SAGINAW STING READY TO RETURN TO ACTION
Saginaw, MI - 11.11.11 marks the beginning of a new era of for the Saginaw Sting as The Dow Event Center and Continental Indoor Football League have come to terms with Sting Football LLC to acquire the rights to operate the team for the 2012 season and beyond. The Sting Football LLC Management Group are comprised of successful local businessmen James O’Brien & Robert Licht and former Oakland Raiders & Detroit Lions NFL player Stuart Schweigert.
"The more I got involved last season the more I realized how critical it was for this to be a locally owned team." said Stuart Schweigert, "There were many things I wanted to accomplish with the team on and off the field last season, and now with Jim, Rob and myself at the helm, I know the sky is the limit for this franchise and the entire Great Lakes Bay Region." The Sting Football LLC Management Group intends to place a significant amount of focus on community involvement.
"We brought indoor football back with the intention of getting a quality local ownership group and we are very excited that we accomplished that," said Matt Blasy - General Manager of The Dow Event Center. The Sting will return to the CIFL, where they captured the league championship back in 2008.
"We are excited to have the Sting back in the CIFL," said Jeff Spitaleri - Commissioner of the CIFL. "With the developments going on with our league and a rival as close as Port Huron, they will be a great fit and a quality ownership group. We look forward to working with them and growing together as a group."
The Saginaw Sting have never had an issue putting a talented team on the field, having been successful in capturing two league championships in three seasons of play. “And now we have the front office staff in place to make the right decisions and establish our presence in the Great Lakes Bay Region for years to come,” says management group member Robert Licht.
Sting home games will take place at The Dow Event Center and tickets will range from $10 to $25. Season tickets go on sale next Friday, November 18th, and can be purchased at The Dow Box Office. For more information regarding Sting Football you can call 989.759.1330 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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