RiverHawks announce 2003 schedule

11/29/02 RiverHawks Press Release

KNOXVILLE, TN- The Tennessee RiverHawks today announced their 2003, fourteen game, National Indoor Football League schedule.  The RiverHawks will play seven home games at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum in the Atlantic Conference North Division.

All RiverHawks games will be played on Saturday nights.  The only exception is the June 20 game versus the Show Me Believers.  Kickoff for all games is 7:30pm.  Pre-game festivities including a tailgate party, games and face painting for the kids, and a visit from the Tennessee LadyHawks Dance Team will begin at 5:30pm on the Coliseum Plaza.

The 2002 NIFL League Champion Ohio Valley Greyhounds will open the RiverHawks inaugural season in Knoxville.  “We wanted to play Ohio Valley first this season,” said General Manager/Offensive Coordinator Garmez Parks.  “They are one of the strongest teams in the league.  We wanted an immediate gauge of the talent, strength, and heart of our team.”

The NIFL has twenty-four teams located in eighteen states from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to Salt Lake City, Utah.  These teams will play in two conferences, Atlantic and

Pacific.  The RiverHawks’ Atlantic North Division includes six teams: Lexington Horsemen, South Carolina Stingrays, Evansville Bluecats, Fort Wayne Freedom, and Ohio Valley Greyhounds.  

Season tickets for the 2003 season are on sale now: VIP Floor $140, Lower Balcony $105, Upper Balcony $63.  For more information on season tickets, call the RiverHawks front office at (865) 637-2000 or visit www.riverhawksfootball.com .

2003 Tentative Schedule

Saturday         March 15          Bye

Saturday         March 22   vs        Ohio Valley Greyhounds

Saturday         March 29         Bye

Tuesday        April  1         @         Myrtle Beach Stingrays

Saturday         April 12       @        Evansville Bluecats

Saturday         April 19       vs        Fort Wayne Freedom

Saturday         April 26      vs        Lexington Horsemen

Saturday        May 3        vs        Lake Charles Land Sharks

Saturday         May 10       @        Oklahoma Crude

Saturday         May 17       @        Ohio Valley Greyhounds

Saturday        May 24              Bye

Saturday         May 31       vs        Evansville Bluecats

Friday         June 6        @        Fort Wayne Freedom

Saturday         June 14       @        Lexington Horsemen

Friday        June 20      vs        St. Louis Believers

Saturday        June 28      @        Lake Charles Land Sharks

Saturday                 July 5        vs            Myrtle Beach Stingrays

 

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