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Gladiators, in playoff chase, have Saturday home game

The Duke City Gladiators (6-7) will be closing out their regular season in Indoor Football League play Saturday against the Bismarck (N.D.) Bucks (7-7) in the Rio Rancho Events Center. Kickoff is set for 6:05 p.m.

“This is a critical matchup for us,” said Duke City owner Gina Prieskorn-Thomas in a press release. “There are four teams fighting for the final two playoff spots — us, Green Bay Blizzards (5-8), Tucson Sugar Skulls (5-8) and Sioux Falls Storm (5-7).”

The Gladiators, seventh in the standings, would be assured one of the league’s eight postseason berths with a victory. They also could get in with a loss if two teams behind them falter.

Duke City, which leads the league in offense, is led by quarterback Nate Davis and wide receiver Dello Davis, who has a league-high 28 touchdown catches.


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