Sunday, November 15, 2009
The Jills at the Edge Titans Away Game Party
The Buffalo Jills are one of the only squads in the league not sponsored by the team they cheer for. Instead, their main sponsor is a set of radio stations that actually airs the Bills games. One of these stations, 103.3 The Edge, has Away Game Parties featuring food and drink specials, halftime buffets, the largest prize table in Western NY, and a visit by members of the Buffalo Jills in uniform. This year, the Edge Away Game Parties are held at the Aud Sports Bar and Grill in Depew, a sports bar with plenty of memorabilia all over the walls from the recently demolished Memorial Auditorium.
The 2009-10 edition of the Buffalo Jills got their first game experience cheering in Canton, Ohio this year at the annual Hall of Fame game when the Bills faced off against the Tennessee Titans. Now deep into the regular season, the Bills once again faced off against the Titans, this time in Nashville's LP Field, the site of the Bills' last playoff appearance. For this game, against an opponent the Bills last faced outside the Hall of Fame, the Jills sent a pair of Hall of Fame quality Jills in 10th year vets Omarlla and Eileen. Even with all their experience on the squad, they've yet to cheer for a playoff-bound team, which is actually quite saddening. For all they've given to the team, you have to hope the Bills will reward their long tenure with the chance to perform in the playoffs. Unfortunately, with the Bills putting in a poor performance in their game, the chances for that happening this season are looking slimmer by the week. Thankfully, Omarlla and Eileen's contributions to the Jills and the Bills have always been first-rate and we can only hope these two beautiful ladies keep performing for several more years, or at least long enough that they can cheer in the playoffs like they deserve to.
There will be a number of opportunities to see some of the Jills before next week's Edge Away Game Party as many of them will be visiting with 97Rock's DJ Jickster on Thursday as he lives in a truck until it's filled with food for the less fortunate. Stay tuned to 97Rock to find out where he and the truck will be parked.
Also, Bob Weaver Motorsports in North Tonawanda is having an Open House Thursday evening from 7-9 with Jills in attendance for photos and autographs.
Also, don't forget to tune into 103.3 The Edge Wednesday morning at 7:30 to hear Bull interview one of our beautiful Jills with the phone lines open for questions.