2/5/2013 8:08:00 PM Tri County Cougars announce first tryout
For all you diehard football fans, the Will, Kankakee and Grundy County area will have a new minor league football team coming to the area in 2013.
The Tri County Cougars are coming to town and will be bringing with them some very exciting football for every one of all ages to enjoy.
They will be one of many teams throughout Illinois, who play football during the summer from June-September.
The Cougars have officially announced the first tryouts will be on Saturday Feb. 9 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Legends Sportsplex (formerly Hidden Cove Sportsplex) located at 70 Ken Hayes Drive in Bourbonnais, off Route 50 behind the Northfield Square Mall.
Players should bring cleats, gym shoes, water and their $50 registration fee.
From now through the end of the year, the Cougars will be working on finalizing their coaching staff and signing players to the team.
They are in the process of filing for non-profit status and are looking to continue getting local sponsors on board for the 2013 season.
Anyone interested in sponsoring them or being a part of the organization; operations, coaching staff, scouting, game day volunteers, players or cheerleaders should visit the Cougars website at www.tricountycougarsfootball.com.