News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants to Host Nationally Televised Game
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants announced today that they will host a nationally televised game at the Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, March 19th at 7:30pm. The game against the Springfield Armor will be aired on the Versus channel starting at 11:00pm ET.
“We are tremendously excited to be hosting one of our games on Versus. Anytime we can shine a national spotlight on the city of Fort Wayne and help elevate our city’s profile, we feel we have done a good thing,” said Mad Ants President Jeff Potter. “We hope Fort Wayne helps make this night a sell out so we can show the nation what a great sports city we truly are.”
Fort Wayne fans can catch the game on Comcast channel 32 or 206 in HD, Frontier channel 90 or 590 in HD, DIRECT TV channel 603, or Dish Network channel 151.
This special night, which is presented by the United States Army, will feature the popular Quick Change at halftime! On top of all of the excitement, every fan that comes to the game will receive a $10 gift card to Crazy Pinz.
Tickets for Saturday’s game are going fast! Fans can purchase tickets through the Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com, or for groups of 10 or more through the Mad Ants office at 260-469-4667.
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