(CINCINNATI, OHIO) – The 2012 edition of the Johnstown Generals got underway in Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday evening.

The team endured a six – hour bus ride from Cambria County to the beautiful facility that has had the likes of Oscar Robertson and Maurice Stokes perform in front of thousands of fans.

But, the defending Continental Indoor Football League back – to – back champions showed the Generals why they have been successful in recent years; by beating the Generals 49 – 28.

Both teams are in the United Indoor Football League.

The Generals open their home schedule on Sunday, March 11th at The Cambria County War Memorial. Kickoff is slated for 4:00pm.

The game will be broadcast by The A.I.R. Network. Fans can listen in on their computer or any smartphone device at www.theairnetwork.net.