintball Predictions

Pro Paintball teams from across the nation will be battling it out this weekend in Huntington Beach, CA. As this is the season opener, nearly anything can happen. Last year we witnessed several shockers including series leader DC Arsenal losing out to Oakland BLAST in the overall championship and relative new comers San Francisco Explicit winning matches against former Triple Crown Champions San Diego Dynasty.

This year, Vancouver Vendetta and Newport Entourage will be making their pro paintball debut. Throughout the off season, teams like Edmonton Impact, Tampa Bay Damage, San Diego Dynasty, St. Louis Avalanche and Los Angeles Infamous have been stacking their rosters with national champions from years prior. As we go into the first event, everyone here at Pro Paintball is very excited and we are all placing bets as to which teams will be leading the pack.

With all of this in mind, we are proud to open this story for your NPPL HB team predictions. If you are lucky enough to predict the top 4 teams in the pro division we will award you with a prize. Our prizes include T-Shirts from Sly Equipment, San Francisco Explicit and Pro Paintball.com, barrel wraps from Paintball Photography and DLX Technologies, and headbands from PBheadbands.com

For extra credit, feel free to share your predictions for divisional paintball teams.

Read on for the official pro paintball team list and be sure to place your top 4 picks in the comments below.

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Paintball News & Rumor Report

Todays paintball news and rumor report covers several MAJOR adjustments to a handful of high profile pro paintball teams. Read on for the latest paintball news featuring Dynasty, Tampa Bay Damage, the All Americans, VICIOUS, Aftershock, Infamous, and the Ironmen. Talk about power moves..

Update: Ollie Lang has released a video update discussing the latest rumors.

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