Knights begin home stretch on a winning note

06/06/02 Knights Press Release
The Austin Knights, Austin's new indoor football team return home victorious from a four-game winning streak on the road to play the Houma Bayou Bucks, this Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. at the Travis County Expo Center.

After starting the season with a win on the road followed by two losses at home, the Knights rallied and improved their record to 5-4 overall and earned themselves a shot at the wildcard spot in the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) playoffs.

The June 8 game will be the first of five home games in a row for the Knights, wrapping up their fourteen-game season at the Expo Center.

"Our game schedule worked our perfectly," said Craig Jenkins, team owner and president.  "The team is coming home just as the air-conditioning is finished in the Expo Center, so the fans can watch the next five home games in air-conditioned comfort!"

Additionally, the team will be hosting a meet the team event this Thursday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The public is invited to come meet their favorite players at the Hooter's located inside Northcross Mall.  Players will also be available for one-on-one interviews with the media.

Tickets for the June 8 game are available by calling 929-5522 or visiting the Knights' Web site at

About Austin Knights Football
Established in December 2001, the Austin Knights are part of the National
Indoor Football League and play at the Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker Lane.

Ticket information can be obtained by calling (512) 929-5522 or by going to

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