Fort Worth Dragoons Press Releases

  • Sunkings fake injury? +

    "I don't know about these injury reports. The leagues tells us Adler is out for the series after play had to be stopped during game two for him. Then, he shows up for game three and plays 39 minutes. Did he have a miracle cure? I think the league should fine Dom and the Sunkings." Hitch stated with anger in his voice. Now to play on the court. Game one was all Sunkings in their home opener. The Dragoons staff tried to utilize match ups and moved Motley to point guard. After one game, he was moved back to shooting guard. He immediately led the team to an upset with a 40 point effort. He was 10-21 from the field, Read More
  • Dragoons: Playoff bound +

    The Fort Worth Dragoons are once again in the playoffs. Gone are the days when Denis lead the team at the point and Montes was in his prime hitting the basket. Hofer, no longer defends the rim and Newhous is on the downside of his. This team has a group of young talented players. None are considered a top player in the league, but Hitch has brought the team concept to the players. His coaching staff has the youngster believing that anything is possible. With that said, they will have to step up to beat last years champions, the Sunkings. The team will have three starters 24 and under. The team has only 39 games of playoff experience. Granger is Read More
  • Dragoons: Playoff bound +

    Fort Worth could be returning to the playoffs this year. The team has missed them the last three years. Last year, Coach Booker was able to get 32 wins. This year, the Dragoons have 38 wins. There are six team fighting for the last five positions. The magic number for General Manager Hitch is three. So, a combination of three wins or losses by the Dragoons or the Blackjacks. Las Vegas has been playing well. They have won eight of ten and are just two and a half games out of the eighth spot themselves. "We just have to take care of business during our last seven games. If we do so, then we will find out if we can Read More
  • Dragoons still competing +

    Dragoons fans are celebrating at the mid-year point. There have been hopes that Fort Worth would be play-off bound his year. However, General Manager Hitch didnt't go out and sign any big time free agents. There were hopes that Hitch would be a trade to improve his team. None came along as he didn't want to give up draft picks or his young talent. Coach Booker is in the last year of his contract. He may be having his best coaching year ever. The record doesn't look great at 27-24, but it is good enough currently for fourth place and home field advantage in the play-offs. There are sevn teams competing for the final five positions. There is still a Read More
  • Dragoons season +

    The Dragoons have stayed in playoff contention.  They have been inconsistent at times.  The team has had highs and lows this season.  There have been wins against the Knights and Archers.  Then losses to teams like the Blackjacks.  It goes to show that the team is young and still learning. The young players continue to get experience that should help when playoff time comes around.  Fort Worth is seventh in the play off race, but only a game and a half from the number five seed. Although there has been trade talk, it appears Hitch will stay with the guys he has.  He does not want to give up the future for a player who can only help down the stretch. Read More
  • Dragoons season +

    This is the time of year that many General Managers are trying to figure out their team. Players are stating if the want a new contract of free agency and other GMs are dumping salary. For the Dragoons, they are trying to find out exactly where the team is. There have been rumors that Newhous may be on his way out. Other rumors suggest the Dragoons could be looking to add veteran talent to put them over the top. There are always constant rumors about Motley being move. General Manager Hitch states that Rufus is the leader of the team. Hitch took a lot of crap from other managers when he gave Motley the contract. Now he gets frequent offers Read More
  • Dragoons season +

    The Dragoons fans are happy with how the season has started. Fort Worth has a lot of young players getting minutes so far. Most experts figured that the team would be near the bottom of the league. In fact, most expected the team to be in the lottery drawing. General Manager Hitch has put together a team that is 7-6. The team just game off a five game road trip. The coach considered it successful at 2-3. The team is 5-4 on the road and 2-2 at home. They are 3-0 in the division including two wins against the Archers. The team is struggling with rebounding as the are near the bottom of the league in offensive rebounds and overall Read More
  • Dragoons looking to start the season +

    General Manager Hitch is ready for the season to begin. No one knows what will happen. Can the team be better after playing together for a year? The team is returning five starters from last year. Banks was one of the free agents who decided to sign with Fort Worth. There are young players who were obtained from this draft and prior drafts. Is this the year that the coaching staff can make a difference? The staff has looked over the players, Training camps will run tomorrow and it is up to these coached to train up the players. Can they identify the strengths and weaknesses of the team and effectively apply this? Fort Worth fans are realistic. They are Read More
  • Dragoon Draft +

    Don't you hate when you spend a lot of time writing a press then it deletes. Ahh. so here is the short version. The Dragoons have been out of the playoffs for several years. Today was the day the could change the team for years to come. After losing players throughout the years like, Montes, Denis, Torres, Hof, Fitz and Davis(Lenny), Fort Worth has to find a way to get talent. Baranowki drafted sixth two years ago still hasn't made a solid impact at the pro level. Last year the team selected James Hammett at sixth. He saw about ten minutes a game coming off the bench. He can score but lacks defense. Cottingham was taken ninth last year and Read More
  • Dragoons +

    Finally, General Manager Hitch was frustrated with his teams efforts last year. The team failed to make the playoffs for the third straight year. Fans are getting frustrated with Hitch. He has a career record of 265-295 at a .473 winning percentage. Isaiah Booker is schedule to come back as the head coach. He is 130-190 in his four years. Who is to blame for the losing? Could it be the head coach? Maybe, it is the general manager who can't bring in the right talent and battles the salary cap every year. The drafts should have been better the last few years. Hopes are that Baronowski can be a major contributor at the pro level. Last year Hammett was Read More
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