Memphis Belles
LeagueIndependent Women's Football League
Team historyNWFA (2008)
WFA (2009)
IWFL (2010-future)
Based inMemphis, Tennessee
Team colorsRed, black, silver
PresidentPaula Anderson
Head coachKeith Mitchell
Division titles0

The Memphis Belles were a women's professional tackle football team and members of the Independent Women's Football League. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, the Memphis Belles played their 2010 home games at Halle Stadium football field in Memphis, Tennessee. At one point, in their fourth year of operation, the Memphis Belles were the longest-running women's tackle football team in Memphis history.

In their inaugural season (2008), the Memphis Belles played in the National Women's Football Association. When the NWFA folded in 2009, the Memphis Belles moved to the Women's Football Alliance. In 2010, the Memphis Belles moved to the Independent Women's Football League, the longest-running and most successful league in the history of Women's Professional Tackle Football, where they made the Midwest Divisional Playoffs. The team has since folded.

Season-by-season[edit | edit source]

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Memphis Belles (NWFA)
2008 3 4 1 2nd South Midwest --
Memphis Belles (WFA)
2009 4 4 0 3rd American Southeast --
Memphis Belles (IWFL)
2010* 1 1 0 1st West Midwest --
Totals 8 9 1 (including playoffs)

* = Current Standing

Season schedules[edit | edit source]

2009[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 18 New Orleans Blaze Home Won 46-7
April 25 Emerald Coast Barracudas Home Won 50-0
May 9 Jacksonville Dixie Blues Away Lost 20-34
May 16 Gulf Coast Riptide Away Lost 8-50
May 30 Emerald Coast Barracudas Away Won 44-12
June 6 New Orleans Blaze Away Won 32-26
June 13 Gulf Coast Riptide Home Lost 20-54
June 20 Jacksonville Dixie Blues Home Lost 6-34

2010[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 10 Tennessee Valley Tigers Away Won 28-0
April 17 Chattanooga Locomotion Home Lost 0-14
April 24 Clarksville Fox Away Win 18-12
May 1 Dallas Diamonds Home Lost 6-49
May 8 Chattanooga Locomotion Away Lost 16-22
May 22 H-Town Texas Cyclones Home Win 1-0
June 5 Clarksville Fox Home Win 8-6
April 3 Louisville Nightmare Away win 1-0

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