Tag Archives: Hilo

Franchise Start Up in a Crunch

It’s been a scramble to take the indy pro North American League’s revamped Northern Division from two teams to four, but it appears to be getting done.  Logos for the new Hawaii Stars and Sonoma County Grapes were introduced earlier this week, the Stars have secured Wong Stadium as the team’s home, and a travel-mitigating schedule is in place.  Now it’s time to focus on putting fans in the seats.  Read more here.

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NAL Adds Hilo (HI) for 2012?

Okay, we hate to even mention this because of the highly overstated claims being made by the new super indy pro North American League about mega expansion next season from 10 to 16+ teams, but the circuit announced in a press release last week that Hilo (HI) is on board for 2012.  We assume we are talking about Francis Wong Stadium as the home ballpark.

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