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Arizona Sundogs Owner, Staff, and Captain Have Been in a Box in Mid-Air Since Sunday

On Sunday, several employees for Prescott Valley's minor-league hockey team, the Arizona Sundogs, went into a small lift, intent on staying there until they sold 300 hundred season tickets.

As of about 1 p.m. today, they still had 24 more season tickets to sell.

The team's management probably didn't figure being stuck in a small box in mid-air for more than four days now, but the team's co-owner, general manager, public-relations guy, and captain are still sitting there at the time of this post.

If you've never heard of the Sundogs, you've probably never been to Prescott Valley, because going to the games is one of the only things to do in the town after dark, aside from going to see a movie. That's not to say that's a bad thing -- for only 25 bucks or so, you can sit behind the glass, so close to the action that you can smell the players on the bench. (You can literally smell them, and they smell really gross.)

That said, Sundogs fans have left the front office, the PR guy, and the team captain, Jason Morgan -- Captain Morgan, naturally -- 33 feet in the air for four days, although it looks like they may not have to sleep there another night, with a forecast low of 44 degrees.

We'll update this post when all the tickets get sold, or when half of a minor-league hockey franchise dies of hypothermia.

Live updates on the Sundogs' Twitter feed can be found here.

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