FireAnts weekly Update
'Ants fall Again, look to rebound against Knights
04/29/02 Fire Ants Press Release
The Tupelo FireAnts lost to the Ohio Valley Greyhounds, 72-24, Saturday night at the BancorpSouth Center.
Ohio Valley, the top team in the Atlantic North division came into Tupelo and increased their record to 4-0 overall when it was all said and done.
'Ants QB Todd Jordan completed 3 of 9 passes for 45 yards and one touchdown before leaving the game with an injury. New FireAnts backup quarterback and wide receiver, Damon Smith, was on the receiving end earlier in the game, as Todd Jordan completed a 33 yard pass to Smith in the end zone. Smith completed 7 of 17 passes for 72 yards when he replaced Jordan in the game.
RB Chris Rainey rushed for two 'Ants touchdowns on the night. Rainey gained 16 yards on 9 carries overall.
Tupelo will continue to rebuild this week, as they face the Austin Knights (1-4). Austin lost their last game to the Louisiana Rangers this past Saturday, 48-45. Don't miss out on all of the action of FireAnts football this Saturday, May 4th. The first 500 kids through the door will receive a free mini football, courtesy of Wizard 106. Kickoff is set for 7:05pm. For more info, call the FireAnts at 620-BITE.
FireAnts Fever Tuesday Night!
Join us for our weekly radio show, FireAnts Fever! FireAnts Fever airs every Tuesday night on WBIP 99.3FM starting at 6:00pm from Cici's Pizza in Tupelo. Join the host of FireAnts Fever, Jerry Bowman, along with FireAnts coaching staff and key players as they discuss the week in football. Don't miss FireAnts Fever, broadcasted live from Cici's Pizza in Tupelo from 6:00-7:00pm every Tuesday night this season! Come on down to Cici's or listen live on WBIP 99.3FM.
Feel the Burn in May
Saturday, May 4
Austin Knights at Tupelo Fire Ants
Don't miss out as your FireAnts take on the Austin Knights from Austin, TX. Kickoff is set for 7:05pm at the BancorpSouth Center. Don't miss out on all of the bone crushing action of FireAnts football live this Saturday! The first 500 kids through the door will receive a free mini football, courtesy of Wizard 106! All home and away games are broadcasted live on WBIP, 99.3FM and also on the internet at www.fireantsfootball.com.