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Iowa Suffers 66-33 Loss in Orlando

Iowa Barnstormers

Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (6-10) were defeated 66-33 by the Orlando Predators (9-7) at CFE Arena in Orlando, Florida. The Barnstormers loss of more than ten points has eliminated the team from the 2014 AFL playoffs. As the 2014 AFL regular season schedule winds down, each game becomes crucial in determining the […]

Barnstormers Buried by Soul, 78-48

Iowa Barnstormers

Iowa Falls After Philly Second-Half Rally Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (6-9) were buried by the Philadelphia Soul (7-8) in front of 9,551 fans of Wells Fargo Arena. After opening the night with a special pre-game show for Military Appreciation Night at Wells Fargo Arena, the Iowa Barnstormers took control of the field […]

Steffeck Signs New Pro Contract in Luxembourg

William Penn senior Keith Steffeck at a scrimmage against Simpson College.

Oskaloosa–The successful start to Keith Steffeck’s professional basketball career has landed him an even bigger spot overseas. The former NAIA First-Team All-American has signed a contract with BBC Sparta Bertrange, a team in the small European country of Luxembourg. Sparta is part of the Total League. Sparta was 13-15 a year ago. Steffeck leaves former […]

Iowa Barnstormers Grounded by Pittsburgh Power Barnstormers Defeated in Divisional Matchup

Iowa Barnstormers

Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (6-8) fell 57-27 to the Pittsburgh Power (11-3) on Friday night at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For the first time in five weeks, the Iowa Barnstormers brought in quarterback Carson Coffman to lead the team in their road matchup against the Pittsburgh Power. An unfortunate […]

Barnstormers Held Off by Storm in Overtime Matchup, 62-56

Iowa Barnstormers

QB J.J. Raterink Breaks Franchise Record in Overtime Battle Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (6-7) lost a heartbreaking overtime battle to the Tampa Bay Storm (7-6) in front of 8,862 fans of Wells Fargo Arena. Looking to defend their home turf, the Iowa Barnstormers took the field with high intensity and vengeance. In […]

Barnstormers Downed by Gladiators, 86-49

Iowa Barnstormers

Iowa Falls 0-3 Versus Cleveland in 2014 Series Cleveland, OH – The Iowa Barnstormers (6-6) were defeated by the Cleveland Gladiators (10-1) on Saturday, June 7 at Quicken Loans Arena. On the road for their third and final matchup versus the Cleveland Gladiators for 2014, the Iowa Barnstormers struggled to show the opponent their potential […]

Lewis Earns Defensive Player, Reynolds Nominated MVP

Iowa Barnstormers

Iowa’s Mike Lewis and Darius Reynolds Recognized by AFL for Week 12 Honors DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers defensive lineman Mike Lewis was named the Arena Football League’s Riddell Defensive Player of the Week while wide receiver Darius Reynolds has been nominated Most Valuable Player for Week 12, the League announced today. Lewis (6-2, […]

Barnstormers Defeat Predators, 58-48

Iowa Barnstormers

Brian Reader Leads Iowa to Victory with 7 Touchdowns and 221 Yards Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (6-5) defeated the Orlando Predators (6-5) 58-48 in front of 7,443 fans of Wells Fargo Arena. The Iowa Barnstormers started off then night hot with the help of fullback Derik Steiner as he hauled in a […]

Barnstormers Fall to Undefeated Gladiators, 46-63

Iowa Barnstormers

Iowa Unable to Outplay Cleveland in Second Half Des Moines, IA – Looking to take the first victory of the 2014 season from the Cleveland Gladiators, the Iowa Barnstormers fell 48-63 in front of 7,156 fans of Wells Fargo Arena. After a tough loss in last week’s home matchup versus the Jacksonville Sharks, the Barnstormers […]

Barnstormers Involved in Three-Way Trade

Iowa Barnstormers

J.J. Raterink Returns to Iowa After LAX and JAX Swap DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers have executed a three-way trade with the Los Angeles KISS and the Jacksonville Sharks to acquire quarterback J.J. Raterink, Head Coach and Director of Football Operations Mike Hohensee announced today. After LA and Jacksonville swapped Raterink and quarterback Aaron […]

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