Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Continental Indoor Football League Welcomes Kentucky Xtreme

The Kentucky Xtreme will launch its debut season in the Continental Indoor Football League at the Kentucky Exposition Center’s Freedom Hall in February, according to Brent Adams, the team’s assistant coach and director of media relations. It will play four or five home games there during the season, which will wrap up in June.
The Kentucky State Fair Board and Louisville Sports Commission have scheduled a 10 a.m. Wednesday news conference at Freedom Hall to announce a new sports tenant.
Adams declined to say whether the Xtreme will be the tenant introduced at the event but confirmed the team’s plans to play at Freedom Hall. The team’s Web site also identifies Freedom Hall as the team’s home.
This fall, the Xtreme will hold open tryouts for players in Louisville, Lexington and Bowling Green, Ky., and Indianapolis, according to Adams.
He said ticket prices have not been determined.
“I hope the fans will come out and support it,” Adams said of the new football team.
Freedom Hall hosted arena football from 2001 to 2008, when the Louisville Fire called the venue home. That team folded after the 2008 season.

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