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Goodbye RiverHawks; name-the-team contest on in Rockford

Rockford RiverHawksThe Rockford RiverHawks (independent; Frontier League) are no more, after Rock River Valley Baseball decided to launch a name-the-team context for 2013.

“I cannot stress enough that the professional baseball team will be here for many years to come, and we will continue to be involved and visible in the greater Rockford community,” said Rock River Valley Baseball President Bryan Wickline. “We want to thank all of our fans and the business community for their support the last two years and we look forward to continuing to bring affordable, family entertainment and excitement to everyone.”

All suggestions must be submitted online at All entries must include suggested team name as well as a name, address, phone number and email address.


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