Arizona Desert Scorpions playing for love of the game

The vast majority of people who excel in any role with a football program absolutely love the game. Due to the demanding nature of the industry, they have to. At the developmental level, with all of the various unique adversities that come with it, loving the game is an absolute...

Sioux City Stampede feeling snubbed again by lack of bowl invite

Earlier this month, 28 teams competed in national bowl games down in Florida, many of which were well-deserving league champions and teams ranked nationally by multiple sources. However, one team wasn’t there. In fact, somehow the Sioux City Stampede have never been invited to...

Tucson Thunder head into 2019 season hungry for a title

If you’re looking for a team with a chip on its shoulders, look no further than the Tucson Thunder of the newly formed Arizona Cactus Football League. This is an organization that was consistently a top team in the Arizona Gridiron Football League for most of last season,...

Crescent City Rampage begin season ranked No. 14 in APDFL

As the month of January winds down, people all over are still in the midst of experiencing everything that a new year brings. For the Crescent City Rampage, the new year will also mark their first as members of the Amateur to Professional Developmental Football League, which is...

South Phoenix Runnin’ Rebels call their shot: “We will be national champs”

The South Phoenix Runnin Rebels made a statement this past Saturday with a 44-0 win over the Mecca Town Bulldogs during the Arizona Cactus Football League’s out-of-state double header. While blowouts and shutouts always attract plenty of attention, the Rebels weren’t too...

The Bismarck Wolves look to rebound in 2019

Some teams at the developmental level start with ample resources to immediately make the vision for their team a reality, but that isn’t the story for most teams. Most teams are founded purely out of passion and their team evolves and grows over time into a much better version...

Rebranded Illinois Renegades look to contend for IFA Championship

Next month the Indoor Football Association will kick off its third season as teams have been gearing up, hoping to do what only one team will and that’s to win the crown. After taking off 2018 to rebrand, the Illinois Renegades are looking to be square in the mix for a titl...

Arizona Roll Tide expect to be in the mix for a championship in first year

The spring season is right around the corner for many teams in Arizona and one team new to the party is destined to make a name for themselves. During the off-season, several Arizona Desert Football League All-Stars joined forces with other college and high school standouts to...

East Valley Vipers aim to build strong foundation in first year

Next month, the Arizona Cactus Football League will kick off its inaugural season as 15 teams come in with something to prove. The majority of the teams vying to become champions have at least a few seasons of experience under their belts, but the East Valley Vipers come in as a...

Phoenix Phantoms enter 2019 with a chip on their shoulder

The Phoenix Phantoms had a strong start to the 2018 season and for much of the year looked like they were going to make a run at the Arizona Gridiron Football League Championship. While they ended up falling short of that goal last year, the slate is clean in 2019 and the...