After the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (Indy Pro, United Baseball League) reportedly disbanded in January owing money, fans, players, staff and businesses were left holding the bag. Read more and watch news report here.
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The owners of the indy pro San Angelo Colts (United League) are still fighting to keep the team alive as they continue to pursue a reorganization plan in bankruptcy. To protect their interests, a number of debt holders have filed objections. A hearing on the confirmation of the debtor’s plan is scheduled for March 4. As you recall, the bankruptcy trustee would like to convert the Chapter 11 reorganization Continue reading
Earlier 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.
In not-so-surprising news, the indy pro United League has called it quits. Read more here.
It not-so-shocking news, the indy pro Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (United League) reportedly owe a t-shirt company money, and the frustrated vendor has decided the seek the help of KRVG’s “5 On Your Side” to get paid. Read more and watch news report here. Read about the San Angelo Colts’ recent bankruptcy here. Read about the Bryant and Pierce show here.
The 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.
We haven’t seen any stories about the indy pro San Angelo Colts (United League) celebrating their 15th season at Foster Field on their website, but we did find the logo attached to an April 27 story announcing the release of the team’s 2014 schedule, without an actual schedule attached. See logo blurb here from the local paper. Last we heard, the Colts, Fort Worth Cats, Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings, and Mexico Paisanos would make up a four-team United League this season.
The indy pro United League will operate with just four teams in 2014. The Fort Worth Cats have released their schedule, and only the San Angelo Colts, Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings and new-entry Mexico Paisanos will be coming to LaGrave Field this season. The WhiteWings and Paisanos will apparently share Harlingen Field in Harlingen (TX). View the Cats’ schedule here.
The indy pro Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (United League) will return to historic Harlingen Field next year as the city of Harlingen (TX) has agreed in principle to the second year of a two-year option, which went into effect last year. Read more here.
We’re not sure what is going on with the indy pro Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (United League), but the ownership cancelled games Tuesday and Wednesday nights against the Alexandria Aces “due to projected weather patterns associated with the Gulf of Mexico.” Unless “hot” is an unacceptable weather pattern, it makes no sense. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings professional baseball club is begining a new era and the management wants Los Fresnos and other area communities know that and be a part of it. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Doug Robinson has been named the new General Manager of the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings Professional Baseball Club, co-owner Byron Pierce has announced. Continue reading
The indy pro Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (North American League) reportedly still owe the City of Harlingen (TX) $100,000 for outstanding electric, rent and maintanence bills for using Harlingen Field, but any talk about terminating the team’s lease has apparently been shelved for the time being. The WhiteWings have offered up a payment plan, while the city discusses options to keep the team in town. Read more here.
The indy pro Edmonton Capitals and Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings will play the entire North American League championship series at Telus Field starting Thursday. This appears to be a win-win money saving move, if the Capitals are handling the travel expenses for the WhiteWings. Attendance at Telus Continue reading