Rockfords entry into the American Indoor Soccer League, the Rockford Thunder, will hold open tryouts this weekend. Sessions will run 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Wedgbury Indoor Sports Center in Loves Park Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8. Fee to register for tryouts is $25.
The Thunder open the 2006-07 AISL season on the road. They travel to Cincinnati to kick things off against the defending AISL champion Excite. The Excite will then travel to Rockford for the Thunders home-opener a week later. Game time is 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18.
For more about the Rockford Thunder, call or e-mail Oscar Albuquerque at (877) 507-5840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doug Halberstadt can be reached via e-mail at Dougster61@aol.com.