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Fans allowed back in Sleeman Centre Monday for Nighthawks game

First time fans have been allowed to watch a sporting event in the Sleeman Centre in 16 months
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Cat Barber drives down the court in a game July 12 at the Sleeman Centre. Tony Saxon/GuelphToday file photo

The Guelph Nighthawks will be playing in front of their fans for the first time in almost two years Monday night when up to 1,000 fans are allowed inside the Sleeman Centre for their game against the Edmonton Stingers.

Game time is 7 p.m. 

Tickets are available at or by calling the Nighthawks office at (548) 988-HAWK. 

The defending champion Stingers currently have a 7-1 record, tops in the Canadian Elite Basketball League season.

The Nighthawks are 2-5, one game back of the fifth place Ottawa BlackJacks (3-5) who have a game in hand.

Tickets are also available for the other four remaining home games on the Nighthawks schedule:

Thursday 7:00 p.m. vs. Saskatchewan Rattlers

July 27 7:00 p.m. vs. Hamilton Honey Badgers

Aug. 1 2:00pm vs. Niagara River Lions

Aug. 6 7:00 p.m. vs. Ottawa Blackjacks

Seating will be limited to the lower bowl of the Sleeman Centre, with ticket holders placed in socially distanced groups.

For Monday's game there will be no court level or restaurant seating and suites will remain closed. Masks will be required inside the venue, except while consuming food or beverages.