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New Semi-Pro Football Team Kicks-off Season

WJON NewsST. CLOUD — Forty-two men who didn’t want to let their football dreams die will suit up for central Minnesota’s newest semi-pro football team tomorrow.

They kick off their season against the Twin City Rhinos in Minneapolis.

The Granite City Renegades is a new team owned by Brett and Danielle Weaver. The Sartell couple first met while with the now-defunct Minnesota Fighting Scots.

Brett Weaver says this team is made up of guys in their late teens to mid 30′s who still have a passion for the game. He says games are played on Saturdays and are a family-friendly event.

The Granite City Renegades will play their home games at Clemens Stadium at St. John’s University. They play eight regular season games, followed by playoffs. Tickets are $7 for adults, $2 for kids.

The home opener on May 21st is also Veterans Appreciation Day where vets can get into the game free.

For a schedule and to learn more, click on this link to the Granite City Renegades football team.

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