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Silver Hawks president reflects on successful year


It's been a successful year on and off the ball field at Coveleski Stadium. The Silver Hawks are the 1st half midwest league champions and are heading to the 2013 playoffs and president Joe Hart says business at the Cove is thriving.

From night one he says crowds were great with a sold out game opening night. Combine that with a new brand, lower prices, and new sites at the Cove and he says attendance is up 25% this year.

He says the Cove is becoming a regional draw, with visitors now traveling miles to see the game.

"We will never get complacent on the previous year's success. We're going to continue to work hard whether it's some new physical changes at the ball park or more customer service and promotion," says Hart.

They expect to hit the 5 millionth fan in franchise history in mid August and will be awarding a family a trip to Disney World to celebrate.

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