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Storm Going to Des Moines For a Win Saturday Night

Storm Going to Des Moines For a Win Saturday Night

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Storm are 1 win away from another appearance in the United Bowl. But they have a big challenge in front of them when they travel to Des Moines Saturday night to play the Barnstormers. Iowa won the most recent meeting earlier in June 55-43, but the Storm won that last second thriller at the…

Homefield In Playoffs Slips Away From Storm In Loss At Iowa

Barnstormers Defeat Sioux Falls 55-43

DES MOINES, IA  —  If the Sioux Falls Storm are going to win the IFL championship they’ll likely have to go through Des Moines again. The Iowa Barnstormers clinched a bye and homefield into the conference championships with a 55-43 victory over the Storm on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. The Storm (10-3) played from…

Storm Face Pivotal Game In United Bowl Rematch At Iowa

Bye Into Conference Championship On The Line

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Storm face one of the biggest games of their season tonight as they return to the scene of last season’s most disappointing game. It’s been a little more than 11 months since the Storm fell in the final minute at Iowa 42-38 in the United Bowl. Both teams have come back strong this…

Judge Orders Life Sentence for Iowa Coach Who Abused Players

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A judge has sentenced an influential Iowa youth basketball coach to an effective lifetime prison sentence for secretly collecting sexual images of 440 boys and fondling more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. District Judge C.J. Williams on Thursday sentenced former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum…

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…

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…

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…

Storm Rally To Stun Iowa & Force First Place Tie

Safety On Block Field Goal Gives Sioux Falls 51-49 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The top team in the IFL had a chance to clinch homefield in the postseason on Friday night at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. For the first time in several years, that team was not the Sioux Falls Storm. But that didn’t stop them from winning and muddling the postseason picture. The Storm (10-3) completed an…

Barnstormers Stun Storm

Iowa Defeats Sioux Falls For The First Time 49-42

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  In their four previous meetings at the Denny Sanford Premier Center, the Sioux Falls Storm had won all four meetings with the Iowa Barnstormers by a combined score of 276 to 86. The fifth time around would be the charm for Iowa. The Barnstormers jumped out to a 21-0 lead and rallied in the fourth quarter…

Storm Win At Unbeaten Iowa

Sioux Falls Improves To 2-1 With 52-40 Victory

DES MOINES, IA – The Sioux Falls Storm improve to 2-1 after handing the Iowa Barnstormers their first loss of the season. The Storm won 52-40 on Sunday, March 18.   The Barnstormers would be the first to strike after a Drew Powell four-yard quarterback keeper which would also be the only score in the first quarter; putting the Barnstormers…

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…

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…

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…

Storm Need Win at Iowa to Clinch Playoff Spot

Storm Need Win at Iowa to Clinch Playoff Spot

It’s been a while since the Storm needed to win their final regular season game to make the playoffs. But that is potentially the case when they travel to play the Iowa Barnstormers Saturday night. Both teams are 13-2 and Wichita Falls is 12-3. Only 2 teams will make the playoffs from the division and the winner of the Storm…

Storm Home Win Streak Reaches 64

Brown leads Storm to big win over Barnstormers

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Storm won their 64th consecutive home game after hijacking the Iowa Barnstormers two-game win streak following a 70-13 victory. The Storm broke out to a 28-0 lead and never looked back. Quarterback Lorenzo Brown was the first to score after a ten-yard run with 3:45 left in the opening quarter. Brown’s 30-yard pass to…