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Sweep At St. Paul Puts Canaries Back In Playoff Hunt

Sioux Falls Has Won Five Straight

ST. PAUL, MN —  Sweeping a Salina or Cleburne is a nice step forward for the Sioux Falls Canaries in Mike Meyer’s first year. Sweeping league power St. Paul on the road in four games raises more than a few eye brows. Jabari Henry’s 9th inning homerun was the difference in a 6-4 win over the Saints last night that…

Riggs Thinks IFL Needs To Be More Fan Friendly

Spokane's Departure Putting League In Tough Spot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Indoor Football League will look a lot different next year with Spokane officially leaving and as many as three others possibly following. Sioux Falls Storm head coach Kurtiss Riggs says the league’s survival may depend more on improving the product on the field rather than adding more teams. As of now the IFL is down…

Stunned Storm See IFL Championship Reign End

Sioux Falls Dethroned By Arizona In United Bowl

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the first time since 2010 the Sioux Falls Storm are not celebrating an IFL Title. Despite a valiant comeback, an Arizona team with championship experience of it’s own dethroned the 6-time defending champs in last night’s United Bowl. In a game that kinda came to symbolize Sioux Falls season, the Storm were dominated in the…

Storm Title Streak Comes To An End

Sioux Falls loses to Arizona Rattlers In United Bowl

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Arizona Rattlers defeated the Sioux Falls Storm, 50-41, in the United Bowl to win the Indoor Football League title in their first season in the league. The defeat ends the Storm United Bowl victory streak at six consecutive years. After a Korey Williams kickoff return made it tied at seven, the Rattlers scored 27 unanswered…

Thunder Break Down Twin Stars

Sioux Falls Snaps Six Match Winless Streak With 6-1 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  A six-match winless streak didn’t break the Sioux Falls Thunder down. The same could not be said for their opponent’s bus! Playing against a Minnesota Twin Stars team that had just eight players to start the match after their bus to Sioux Falls broke down, the Thunder rolled past the Twins Stars 6-1 on Saturday evening…

Canaries Lose at Fargo again

Canaries Lose at Fargo again

  Fargo, ND – For the second-straight night, the Canaries’ rally fell just short as they left the game-tying on base in the ninth, falling to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 4-3. Blake Schmit kept the RedHawks off the scoreboard in the bottom of the first, throwing out Vaughn Bryan at home on a fielder’s choice. But still, for the second-straight night,…

Canaries Complete Raid Of Stockade With Sunday Sweep

Birds Sweep Three Game Set Over Salina With 11-4 Win

Sioux Falls, SD – For the third straight night, the Canaries put up double-digit runs against the Salina Stockade, sweeping the three-game set with an 11-4 win in front of a crowd of 2,681 at Sioux Falls Stadium.   Though the Birds left the bases loaded in the first inning, it didn’t take long for Sioux Falls to get back…

Storm Survive Adversity To Win 8th Straight Conference Title

Will Face Arizona In United Bowl July 8th

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the 8th straight season the Sioux Falls Storm are heading to the United Bowl as United Conference Champions. How they did it might make this trip one of the sweetest yet. Yesterday’s 66-32 United Conference championship win over Iowa was a bit anti-climactic for a team was challenged more than their record indicates.  Losses and…

BACK TO THE BOWL! Storm Crush Iowa For United Conference Title

Sioux Falls Heading To 8th Straight United Bowl After 66-32 Win

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Storm (15-2) soar past the Iowa Barnstormers (13-4) 66-32 on Saturday, June 24th in front of 6,225 fans to bring home their eighth consecutive United Conference Championship.    The Sioux Falls Storm won the toss and kicked off to the Barnstormers who returned the kickoff for a touchdown. But the Storm would answer…

Canaries Stomp Salina Again 15-1

Birds Have Outscored Stockade 30-2 In Series

Sioux Falls, SD – The Canaries put on a déjà vu performance, beating the Salina Stockade 15-1 for the second straight night, this time in front of 2,437 at Sioux Falls Stadium.   Fresh off a 15-run performance against the Stockade Friday night, the Canaries bats picked up right where they left off, taking an early lead and never looking…

Former Stampede Kotkansalo & Swayman Selected In NHL Draft

Detroit & Boston Pick Former Herd Teammates

Sioux Falls, SD—Defenseman Kasper Kotkansalo (KOT-kawn-SAH-lo) and goaltender Jeremey Swayman became the 38th and 39th Stampede players to be selected by and NHL club when their names were called during the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago on Saturday. A total of 48 players with USHL ties were selected during the draft, click here to see the entire list.   Kotkansalo…

Storm Hope To Play Familiar Tune Against Iowa In Conference Title Game

Sioux Falls Beat Barnstormers 45-24 Last Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  With their postseason fates at stake last week, the Sioux Falls Storm and Iowa Barnstormers played the regular season finale like it was a playoff game. Tomorrow they’ll meet again in an actual playoff game. The two teams meet at the Premier Center in the United Conference Championship game at 5:05 PM.  If the Storm play…

Storm Prepare For Another Title Run

Sioux Falls Facing Iowa Barnstormers For Third Time In Conference Championship

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — One week ago, the Sioux Falls storm stared down the Iowa Barnstormers with a playoff appearance in doubt. Now, they stare down the Iowa Barnstormers in the United Conference Championship. The Storm will face the Barnstormers for the third time this season after Sioux Falls swept the regular season match-ups. This will be the seventh consecutive…

Canaries Drop Rubber Match To Saints

Sioux Falls' Bats Go Quiet After Eight Runs Tuesday Night

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Canaries (14-18) lost to the St. Paul Saints (21-11), 4-1, Wednesday afternoon. After the Saints blasted the birds Monday, 10-2, the Canaries hit right back Tuesday Night, winning 8-2. In the rubber match, however, the Canaries could only manage five hits. The Canaries will be back in action Friday night at The Birdcage…