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  1. Norwich City away... Look kids, no oversized sponsor box!!!
  2. First thing that came to mind...
  3. Ummm... Denver is called the Mile High City for a reason. That's 5,280 feet. Nope, not as high as Mexico City, but 1,609' is less than half the LOWEST elevation in the entire state of Colorado (3,315', where the Arkansas River enters Kansas)... That measurement of 1,609 is in meters, not feet, while Mexico City's 7,382' translates to about 2,250 meters. Also, not only were the Spurs in another league, they were also primarily in another city (Dallas, with minor stints in Fort Worth and Lubbock). The Rockets also toured assorted venues across the state in their early years, once drawing a whopping 759 fans for a regular season game in Waco's Heart O' Texas Coliseum.
  4. Howdy,

    I saw your post from 2012 that you had a lot of defunk CHL/WPHL Hockey Jerseys.  I was born and raised in Ft Worth and followed the Ft Worth Wings & Texans of the late 60s to mid 70s.  I know that post was 6 years old, but do you have any of the Fire or later team jerseys left?  Any of the other hockey teams that were located in most of the cities in Texas?  Do you have pictures or know other sources of these jerseys?  I would like to find an older Austin Ice Bats jersey before they tried to lobby for “Farm Team” status.  I have an Ice Bats jersey in Florida Panther color scheme.



    1. mfoster


      Hi there!


      Sorry I didn't see this earlier, but I don't pop in here on a regular basis.


      I have a Fire road (red, Blackhawks style), but it's hanging in my classroom and I've got no plans of selling it.  I have a replica home/road set of Waco Wizards jerseys.  They're the mesh/net style and everything is sublimated on them.  I also have a home San Antonio Iguanas I'd be willing to part with.


      I have a bunch of DFW-based junior hockey jerseys as well, most of which are game worn.  Some are definitely no-sell for me, but I have a pair of early Texas Tornado jerseys I'd be willing to part with (one road, one home, both game worn).

  5. League has been in planning stages for a couple years. Finally starting to move forward in 2019 with teams in Waco and Royse City (far east Dallas). They're talking to Joplin as well.
  6. Totally threw me off when my app updated. I was looking all over for the app on my phone this weekend and it was several minutes before I realized it was where it always was and just changed the icon.
  7. Not sure who is doing the work on this, but they've just posted some options.
  8. The City of Fort Worth is laughing at you right now.
  9. Norwich has a third (fourth, actually... the other three being a dark green, ManCity-ish blue, and a dark grey) GK that matches the purple third: These shirts are actually a throwback nod to the Asics shirts the club wore from 1989-92, which rank up there in historical popularity with the bird :censored: shirts that followed immediately after. Of course, it's not like NCFC actually needs a third. They can wear their home to 95% of matches each season.
  10. I'm actually good friends with one of the "commentators" from those broadcasts, Fasty LaShaft (aka Mike Butters). Buttsy was a minor league who ended up in SoCal and dabbled in acting. He's probably best known as Paul (the fat guy who dies in the razor wire trap) from the Saw horror series. I was involved with the Oklahoma Coyotes both of their seasons (1995-96) - I handled their website (hosted from my student account at OKC U, LOL). I also put on the mascot suit (Howl E. Coyote, Wile E.'s meth and heroin using cousin) a few times for appearances when Reggie (our regular mascot guy) wasn't available. Putting an RHI team in OKC made total sense. The CHL Blazers were pulling 12,000 a night and here you are offering another league full of that caliber of players. The problem was the Murrah bombing was six weeks after it was announced the Atlanta Fire Ants were moving to OKC. The metro was in a state of shock/depression for the better part of 16 months, so the crowds never materialized. The first season the team wasn't that great, but they were decent the second season under first time coach Guy Gadowsky, who has since made his bones as an NCAA coach. The Coyotes played a few games in Tulsa the second season, including their last game ever. The team auctioned off the jerseys during that game. Since Blazers jerseys were going for obscene amounts in charity auctions (1,200-1,500 was typical), I didn't bother bidding on anything. Turns out most of the jerseys ended up going for $125-$150, and to this day I regret not getting one (the team never sold replicas). I moved about a year ago. When I did I found a couple boxes of Coyotes papers, mostly the stats sheets and game day media packets. I kept a couple of programs from each season plus the league printed media packets, and shipped the rest off to the Coyotes' old media relations director, Chris Due, who's now the SID at Lubbock Christian U.
  11. mfoster

    Ozark FC

    With a chicken on their badge, I hear their supporter group will include Sir Robin's minstrels...
  12. Exclusive: Atlanta Group To Bring Pro Soccer To DeKalb County Ummmmm... Goodnight everybody!!!!!
  13. Not content with a super-generic logo that screams Texas, the club is also now trying to appropriate the #NCFC hashtag. Way to research that one, guys. There's already enough confusion between Norwich City and Notts County.
  14. Last time they wore something like this they became the only English team to ever beat Bayern Munich at Olympic Stadium. Even the most hideous designs become beloved if they are attached to epic memories.