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March 30, 2007 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Manchester Wolves News Release



The Manchester Wolves are ready to kick off their 2007 season tomorrow, Saturday, March 31 at 7:00pm in Wilkes-Barre Scranton, PA against their East Division Rival Pioneers. The game will mark the 16th all-time matchup between the two teams, which Manchester leads 8-7.

Wolves fans can listen in to all the action live by tuning in to WFEA 1370AM or by clicking on the "teamline" link on the homepage!

The 2007 season opener will put two of the most winningest active coaches in the af2 against each other, Ben Bennett of Manchester and Rich Ingold of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Bennett leads all active af2 coaches in career wins with 46 (including playoffs) and is tied for fifth overall on the all-time list. The AFL Hall-of-Famer is in his third season with the Wolves and fifth af2 campaign overall. He helped guide the Florida Firecats to an ArenaCup title in 2004. Ingold is right behind his counterpart with 43 career af2 victories which places him second among active coaches and ninth overall on the all-time list. Ingold is in his second season with the Pioneers and fifth season overall.

In 2006, Bennett's Wolves took three of the four head-to-head battles against Ingold's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton squad, including a 55-47 win in the first round of the playoffs on Brady Sullivan Field at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH.




Wolves Ready To Kick Off Fourth Season In Manchester

The Manchester Wolves, New Hampshire's professional arenafootball2 team, would like all football fans to know that the sale of individual game tickets for the 2007 season are now available at the Verizon Wireless Arena Box Office in Manchester, N.H.

The Wolves will be approaching their fourth season in Manchester on Brady Sullivan Field at the Verizon Wireless Arena. In the past two seasons under the guidance of head coach Ben Bennett the Wolves have compiled an impressive 22-13 record which includes an East Division Championship in 2005 and two back-to-back playoff births (2005-2006).

Ticket prices start as low as $9.75 for youth and $15.00 for adults with five other price marks ranging from $12.50 - $45.00. The box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Season Tickets (Buy One Get One Free packages still available) and Flex Packs (five tickets for the price of just four!) can be purchased at the Manchester Wolves office, call (603) 627-9653 today for more details. Group tickets for the 2007 season are also available and can be purchased by contacting the Wolves ticket office or by visiting

The Wolves home opener is set for Saturday, April 21 at 7:05 p.m. against the Fort Wayne Fusion, an opponent that will be entering their first season in the af2.

2007 Manchester Wolves Home Schedule (7:05 p.m. start times)

April 21 (Saturday) Fort Wayne Fusion

April 28 (Saturday) Mahoning Valley Thunder

May 11 (Friday) Albany Conquest

June 1 (Friday) Tulsa Talons

June 8 (Friday) Albany Conquest

June 30 (Saturday) South Georgia Wildcats

July 13 (Friday) Wilkes-Barre Scranton Pioneers

July 28 (Saturday) Florida Firecats

Don't miss another exciting season of Manchester Wolves football in 2007 which kicks off on the road on March 31, against the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Pioneers! Season ticket packages for the Wolves are available in all levels and don't forget to go online and check out the new merchandise line. For information on season tickets, or merchandise, fans can contact the Wolves at 603.627.WOLF (9653) or visit them on the web at



The 2007 Manchester Wolves season ticket holder party will be held at Jillian's Restaurant (50 Philippe Cote, Manchester N.H.) on April 1, from 3-6pm and April 3, 5-8pm.

Members of the 2007 Manchester Wolves football team, Lady Wolf Pack, coaching staff, front office staff and Blitz will all be hand for photographs and autographs this Sunday!

Appetizers will be served and available along with your 2007 season tickets!

Accounts must be paid in full in order to receive your tickets, call 603.627.9653 today and talk to a ticket account representative if you have any further questions.



Join Melissa Page, Chill Day Spa and special guests for the first-ever Manchester Wolves "Ladies Night." It will be a dream evening filled with endless beauty, fashion, shopping, cocktails, freebies and fun!

Martignetti will have Heron Wines available for tasting. At Ladies Night you will be able to taste four of Laely Heron's wine:

Heron Cabernet Sauvigon, Heron Chardonnay, Heron Merlot and Heron Pinot Noir.

Date: Thursday, April 5, 2007

Time: 5:30 - 8:00pm

Place: Manchester Wolves Office

848 Elm Street, Suite 203

Manchester, N.H. 03101

RSVP: By April 1st

[email protected]

or by calling 603.627.9653

Other guests on hand include: Chill Day Spa, Shear Details, American Heart Association, Lia Sophia and 3 C's Catering along with members of your Manchester Wolves Lady Wolf Pack!



Team Enters Fourth Year In Partnership

The Manchester Wolves, New Hampshire's professional arenafootball2 team, are proud to announce that they'll be teaming up with WFEA 1370AM for another successful season, the team's fourth, on the airwaves.

WFEA, New Hampshire's oldest radio station, has been broadcasting continuously since 9:00AM on March 1, 1932 and has always had the same call letters. 1370 WFEA offers quality programming that includes Adult Pop standards songs from great artists such as - Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nat "King" Cole, Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand, Glenn Miller Orchestra and many more. WFEA is also NH's home for sports as they host not only the Manchester Wolves but the UNH Sports Network, covering football, volleyball, hockey and basketball!

The Wolves will be kicking off their fourth season this Saturday, March 31, at 7:00pm in Wilkes-Barre Scranton to face the Pioneers, their East Division rivals. Manchester will suit up with the #4 ranking in the league while the Pioneers play host with a #6 ranking. Currently the Wolves hold the career series lead 8-7.

Wolves' fans can tune turn their radio dials to 1370AM to hear all of the 2007 Manchester Wolves action live, both away and home games, or click on the "Teamline" link on the homepage to hear the broadcast over the internet. Dick "The Voice" Lutsk will provide the Wolves play-by-play commentary with the assistance of Karl-Sven Bertelmann, the Wolves Director of Communications, on the color commentary.

"Having been in radio and television for nearly 40 years I really didn't know much about or what to expect from arena football, but the past three years have been so much more fun than I ever anticipated," said Wolves play-by-play announcer and Manchester native Dick Lutsk. "I have become a big fan of the arena game and any football fan who hasn't been to a game really owes it to him or herself to give it a try, it's great."

Wolves' fans can learn more about WFEA by visiting

Don't miss another exciting season of Manchester Wolves football in 2007! For information on season tickets, or merchandise, fans can contact the Wolves at 603.627.WOLF (9653) or visit them on the web at

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