RUSH SUFFER FIRST HOME LOSS OF THE 2012 SEASON

SaberCats Quarterback Mark Grieb threw for 6 touchdowns last night. The Rush had the perfect opportunity in front of them last night. San Jose came into this game losing two in a row {Including an AFL record setter last week}, while the Rush had won two in row plus they were 7-0 at home. Not…

Fire 2 Crew 1 Final Score

The team celebrates after it’s 2-1 victory over Columbus. The Fire finally have their first 2 game winning streak of the 2012 MLS season, and here is how it happened: First Half: 02’ Marco Pappa scores for the Fire off of an intercepted pass to take a 1-0 lead. 26’ Dominic Oduro scores on his…

THE RUSH WILL NEED TO BE ROAD WARRIORS ON SATURDAY NIGHT

  The Rush hit the road again this week but this time they do so with a little more optimism on their side. The Rush make their way to Kansas City to take on the second worst team in the Arena Football League. The Kansas City Command are only 3-10 this year, with two of…

ITS OFFICIAL: THE AFL AND THE AFLPU HAVE COME TO AN AGREEMENT

  As I reported in my previous article, the Arena Football League executive office and the Arena Football League Players Union reached a principle agreement over the weekend: http://michelledubiel.com/~micheox4/websites/q101/2012/06/the-rush-defense-stands-its-ground/ As of late Sunday night I had received word that for the first time in AFL history, the league and it’s players will have a formal, legally…

THE RUSH DEFENSE STANDS ITS GROUND

Reggie Gray scores one of this three touchdowns The Rush put on it’s best defensive performance of the season last night and it couldn’t have came at a better time. After last week’s loss against Utah, the Rush are on the outside looking in at that final playoff spot. Last night’s commanding 62-27 victory not…

Who is Ivan Soto?

Ivan Soto is a name that has been making waves on the arena football scene recently. Ivan Soto according to the AFLPU website, is the Executive Vice President of the Arena Football League Players Union. A union which has only come into existence fairly recently. Before the AFL suspended the 2009 season, there wasn’t a…

THE RUSH SUFFER THEIR WORST LOSS IN TEAM HISTORY

Rush Wide Receiver Reggie Gray was held under 100 receiving yards for the first time this season. For the second time this season the Rush have been held scoreless for an entire quarter. For the first time this season and in team history, they were held scoreless for two quarters (1st and 4th). And as…

CHICAGO RUSH 31 SPOKANE SHOCK 20 HALFTIME REPORT

It’s obvious that the Rush are hungry for a victory with the way they’ve been playing Spokane thus far. The Rush got off to a hot start and so far have yet to look back. Russ Michna has 4 touchdown passes already, Terrance Turner has 2 touchdown catches, and the defense has also done it’s…

CHICAGO RUSH VS SPOKANE SHOCK 6-3-12 PRE-GAME REPORT

The Rush during pre-game warmups. The Rush are more than happy to be back home at the Allstate Arena after a disasterous road trip to Arizona and San Jose. The Rush lost both of those games are now licking their wounds with a 6-4 record. They are now two games behind the San Antonio Talons…

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…

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