Youngstown Thunder af2 football team folds

YOUNGSTOWN —With “heartfelt regret” officials of the Thunder af2 football organization announced they it will suspend operations indefinitely effective today.

“We would like to share our deepest thanks and appreciation to those loyal fans and corporate partners that offered their support throughout the past three seasons, as well as the dedicated staff of professionals within the Thunder Organization, the Thunder Foundation, the Covelli Centre, the City of Youngstown and the af2,” Thunder officials said in a prepared statement released to the media.

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