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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…

Canaries Get Revenge On Saints

Big Night From Jabari Henry Leads Sioux Falls To Win At Home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Canaries (14-17) defeated the St. Paul Saints (20-11), 8-2, Tuesday night at the Birdcage. Jabari Henry hit two home runs on the evening. One was a lead-off homer and the other was a grand slam in the fifth inning. He finished with a total of five RBIs. The rubber match in the series…

Hamburger Eats Up Canaries

St. Paul Wins Opener At Sioux Falls 10-2

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Ty Morrison hit his 5th home run of the season on Monday night, but the Sioux Falls Canaries dropped the opening game of the series by the final score of 10-2 at Sioux Falls Stadium.   Saints starting pitcher Mark Hamburger (5-1) tossed his third complete game of the season, and his second against the Canaries,…

Henry Wins AA Player Of The Week For Beltin’ Birds

Canaries Have Won Eight Of Their Last Ten

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Summer officially starts tomorrow and for the first time in six years the Sioux Falls Canaries play on the field might actually be rising along with the temperatures. After finishing off a three game sweep in Cleburne, the Canaries return home tonight winners of eight of their last ten.  They face first place St. Paul for…

Red Hot Canaries Rally For Sweep At Cleburne

Henry Powers Birds To 7-5 Win In 11 Innings

CLEBURNE, TX – The Sioux Falls Canaries wrapped up their first series sweep of the 2017 season after defeating the Cleburne Railroaders by the final score of 7-5 in 11 innings on Sunday Afternoon at the Depot at Cleburne Station. Canaries starting pitcher Troy Marks held the Railroaders scoreless over the first four innings, but ran into trouble in the…

PLAYOFF BOUND! Storm’s Second Half Swamps Iowa

Sioux Falls Clinches Playoff Bid & Homefield Advantage With 45-24 Win

DES MOINES, IA  —  Fighting for their playoff lives on the final day of the season was something new to the perennial IFL champion Sioux Falls Storm. They responded to it the way they do in almost every game. With excellence in the face of adversity. Trailing 21-17 at half, Sioux Falls blitzed the host Iowa Barnstormers in the second…

Storm & Fans Savor Finale With Everything On The Line

Sioux Falls & Iowa Fight For Playoff Spot

DES MOINES, IA —  For the first time in a decade the Sioux Falls Storm are facing a must win game with the potential to miss the playoffs. Fans seem to be savoring the moment and so are players.  Quite a few Storm fans have been tailgating outside of the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines prior to tonight’s 7…

Joke Would Be On Storm If The Lose To Barnstormers

Sioux Falls Won First Meeting 70-13

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  When the Sioux Falls Storm beat the Iowa Barnstormers 70 to 13 back on March 20th it wasn’t so much that Sioux Falls embarrassed them. No Iowa did that all by themselves. Since then the joke has been on the rest of the Indoor Football League.  The Barnstormers haven’t lost, winning 11 straight and are putting…

Canaries win rain-shortened game with Railcats

Canaries win rain-shortened game with Railcats

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the Gary SouthShore RailCats in a rain-shortened five innings, 5-2 to extend their winning streak to three games. The RailCats took an early lead against Troy Marks in the top of the second inning, loading the bases on a walk and back-to-back singles. John Holland followed with another single, giving Gary…

Canaries Bite Cleburne On Bark In The Park Day

Birds Take Series With 6-2 Win

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries took the rubber match, 6-2, against the Cleburne Railroaders, picking up their second series win.   Cleburne jumped out to an early lead in the first, stringing together a two-out single and double against Bryce Morrow to take a 1-0 lead.   But the Canaries came right back in the bottom of…

Storm Avert Danger To Keep Control Of Their Playoff Destiny

Sioux Falls Beats Nebraska 41-38

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Storm gave their fans hope that Saturday’s regular season home finale against the Nebraska Danger won’t be the final time they’ll see the Storm in 2017. Lorenzo Brown’s 15-yard touchdown to Mike Tatum with 47 seconds left put the Storm in front, and Rashard Smith’s interception at the goal line with five seconds…