The Lubbock Renegades are no more -- the team announced today that they will fold due to lack of funds and community sponsorship.
2009 was supposed to be “the” year for the arena football team, but because they just couldn't get the solid fan base in 2008, they have to say goodbye to
Team officials say season ticket sales for next season were already up by 30%, but it just wasn't enough. The team needed serious community support and even with solid corporate sponsors they just couldn't hold it together.
As for if
Kurt Kaiser, Director, Sponsorship Sales: "We really didn't get the community behind the Renegades, or any other professional franchise that we would've liked to have seen. And I think that's disappointing, because
Kaiser says that this decision really was a last resort.