Ryan Balentine named 2019 LWOS IFL MVP

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Ryan Balentine ended his 2018 Indoor Football League season with a three-touchdown game in the United Bowl, winning the MVP for the championship game. He picked up right where he left off in 2019. Ryan Balentine named 2019 LWOS IFL MVP With the departure of fellow veteran wideout Brady Roland and a new quarterback in […] READ MORE


Barnstormers, Storm face off in historic United Bowl

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Powell | Gorman. Harrold | Hayes. Brown Jr. | Jones Jr. Barnstormers | Storm. These are the matchups that fans at Wells Fargo Arena will see this Saturday as the Iowa Barnstormers battle against the Sioux Falls Storm in the United Bowl: the Indoor Football League’s (IFL) championship game. “We’re the best league in arena […] READ MORE


Dixie Wooten turns Barnstormers into winners

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John Sears appeared on the Sunday, July 26 episode of a local, sports-talk radio show called Sound-Off. Sears, a host on the popular Sunday night sports wrap-up show in Des Moines, IA had an interesting quote to kick off the episode. The Iowa Barnstormers had just ended a 1-11 stretch to finish their season with […] READ MORE


Brady Roland: Hometown Hero

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11.8 miles. That’s the distance between Brady Roland’s hometown of Carlisle, IA and Des Moines’ Wells Fargo Arena: the home of the Iowa Barnstormers. Over the past four seasons, Roland has been cementing himself as one of the best and most consistent receivers that the city has ever seen. Or, maybe it’s been longer than […] READ MORE


IFL Playoffs: Powerhouse Offenses meet in Semi’s

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When tuning in to this Saturday’s Indoor Football League (IFL) Playoff game, fans can expect to see a high-scoring affair. The No. 2 Arizona Rattlers are preparing to host the 3rd seeded Sioux Falls Storm this Saturday at Talking Stick Resort Arena. IFL Playoffs: Powerhouse Offenses meet in Semi’s The Rattlers will be gearing up […] READ MORE


Iowa Barnstormers earn Home-Field Advantage

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Home. Field. Advantage. The Iowa Barnstormers put on a clinic at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday night, defeating the Cedar Rapids Titans in their final regular season game of the 2018 season. The victory improved Iowa’s record to 11-3, a league best, and gave the Barnstormers home-field advantage throughout the Indoor Football League playoffs. That […] READ MORE


Iowa Barnstormers take first place, beat Arizona Rattlers

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The Iowa Barnstormers need just one more win. After a victory over the Arizona Rattlers on Saturday night, the Iowa Barnstormers just need one more win to seal their spot as the top seed in the Indoor Football League (IFL). That means, assuming Iowa can knock off either Sioux Falls (9-3) or Cedar Rapids (2-10), […] READ MORE


Iowa Barnstormers beat Arizona Rattlers on final play, in Overtime

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Drew Powell had just ran a quarterback read and took the ball into the Arizona Rattlers end zone on 4th and goal during overtime of Sunday’s game. The Barnstormers had trailed 68-61 prior to Powell’s score, and if they didn’t reach the end zone, then they would be sent home packing. Powell’s touchdown trimmed the […] READ MORE


Iowa Barnstormers survive Slow Start, Injury Scare to beat in-state rivals

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In an unexpectedly chippy game, the Iowa Barnstormers overcame a slow start to overtake the Cedar Rapids Titans 48-21 on Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. The Barnstormers improved to 7-2 on the season and earned their fourth straight win as they head into the home stretch of the season. “Cedar Rapids is a good […] READ MORE


Iowa Barnstormers earn first win against Sioux Falls Storm in Franchise History

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1-8. In 11 meetings all time against the Sioux Falls Storm, the Iowa Barnstormers only earned one win. It just happened to be last night. Iowa defeated Sioux Falls 49-42 on the road at the Denny Sanford Premier Center on Saturday, making it the first time they’ve ever beaten Sioux Falls. Iowa Barnstormers earn first […] READ MORE