- Ken, Steelheads fan
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- Location: Gary, Indiana. Otherwise, known as G.I.
Not sure what I'll do with my free time now. I only missed two home games in their entire stay in Salina and even hit a few road games to Dodge, Oklahoma and Kearney NE.[/quote]
Is there anybody in town willing to buy the team?
That's not the problem. The Cagerz are done because they and the other ex-Midwest USBL team could not finalize their plans for a new league.
I think the talk of starting a new league was mostly talk. The other leagues did not interest them for various reasons.
Cagerz won the final USBL championship and will now fade into the sunset.
The Cagerz being successful was based solely on the fact that they weren't as unsuccessful as everyone else. They never made money and attendence dwindled every season. They just did a much better job of hanging in there and putting out a quality product every year.
It's very hard to put a whole league together in such a short amount of time. Hopefully something can happen in 2009....
Last June was the 10 year anniversary of the vote that passed that authorized the arena...I remember starting the Legend in 2000 and telling people that we would play our home games at the Dodge City Civic Center until the new arena was built....in 2001!
I'm convinced that the arena will never be built....That's one of the reasons I "got the heck out of Dodge." I was tired of living as a minority in a south of the border Mayberry!
Now, I can look at the trainwreck that is going on there and laugh!