Joplin Crusaders gearing up for CFL semifinal game

The Central Football League semifinals are this weekend and the 9-1 Joplin Crusaders are looking to get redemption against the only team that’s beaten them in 2017 – the Northwest Arkansas Battle. The Battle ran away with a 26-6 win over the Crusaders on April 8 to drop Joplin’s...

Kansas City Bulldogs look to repeat as MFA Champions this season

When talking about some of the top developmental football programs around the country, the Kansas City Bulldogs is a team that always finds its way into the conversation. This season, the 2016 Midwest Football Alliance Champions are looking to defend their title against what...

‘Finishing’ is key for the undefeated Texas Xtreme

Finishing is the main thing Texas Xtreme head coach Ron Phillips and his staff are preaching to their squad as they find themselves in a familiar situation, one in which they’re looking for a different outcome. “We went 10-0 last year and lost in the playoffs,” Phillips recently...

Houston Ducks look to finish off revenge tour with DTFA Championship

It all comes down to what happens on the field Saturday to decide the 2017 Dynamic Texas Football Association Champion as the Houston Ducks (11-2) get a much-anticipated rematch against the defending champion Texas Spartans. This time, there’s a whole lot more on the line. “This...

New Mexico Titans putting up video game numbers on path of dominance

Looking at the New Mexico Titans scores this season, you’d think they were a team on an EA Sports video game, being played on the junior varsity or rookie difficulty by a gamer that has a lot of free time on his hands. Unfortunately for their opponents, this is real life, and if...

After hot 3-0 start, Nebraska Nightmare a topic of MFL championship chatter

Having outscored opponents 115-14 through three games, the Nebraska Nightmare is off to a hot start this season in the Midwest Football League at 3-0. Nebraska’s defense opened up the season with back-to-back shutouts, 58-0 over the Midwest Mustangs and 31-0 over the Kansas City...

No. 4 seed Bayou Hurricanes stun previously unbeaten Gulf Coast Trojans in first round

The Louisiana Bayou Hurricanes came into the Gulf States Football League playoffs confident, having won six of their last seven games at that point to secure the No. 4 seed in the Bayou Conference. Once they drew the 9-0-1, No. 1 seed Gulf Coast Trojans for their first-round...

The Erie Express: A professional pipeline

In the ever-changing and ever-evolving game of football, teams, players and coaches are always learning from each other, whether intentionally or naturally. Even though the Erie Express didn’t bring home any hardware in 2016, with a 7-5 season that ended in the second round...

Sioux City Stampede have their eyes on MFA Championship

When a group of football fanatics in Sioux City decided to put a developmental football team together four years ago, everyone in the region quickly learned they weren’t messing around. With their thoroughness, professionalism and attention to detail, the owners of the Sioux City...

The Ohio Crush look to continue developing their dynasty in Dayton

The Ohio Crush began laying the groundwork in their inaugural season in 2011 for what has turned into a developmental football dynasty in The Buckeye State over these past several seasons. Since Tony Martin took over as offensive coordinator four years ago, the Crush have posted...