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Law Versus Stealth, Music & Fireworks After Saturday’s Game

July 23, 2004 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Laredo Law News Release

LAREDO, Texas – The Laredo Law plays their final home game of the season this Saturday night against the Wichita Stealth at the Laredo Entertainment Center. Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. There will be fireworks outside the LEC after the game. For more information or tickets contact the Laredo Law ticket office at (956) 726-GAME (4263) or go on line at www.laredolaw.com.

Cingular Wireless will giveaway flashing buttons to the first 2,500 fans. There are $5 tickets available to the first 1,000 fans and SBC will give out cups and chip clips. Also the band Wildroot will perform during the game and also after the game.

WICHITA STEALTH (7-7) AT LAREDO LAW (3-11)

SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2004 - LAREDO ENTERTAINMENT CENTER (8,000) 7:30 P.M. CT

The Wichita Stealth looks to snap a four-game losing skid and keep their slimming playoff hopes alive with a big win over the Laredo Law on Saturday night. Laredo might be 3-11, but they are no pushover, especially at home. The Law averages 29.7 points per game on the road, but has put up a respectable 47.4 at home this season. And, two of the team's three wins have come at home. That doesn't bode well for a Wichita team that is 2-5 on the road this season. In an effort to break their losing streak, Stealth head coach Sean Ponder on Monday named Heath Ridenour the starting quarterback. Ridenour is replacing Jonathan Beasley who has started the last seven games for the Stealth. Ridenour has seen limited action this season, but did go 9-of-10 for 114 yards with one passing and two rushing touchdowns in relief of Beasley last weekend. Laredo has also had to make a change at quarterback as both their QBs were injured last week.

To fill the holes, the Law brought in Julius Brown and Marc Saldana. Brown last played this summer over in Europe, while Saldana spent time playing in a lower level indoor football league. Both gunslingers figure to see some action against the Stealth. This is the third and final meeting of the season for the Law and Stealth. Wichita convincingly won both previous meetings, 44-22 on April 10 and 64-34 on May 29. Both those games were played in Wichita.

STEALTH /// LAW

SERIES LEADER: Wichita Leads Series 2-1

LAST FIVE GAMES: WIC 1-4 /// LAR 1-4

LAST GAME: WIC Lost vs. WIC 62-42 on 7/17 /// LAR Lost at FLO 67-17 on 7/17

PASSING: WIC Sparrow: 152-252-5; 1747; 29 TDs /// LAR Perez: 183-336-10; 2540; 43 TDs

RECEIVING: WIC Thompson: 65-1033; 27 TDs /// LAR Winston: 62-961; 14 TDs

RUSHING: WIC Griffin: 29-42; 9 TDs /// LAR Perez: 62-237; 13 TDs

TACKLES: WIC Ardoin: 59.5 /// LAR Rachal: 70.5

SACKS: WIC Bryant/Hurst: 6.5 /// LAR Jones: 3.0

INTERCEPTIONS: WIC Livingston/Ardoin: 3 /// LAR Rachal: 7

KICKING: WIC Pohlman: 56-78 PAT; 3-14 FG 65 PTs /// LAR Hegnauer: 37-54 PAT; 7-29 FG 64 PTs

TEAM OFFENSE: WIC 44.4 PPG (19th); 242.8 YPG (16th) /// LAR 38.6 PPG (23rd); 233.7 YPG (20th)

TEAM DEFENSE: WIC 43.8 PPG (8th); 230.5 YPG (4th) /// LAR 58.1 PPG (25th); 258.7 YPG (17th)

LAW SEASON TICKET HOLDER PARTY SATURDAY

The Law will have a party for season ticket holders this Saturday night after the game. You MUST present your Law season tickets for admittance to the party. The entire Law team and staff will be present at the party and available for autographs. The party will be at the Star Bar from after the fireworks until 2 a.m.

LAW ON THE RADIO

Catch the Law all season long on 94.9 The New Qure FM. The games will also be video streamed over the internet through www.af2tv.com.

LAW WEEKLY

Law Weekly with head coach Scot Maynard airs every Thursday night at 6 p.m. on Laredo News Talk AM 1490 KLNT.

LAW IN THE COMMUNITY

To schedule the Law for a player appearance contact Nicole Thompson at (956)-523-6586 or nthompson@laredobucks.com.

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For ticket information contact the Laredo Law at (956) 726-GAME (4263) or visit www.laredolaw.com.

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