PRESS RELEASE – The Amsterdam Mohawks will begin defense of their 2009 NYCBL Championship on Friday, June 5th at Shuttleworth Park in a 7:00 matchup vs. the Glens Falls Golden Eagles. Opening Night will feature the first of four postgame fireworks shows. Opening Night and the fireworks are sponsered by the Fulton and Montgomery County McDonald’s.
There are three other fireworks show highlighted on the schedule. On Friday night, June 25th, St. Mary’s Hospital will present fireworks following the Mohawks NYCBL matchup with the Albany Dutchmen.
Amsterdam’s 4th of July celebration, PARKFEST, is scheduled for July 3rd. This day-long celebration is done in conjuction with the Mohawks 7:05 game vs. the Cooperstown Hawkeyes and then a gigantic 4th of July fireworks display.
The Mohawks will light up the sky on the final Saturday home game of the year, on July 24th, after the Mohawks 7:05 game vs. Glens Falls. The full 42-game schedule will be released in mid-February.
The team is also pleased to announce a new feature has been added to www.amsterdammohawks.com,the teams official website, allowing fans to keep up with all the developments in the Mohawk nation. Be sure to visit the website often for updates and news about the 2010 season.