Covington Raiders need support for final home games

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Covington County Raiders have enjoyed a moderately successful season so far with a 3-2 record, and would like invite everyone out to the final home games of the regular season.


There are two home games left on the Raiders’ schedule when the Okaloosa Strykers come to town on April 25. The Florida Saints will be in town for the regular season finale on May 16. All Raiders’ home games are played at Channell-Lee Stadium in Opp. Admission to all home games is $7 per person with kids under 5 getting in free.


The Raiders are a semi-pro football team and a member of the Amateur to Professional Development Football League. Players for the Raiders are from Andalusia, Brantley, Greenville and Opp.


APDFL is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the promotion and advancement of adult minor league football teams throughout the Southeastern states. The league is comprised primarily of young men between the ages of 18 and 30 years old that looking to obtain a second chance of reaching their college and or professional football dreams.


The APDFL is about more than just playing football, they are also an organization that supports and promotes awareness for many different causes. These causes included are Anti-Bullying Awareness, Autism Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention Awareness, Cancer Awareness, Feed the Hungry and Military Appreciation.


The Raiders would like to encourage members of the local communities to come out and show their support to the young men that put their hearts and souls into the game of football.