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MILITARY NIGHT... The Fire will host all active and retired military personnel at the next home game on May 19 by giving them free tickets with their military I.D. Anyone wishing to secure tickets may call the Fire office at 368-0009. The Fire will take on the Alabama Steeldogs at 7:00 P.M. in Freedom Hall. The Fire will also be giving away Bob Valvano and Will Wolford bobbleheads and Bob Valvano will be attempting an extra point with Will snapping the ball.
JOIN THE WAGGIN' TRAIL... The Fire has entered a walk team for the Kentucky Humane Society's annual Waggin' Trial 5K walk on May 19 at Seneca Park at 9:00 A.M. We are asking for the help of all our Fire fans to donate by going to the following link, http://www.waggintrail5k.kintera.o rg/2007/louisvillefirefootball.
NEXT GAME... The Fire will head to Youngstown, OH on Derby night for a match-up with the Mahoning Valley Thunder. The game will kick-off at 7:05 and can be heard at louisvillefirefootball.com or 1080-AM WKJK.
JOIN THE TEAM FOR DINNER... Each week the Fire will be out eating dinner after practice and you can join the team for autographs and pictures. The Fire will be at CiCi's Pizza in McMahan Plaza on Tuesdays at 8:30, Shoney's on Eastern Parkway Wednesday's at 8:30 and Hometown Buffett on Blankenbaker Thursday's at 7:30.
FREE WINGS... If the Fire scores 45 points or more at every home game Fire fans can redeem their tickets stub at Buffalo Wild Wings for five (5) free wings. Fans can redeem their ticket at the Springhurst, Dixie Highway, Bardstown Rd., or St. Matthews Buffalo Wild Wings locations. Tickets must be redeemed be the Monday after the game.
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL AND WINGS... The Fire will be at various Buffalo Wild Wings locations throughout 2007 watching the AFL on ESPN each week. Come join the Fire players and Wildfires and enjoy the game each Monday at Buffalo Wild Wings starting at 7:30. The schedule for 2007 is listed below:
Date Game Buffalo Wild Wings Location
April 30 Philadelphia vs. Chicago Bardstown Road
May 7 Colorado vs. Chicago Dixie Highway
May 14 New York vs. Philadelphia Springhurst
May 21 New Orleans vs. Philadelphia St. Matthews
May 28 New York vs. New Orleans Bardstown Road
June 4 Colorado vs. Utah Dixie Highway
June 11 Los Angeles vs. Arizona Springhurst
June 18 Chicago vs. Colorado St. Matthews
June 25 Dallas vs. Colorado Bardstown Road
FIRE IN THE AFL... The Fire currently has four former players in the AFL on active rosters and one former coach. Listed below are each persons team and their 2007 record:
Player/Coach Team Record Years with Fire
Paul White New York Dragons 1-5 2005
Will Rabatin Columbus Destroyers 3-3 2006
Chris MacKeown Austin Wranglers 2-5 2004-2005
Rob Mager Chicago Rush 2005-2006
Brett Dietz Tampa Bay Storm 2006
BECOME A FANATIC... Fire fans don't forget about the Fire's official fan club the Fire Fanatics. The Fanatics are a fan based organization dedicated to supporting the Fire and helping in the community. If you would like more information on the Fire Fanatics e-mail Shireman@insightbb.com.
2007 LOUISVILLE FIRE SCHEDULE
Date Opponent Time Result
Friday March 30 Boise Burn 7:30 L 57-52
Saturday April 7 @ South Georgia Wildcats 7:30 L 77-53
Friday April 13 Cincinnati Jungle Kats 5:30 W 61-54
Saturday April 21 @ Alabama Steeldogs 8:00 L 63-46
Saturday May 5 @ Mahoning Valley Thunder 7:05
Friday May 11 @ Ft. Wayne Fusion 7:30
Saturday May 19 Alabama Steeldogs 7:00
Friday May 25 @ Quad City Steamwheelers 8:30
Saturday June 2 Green Bay Blizzard 7:00
Saturday June 16 Ft. Wayne Fusion 7:00
Saturday June 23 @ Cincinnati Jungle Kats 7:30
Saturday June 30 @ Albany Conquest 4:00
Saturday July 7 Mahoning Valley Thunder 7:00
Saturday July 14 Quad City Steamwheelers 7:00
Friday July 20 @ Green Bay Blizzard 8:30
Saturday July 28 Tennessee Valley Vipers 7:00
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