Rockford Thunder indoor soccer team holds tryouts Oct. 7-8

Rockford’s 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 Thunder’s 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

Doug Halberstadt can be reached via e-mail at

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