Florence, S.C.–The Carolina Havoc,2018defending champion ofthe American ArenaLeague(AAL), will use it’s last home game of the 2019 season as a“Salute to Heroes.”On Saturday,May 18, 2019,beginning at7:05 p.m., the Havoc will take on the Southern Steam.That night, the teamwill honor the members of the“Florence Seven”.The“Florence Seven”were theseven members of the Florence County Sheriffs Office and FlorencePolice Departmentwhowere either wounded or killed in the line of dutyOct. 22, 2018,while serving awarrant in Florence County, South Carolina.Terrance Calloway and Farah Turner lost their livesas they took fire from the suspect.
The Havoc willhonor these brave menand womenat halftime oftheirgameSaturday.Theteam will also honor members of the armed forces, first responseand lawenforcementbeforekickoff.Area children will be able to come to the Florence Centerbeforethe game andparticipatein a“Touch-a-Truck”style event as well asparticipate in other planned events.Family members of the“Florence Seven”will alsoeatwith the team atit’spregamemeal provided by Liberty Station Catering and Events of Florence.
Asa bonus, all members of the armed forces, lawenforcementand first response will be able to enter the gamefor free.They canpurchase additional tickets at the Florence Centerbox office for just $7 each. Forquestions or inquiries about Saturday’sevents, please call the team’s office at(843) 603-1743.
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Florence, S.C. – The Carolina Havoc, the defending American Arena League champion, will begin the defense of their crown on Friday, March 15, at The Den against the Cape Fear Heroes starting at 7:05 p.m. The Heroes were defeated by the Havoc in the AAL semifinal last season in Fayetteville, North Carolina. They will then face the Peach State Cats Saturday, March 23. Last season the Cats were a travel team but, will now call Athens, Georgia home. After a week off, the Havoc travel to Macon, Georgia to take on the Georgia Doom. The Doom were the only other team last season to defeat the Havoc in a close game. Carolina then returns home for it's first Sunday date, April 14, against the High Country Grizzlies kicking off at 3:05 pm. The Grizzlies are aiming to bounce back from a four-win 2018 season that saw them miss the playoffs.
The Havoc return to the road Saturday, April 20 at 6 p.m. against the Carolina Energy at Bojangles Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Energy were responsible for handing the Havoc it's first loss of the 2018 season and were on the other side of the playoff bracket where they faced the Richmond, now West Virginia, Roughriders. April 28 brings the Carolina Aviators of Elite Indoor Football to The Den for the Havoc's only non-league tilt of the season. That match-up will be followed a visit to Boone, North Carolina as they take on the Grizzlies on the campus of Appalachian State. That game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. kickoff.
On May 11, the Havoc then return to The Den to take on one of their two in-state foes, the Carolina Predators. That contest is scheduled for a 7:05 p.m. kickoff. The Predators are a new team to the AAL. The home stand continues with Carolina concluding it home schedule as it takes on the Doom, which is a 7:05 p.m. kickoff. The weekend of May 25, the Havoc finish the 2019 season in Clemson, South Carolina against their other in-state rival, the Carolina Cowboyz. The Cowboyz were also a travel team who now call the T. Ed Garrison Arena on the campus of Clemson University home.
Season tickets for 2019 are now available by calling the Havoc's offices at 843-603-1743 or stopping by the team's office at 702 South Coit Street in Florence. You can also follow the Havoc on their social media sites. The Carolina Havoc are on Facebook as "Carolina Havoc Arena Football," Twitter through their feed @ArenaHavoc and on Instagram @carolina_havoc.
Florence, S.C. – The Carolina Havoc, 2018 defending champion of the American Arena League (AAL), is proud to announce it’s first international player, offensive lineman Cameron Craig. Craig comes to the Havoc after playing collegiate American football for the Southampton Stags. The six-foot, four-inch 294-pounder comes stateside to attempt to make the team’s final roster after overcoming a myriad physiological problems and illnesses.
Born seven weeks premature, Cameron overcame Dyspraxia, a rare condition that inhibits motor movement. He was encouraged to participate in sports throughout his life. As he grew, his motor skills improved to the point where he felt comfortable to play football and had the size to play offensive line. While in college he developed pneumonia and lost over 20 pounds. He fought to make it back into the Stags’ starting lineup and has progressed to the point where he is now making a go at a professional career.
Havoc head coach Anson Yarborough said of Cameron’s signing, “We’re excited to have Cameron come to camp. Our GM and I watched some of his film and were impressed by his footwork. We are bringing a number of veterans into camp and expect that Cameron will hold his own.” Owner Chris Duffy added, “Given the number of things that he’s overcome, we are excited for Cam to come to camp and compete against American players. I think that once the members of the Universe get to know him, he’ll become one of their favorites.”
The Havoc open their 2019 campaign at the Florence Center Friday, March 15, against the Cape Fear Heroes starting at 7 p.m. Season tickets are now on sale! Call the team office at (843) 603-1743 today to reserve your seats. You can also check out your Havoc on the web at www.carolinahavocfootball.com or on Twitter @ArenaHavoc.
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