|Based in||Kent, Washington|
|colors||Purple, Black, Silver, White|
|League||Indoor Football League|
|history||Kent Predators (2010-2011)|
Seattle Timberwolves (2011)
Everett Raptors (2012-present)
|dancers||Predators Dance Team|
|Head coach||Sean Ponder|
The Everett Raptors are a professional indoor football (a variation of American football) team that plays in the Indoor Football League . They play their home games at the Comcast Arena at Everett in Everett, Washington. The Raptors are one of two IFL teams in the state of Washington, joining the Tri-Cities Fever.
The Raptors franchise is the relocated team previously known as the Kent Predators and later the Seattle Timberwolves.
History[edit | edit source]
The franchise was originally going to play in Wasilla, Alaska as the Arctic Predators, but complications between the ownership and the would-be head coach led to difficulty in obtaining a lease, so the IFL and the Arctic Predators split ways. However, the A-Preds did not fold immediately; they played that season in the American Indoor Football Association.
After playing the entire 2010 and the first 6 games of the 2011 season as the Kent Predators, the team switched to the Timberwolves identity in April 2011 (throughout the franchise's first two years, they played at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington).
On October 18, 2011, it was announced that the Timberwolves are moving to Everett, adopting the new Everett Raptors identity.
The Raptors will be the second indoor football team to play in Everett, following the Everett Hawks of the National Indoor Football League and later the af2 which played from 2005 until 2007. A team called the Everett Destroyers was proposed for the IFL's inaugural 2009 season, but folded before ever playing a single down.
Season-By-Season[edit | edit source]
Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties
|Kent Predators (IFL)|
|2010||5||9||0||4th Pacific North||--|
|Kent Predators/Seattle Timberwolves (IFL)|
2011 Season Schedule[edit | edit source]
Regular Season[edit | edit source]
|Final Score||Team Record|
|1||February 25 (Fri)||7:05pm||Sioux Falls Storm||L 71-105||0-1|
|2||March 6 (Sun)||3:05pm||Fairbanks Grizzlies||W 56-41||1-1|
|4||March 17 (Thu)||7:00pm
|@La Crosse Spartans||L 28-66||1-2|
|5||March 25 (Fri)||7:35pm
|@Chicago Slaughter||L 36-37||1-3|
|6||April 1 (Fri)||7:05pm||Fairbanks Grizzlies||L 30-31||1-4|
|7||April 10 (Sun)||1:00pm||@Tri-Cities Fever||L 42-60||1-5|
|8||April 16 (Sat)||7:05pm||Wenatchee Valley Venom||W 51-12||2-5|
|10||April 30 (Sat)||7:05pm||@Tri-Cities Fever||L 33-63||2-6|
|11||May 6 (Fri)||7:05pm||Omaha Beef||W 52-50||3-6|
|12||May 14 (Sat)||7:05pm
|@Wyoming Cavalry||L 39-59||3-7|
|13||May 21 (Sat)||7:05pm||@Wenatchee Valley Venom||W 66-56||4-7|
|14||May 27 (Fri)||7:05pm||Wenatchee Valley Venom||W 61-45||5-7|
|15||June 3 (Fri)||7:05pm
|@Fairbanks Grizzlies||L 54-85||5-8|
|16||June 12 (Sun)||7:05pm||Tri-Cities Fever||L 59-86||5-9|
Division Standings[edit | edit source]
|2011 Pacific Division|
|y Fairbanks Grizzlies||10||4||0||0.714||723||545||6-3||---||W2|
|x Tri-Cities Fever||10||4||0||0.714||816||575||6-3||---||W2|
|Wenatchee Valley Venom||3||11||0||0.214||508||845||2-7||7.0||L4|
Roster[edit | edit source]
Seattle Timberwolves Roster
Past Seasons[edit | edit source]
2010 Final Standings[edit | edit source]
|2010 Pacific North Division|
References[edit | edit source]
- "'Kent Predators' Changing Name To 'Seattle Timberwolves'". kirotv.com. http://www.kirotv.com/sports/27524112/detail.html.
- Myhre, Rich. "Indoor football is back in Everett". The Herald. http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20111018/SPORTS/710189919/1004/sports#Indoor-football-is-back-in-Everett.