Monsters’ first game ends in defeat
The Missouri Monsters kicked off the season on Friday night against the Corpus Christi Fury at Family Arena in front of 4,092 fans.
The majority of the fans stayed until the end to see the Corpus Christi Fury beat the Monsters 75 to 37.
Gary Johnson caught two touchdown passes, and returned a kickoff for a touchdown, wide receiver Aric Evans, and Tavares Woodley also contributed with receiving touchdowns.
Quarterback Darrell Jackson finished the game 13 of 28 with 132 yards, and 3 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions.
The Monsters have a bye week, then travel to Dalton, Ga. to take on the Georgia Rampage on Monday March 25. After the road trip, the team returns home to the Family Arena on Monday, April 1 to face the Windy City Hitmen.