In Akron, Ohio, the excitement is palpable as we prepare to embark on our 6th season. With a rich history that includes 12 players advancing to overseas and higher leagues, we’re no strangers to success. Now, as we gear up for the season home opener, the team is all set to deliver another unforgettable season of basketball action.
After a tough game starting out on the road, the much-anticipated season home opener is locked in for Saturday, November 11th, at 7 PM as Innes Community Learning Center is about to come alive as we face off against our old rivals, Detroit’s Team Network.
The season’s home opener isn’t short on excitement. Expect a halftime show that will have you on your feet, and a stirring rendition of the national anthem by the talented Deanna Li. And we have a special treat for our fans – a half-court shot contest with a chance to win a 3-day, 2-night vacation package. It’s more than a game; it’s a celebration of basketball and community.
With a lineup that boasts Team Captain David I. Blanks Sr., a former ABA All-Star, giving it his all in his final season, and co-captain Diontez “Lefty” May making a return, the Aviators are brimming with talent. Adding new stars like Josh Ozanne and Antoine Watson to the mix, the team is poised for success. Armed with a strong team mentality, unyielding defense, and remarkable athleticism, the Aviators are all set to take on the season’s challenges head-on.
We’re aiming for nothing short of a championship. Fans can look forward to an action-packed, fast-paced season that’s sure to keep them on the edge of their seats. This season opener is more than just a game; it’s an opportunity to bring high-level, minor league basketball to Akron, Ohio, and to serve as role models for the local youth.
We’re ready to write a new chapter in our storied history, and it all begins with the season’s home opener. Get ready for a season of slam dunks, thrilling moments, and a celebration of basketball in Akron. See you there.
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