February 24, 1988
The Lazers, attempting to improve on a two-game winning streak, wind up a four-game trip tonight at 7:30 against the Tacoma Stars at the Tacoma Dome. While the Lazers (16-16) have been hovering around the .500 mark for the last month, a vast improvement over their performance at this stage last season, the Stars (17-18) have apparently been playing well below their capabilities.
July 9, 1988 |
The Major Indoor Soccer League was on the verge of collapse Friday after the Tacoma Stars and the Chicago Sting announced that they were folding. Word of Tacoma's demise, which came Friday morning, surprised league officials and prompted San Diego businessman Ron Fowler, managing general partner of the San Diego Sockers last season, to withdraw his offer to purchase the team in federal bankruptcy court.
August 5, 1988 |
The Major Indoor Soccer League's board of directors granted new franchises for San Diego and Tacoma, Wash., Thursday, essentially approving new ownership groups for teams that had been in those cities. The San Diego franchise was acquired out of bankruptcy court on July 29 by managing general partner Ron Fowler after the team filed for protection under Chapter 11 of federal bankruptcy laws on April 25.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1985 |
A proposed $35-million, 18,500-seat sports arena in downtown Santa Ana would be economically viable, according to a report due next week, and city officials and the developer said Thursday that a final construction agreement is expected within 90 days. While city officials say they hope to lure professional basketball and hockey franchises, their prospects for attracting either are uncertain.