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New for 2014: El Paso Chihuahuas

The name of the new Class AAA Pacific Coast League team beginning play in 2014: the El Paso Chihuahuas.  “First and foremost, we want to appeal to kids and families, our core audience,” said Alan Ledford, president of MountainStar Sports Group. “We want to celebrate the region, create fan experience opportunities and build a brand […]

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City, MountainStar to address cost overruns at new El Paso ballpark

It could take an additional $10 million to complete the new El Paso ballpark slated to host the relocated Tucson Padres (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) next season, with city and MountainStar Sports officials slated to discuss the matter. Currently there’s no proposal on the table: just a note from MountainStar’s Josh Hunt that the […]

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El Paso ballpark lawsuit dismissed; groundbreaking set for Thursday

A lawsuit against El Paso city employees alleging misconduct regarding the financing of a new El Paso ballpark was dismissed yesterday; meanwhile, the official groundbreaking of the Triple-A facility will take place Thursday. The lawsuit, filed by former Mayor Ray Salazar and five other plaintiffs against City Manager Joyce Wilson and city Reps. Cortney Niland […]

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