Rock River Raptors bring indoor football to Rockford

StoryImage( ‘/Images/Story//Auto-img-114426599331475.jpg’, ‘Photo by James Thompson’, ‘Rock River Raptors quarterback Ben Sankey (No. 8) throws toward the end-zone during the Raptors’ home opener at the MetroCentre April 1. The Raptors lost to the Sioux Falls Storm 46-20.’);
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StoryImage( ‘/Images/Story//Auto-img-114426610625007.jpg’, ‘Photos by James Thompson’, ‘Fans quickly took to the speed and hard hits of the United Indoor Football league during the Rock River Raptors’ April 1 home opener. The Raptors return home at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, against the Peoria Rough Riders. Tickets: 965-7000 or 968-5222.’);

6,194 turn out for April 1 home opener

From the April 5-11, 2006, issue

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