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WhiteWings Cease Operations, Widow Left Holding the Bag

Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings LogoEarlier this week, John Cannon, general manager of the indy pro Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (United League), confirmed that the team has ceased operations.  Doneen Poulton, a widow on a fixed income who forked over $276 for two season tickets for what would have been the 2015 season, said she is concerned she will never see a refund.  Read more here.

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WhiteWings Celebrate (Surviving) 20 Years

Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings LogoThe indy pro Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (United League) are celebrating their 20th year of existence this season.  It hasn’t been easy or pretty along the way, as the Valley Morning Star points out, but the team has survived and reportedly no longer owes money to the city Harlingen (TX).  Read more here and here.

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