Storm Videos

Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Media Relations

Week 18 Storm vs ArizonaSIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm (11-3) are traveling to Phoenix this Saturday to take on the defending champion Arizona Rattlers (11-3) for the semifinal round of the IFL Playoffs.

The Storm look to get back on track against the Rattlers after dropping their last three contests, including the 2017 United Bowl and two regular season games during the 2018 season. The last time the teams faced off was on April 16th where the Storm lost 40-48. In that game, quarterback Lorenzo Brown completed seven of his 18 attempts for 122 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions, while rushing 11 times for 41 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Lyle McCombs had six carries for 69 yards and one touchdown and had two receptions for 22 yards. Wide receiver Mike Tatum caught four passes for a game-high 92 yards and one touchdown, he also rushed four times for 26 yards and one touchdown. Kicker Miles Bergner went a perfect two for two on field goals and hit four out of five extra points. Defensive back Jabari Gorman grabbed one interception.


2018 IFL Players of the Week 17 Sioux Falls StormRB Jamal Tyler, DB Trey Wafford and KR Jamal Miles Honored

The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the Players of the Week for Week 17 of the 2018 IFL season.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jamal Tyler (RB, Iowa Barnstormers)
The Iowa Barnstormers clinched the #1 seed in the playoffs with a 54-21 win over the Cedar Rapids Titans. The win earned the team home field advantage during the postseason. Iowa did most of their damage on the ground against Cedar Rapids, rushing for over 163 yards as a team. Pacing the attack was RB Jamal Tyler (5'10, 185lbs, Pittsburgh
State). The first year rookie carried the ball 12 times for 79 yards and 2 TDs. The Barnstormers host the #4 seed Nebraska Danger on Friday night in the first round of the playoffs. The teams split their 2018 regular season series 1-1.

Honorable Mention: Verlon Reed (QB, Arizona Rattlers), Kezlow Smith (WR, GreenBay Blizzard), Damien Ford (WR, Sioux Falls Storm), Lyle McCombs (RB, Sioux Falls Storm)

FInal Score June 16 Sioux Falls Storm 2018Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm defeated the Green Bay Blizzard after a triple overtime battle at the Denny Sanford Premier Center on June 16th. The Storm moved to 11-3 after a 69-61 win.

The Blizzard would strike first with a 11-yard touchdown pass from Bryan Hicks to Jereme Jones to take an early 7-0 lead. The Storm would quickly tie it up after a 40-yard touchdown pass from Lorenzo Brown to Damian Ford. The Blizzard would go up 20-7 after scoring back to back touchdowns. The first touchdown was a six-yard rushing touchdown by B.J. Hill and then Bryan Hicks hit B.J. Hill for a eight-yard touchdown. The Storm would end the first quarter with a 18-yard touchdown pass from Lorenzo Brown to Damian Ford, cutting the Blizzard's lead to 20-14.

The second quarter was a back and forth bout with the Blizzard getting on the board first with a 14-yard touchdown reception by Kezlow Smith from Bryan Hicks, giving the Blizzard a 27-14 lead. The Storm answered with a two-yard rushing touchdown by Lyle McCombs, to bring the score to 27-21. The Blizzard would extend their lead to 34-21 after a 31-yard pass by Bryan Hicks to Kezlow Smith. The Storm would end the half with a 34-24 deficit after a 33-yard field goal by Miles Bergner.

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