LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- For the 9th year in a row, Keith Kaiser gathered some spirited athletes made of foam, fur and air for WDRB in the Morning's Mascot Bowl IX.

The Friday before the Big Game, WDRB's Snow Fox and his local mascot friends hit the turf at Mockingbird Valley Sports Complex for some football fun.

There was also a special appearance by a fierce competitor who is one of the newest additions to the WDRB News family. Miss Kentucky USA 2015 and former U of L Volleyball standout, Katie George headed up George's Juggernauts. Keith Kaiser lead Kaiser's Krushers. As expected, big hits and funny falls filled the morning.

A big thank you to the Louisville League of Mascots for helping to coordinate the nearly 30 mascots who participated.

Plus thank you to Synergism Apparel, Inc. for supplying the t-shirts and the mascots for putting their pride on the line again this year.

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