News Archives, July 2003

 
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  • Warriors' War Cry: Pacific Islanders fire team up
    07/30/03 Salt Lake City Tribune
    Utah Warriors players are fond of saying the defending National Indoor Football League champion Ohio Valley Greyhounds have never seen an offense quite like the one headed to Wheeling, W.Va., for Saturday's title game
  • Chomping at the Bit
    07/30/03 Wheeling News Register
    It's been a week of awards for the Ohio Valley Greyhounds
  • Former Huskers carry painful reminders
    07/26/03 Lincoln Journal Star
    They were the weekend warriors we imagined as invincible
  • Warriors will culminate their 1st season with a bout vs. the defending champs
    97/20/03 Salt Lake City Tribune
    The Utah Warriors' offense has garnered all the attention in this the inaugural season of the National Indoor Football League franchise. But defense lifted the first-year Warriors to the championship game
  • Warriors to Indoor Bowl III
    07/20/03 The Deseret News
    The Utah Warriors' average defense came of age Saturday night as the first-year franchise made enough big plays to devour the Omaha Beef, 62-51
  • Ragsdale, Warriors send Beef packing
    07/20/03 Omaha World Herald
    Utah quarterback Danny Ragsdale did just about everything to end the Omaha Beef's NIFL season during Saturday night's playoff semifinal
  • Warriors hungry for shot at Beef
    07/19/03 Deseret Morning News
    After sending its first playoff opponent home for the year, the Utah Warriors indoor football team is headed for the NIFL's version of the final four.
  • Greyhounds slip past Lake Charles; move on to title tilt
    07/19/03 Wheeling News Register
    It wasn't easy and it wasn't always pretty, but when the Ohio Valley Greyhounds needed a play Friday night someone always seemed to be there to give it to them.
  • Hounds hold on to beat Sharks
    07/19/03 Lake Charles American Press
    It wasn't easy and it wasn't always pretty, but when the Ohio Valley Greyhounds needed a play Friday night someone always seemed to be there to give it to them.
  • Hounds hope to avoid Shark attack
    07/18/03 Wheeling News Register
    The top two teams in the National Indoor Football League's Atlantic Conference will meet for the conference crown today at 7:30 p.m. at the Wheeling Civic Center.
  • LandSharks battle Greyhounds tonight
    07/18/03 Lake Charles American Press
    A week after winning the first playoff game in franchise history — beating a Houma team that owned them during the regular season to do it — it's back to work
  • Bayou Bucks quarterback still missing
    07/17/03 Houma Courier
    If things weren’t bad enough for the Houma Bayou Bucks after Saturday’s playoff loss, now the football team has a bigger concern: finding out where its quarterback has been since he failed to show up for the game.
  • Hounds right on schedule
    07/16/03 Wheeling News Register
    Win the Atlantic East Division title.
    Check.
  • O'Neal silent but effective
    07/16/03 Omaha World Herald
    When Omaha Beef defensive back LaMar O'Neal makes a big play - like the interception last Saturday that helped spark the offense in a first-round playoff win over Bismarck - you won't see a lot of chest-pounding that's common to indoor football.
  • Warriors near perfect in 1st playoff
    07/13/03 Salt Lake City Tribune
    The Utah Warriors never had been in a playoff game and were facing a Sioux Falls team that was on a seven-game winning streak.
  • Warriors earn first playoff win
    07/12/03 Deseret News
    The Utah Warriors showed that winning the Pacific West Division crown was no fluke Saturday night at the E Center.
  • Beef piles on the points in stopping Bismarck
    07/13/03 Omaha World Herald
    The Omaha Beef scored on the opening kickoff, signaling to many in the announced crowd of 5,641 that an offensive explosion was about to begin inside the Civic Auditorium Saturday night
  • Winbush leads Lake Charles to first playoff win
    07/13/03 Lake Charles American Press
    David Winbush seemed a fitting name for the running back Saturday as the Lake Charles LandSharks ended a few losing streaks.
  • Greyhounds end Horsemen's season
    07/12/03 Lexington Herald Leader
    The Ohio Valley Greyhounds took their first step toward repeating as National Indoor Football League champions last night by beating the visiting Lexington Horsemen 51-42.
  • First line of protection
    07/12/03 Salt Lake City Tribune
    Luis Park, Alfred Tufuafu, Wes Amitoelau and John Watson are not names that fans of the Utah Warriors usually recognize.
  • Beware of dog
    07/12/03 Wheeling News Register
    The quest for a second consecutive National Indoor Football League championship continues for the Ohio Valley Greyhounds.
  • Bucks will try to make it three in a row over Sharks in playoff debut
    07/12/03 Houma Courier
    The Houma Bayou Bucks defense will be ready for almost anything the Lake Charles LandSharks throw at it tonight.
  • Turnovers could be a key tonight
    07/12/03 Sioux Falls Argus Leader
    According to Sioux Falls Storm head coach Kurtiss Riggs, the keys to tonight's playoff game against Utah Warriors (11-3) are twofold
  • Defense built playoff Storm
    07/12/03 Sioux Falls Argus Leader
    It wasn't that long ago that the Sioux Falls Storm defense was down in the dumps.
  • LandSharks gunning for first playoff victory tonight against Bayou Bucks
    07/12/03 Lake Charles American Press
    The short term goal is revenge. The long term objective is championship glory.
  • Fleisher out as Cavalry GM
    07/11/03 Casper Star Tribune
    If he had it his way, Brian Fleisher wouldn't have left the Wyoming Cavalry football organization.
  • Riders pass to Tennessee ownership
    07/11/03 Bismarck Tribune
    Tennessee Indoor Professional Sports, owner of the Tennessee RiverHawks, announced the purchase of the Bismarck Roughriders on Thursday
  • L.C. hopes to shake playoff jinx
    07/11/03 Lake Charles American Press
    The Lake Charles LandSharks are looking to snap a two-game skid in more ways than one when the Houma Bayou Bucks come to town Saturday in the first round of the NIFL playoffs.
  • Harrison still at quarterback as LandSharks enter playoffs
    07/11/03 Lake Charles American Press
    For a while, it looked like Freddie Harrison would never be in this position again.
  • New owner Noddle making Beef games fun for all ages
    07/10/03 Omaha World Herald
    Omahans Ken and Deb Leiderbrand make attending Omaha Beef indoor football games a family affair.
  • Duty calls for Young; McAfee returns
    07/10/03 Lake Charles American Press
    The Lake Charles LandSharks will be short one familiar face for the National Indoor Football League playoffs, but gain another.
  • Hounds answer loudly
    07/09/03 Wheeling News Register
    When the 2003 season began with training camp at West Liberty State College, there were many questions surrounding the Ohio Valley Greyhounds
  • Back in the football business
    07/09/03 Tupelo Daily Journal
    Bobby Hall has guided two different high schools to state titles. He promised to put Northeast Community College "back into the football business," and he did
  • Original FireAnt Hill excited about future
    07/09/03 Tupelo Daily Journal
    Bobby Hill thought he had played his final professional indoor football game July 5 at Ohio Valley.
  • Hounds Aim For History
    07/05/03 Wheeling News Register
    History could be made tonight when the Ohio Valley Greyhounds entertain Tupelo at 7:30 p.m. at the Wheeling Civic Center.
  • Freedom plays 1 for the fans tonight
    07/05/03 Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
    Every Fort Wayne Freedom home game starts with a raucous Memorial Coliseum crowd cheering for the home team as its sprints onto the field amid the blaring tunes of Eminem
  • Caps expect there will be a `next season'
    07/03/03 Lincoln Journal Star
    Lincoln Capitols assistant general manager Matt Starr was wondering earlier this week what to do with three boxes of footballs left over from the recently completed season.

 

  • Pacific Conference trophy to be presented to Warriors|
    07/30/03 Warriors Press Release
    The Utah Warriors will be presented the 2003 Pacific Conference Champs Trophy Wednesday July 30th at 7:30 pm at the E-Center.
  • Night Train jump to 4th in NIFL in attendance
    07/30/03 Night Train Press Release
    The La Crosse Night Train of the National Indoor Football League is proud to announce that its 4,349 average attendance was the fourth-best average
  • What off season?

  • 07/29/03 Rockers Press Release

  • The Austin Rockers just completed a decent inaugural season at 7-7. It was a season in which this team got a late start because of ownership issues.

  • Kerwin second to interview for Lacrosse vacancy
    07/25/03 Night Train Press Release
    James Kerwin, the current head coach of the Kansas Koyotes (APFL), became the second candidate to interview for the Night Train's head coaching vacancy today
  • KELO-AM 1320 home of the Storm for the next three years
    07/15/03 Storm Press Release
    The Sioux Falls Storm of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) is pleased to announce that the Storm organization and KELO-AM 1320 have cut a deal
  • Joe Anderson recovery fund
    07/23/03 Cavalry Press Release
    Wyoming Cavalry 2003 Defensive Line Standout Joe Anderson remains in critical condition at Wyoming Medical Center after suffering a stroke last Wednesday July 16.
  • FireAnts to hold fundamentals camp for high school football players
    07/22/03 FireAnts Press Release
    Tupelo FireAnts Head Coach Bobby Hall has announced a three-day football fundamentals camp to help in the pre-season development of high school players
  • Warriors ask, where's the Beef?
    07/22/03 Warriors Press Release
    Of the twenty-four NIFL teams, only two are still playing, the Ohio Valley Greyhounds and the Utah Warriors! 
  • Indoor Bowl III kickoff times
    07/22/03 Greyhounds Press Release
    The 2002 NIFL Champion Ohio Valley Greyhounds are excited to announce that Indoor Bowll III will have an 8:05 EDT start time on August 2, 2003.
  • Indoor Bowl III slated for Friendly City
    07/21/03 Greyhounds Press Release
    The 2002 NIFL Champion Ohio Valley Greyhounds are excited to announce that Indoor Bowl III will return to Wheeling for a second straight year.
  • Beef give Warriors fight of their lives
    07/19/03 Beef Press Release
    Saturday, July 19th the Omaha Civic Auditorium was the site of the NIFL battle of the century
  • Werner Enterprises presents the 2003 Pacific Conference Championship Game live on 1620
    07/17/03 Beef Press Release

    The Omaha Beef is pleased to announce that Werner Enterprises is presenting the 2003 Pacific Conference Championship game live play-by-play broadcast on Omaha’s ESPN Radio, 1620 the Zone.
  • Night Train continues to give back to community
    07/16/03 Night Train Press Release
    The La Crosse Night Train of the National Indoor Football League not only improved on the field during the 2003 season, they also improved their standing in the La Crosse community
  • One game away
    07/15/03 LandSharks Press Release
    The Lake Charles LandSharks won their first-ever playoff game beating the Houma Bayou Bucks 44-19
  • Maciejczak interview moved; Darryl Henry to interview tomorrow
    07/15/03 Night Train Press Release
    The La Crosse Night Train’s coaching interview with Dan “Magic” Maciejczak scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday, July 16) has been moved to Monday, July 21
  • Storm and Children's Care Hospital to host charity golf tournament
    07/15/03 Storm Press Release
    The Sioux Falls Storm of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) is pleased to announce the Sioux Falls Storm and Children’s Care Hospital & School will host a charity golf tournament at Willow Run Golf Course
  • Beef prepare for Pacific Conference Championship
    07/15/03 Beef Press Release
    The Omaha Beef (12-3) will host the Utah Warriors (12-3) in the Pacific Conference Championship game this Saturday
  • Warriors to face Beef for Pacific Conference Championship
    07/14/03 Warriors Press Release
    As the fourth quarter was coming to a close in Saturday night’s first round playoff game, fans and players alike knew the Utah Warriors would be heading into the second round
  • Beef win, will host Pacific Conference Championship
    07/13/03 Beef Press Release
    The Omaha Beef faced the Bismarck Roughriders in the first round of the National Indoor Football League Championships at the Civic Auditorium Saturday
  • Eric Young returns to duty
    07/11/03 LandSharks Press Release
    The Lake Charles LandSharks are sad to announce the departure of WR Eric Young
  • Sharks enjoy another successful regular season
    07/09/03 LandSharks Press Release
    The Lake Charles LandSharks won their second straight Atlantic South Division Championship in 2003
  • FireAnts name new coach
    07/08/03 FireAnts Press Release
    The Tupelo FireAnts professional indoor football team is pleased to announce Bobby Hall as the team’s new Head Coach
  • Night Train finish fourth in Pacific North
    07/08/03 Night Train Press Release
    The La Crosse Night Train, last year’s last-place team in the Pacific Conference North Division, moved out of the cellar in 2003 and finished the season in fourth place in the six-team division
  • Storm to host radio party at Marlins Roadhouse Grill
    07/08/03 Storm Press Release
    The Sioux Falls Storm of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) is pleased to announce the Storm will be hosting a radio party at Marlins Roadhouse Grill on Saturday July 12th
  • Warriors clinch Pacific West Division title
    07/07/03 Warriors Press Release
    Few thought that a first year football team in Utah would make any real waves in the National Indoor Football League
  • Storm "Jersey off the back" silent auction a big success
    07/07/03 Storm Press Release
    The Sioux Falls Storm of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) is pleased to announce the “Jersey Off The Back:” silent auction at Saturday night’s game had great success!
  • Beef prepare for playoffs
    07/07/03 Beef Press Release
    The first round of the National Indoor Football Playoffs convene at the Civic Auditorium at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday night
  • Beef playoff and pep rally
    07/07/03 Beef Press Release
    Boondockers and Budweiser of Omaha along with the Omaha Beef invite you and all Beef fans to join in getting primed for the game on Saturday and getting your weekend goin'.
  • Beef have weekend off
    07/03/03 Beef Press Release
    The fun, action packed, and hard hitting excitement of the National Indoor Football League playoffs will be unleashed in all its fury on Saturday, July 12 at the Omaha Civic Auditorium starting at 7:05.
  • Storm to host "Jersey Off The Back" silent auction
    07/03/03 Storm Press Release
    The Sioux Falls Storm of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) is pleased to announce the Storm will have a “Jersey off the Back” silent auction
  • FireAnts wrap up season on the road
    07/03/03 FireAnts Press Release
    The Tupelo FireAnts (2-11) will conclude the 2003 season this Saturday night as they face the defending National Indoor Football League champion Ohio Valley Greyhounds
  • We made it
    07/03/03 Rockers Press Release
    It was the best season ever! Not because of our record (we finished at 7-7). Not because of our income (we actually lost money this year). It was the best season because it was our first season! The Austin Rockers survived its inaugural season despite the landmines and obstacles that were constantly thrown our way!
  • Storm to offer $5.00 General Admission tickets on the 5th
    07/02/03 Storm Press Release
    The Sioux Falls Storm of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL) is pleased to announce they will be selling $5.00 general admission tickets on the 5th

 

 

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