Dillas Done in Amarillo

The Potter County Commissioners voted last night to cancel the Amarillo Dillas’ lease at Amarillo National Bank Dilla Villa for failure to pay the $75k balance on club’s lease.  The county will now put the lease up for bid.  The owner of an American Association team was at Friday’s meeting, so don’t expect Amarillo to be without ball for long.  The bigger question is, what does this mean for the future of the United League?  If you add Amarillo to the failure in Robstown (Coastal Bend Thunder), the loss of Laredo to Ventura Sports Group, a struggling Rio Grande Valley franchise, and a San Angelo club that we suspect is lying in wait for more stable pastures, we see likely doom.  Read more here.

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