(Metropolis with ball. Dropkick photos)
The Midwest swept the South in the DI Round of 32 Saturday, with
Metropolis, Chicago and Cincinnati all coming out winners.
In Cincinnati, the Wolfhounds jumped on Boca Raton early and raced out to a
17-0 lead. Cincinnati played a territorial game to pressure their visitors,
and on several occasions the pressure mounted until Boca... Read More
The Northside Tigers have takent the #4 seed from the Pacific Coast in the
DI club playoffs, as they defeated the East Palo Alto Bulldogs 23-21 in a
challenge match in Reno, Nev. Saturday.
The Tigers were the #2 team out of Utah and had the right to play the #3
team out of NorCal (EPA) for the 4th seed from the Pacific
Coast. EPA led 21-14 with time winding down, but the Tigers kept... Read More
Life University will host the Super League Eastern Conference semifinal
after they beat Boston 36-27 Saturday in Milton, Mass.
Wing Steve Petzel scored two tries and Life got tries from Paul Emerick,
Mark Aylor, Seth Strauss and Tui Osborne in a back-and-forth match that saw
the lead change hands four times.
Boston led 22-17 at halftime but Aylor’s try from a maul put his side up to... Read More
top seeds won their playoff matches in the Competitive Region 4 men’s DI
club Round of 32 Saturday, with Norfolk, PAC, Mystic River and Boston Irish
Wolfhounds all emerging victorious.
Norfolk looked the most dominant, running in a 79-10 score over Long
Island. Outside center Anthony Kowalski scored three tries for the Blues
while flanker Kevin Mott slotted seven conversions... Read More
After a full season of beating on each other, the top three teams in the
Pacific Northwest DII club South ended up the top three teams in the entire
Chuckanut, the lone North team in the final four, finished fourth, but were
competitive. They just hadn’t had the same hard-bitten season that ORSU,
the Tsunami, and Portland dealt with playing each other every week.
In the end... Read More
The Northern California executive committee ruled Monday that
head-to-head is the first tiebreaker to determine their league standings,
making Fresno champs of the NorCal DII competition. There was some
confusion in regards to whether head-to-head or point differential would
determine the league, thus prompting the vote, which was unanimous, 7-0, in
favor of head-to-head. ... Read More
There are seven crossover playoff matches in DI this weekend, as the
Northeast squares off against the Mid-Atlantic and the Midwest plays the
South. In the MARFU/NRU games, the higher seed hosts. In the South/Midwest,
the top South seed, the Altanta Renegades, hosts the Midwest four seed,
Metropolis. The top Midwest seed, Palmer, gets a bye to the Round of 16,
while Charlotte (... Read More
The Glendale Raptors men’s club jumped all over the second half to blow
open a tight ballgame and beat OMBAC 56-34 in a friendly at Infinity Park
in Glendale, Colo.
The game was very close in the first half, with the two teams exchanging
the lead back and forth. Glendale led 3-0, then OMBAC 5-3, then Glendale
against 6-5, then OMBAC 8-6. Glendale scored their first try to... Read More
Puget Sound defeated the Denver Barbarians 41-33 Saturday evening at Dick's
Sporting Goods Park in the Mile High City.
The victory ended the Barbarians season at 2-4 and improved OPSB to 4-1.
They have one more game left, against the Utah Warriors, but by winning
this game the Seattle club ensured that win or lose next weekend, they will
be the #2 team in the Western Conference... Read More
(Cody Secker photo)
Saturday’s bout between the Denver Barbarians and Old Puget Sound Beach at
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is the Super League game of the week. Not just
because it’s the only RSL game on tap for Easter weekend, but because it
ought to be considered round one of the West playoffs.
At 3-1, OPSB clinches a semifinal berth with a win over the host Barbos,
who at 2-... Read More