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Axemen schedule announced


BEMIDJI -- The new Bemidji Axemen released its 2014 Indoor Football League schedule on Friday.

The Axemen will play eight home games at the Sanford Center, starting with the season opener Feb. 7 against the Cedar Rapids Titans.

Home games for the Axemen include Feb. 22 against the Green Bay Blizzard; March 15 vs. the Wyoming Cavalry; March 22 vs. the Nebraska Danger; April 26 vs. Green Bay; May 10 vs. Tri-Cities Fever; May 31 vs. Texas Revolution and June 7 vs. Cedar Rapids.

In all, the Axemen will play 15 games and have three bye weeks. They finish the season on the road in Green Bay on June 13.

The Axemen will take on last year's IFL champion, the Sioux Falls Storm, in Sioux Falls, S.D., on May 17.

The Axemen will be a part of the IFL's United Conference alongside Cedar Rapids, Green Bay, Sioux Falls and Texas. The Colorado Ice, Nebraska Danger, Tri-Cities Fever and Wyoming Cavalry will make up the IFL's Intense Conference.

Here's a look at the schedule: 

Date Opponent Kickoff

2/7 Cedar Rapids Titans 7:05pm 2/22 Green Bay Blizzard 7:05pm 3/1 @ Nebraska Danger TBA


3/15 Wyoming Cavalry 7:05pm 3/22 Nebraska Danger 7:05pm 3/29 @ Cedar Rapids Titans TBA


4/11 @ Wyoming Cavalry TBA

4/19 @ Cedar Rapids Titans TBA

4/26 Green Bay Blizzard 7:05pm 5/3 @Green Bay Blizzard TBA

5/10 Tri-Cities Fever 7:05pm 5/17 @ Sioux Falls Storm 7:05pm


5/31 Texas Revolution 7:05pm 6/7 Cedar Rapids Titans 7:05pm 6/13 @ Green Bay Blizzard TBA