CIF ANNOUNCES FIRST EXPANSION TEAM FOR 2019

The Champions Indoor Football League’s 2018 season is not even two months underway, but league officials and team representatives have already begun working on the 2019 season with an effort to grow and further expand the league. The CIF would like to officially introduce [ ... ]

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Bernard, Liberty ground Beef

It’s difficult to imagine the Salina Liberty’s offense playing any better than it did Saturday night.

Led by quarterback Derrick Bernard’s superhuman effort, the Liberty steamrolled the Omaha Beef 69-43 in a Champions Indoor Football game at Tony’s Pizza Events [ ... ]

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Liberty ready for Omaha rematch

The Salina Liberty are on a rare roll, having won their last two games and are 3-1 on the season.

The lone setback was a 42-37 gut-punch against Omaha on March 10 in Omaha, Neb. — the winning touchdown coming with 10 seconds left on a 47-yard Hail Mary pass from John [ ... ]

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Partnership to honor Central High junior who battled cancer

A battle with bone cancer kept Salina Central High School junior Greg Gibson from playing football last fall, but he plans to be back in action for his senior year on Salina Central’s Mustang team.

When Salina Liberty and Salina Regional Health Center proposed a campaign [ ... ]

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Amarillo - Dallas postphone - Details to follow

Today’s home game between the Amarillo Venom and the Dallas Marshals has been postponed. The CIF executive committee is evaluating all options to determine what course of action is best for the future of the league and the Dallas Marshals. The league office anticipates [ ... ]

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Revs add Championship’s Mann back as Head Coach

The Texas Revolution announce today the return of 2016 Champions Indoor Football Coach of the Year and 2017 champion, Victor Mann, who will resume his role as head coach effective immediately.

Mann guided the Revs to two-straight playoff appearances in the [ ... ]

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Liberty arrest Marshals

So much for any concerns about rust after their long, unplanned layoff.

Dominique Carson scored three first-half touchdowns and Travis Taylor led a stellar defensive effort as the Salina Liberty crushed the Dallas Marshals 55-16 in a Champions Indoor Football game Saturday [ ... ]

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Bandits rally past Kansas City

SIOUX CITY – The Sioux City Bandits rallied from an early 14-point deficit to win a 69-55 shootout over the Kansas City Phantoms in a Champions Indoor Football contest at the Tyson Events Center here Saturday.

The Bandits (4-0), who entered the game averaging 40.3 [ ... ]

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Venom edge Gladiators in last second, 50-49

In a matchup between unbeatens to the determine the division lead, it was no surprise that it came down to who had the ball last in Albuquerque, N.M. on Saturday night.

And that’s the biggest reason why the Amarillo Venom are 4-0 and in sole possession of the Champions [ ... ]

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Bucks go to Byrd for comeback win

When the Bucks needed one more big play, Jauhem Byrd delivered.

The fourth scoring strike of the game from Tyler Johnson to Byrd proved to be the game-winner as the Bucks edged the Omaha Beef 33-32 Saturday night at the Bismarck Event Center.

Byrd's game-winner [ ... ]

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Strohbeen Remains a Constant in Bandits History

Sioux City native, former arena football player, Pfizer pharmaceutical sales rep, head coach of the Sioux City Bandits, husband, father: These are all hats that Erv Strohbeen wears on a daily basis. Although if you ask him, he’s most proud of his Midwest roots.

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Board of Directors Meet For a Schedule Change Request

On a joint conference call earlier today, the Champions Indoor Football League board of directors unanimously approved a request made by the Dallas Marshals to change their scheduled home game on Saturday, March 24th versus the Salina Liberty to May 12th. The rescheduled [ ... ]

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Nate Davis  Player of the Week

Amarillo, TX – This week’s Player of the Week is near and dear to everyone's heart. He started out in a small town called Bellaire, Ohio where he moved to Indiana to go to Ball State. Playing at Ball State for 3 seasons before being picked in the fifth round of [ ... ]

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Nadler leads Bandits past Quad Cities

SIOUX CITY | Liam Nadler threw four touchdown passes with no interceptions. Not bad for his first start with the Sioux City Bandits.

“Not bad at all man,” said Bandits coach Erv Strohbeen.

Then, turning to his quarterback, he said, “Hell of a job.”

Nadler completed [ ... ]

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Bernard, offense lead Liberty past Bismarck

Salina Liberty coach Heron O’Neal and quarterback Derrick Bernard had been saying the team’s young offense was improving each week and getting close to becoming an effective unit.

Saturday night, their trust and belief came to fruition in impressive fashion.

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Bucks roll past Phantoms in season opener

In a convincing season-opening 67-30 victory over Kansas City on Friday night, the Bismarck Bucks unveiled an offense built around a two-headed, four-legged monster.

 Running backs Zavier Steward and Cody Paul ran for a combined 116 yards and four touchdowns [ ... ]

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