cheer up! Some dedicated fans will leave the nest to support the Coachella Valley Firebirds who take on the Calgary Wranglers in the Pacific Division Finals on Thursday. The showdown comes later big win on friday for the fire birds.
Thursday’s game kicks off the best-of-five series for the Firebirds in Calgary, Canada.
One of the fans that will support the team is Marisol Jiménez. She told News Channel 3 that she wants to make sure the team knows they are supported and cared for.
“You know what? Calgary is a very, very good, tough team. But right now, our guys have fire under them and they need us to be there,” Jimenez said. “I just feel like they need the support that we have to show up for them the way they show up for us every game.”
Another loyal supporter, Jeffrey Tropple, left Wednesday morning for Canada. He said that taking this trip is worth every penny.
“It just seems natural to come on board and support these guys. You know, they play their hearts out every night while they’re home. So I thought it would be great to go and see them in Calgary as well.” “Tropple said. “We have to make sure they see us and know that we’re there and that we’re going to support them, whether it’s at home or on the road. We have to support these guys.”
Tropple and Jimenez chose to fly solo, not knowing anyone but eager to connect with other fans there.
“I’m going solo. I’m 110% in it. And I know there are a couple of other people who are going to be there that I’m going to connect with,” Tropple said.
The first two games of the series are scheduled to be road games, but fans will still have a chance to cheer on the Firebirds here at home.
Spotlight 29 Casino will host watch parties for games 1 and 2.
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