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Edge Sign Pair of Newcomers

October 19, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Bloomington Edge have signed a pair of players new to the team: wide receiver Aaron Higdon and defensive back Curtis Thomas. Higdon (5'8, 190 - Charleston) comes to the Edge for his indoor season after playing for both the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks (2012) and Green Bay Blizzard (2013) in addition to signing with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2010. With the Steelhawks, Higdon proved to be a versatile threat as caught 31 passes for 425 yards and eight touc... Full Story

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Edge Release 2017 Schedule

October 11, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - In partnership with Champions Indoor Football, the Bloomington Edge have released their playing schedule for the upcoming 2017 season. The twelve-game slate features six home and six away games for each of the CIF's 16 member teams. In addition to all 12 organizations returning from last season, 2017 will feature four new teams in the CIF: Bismarck, ND, Kansas City, MO, St. Louis, MO, and Muskegon, MI. The teams located in Bismarck and Kansas City are expansion franchises while... Full Story

Edge Re-Sign QB Holbrook

October 7, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Bloomington Edge have re-signed star quarterback Caleb Holbrook, the team announced earlier today. Holbrook, a native of San Marcos, Texas, returns to the Edge for his second year of indoor football. "Caleb brings all the skills needed to excel at the QB position. He is a legitimate dual threat in the red zone and he's going to improve even more in his second season," said Edge head coach Ameer Ismail. Holbrook (6'3, 230 - Oklahoma Panhandle State) started 11 games fo... Full Story

Edge Re-Sign Defensive Stalwarts

October 4, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - In the first player transactions he's made as an indoor football head coach, Edge coach Ameer Ismail has re-signed three players that helped create one of Champion Indoor Football's top defensive units with last year's conference runner-up squad: linebacker Dontae McCoy, defensive lineman Christian Lacey, and defensive back Mike McGee. "McCoy is definitely a great leader both on and off the field. We share the same passion for the game and he'll be instrumental for a champio... Full Story

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October 22 USHL Cedar Rapids 0 at Bloomington 7 Final
October 21 USHL Muskegon 5 at Bloomington 0 Final
October 15 USHL Bloomington 0 at Green Bay 1 Final (OT)
October 14 USHL Chicago 4 at Bloomington 1 Final
October 8 USHL Bloomington 1 at Chicago 3 Final
October 1 USHL Cedar Rapids 1 at Bloomington 4 Final
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