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February 2001

NIFL set to kick off in Tupelo

02/28/01 By Mark Beason Daily Journal Ready or not, a Tupelo franchise was officially announced Tuesday and begins play in the National Indoor Football League this season. A team nickname is expected to be announced next week. Full story>>

LocoMotives draw from as far away as Atlanta

02/28/01 Early Sunday morning, while churches were either full or in the process of being filled, young men filed into the Conley Soccer House  More>>

Rapid City Red Dogs Sign 5 More

(Rapid City, SD-February 27, 2001) Coach Jeff Hamilton has signed 5 more players to the roster for the 2001 indoor football season. Full story>>

Greyhounds announce 4 signings

02/26/01 Heading into training camp Wheeling signs 4 key players Full story

Pro baseball & football team up in Casper

02/24/01 NIFL STAFF The Orem Express and Wyoming Cavalry have agreed to a date change for the Cavalry’s home game against Orem on Friday, June 22, 2001. Full story>>

Rapid City Red Dogs Announce 2001 Coaching Staff and Returning Players

(Rapid City, SD 2/20/01) The Rapid City Red Dogs of the National Indoor Football League are excited to announce the coaching staff for the 2001 season. Full story>>

Heat games to be broadcast on ESPN AM580

02/17/01 In a deal announced Friday between the Southern Oregon Heat and Marathon Media, all 14 games of the 2001 season will be broadcast on ESPN AM580. More>>

Fans fired up with LocoMotives

02/16/01 New indoor team takes opportunity to get acquainted with the Tri-State  More>>

Bandits add Blum, Burwell to fold

02/15/01 Jonathan Blum, a former Sioux City East standout, has signed a contract agreement to play for the Sioux City Bandits indoor football team this spring. More>>

Shockwave to Honor Sun Kings Season Tickets

02/15/01 Dave Thomas Herald-Republic Yakima Sun Kings season-ticket holders may not have their basketball any more, but they could have another sporting option if they choose. More>>

Dogs aim for big year

02/12/01 Checking in on an overflowing notebook while waiting for Jonathan Bender to slam and jam: More>>

NIFL prospects showcase skills

02/12/01 55 players go through tryout in hopes
of earning spot on LocoMotives’ roster More>>

New team showcases railroad heritage

02/09/01 River Cities Locomotives to play first home indoor football game on April 21

By TIM STEPHENS - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON -- Tapping into the city’s railroad heritage, Huntington’s new National Indoor Football League team will be known as the River Cities Locomotives. More

Sioux Falls Storm to open 14-game season April 7

02/09/01 Argus Leader Officials for the Sioux Falls Storm were smiling Thursday as they unveiled the indoor football team's red, blue and silver logo and what they say is a favorable schedule. More>>

Texada named coach of Lake Charles LandSharks

02/08/01 By ADAM BURNS AMERICAN PRESS As the March 31 season opener draws closer, the Lake Charles LandSharks of the National Indoor Football League unveiled their coaching staff and initial group of players with more to come. More>>

Storm brewing on local indoor football scene

02/08/01 Argus Leader No matter the weather outside, it will be football weather inside the Arena when the Sioux Falls Storm begins its indoor football season in April. Full story

Shockwave Hires Winters for Special Teams

02/08/01 YAKIMAHERALD-REPUBLIC The Washington Shockwave announced the hiring of Rick Winters as special teams coach for the team's inaugural season. Full story>>

CFL Quarterback heads Greyhounds signings

02/05/01 The Ohio Valley Greyhounds of the National Indoor Football League are pleased to announce the following Player signings for the 2001 season. Each of these four individuals have distinguished themselves at local high schools. Full story

Seventy want to be Fire Dogs

02/05/01 By CURTIS ROCKWELL THE SUN HERALD GULFPORT- The Mississippi Fire Dogs held their first tryout camp of the year Saturday as they began to assemble the nucleus of their team for the upcoming season

Almost 70 players showed up at Milner Stadium as the reigning Indoor Professional Football League champions prepare for their first season in the National Indoor Football League. Full story

Southern Oregon Heat starting to come together

02/02/01 By Don Hunt Medford Mail Tribune
Indoor professional football in Medford is just around the corner. The newly-formed Southern Oregon Heat announced a 14-game schedule and the signing of its coaches and its first four players at a news conference Thursday more>>


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