FORMER RUSH FULLBACK JOHNIE KIRTON DEAD AT 26

Kirton wearing a Rush uniform in 2011 The Arena Football league is in mourning after one of it’s players passed away on Tuesday. Fullback/Linebacker Johnie Kirton was found dead in the hotel room he had been staying in while playing for the San Jose SaberCats this season. He was found by one of his San…

RUSH 61 BARNSTORMERS 50 FINAL SCORE

After a sluggish start in the first half, the Rush picked up the pace on both sides of the ball in the second. The Rush walk out of Allstate Arena with a  61-50 victory and here’s how it all went down: First Quarter: Iowa won the coin toss and on their first possession they started…

BARNSTORMERS 28 RUSH 24 HALFTIME

The Rush are only down by 4 at the half. But that’s because they let Iowa score early, along with miscues and poor clock management the Rush find themselves behind instead of ahead. Russ Michna has thrown 2 touchdown passes to Reggie Gray and Terrance Turner. The other touchdown came from a 1 yard run…

CHICAGO RUSH VS IOWA BARNSTORMERS 5-6-12 PRE-GAME REPORT

Today the Chicago Rush will be playing with a lot of emotion and anger. They welcome the Iowa Barnstormers to the Allstate Arena, a team in which the Rush defated 62-61 back on March 31st. The Rush have gone 1-2 in their last three games. They narrowly defeated Milwaukee two weeks ago, the week before…

PREVIEW: RUSH VS STORM

  Tonight the Rush play game number 2 of the 2012 Arena Football League season. After winning their season opener against Tampa Bay two weeks ago, the Rush welcome Florida’s other AFL team to the Allstate Arena tonight. The Orlando Predators who are looking for their first victory of the season, are going through a…

Arena Football League Labor dispute.

Of course as you saw in the video’s from Saturday night’s Rush game, there was a lot of talk about a possible players strike in the Arena Football League. Here is an article from the story that first broke on Friday night: http://sports.yahoo.com/arena/news?slug=ycn-11079140 Here is a statement released by the league late Saturday night: FOR…

Chicago Rush VS Tampa Bay Storm 3-10-12. Rush wins 70-48.

The 2012 Chicago Rush get a victory to start the season with a 70-48 victory over the Tampa Bay Storm. The Rush offense came out firing all missiles right from the start. Quarterback Russ Michna threw 8 touchdown passes, all of them caught by Rush Wide Receivers. 4 TD catches by Reggie Gray, 3 by…

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