Salina Liberty Signs Veteran Wide Receiver

Joshua Lailson, a veteran wide receiver from South Carolina, has signed a 2019 contract with the Liberty.

Lailson has previous professional experience. He played for the Bemidji (Minn.) Axemen in 2015 and the Billings (Mont.) Wolves in 2016 in the Indoor Football League, catching 17 passes for 172 yards and three touchdowns in 10 games.

Lailson and the Liberty open their fourth season on March 16 with a preseason game against KC Marshals Tony's Pizza Event Center, followed by a regular season road game at Amarillo on March 23.

Salina will be part of the CIF's Northern Conference with the Wichita Force, Sioux City Bandits and Omaha Beef. The Southern Conference features the Amarillo Venom, Oklahoma Flying Aces, Duke City Gladiators and Texas Revolution. The Liberty will play a 12-game regular season schedule in 2019.