January 28, 2013 - Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL) - Owensboro Rage
Owensboro Rage has won their first game in team history, last night at the Next Level Sports Complex in Owensboro. The Rage put up 60 points as they defeated the Cincinnati Bulldogs 60-0, in a shortened game at Ramada Inn Field, due to fourth quarter forfeit. QB Bill Ashburn (University of Louisville) ran in for the first score in the Owensboro Rage franchise early in the first quarter. Backup QB Richie Cox (Harvard University) threw for three touchdowns and ran for one more. Running Back Roderick Hawkins rushed for 4 touchdowns. Wide Receiver Derek Brown (Kentucky Wesleyan)caught two touchdown passes, and DaMarcus Ganaway (Kentucky Wesleyan) received a two point conversion. WR Ray Everhart caught one touchdown reception.
Defensively, the Rage was all over the field and blitzed through the Bulldog offensive line. David James (Kentucky Wesleyan) had ten tackles, and Blake Harris (Tennessee State) had nine tackles. Defensive Lineman Justin Blosser (Kentucky Wesleyan) and Anthony Rouba (St. Josephs) both had five tackles and Defensive End RJ Morris had four tackles. The Rage Defensive Backs had a big night as well, intercepting the Bulldog QB four times. Hakim Thomas (Lindenwood) had two picks, while Gilbert Johnson (Kentucky Wesleyan) Tim Wharton (Kentucky State) each had one pick. Defensively, the Rage held Cincinnati to negative 42 yards of total offense.
The Owensboro Rage will host their last pre-season game this Friday, February 1st against the three time National Champions Nashville Storm. Kickoff is set for 7:00pm at the Next Level Sports Complex located at 105 Carlton Drive in Owensboro. Tickets are $10/Adult and $7/Children. You can purchase tickets online at www.owensbororage.com, or purchase tickets at the door. Doors open at 5:45pm (CST)