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Canaries Retire Ben Moore’s Number But Not Much Else In Another Redhawks Blowout

Fargo/Moorhead Defeats Sioux Falls 12-5

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Sioux Falls Canaries pitching coach Ben Moore took his place in club history on Saturday, having his number 25 retired in a pregame ceremony at Sioux Falls Stadium. “It means that I was good enough to stay with the same team for a long time,” Moore said before the ceremony. “This league is full of turnover,…

Jacobs has big game against old team as Canaries fall

Jacobs has big game against old team as Canaries fall

SIOUX FALLS, SD…The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored three runs in the top of the first inning – two off a Charlie Valerio home run – and led the entire way to an 11-3 victory against the Sioux Falls Canaries. The two teams combined for 23 hits but the RedHawks were able to convert their 12 hits into 11 runs on the…

Canaries Can’t Complete Sweep Of Gary

Birds Fall In Sunday Matinee 6-4

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  With a chance to sweep Gary SouthShore, the Sioux Falls Canaries come up short, dropping Sunday’s game by a score of 6-4. Thanks to Dan Motl’s first professional home run, the Canaries had the game-winning run at the plate in the final inning, but were unable to come back from an early deficit. For the second-straight…

Storm’s Roller Coaster Season Ends One Play Short Of Title

Sioux Falls Loses United Bowl At Iowa 42-38

DES MOINES, IA  —  Through a roller coaster season of ups, downs and dramatic finishes, this was the perfect ending to the United Bowl. Until Damien Ford went into the Iowa stands. “You know I went up for it, end up hitting the wall, wasn’t really expecting a fan to be a part of the play, but of course that’s…

Grayson Lifts Birds Past Railcats

Sioux Falls, S.D. — A four-run lead after three and a season-high four caught stealings from Wilfredo Gimenez behind the plate wasn’t enough for Gary on Saturday night at Sioux Falls Stadium as the RailCats fell to the Canaries, 7-5. The ‘Cats have now dropped a season-high four straight games, are in third place in the North Division and are…

Riggs expects a tight United Bowl with Iowa

Riggs expects a tight United Bowl with Iowa

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Storm are no strangers to the United Bowl. And they have been a very good road team in 2018, losing only the season opener at Arizona 39-33 in a game they had a great chance to win in the final minute. While they take confidence to Des Moines for Saturday night’s championship game, head…

Resilient Brown Leads Storm to United Bowl

Resilient Brown Leads Storm to United Bowl

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Storm QB Lorenzo Brown is playing his best football of the season at the right time. The veteran signal-caller didn’t have his best season last year when the Storm were de-throned by the Arizona Rattlers on their home field in the United Bowl. But they are back in the title game Saturday in Des Moines against the…

Close Games Make Storm Season More Entertaining For Fans & Players

Eight Games Decided By Eight Points Or Less This Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It is officially United Bowl game week for the Sioux Falls Storm who head to Des Moines on Saturday for the IFL Championship against the top seeded Iowa Barnstormers. The fact that they’re going on the road in the role of underdog for a United Bowl shows just how different this season has been. From 2014…

Thunder Win Home Finale

Sioux Falls Beats VSLT F.C. Out Of St. Paul 3-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though they fell short of expectations in the team’s sophomore season in the National Premier Soccer League, the Sioux Falls Thunder are ending 2018 on a strong note.  The Thunder defeated VSLT F.C. (St. Paul) 3-2 on Saturday night in Sioux Falls, their second consecutive win to close out the home portion of the schedule.  Click…

Storm Happy To Have Week Off Before United Bowl

Sioux Falls On Six Game Win Streak

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  A week from tonight the Sioux Falls Storm will be getting ready to kick off the United Bowl in Des Moines against the Iowa Barnstormers. For now, they’re resting up. You’d think they might not necessarily want that week off.  After all the Storm have won six straight and played some of their best football of…

Thunder Pleased With Foundation Despite Setbacks In Sophomore Season

Sioux Falls Concludes Home Portion Of The Schedule Tonight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  There will be no postseason for the Sioux Falls Thunder in their sophomore season in the National Premier Soccer League. On the whole it’s been a tough second year for the Thunder.  Despite winning on Wednesday the club is just 2-9-1 heading into their home finale tonight against VSLT FC.  Goal scoring has been the primary…

SOUND: Former Coyote Miles Bergner Clutch for Storm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Storm open the 2018 IFL Playoffs with a thrilling overtime victory over the defending champion Arizona Rattlers. The Storm pulled out a 69-68 win on Saturday, June 23 to advance to their ninth consecutive United Bowl. The Rattlers would strike first with a three-yard rushing touchdown by Jamaal Miles, giving them an early 7-0…

Harrold Happy to Finally Beat Rattlers

Harrold Happy to Finally Beat Rattlers

  SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Storm had lost 3 straight to the Arizona Rattlers before Saturday’s thrilling 69-68 OT win in the I-F-L semi-finals. So it was a memorable night for veteran players like Judd Harrold, knowing that a win would mean another spot in the United Bowl. The Storm will face the Iowa Barnstormers in Des Moines…

Storm’s Damond Powell Making Courageous Comeback

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It only takes a second or two for Damond Powell to change a game. “I got a mission. I tell everybody that I’m trying to get to the endzone. There’s no feeling like it. It feels so good because you’re like man, I’m about to get there! I’m about to score.” Powell says. Which is why…

Storm’s Powell Comes Back To Football After Being Shot

Former Iowa Hawkeye Plays With Bullet Fragments In His Neck & Shoulder

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The United Bowl in two weeks in Des Moines, Iowa should be especially emotional for Storm receiver Damond Powell. And that’s not just because he played his college football nearby at the University of Iowa. Powell was one of the big heroes of last night’s 69-68 IFL semifinal playoff win in Arizona, hauling in a pair…

Wild Night In The Desert Sends Storm Back To United Bowl

Former Coyote Miles Bergner's Clutch Kicks Key In 69-68 Win At Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ- The Sioux Falls Storm open the 2018 IFL Playoffs with a thrilling overtime victory over the defending champion Arizona Rattlers. The Storm pulled out a 69-68 win on Saturday, June 23 to advance to their ninth consecutive United Bowl.    The Rattlers would strike first with a three-yard rushing touchdown by Jamaal Miles, giving them an early 7-0…

BACK TO THE UNITED BOWL! Storm Stun Defending Champ Arizona In Overtime

Sioux Falls Heads To Ninth Straight United Bowl With 69-68 Win

PHOENIX, AZ  —  For the third straight week the Sioux Falls Storm rallied to pull off a thrilling victory. This time they did it when it matter most, while getting revenge and returning to the United Bowl in one fell swoop. Down by 13 at one point in the second half at the defending IFL champion Arizona Rattlers, who beat…