Friday, December 7, 2012

Omaha Beef Announce New Ownership and New League - Andy Yost Named Head Coach

The Omaha Beef Indoor Football Team officially announced today that Cornhusker Beef, Inc. has purchased the assets of the Omaha Beef and will begin competition in the new, ten team, Champions Professional Indoor Football League (CPIFL) in March of 2013.
The ownership group of Rich Tokheim, Gerard Daly and Jim Tokheim have begun administering the day-to-day operations of the Omaha Beef franchise which is entering its 14th season of competition.
"We are excited to take control of the Omaha Beef and look forward to providing the entire metro area with affordable, family fun at the new Ralston Arena," Rich Tokheim said.
The Beef also announced Andy Yost as Head Coach. Yost is a former Omaha Beef head coach, long time coordinator and finished the 2012 campaign as co-head coach while leading the Beef to playoff qualification. Veteran Beef player signings will be announced in the coming days.
Omaha will play a twelve game schedule beginning in March and will look forward to geographical rivalries with teams like Sioux City, Kansas City and Lincoln, while maintaining old rivalries against former IFL teams Wichita and Bloomington.
Season ticket reservations are currently available by email or calling 402.346.BEEF. Fans will also have the opportunity to visit the Ralston Arena and select their seats in the coming days.

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