Crusaders prepare for 2013 season

Alabama Crusaders' coach Richard Haynes addresses the team during a recent practice in preparation of their Feb. 23 XSFL season opener at the Covington Raiders. (Contributed)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Alabama Crusaders prepare to open the opening of the XSFL season Feb. 23 at the Covington Raiders.

The Crusaders will host the Alabama Warriors March 2 at Pelham High School’s Ned Bearden Stadium at 4:15 p.m. Shelby County elementary or middle school students will be admitted free into the Crusaders’ home opener with an adult. Gate passes for adults are $10.