Sunday, February 15, 2015

2015 Schedule Released!

Here it is Reign Nation - the 2015 Reign schedule! We are very excited for our first season of competition in the IWFL and we can't wait to see you all in the stands!

If you are still interested in joining the Reign for the 2015 season time is quickly winding down!  Click the Join the Reign link on the sidebar of this page and fill out the online interest form and a member of the Reign staff will contact you with more information!


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Remembering Niki "Pup" Marzluff


As all of us with Thee Toledo Reign look forward to spending time with our friends and family this holiday season, we also take a moment to remember when we lost one of our own eight years ago today.

Niki "Pup" Marzluff was a rookie with the Reign in 2006, wearing #94.  Pup had just begun her travels through both football and life when she passed away on Christmas Eve 2006 from injuries related to a car accident at only 24 years old.  Pup was named the honorary Rookie of the Year and to this day her jersey #94 is one of four retired numbers for the Reign.  In addition, the Reign's Rookie of the Year award bears the name of a player that showed the heart and determination it takes to succeed on the football field.

Though it has been eight years since Pup's passing her name will forever be linked with Reign football, and our thoughts continue to be with her family to this day.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Reign on Scenic Stops Thursday!

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Thee Toledo Reign will be featured on a local program, Scenic Stops, produced by WBGU-TV in Bowling Green. Look for our story to be on the following episodes:

  • December 11th at 8pm
  • December 13th at 8am
  • December 13th at 4:30pm
  • December 14th at 2:30pm

The station airs in 19 counties in Northwest Ohio. This program is in its 3rd season, and highlights all that is wonderful about this area of the state and features unique, unusual and unknown stories of people and places . The crew came out to our practice in June of 2014 and  interviewed several players, and Coach Mitchi, too.  They’ve done a lot of cool stories, including Bull riding, Roller Derby, pheasant hunting, zip lining, visited wineries and candy businesses, The BGSU Quidditch team, and rowing on the Maumee River with the Toledo Rowing Club, just to name a few.

Check out the links below for more information about Scenic Stops!

Whole Episodes - Segments - Facebook Page

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Coach Andy Jensen (1962-2014)


Thee Toledo Reign is sad to announce that former Reign coach Andy Jensen passed away Tuesday, December 2nd at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. Coach Jensen began assisting the Reign in 2011 and officially joined the coaching staff in 2012 as the Reign's line coach. Coach Jensen stepped away after the 2012 season to devote his time to his son as he completed his high school sports career.

Thee Toledo Reign shares our heartfelt and deepest condolences to the Jensen family, who have been steadfast supporters of our efforts for several years. Details regarding the services for Coach Jensen can be found at the link below.

http://www.pawlakfuneralhome.com/obituaries/andrew-andy-jensen/161/

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Final Public Tryout This Saturday!



October is coming to a close and that means it's time for our 4th and final public tryout this Saturday, October 25th from noon to 3pm at Northwood Central Park on the corner of Oram and Wales in Northwood, Ohio.  Any women that will be at least 18 years old by April 1, 2015 that are interested in trying out are welcome to attend.

Please bring a $30 non-refundable tryout fee and comfortable workout clothes without any rips or holes.  Tryouts are outside so check the weather and dress appropriately.  Cleats are not required but may be helpful so feel free to bring them if you have them.

If you have not been able to attend any of our public tryouts please click on the Join the Reign link on the left side of our website and fill out the interest form.  A member of the Reign staff will contact you to set up an individual tryout.  No experience is necessary, just come to a tryout and talk with our coaching staff and they will set you on the pathway to success.  We look forward to meeting all our new members of the Reign this Saturday!

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Thee Toledo Reign is a full-contact women’s tackle football team located in Toledo, Ohio.  The Reign is a member of the Independent Women’s Football League, the longest running women’s full-contact football league, competing in the Mid Atlantic Division.  For more information on Thee Toledo Reign please call (419) 654-5799.  For media or interview requests please contact us at reignweb@gmail.com.