9/1/2023-The City of Lancaster has entered into a lease with a soccer organization to take over the Hangar. They will convert the Hangar into a soccer setup that will not be suitable for baseball. Construction will likely begin in the Summer of 2024 which will end the Sound Breakers one year run in the Pecos League. The Sound Breakers had a great fan base and set the single season Pecos League attendence record.
"It was a great staff and an ideal place to work.
Sad day for Lancaster and Sad Day for Pecos
League. This was one of the best places I have
worked." says Tim Wheeler of the Pecos League.
Andrew Dunn of the Pecos League
"The City of Lancaster was great, we never had
one problem from day one. We all wish we could
co-exist with Soccer but I guess we cant.
A very tough day for the Pecos League and not the
outcome we expected, we were never brought to the
table for negotiations.
In the middle of season we were told Soccer was
coming and we had the same thing happen in High
I thought we would have been able to try to
discuss an option for baseball but I guess this
was a done deal.
The Hangar was one of the best facilites the Pecos
League has ever played in. It was built for
Lancaster will follow in High Desert path of
having a soccer team take over the stadium.
Adelanto Stadium/High Desert was a former Cal
League Stadium that believed soccer was the
Adelanto Stadium hosted the Pecos League from
2017-2019 before signing with a soccer team.
The Soccer team hasnt played since 2019 and the
stadium hasnt hosted baseball since.