The Door County Destroyers practice at Hoot Field near Sturgeon Bay High School earlier this month. The semipro football team opens the season at at 4 p.m. today at Baileys Harbor Recreational Park.
A sports dream that had been on hold for five years finally comes to fruition today, when the Door County Destroyers semipro football team literally kicks off its inaugural season.
"We're definitely getting to the point of getting ready," co-owner Ryan Zuehlke of Baileys Harbor said of this hectic final week, leading up to the first game in Destroyers history. "Game day, I think it will finally hit us that it's finally here."
The Destroyers open at home at 4 p.m. against a non-league opponent, the Lincoln-Way Patriots from New Lenox, Ill., and Chicago's other southwest suburbs. Home is ...