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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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It’s the Hawaii Stars

The indy pro Na Koa Ikaika Maui (North American League) have annouced that the Hawaii Stars will join the Sonoma County Grapes as the second expansion franchise added the to the NAL’s Northern Division to replace the departed Yuma Panthers and Fullerton Flyers.  While it was thought the team would be a traveling club like the Grapes, negotiations are underway to use Wong Stadium in Hilo.  Read more here.

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