Texarkana lies on the border between Arkansas and Texas. This is football and baseball country. The only other sport of note is stock-car racing. At least that’s the common sense opinion. We get snow coverage only a handful of days a year, up to a week once a decade. A frozen pond is only something we see in movies about the tundra up north.
You’d have to look far and wide to find a more unlikely locale to be the home of
THE SECOND-PLACE FINISHERS IN THE USA SENIOR ELITE TOURNAMENT!
Yes, folks, in the first year of the francise we made it all the way to the finals before losing in an overtime match to the New York St. Nicks! Along the way, they dominated the home league and beat last year’s champion Bloominton, Mn. Take that you Yanks and Canucks*. Not bad for a first-year team, eh?
*[sub]Yes, I realize that every one of the players is from the Great White North (which is what we call everything north of the Ozarks).[/sub]