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Steubenville Stampede
Established 2005
Folded 2007
Played in St. John Arena in Steubenville, Ohio
SteubenvilleStampedeCIFL
League/conference affiliations
American Indoor Football League (2006)
  • North Conference (2006)

Continental Indoor Football League (2007)

  • Atlantic Division (2007)
Team colorsOrange, Black, Silver
              
Personnel
Head coachDemetrius Ross
Team history
* Steubenville Stampede (2006–2007)
Championships
League championships (0)
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (0)
Home arena(s)
*St. John Arena (2006–2007)

The Steubenville Stampede was an indoor football franchise, most recently a member of the Continental Indoor Football League. They played their home games at the St. John Arena in Steubenville, Ohio, United States.

2006 seasonEdit

The team began play in 2006 as an expansion member of the American Indoor Football League. On March 4, 2006, the Stampede lost their inaugural home-opener 21-14 against the Johnstown Riverhawks, which became the lowest scoring game in the AIFL's two-year existence.

The inaugural season roster was notable for having two future murderers. Both Thunder Collins and Bobby Cutts Jr. were active players during the season. Each were both convicted of murder for separate incidents that took place after their time with the team.

2007 seasonEdit

After the 2006 season, the team decided to move to the CIFL. The Stampede were sold to Summit County Rumble owner Ramone Davenport in January 2007.

The team, although starting the season 4-0, were struggling business-wise, and at one point almost folded, but later on were purchased by Martin D. Maiuri and finished the season. Unfortunately, the team would only win one of their remaining eight games, finishing the season 5-7 and two games out of the playoffs.

Finally, on June 28, 2007, the CIFL took over and ceased operations of the Steubenville and Summit County franchises.[1]

Season-By-SeasonEdit

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

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Steubenville Stampede (AIFL)
2006 1 11 0 7th Northern Only games played (1-1 in forfeits)
Steubenville Stampede (CIFL)
2007 5 7 0 5th Atlantic --
Totals 6 18 0

2006 Season ScheduleEdit

Only 12 games played on field. One forfeit win and one forfeit loss not included

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
February 25 Canton Legends Away Loss 33-66
March 4 Johnstown Riverhawks Home Loss 14-21
March 13 Reading Express Home Loss 35-53
March 25 Miami Valley Silverbacks Home Loss 54-57
March 31 Erie Freeze Away Loss 6-62
April 8 Syracuse Soldiers Home Loss 31-43
April 15 Canton Legends Home Loss 26-62
April 29 Miami Valley Silverbacks Away Loss 28-73
May 6 Erie Freeze Home Loss 18-61
May 20 Miami Valley Silverbacks Away Loss 21-40
May 27 Johnstown Riverhawks Away Loss 21-68
June 10 Columbus Blackhawks (non-league) Home Win 56-20

2007 Season ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
March 24 NY/NJ Revolution Home Won 70-3
April 5 Summit County Rumble Home Won 42-6
April 13 Chesapeake Tide Home Won 65-55
April 20 Summit County Rumble Home Won 89-32
April 28 Lehigh Valley Outlawz Away Lost 57-64
May 5 New England Surge Home Lost 30-43
May 12 Springfield Stallions Home Won 66-8
May 18 Miami Valley Silverbacks Away Lost 44-66
May 26 New England Surge Away Lost 0-86
June 2 Rochester Raiders Away Lost 6-81
June 16 Lehigh Valley Outlawz Home Lost 20-54
June 23 Chesapeake Tide Away Lost 24-64

2007 CIFL StandingsEdit

Template:2007 CIFL Standings

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