Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Social Media Marketing
SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm battled the Green Bay Blizzard on Saturday, April 15th for a week nine contest
at the Denny Sanford Premier Center where the Storm defeated the Blizzard 55-33.
Lorenzo Brown connected with Korey Williams on a 19-yard pass to put the Storm on top 6-0 on the Storm's opening drive. Green Bay would cut the Storm's lead in half after a successful 26-yard field goal attempt by Jared Fohrrman. Sioux Falls would end the first quarter with a 13-3 lead after Robbie Rouse plunged into the end zone from two-yards out.
The Storm began the second quarter with a one-yard rushing touchdown by Korey Williams, extending the Storm's lead to 20-3. The Blizzard would answer quickly after Jack Bramswig reeled in a 40-yard pass from Matt Behrendt and then the Blizzard defense would stop the Storm in the end zone for a team safety, cutting the lead to 20-12. The Sioux Falls Storm would score back-to-back touchdowns when Lorenzo Brown took in a seven-yard quarterback keeper and then Mike Tatum caught a 19-yard reception from Lorenzo Brown, expanding the Storm's lead 33-12. Blizzard quarterback Matt Behrendt would connect with Dorian Buford to bring the score to 33-19. The Storm ended the half with a lead of 36-19 after Justin Syrovatka booted a 32-yard field goal.
The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the Vidswap.com Players of the Week for Week 8 of the 2017 IFL Season.
After a tough start to their season and their IFL tenure, the Arizona Rattlers have rebounded winning three of their last four games. Under the leadership of new QB Cody Sokol, the Rattlers edged the first-place Nebraska Danger 39-36 in Week 8. Down by one point with 3:26 remaining in the fourth quarter, Sokol (6'2, 205, Louisiana Tech) led the Rattlers on eight play, 29 yard drive that consumed all the remaining time and culminated in a game-winning FG from K Sawyer Petre. Sokol provided clutch plays on the final drive as he connected with WR Anthony Amos on a key fourth down conversion. Sokol finished the game completing 17 of 30 passes for 165 yards and four passing touchdowns. He also added nine rushes for 33 yards. The Arizona Rattlers take on the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles in Week 9.
Honorable Mention: Ryan Balentine (WR, Iowa Barnstormers), Travis Partridge (QB, Iowa Barnstormers), Darryan Ragsdale (RB, Green Bay Blizzard), Verlon Reed (QB, Salt Lake Screaming Eagles)
Sioux Falls, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm defeated the Cedar Rapids Titans on Saturday, April 8 in a week eight contest with a final score of 46-21.
The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the Vidswap.com Players of the Week for Week 6 of the 2017 IFL season.
The Sioux Falls Storm disassembled the Wichita Falls Nighthawks in Week 6, defeating the previously unbeaten team 55-21. The Storm remain the only undefeated team in the IFL in part to WR Mike Tatum's prolific scoring. Tatum (5'10, Oxnard College), scored four touchdowns on the day with three coming through the air and one coming on the ground. His 24 points scored tied the IFL lead for most in a game this season. Tatum bookended a successful game for the Storm has he scored both the first and last touchdowns of the night for Sioux Falls. Tatum finished the game leading the team with eight receptions for 87 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed one time for eight yards and a touchdown. The Sioux Falls Storm enjoy a bye week in Week 7 before traveling to face the Cedar Rapids Titans on April 8.
Honorable Mention: Lorenzo Brown (QB, Sioux Falls Storm), Ketrich Harmon (RB, Arizona Rattlers), Verlon Reed (QB, Salt Lake Screaming Eagles), Marquel Willis (WR, Green Bay Blizzard).
The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the Vidswap.com Players of the Week for Week 5 of the 2017 IFL season.
After a sluggish start on offense to begin the season, the Spokane Empire erupted for 70 points in a Week 5 victory over the Colorado Crush. During the game, ten of the Empire's twelve offensive drives resulted in touchdowns. QB Charles Dowdell (6'0, 210, Saginaw Valley State), a 2016 Second Team All-IFL selection, led the charge by completing 17 of 23 passes for 200 yards and seven touchdowns. Dowdell ranks among the league leaders with 614 passing yards (4th) and 16 passing touchdowns (2nd). Through four games, the Empire sit atop the Intense Conference Standings with a 3-1 record. Next up, the Empire will host the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles (1-2) on Friday night in a Week 6 conference matchup.
Honorable Mention: Matt Behrendt (QB, Green Bay Blizzard), Devonn Brown (WR, Spokane Empire), Damond Powell (WR, Cedar Rapids Titans), Robbie Rouse (RB, Sioux Falls Storm)
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