RIVER KINGS SIGN DIVONTE BEALE

by Nic Ryder


The Cedar Rapids River Kings have signed rookie running back Divonte Beale to its 2019 roster. 

Beale (5’10", 205) comes to Cedar Rapids after a successful college career at Southwest Minnesota State, where he played his final two seasons with the Mustangs. 

His senior season Beale finished the year second on the team in rushing yards (425), playing in eight games with one start. He earned a season-high 164 yards against the University of Mary and had a total of three touchdowns on the year. Beale’s junior season saw him amass 403 yards on the ground with three touchdowns. 

Prior to joining the Mustangs Beale played at Santa Ana College, rushing for a team high 367 yards and five touchdowns in nine games during his sophomore season. He also collected ten passes for a total of 185 yards and two touchdowns. As a freshman he totaled 226 rushing yards and two touchdowns. 

Beale is from Anaheim, California, and attended Katella High School. 

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ABOUT THE CEDAR RAPIDS RIVER KINGS INDOOR FOOTBALL TEAM

The Cedar Rapids River Kings (formerly the Titans) will take the field for their eighth season of operations in 2019 and their first under the new ownership of Roy Choi and Matt Stone with General Manager Ryan Eucker at the helm. Cedar Rapids joined the IFL as an expansion team in the 2012 season. They play their home games at the U.S. Cellular Center and have made four playoff appearances (2013-16) with two trips to the conference championship game (2013, 2014). Tickets and Partnerships are available for the 2019 season. For more information visit goriverkings.com. You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (@goriverkings).

ABOUT THE INDOOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE

The Indoor Football League (IFL) will begin its eleventh season of play in the spring of 2019 and is led by Commissioner Mike Allshouse. The IFL was created in 2008 from a merger between the Intense Football League and the United Indoor Football Association. It’s member teams are located from Phoenix, Arizona to Green Bay Wisconsin. For more information about all things IFL, visit goifl.com or call the league office at 804-643-7277.