The Chicago Force, a local women's tackle-football team, has announced its 2008 schedule.
The IWFL ( Independent Women's Football League ) has adopted a two-tier system for the Eastern and Western conferences, with the Force competing in Tier One Midwest of the Eastern Conference. In addition, three new teams have joined the division: the Wisconsin Wolves, the Wisconsin Warriors and the Columbus Phantoms.
The regular season will feature eight games—four at home and four away. Home games will be played at Holmgren Athletic Complex, 3225 W. Foster, on the campus of North Park University. The season starts Sat., April 12, when they travel to the Wolves' home field.
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Chicago Force QB Sami Grisafe. Photo courtesy of Grisafe
Chicago will host the 18th annual Coady Roundball Classic ( CRC ) Sat.-Sun., April 5-6, at the University of Illinois-Chicago Gymnasium, 901 W. Roosevelt.
This year's event is expected to feature more than 25 teams, with players and teams representing cities such as New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, Chicago and many others.
Male and female players of all levels are encouraged to participate in this year's event. Teams and individuals can register through Mon., March 21.
For more information, visit www.wcaa.net/basketball/crc17 or contact tournament organizers at email@example.com .