May 3, 2017 - Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL)
Southern Professional Hockey League NEWS RELEASE Columbus Cottonmouths Suspend Operations for 2017-18 Season HUNTERSVILLE, NC - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) on Wednesday announced the Columbus Cottonmouths will be suspending play for the 2017-2018 season.
"This has been a tremendously difficult decision for Wanda Amos," said President
Jim Combs. "As one of the founding members of the SPHL, the Cottonmouths
have been an integral part of the league for 13 years. On behalf of the league and
its Board of Governors, I would like to thank Wanda for her numerous contributions
to the city of Columbus and the entire SPHL. The league is in the final stages of
securing new ownership in order to bring the team back for the 2018-2019 season."