By Dave Hart
Local Sports Journal

The Muskegon Lumberjacks will have a competitive start to their preseason schedule when they participate in the “USHL Fall Classic Week” in Indianapolis in September.

The Lumberjacks will compete in the Eastern Conference portion of the event, along with Team USA, Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Dubuque, Green Bay, Youngstown and Indiana. All but one game will be at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Muskegon will face-off with the Cedar Rapids Roughriders on September 14th at 4:45 p.m. It will play again the next day against the host Indiana Ice at 5:45 the Pan Am Pavilion in Indianapolis.

The Western Conference portion of the event, which will include Des Moines, Lincoln, Omaha, Sioux Falls, Tri-City, Waterloo, Fargo, and Sioux City, will be Sept. 11-12 at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

The Lumberjacks will open the regular season Sept. 21 at Green Bay. The home opener will be Sept. 28.