Archives by Month
November 2000 & Older  | December 2000  | January 2001  | February 2001
March 2001April 2001
Current Month

>>Most recent headlines first

January 2001

Stein eyes opportunities in new league

01/28/01 Chris Stein will run the show for the Wyoming Cavalry this season from the front office. But, what he really wants to do is run practices and call plays. Complete story

Casper Cavalry returns under NIFL
The Associated Press

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The owners of the Casper Cavalry announced that the team will play as a National Indoor Football League franchise this season Billings Gazette

Rangers under new management, ownership

01/27/01 Big changes are in store for the Rapides, errr, the Louisiana Rangers. The Rangers have changed their name. They have also changed leagues, uniforms, coaches and owners. More>>

Local ownership group purchases the Louisiana Rangers

01/26/01 The Rangers are now owned 100% by local owners. Five local residents purchased The Louisiana Rangers from Carolyn and James Shiver of Opelousas, Louisiana on January 25, 2001. The Louisiana Rangers Management Group LLC is made up of the following: Frank Rice, Jim Goodman, Mark Atwood, Randy Price and Oday Lavergne More in the Rangers team section

The Mississippi Fire Dogs will play this season.

01/26/01 After months of questions, rumors and speculation that the indoor football team would not field a team following its championship season, the team held a news conference Thursday to answer some questions and introduce its new general manager and head coach. More>>

Shockwave hires Hallead as Assistant Coach

01/26/01 Ellensburg High graduate John Hallead, who recently completed a successful athletic career as a defensive back at Central Washington University, has been hired as secondary coach for the Washington Shockwave of the National Indoor Football League. More>>

Wheeling re-enter NIFL race with "Greyhounds"

01/25/01 Today Wheeling West Virginia unveiled it's new name and logo. Check out all of the Wheeling, now the Ohio Valley Greyhounds news in the Wheeling team section. Click here>>

Bandits bring back familiar names

01/25/01 The Sioux City Bandits indoor football team brought back a couple of familiar faces Wednesday... More>>

Rapid City unleashes 'Red Dogs'

01/25/01 Rapid City's National Indoor Football League team has a name More>>

Diesel's revving up

Tri-City Diesel head coach Leland Skeen, of Kenesaw, left, and Tri-City Arena Investor and designer Bruce Bailey, of Lincoln, discuss the new National Indoor Football League team in Kearney at the Tri-City Arena Monday evening.  The new team will sport Kelly green and silver colors and will open its season March 31. More>>

Indoor team names Skeen head coach

01/23/01 KEARNEY — The Tri-City Diesel of the National Indoor Football League named Gibbon native Leland Skeen its head football coach on Monday. More>>

Tupelo on verge of landing National Indoor Football League team

01/23/01 If the I's are dotted and the T's are crossed, Tupelo will have its second professional sports team.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal has learned that Tupelo is poised to get a franchise in the National Indoor Football League, with an official announcement expected soon. More>>

Toppenish coach hired as Shockwave Assistant 

01/23/01Marking its first move towards naming an all-Yakima Valley coaching staff, the Washington Shockwave indoor football team announced it has hired Mark Mochel to coach the defensive and offensive lines. More>>

Seagulls go for Top Dog Questions surround Dogs

01/21/01 More questions than answers have been posed since the Mississippi Fire Dogs won the Indoor Professional Football League championship in August. More>>

New owner, same coach, same game: Outlaws is Billings’ newest indoor football team

01/20/01 It’s official. Billings will have an indoor football team this spring.

The owner, general manager, head coach and three assistant coaches of the new Billings Outlaws were introduced Friday during a press conference at Metra. More>>

New team plans to pick up where Cobras left off

01/19/01 Except for the team name, the league and the owners, almost everything about Sioux Falls' indoor football franchise will be the same as it was last year. More>>

Indoor Football League to have franchise in Sioux Falls

1/18/01 A team will play at the Arena as a member of the new National Indoor Football League beginning in early April, and it probably won't be called the Cobras, like its Indoor Football League predecessor. More>>

Indoor football returns to Rapid City

01/16/01 Months of hard work came to fruition Monday as indoor football made its official return to Rapid City. More>>

Indoor football returns to Rapid City

A fan speaks out on the Rapid City press conference

01/15/01 It is now official, Rapid City will field an indoor football team for the 2001 season. An afternoon news conference at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center solidified plans for Rapid City to field a National Indoor Football League team with plenty of familiar faces attached. More>>

Indoor football returning to Rapid City

01/13/01 RAPID CITY Get ready indoor football fans, all the pieces are finally in place for Rapid City to become a part of the National Indoor Football League. More>>

Smash join NIFL

01/12/01 The Steel Valley Smash announced Thursday they are joining the National Indoor Football League More>>

New league, same coach for indoor team

01/12/01 Billings’ indoor football team does not have a name yet, but it does have a coach. More>>

Suggestions sought for Tri-City football team's nickname

01/12/01 KEARNEY — With kickoff scheduled for March 31, there isn't much time for pregame ceremonies, so the indoor football league team that will play its home games in the Tri-City Arena is asking for suggestions for a team nickname. More>>

Pittsburgh gets Professional Indoor Football team

01/11/01 Pittsburgh's new indoor football team doesn't have a name yet but, it has players who's names are familiar to Pittsburgh football fans. More>>

Local NIFL franchise starting to take shape

01/11/01 Former Pitt stars Billy West and D.J. Dinkins are among the first players signed by Pittsburgh's new professional indoor football team. More>>

NIFL not likely to have player shortage

01/11/01There may be some concerns about the National Indoor Football League, but finding players to play won't be one. More>>

Jackals will play again

01/10/01 The Johnstown Jackals indoor football team has found new life in a new league, with local ownership. More>>

Sioux City will field team in new indoor grid league

01/10/01 While the Attack came into the now-defunct Indoor Football League as an expansion franchise, the new Sioux City indoor football team, announced Tuesday, will be a founding member. More>>


Ohio Valley Greyhounds Wheeling WV River Cities Locomotives Huntington, WV Bayou Beast Monroe, LA Mississippi Firedogs Biloxi, MS Lake Charles LandSharks Lake Charles, LA Louisiana Rangers Alexandria, LA Mobile Seagulls Mobile AL
Wyoming Cavalry Casper Wyoming Billings Outlaws Billings, MT Sioux City Bandits, Sioux City, IA Sioux Falls Storm, Sioux Falls, SD Rapid City Red Dogs Rapid City, SD Southern Oregon Heat Medford, OR Washington Shockwave Yakima, WA
© 2001, National Indoor Football League. NIFL, National Indoor Football League, and the NIFL logo design are registered trademarks of the National Indoor Football League. The team names, logos and uniform designs are registered trademarks of the teams indicated. No portion of this site may be reproduced without the express written permission of the National Indoor Football League The National Indoor Football League take no responsibility for third-party material appearing in any bulletin board or chat sections of this site. All rights reserved.
Privacy & legal information