Bismarck Roughriders
Bismarck, North Dakota


News & Press Releases

Street gets a chance with Bills
10/15/02 Bismarck Tribune
A.J. Street was cut by the Sioux Falls Storm and the Rapid City Red Dogs last year, but now he's getting a look from the Buffalo Bills

Riders go with Clements as coach
10/02/02 Bismarck Tribune
The indoor football teams in Bismarck have relied heavily on the University of Mary for on the field talent. Now the Roughriders are turning to the Marauders for help along the sidelines, too.

Riders sign UND alum Crouse

Mike Crouse thought he ended his football career in perfect fashion -- walking off the field for the final time as a national champion with his University of North Dakota Sioux teammates after winning the 2001 Division II title game.

Riders go down swinging
07/23/02 Bismarck Tribune
In the end, the Bismarck Roughriders had to be true to themselves: They had to go for it. And the same big-risk, big-reward attitude that carried them to the top of the NIFL finally proved to be their undoing in Saturday's Pacific Conference championship game.

Monlux has his best game as a Roughrider
07/23/02 Bismarck Tribune
There are big games, and then there are gigantic games where players can seemingly do no wrong

Riders vs. Outlaws: A battle of rivals and NIFL powers
07/22/02 Bismarck Tribune
There is no easier way to track the rise of the Bismarck Roughriders than looking at their four clashes with the Billings Outlaws.

Ragsdale has proven he deserves to be MVP
07/17/02 Bismarck Tribune
What we learned from the first round of the NIFL playoffs: Bismarck quarterback Danny Ragsdale deserves the league's MVP award

Ragsdale gobbles up Beef
07/16/02 Bismarck Tribune
Tempers were short, the game was long and by the end of the night Danny Ragsdale had burned the Omaha Beef defense to a crisp.

Trick plays help Bismarck
07/16/02 Bismarck Tribune
Danny Ragsdale is back in the saddle for the Bismarck Roughriders, and he brought a big bag of tricks with him.

Omaha would hardly miss Ragsdale
07/15/02 Bismarck Tribune
The Omaha Beef know what its like to be missing a star quarterback, but that doesn't mean the Beef will be feeling any sympathy for the Bismarck Roughriders if Danny Ragsdale can't suit up for their NIFL Pacific Conference semifinal clash tonight (Bismarck Civic Center, 7:05 p.m.).

Riders linebacker tough, no matter what you call him
07/15/02 Bismarck Tribune
The only thing harder than stopping Bismarck Roughriders linebacker Danielle Rollins Kendell is, apparently, getting his name right.

Ragsdale's status for first playoff game doubtful
07/12/02 Bismarck Tribune
When Bismarck Roughriders quarterback Danny Ragsdale hurt his ankle against Billings, Mont., two weeks ago, the hope was that the three-week period before the playoffs would be enough time for the injury to heal.

Seven Riders honored
07/10/02 Bismarck Tribune
Seven Bismarck Roughriders have been named National Indoor Football League All-Stars for the Pacific Conference.

Riders hope to sink teeth into Beef
07/08/02 Bismarck Tribune
The Bismarck Roughriders got what they wanted for the first round of the NIFL playoffs -- fresh meat.

NIFL reverses field on playoffs
07/05/02 Bismarck Tribune
If you think you had a handle on the Nearly Incomprehensible Football League's playoff picture, you may want to take another a look at the league's Web site.

Ragsdale, Cradle, Street to sit out against Cavalry
07/04/02 Bismarck Tribune
Many areas are prohibiting fireworks this Fourth of July due to increased fire risk. With safety concerns of their own, the Bismarck Roughriders won't be using their explosives today either.

It's day-to-day for Ragsdale's sore ankle
06/28/02 Bismarck Tribune
There was good news and bad news for the Bismarck Roughriders.

Riders star QB has broken bone in foot
06/23/02, Bismarck Tribune
For Danny Ragsdale, there was never a more opportune time for a bye week.

Grismer, Brinkman deliver on Riders' line
Consistency on the offensive line is a must for any successful football team.

Local group buys Roughriders
06/22/02 Bismarck Tribune
Duane Anderson won't have to worry about divided loyalties anymore when the Bismarck Roughriders and Billings Outlaws square off tonight at the Bismarck Civic Center.




3/09 H SIOUX FALLS 20-48 L 0-1
3/15 BYE
3/23 BYE
3/30 H ST LOUIS 39-37 W 1-1
4/06 A RAPID CITY 48-38 W 2-1
4/13 A BILLINGS 23-69 L 2-2
4/21 H RAPID CITY 29-20 W 3-2
4/27 H LINCOLN 54-36 W 4-2
5/03 BYE
5/11 A BILLINGS 61-53 W 5-2
5/18 A SIOUX FALLS 65-58 W 6-2
5/24 H CASPER 55-52 OT W 7-2
6/01 A RAPID CITY 66-58 W 8-2
6/08 H BILLINGS 67-52 W 9-2
6/15 A LINCOLN 70-72 L 9-3
6/22 H BILLINGS 48-20 W 10-3
6/29 BYE
7/04  CASPER 37-34 W 11-3
7/15 H OMAHA 69-40 W 12-3
7/22 H BILLINGS 56-59 L 12-4



Pacific West
Team Overall
Pct PF PA Home

Bismarck Roughriders
Bismarck, ND
Division Champion

11-3-0 9-2-0 786 682 643 6-1-0 5-2-0

Billings Outlaws
Billings, MT
Wild Card

10-4-0 6-4-0 714 727 585 6-1-0 4-2-0

Sioux Falls Storm
Sioux Falls, SD

8-6-0 5-3-0 571 598 511 6-1-0 2-5-0

Rapid City Red Dogs
Rapid City, SD

6-8-0 2-7-0 429 556 620 3-4-0 3-4-0

Wyoming Cavalry
Casper, WY

3-11-0 1-7-0 214 581 689 2-5-0 1-6-0
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