News 12 @ 6 Friday March 28, 2008
The South Coast League suspended operation on Friday for the upcoming season meaning there will be no professional baseball in Aiken in the upcoming months.
In a release from the league, they say recent developments within the company, which owned the entire league, led to the decision. The South Coast League had six teams a year ago and were preparing to have a four team league including teams in Aiken, Macon, South Georgia, and Anderson.
Over the past few months, the league had seen several key members of their staff leave. The press release went on to say the South Coast League has not been able to close on a sufficient amount of debt and equity financing to ensure a successful 2008 season.