Westshore Rebels Ready to Kick Off Their 2012 Season

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Victoria, BC – The Westshore Rebels Football Club, Members of the British Columbia Junior Football League launch their season with their home opener this Saturday evening against their island rivals and 6 time league champions the Vancouver Island Raiders.

The sure to be entertaining game will take place at Bear Mountain Stadium located at City Centre Park. Gates to the stadium are set to open at 5:30PM with live music leading up until warm up, with kick off taking place at 7:00PM. Tickets will be available at the gate for $12.00 for adults and $9.00 for students and seniors.

The Rebels players have been practicing three times a week in preparation for their battle against the Raiders. Head Coach John Cardilichia says, “everybody is getting reacquainted with the fundamentals of the game and getting their football speed up.”

After a 5-5 season last year that was plagued with injuries, the Rebels are looking forward to season in which they have 18 returning starting players. The following weekend the Rebels head on to Chilliwack to face the Huskers.

For more information regarding the Rebels Home opener please contact Robin White at 250-889-9984 or rwhite@bearmountain.ca or visit the Rebels website www.westshorebels.com 

Christian J. Stewart
Christian is a professional photographer and media professional based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Currently working as the Assistant General Manager for Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club, a Senior Contributing Editor and photographer at Independent Sports News (ISN) and operating his own freelance photography and media/pr company.