2014 Tri-Cities Fever season

Last updated
2014 Tri-Cities Fever season
OwnerTeri Carr
Head coachAdam Shackleford
General managerTeri Carr
Home field Toyota Center
7016 West Grandridge Blvd.
Kennewick, WA 99336
Results
Record8-6
Conference place3rd Intense

The 2014 Tri-Cities Fever season was the team's tenth season as a professional indoor football franchise and fifth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Kennewick, Washington-based Tri-Cities Fever were members of the Intense Conference. Founded in 2005 as part of National Indoor Football League, the Tri-Cities Fever moved to the af2 in 2007 then jumped to the IFL before the 2010 season.

Contents

Under the leadership of owner/general manager Teri Carr and head coach Adam Shackleford, the team played their home games at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Washington. [1] Shackleford's staff includes assistant coach Cleveland Pratt and defensive line coach Kimo von Oelhoffen. The Fever Girls are the official dance team.

Off-field moves

Fever players participate in community programs, including the "After School Matters" after-school program and "Backpack Program" food assistance program at Eastgate Elementary in the Kennewick School District. [2]


Awards and honors

On March 5, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 2 Players of the Week. Tri-Cities Fever linebacker Boris Lee was named Special Teams Player of the Week. Wide receiver Jackie Chambers received an Honorable Mention for offense. Defensive back Lionell Singleton received an Honorable Mention for defense. Kicker Brady Beeson received an Honorable Mention for special teams play. [3] On March 12, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 3 Players of the Week. Tri-Cities Fever defensive back Lionell Singleton received a second Honorable Mention for defense. [4]

On March 19, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 4 Players of the Week. Tri-Cities Fever defensive back Donyae Coleman received an Honorable Mention for defense and kick returner Lionell Singleton received a third Honorable Mention for special teams play. [5] On March 26, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 5 Players of the Week. Tri-Cities Fever kicker Brady Beeson and kick returner Dennis Rogan each received an Honorable Mention for special teams play. This is Beeson's second of the season. [6]

On April 9, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 7 Players of the Week. Tri-Cities Fever running back Keithon Flemming and wide receiver Harry Peoples received an Honorable Mention for offense. Defensive back Lionell Singleton received an Honorable Mention for defense. [7] On April 23, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 9 Players of the Week. Tri-Cities Fever quarterback Houston Lillard was named as the Offensive Player of the Week. Defensive back Donyaé Coleman received an Honorable Mention for defense. Kicker Brady Beeson and kick returner Harry Peoples each received an Honorable Mention for special teams play. [8]

Tri-Cities Fever 10-year commemorative patch Tri-Cities Fever IFL 10 Years logo.jpg
Tri-Cities Fever 10-year commemorative patch

Schedule

Key:   Win  Tie  Loss   Bye

Regular season

All start times are local time

WeekDayDateKickoffOpponentResultsLocation [9]
ScoreRecord
1 BYE
2FridayFebruary 287:00pm Wyoming Cavalry W 69–26 [10] [11] 1–0 Toyota Center [12]
3SaturdayMarch 87:05pm Sioux Falls Storm L 40–47 [13] [14] [15] 1–1 Toyota Center [16] [17]
4FridayMarch 147:05pmat Nebraska Danger L 46–77 [18] [19] [20] 1–2 Eihusen Arena [21] [22]
5SaturdayMarch 227:05pmat Cedar Rapids Titans L 45–58 [23] [24] 1–3 U.S. Cellular Center
6 BYE
7SaturdayApril 57:05pm Cedar Rapids Titans L 43–63 [25] [26] 1–4 Toyota Center [27]
8SundayApril 133:00pmat Colorado Ice L 28–55 [28] [29] [30] 1–5 Budweiser Events Center [31] [32]
9SaturdayApril 197:00pmat Green Bay Blizzard W 73–62 [33] [34] [35] 2–5 Resch Center [36]
10SaturdayApril 267:05pm Colorado Ice W 44–353–5 Toyota Center [37]
11SaturdayMay 37:05pm Nebraska Danger L 62–663–6 Toyota Center
12SaturdayMay 107:05pmat Bemidji Axemen W 51–504–6 Sanford Center
13SaturdayMay 177:00pmat Texas Revolution W 55–345–6 Allen Event Center
14SaturdayMay 247:05pm Wyoming Cavalry W 94–306–6 Toyota Center
15 BYE
16FridayJune 67:05pmat Wyoming Cavalry W 64–357–6 Casper Events Center
17SaturdayJune 147:05pm Colorado Ice W 47–338–6 Toyota Center

Roster

2014 Tri-Cities Fever roster
Quarterbacks
  • 10Houston Lillard
  •  5Dante Warren

Running Backs

  • 24Keithon Flemming

Wide Receivers

  •  3Ed Berry
  •  8Harry Peoples
  • --Mario Washington
  •  7Steven Whitehead
Offensive Linemen
  • 56Andrew Faaumu
  • 60Joel McCleod
  • 52Lloyd Morrison Jr.
  • 79Mike Trice

Defensive Linemen

  • 99Pablo Garcia
  • 90Sean McDonald
  • 40Brandon Rankin
Linebackers
  • 27Brandon Wilson

Defensive Backs

  •  6Donyaé Coleman
  • 21Rudell Crim
  •  1Dennis Rogan
  • 18Ashante Williams

Kickers

Injured Reserve
  • 12Dustin Bell DB
  • 11Oliver Young WR

Exempt List

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated June 3, 2014
24 Active, 2 InactiveMore rosters

Standings

2014 Intense Conference
WLTPCTPFPAGBSTK
y - Colorado Ice 1040.7147085030.0L1
x - Nebraska Danger 1040.7146845400.0W1
Tri-Cities Fever 860.5717616712.0W5
Wyoming Cavalry 1130.0714419319.0L10

Related Research Articles

The Tri-Cities Fever were a professional indoor football franchise based in Kennewick, Washington. The Fever joined National Indoor Football League (NIFL) in 2005 as an expansion team. The Fever were owned by Teri Carr. From 2005 to 2016, the Fever played their home games at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Washington. On June 30, 2016, the team announced it would go dormant for the 2017 season and beyond.

The 2013 Texas Revolution season was the team's fourteenth season as a football franchise, fourth in the Indoor Football League (IFL), and first as the "Texas Revolution". One of just nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2013 season, the Texas Revolution were realigned to the United Conference. The team played their home games at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas. Head coach Billy Back led the team to a 5–9 record and they failed to qualify for post-season play.

The 2013 Wyoming Cavalry season is the team's fourteenth season as a football franchise and third in the current Indoor Football League (IFL). One of just nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2013 season, the Wyoming Cavalry are members of the Intense Conference. Led by head coach Ryan Lingenfelder, the team plays their home games at the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming.

The 2013 Colorado Ice season was the team's seventh season as a football franchise and fifth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Founded in 2007 as part of United Indoor Football, the Colorado Ice became charter members of the IFL when the UIF merged with the Intense Football League before the 2009 season. One of just nine teams that competed in the IFL for the 2013 season, the Fort Collins-based Colorado Ice were members of the Intense Conference. In their second season under head coach Heron O'Neal, the team played their home games at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colorado.

The 2011 Colorado Ice season was the team's fifth season as a football franchise and third in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Founded for the 2007 season as part of United Indoor Football, the Colorado Ice became charter members of the IFL when the UIF merged with the Intense Football League before the 2009 season. One of 22 teams that competed in the IFL for the 2011 season, the Fort Collins-based Colorado Ice were members of the Mountain West Division of the Intense Conference.

The 2014 Texas Revolution season was the team's fifteenth season as a professional indoor football franchise, fifth in the Indoor Football League (IFL), and second as the "Texas Revolution". One of nine teams in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Texas Revolution competed in the United Conference for the second consecutive year. The team played their home games at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas. Chris Williams returned to the IFL as the Texas Revolution's director of football operations and head coach for 2014. The team started strong but faltered, compiling a 3–11 record and missing the playoffs. In the post-season, Williams resigned and the team announced their departure from the IFL.

The 2014 Nebraska Danger season was the fourth season for the Nebraska Danger as a professional indoor football franchise and their fourth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Nebraska Danger were members of the Intense Conference. For the fourth consecutive year, the team played their home games under head coach Mike Davis in the Eihusen Arena at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Lionell Singleton is a former professional indoor football defensive back for the Alabama Vipers and the Tri-Cities Fever. He was signed by the Alabama Vipers as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Florida International. Singleton was released by the Fever on March 24, 2015, and announced his retirement following the release. He was inducted into the Indoor Football League Hall of Fame in 2016.

The 2014 Cedar Rapids Titans season was the third season of the Cedar Rapids Titans as a professional indoor football franchise in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Cedar Rapids Titans were members of the league's United Conference.

The 2014 Green Bay Blizzard season was the team's twelfth season as a professional indoor football franchise and fifth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Green Bay Blizzard were members of the United Conference. The team played their home games at the Resch Center in the Green Bay suburb of Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin.

2014 Sioux Falls Storm season

The 2014 Sioux Falls Storm season was the team's fifteenth season as a professional indoor football franchise and sixth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams that competed in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Sioux Falls Storm were members of the United Conference.

The 2014 Colorado Ice season was the team's eighth season as a professional indoor football franchise and sixth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams that competed in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Fort Collins-based Colorado Ice were members of the Intense Conference.

2014 Wyoming Cavalry season

The 2014 Wyoming Cavalry season is the team's fifteenth season as a professional indoor football franchise and fourth in the current Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Wyoming Cavalry are members of the Intense Conference. Led by head coach Ryan Lingenfelder, the team plays their home games at the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming.

The 2014 Bemidji Axemen season was the team's first season as a professional indoor football franchise and first in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Bemidji, Minnesota-based Axemen were members of the United Conference.

The 2011 Tri-Cities Fever season is the team's seventh season as a professional indoor football franchise and third in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of twenty-two teams competing in the IFL for the 2011 season, the Kennewick, Washington-based Tri-Cities Fever are members of the Intense Conference.

The 2012 Nebraska Danger season was the second season for the Nebraska Danger as a professional indoor football franchise and their second in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of 16 teams competing in the IFL for the 2012 season, the Nebraska Danger were members of the Intense Conference.

The 2010 Tri-Cities Fever season was the team's sixth season as a professional indoor football franchise and first in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of twenty-five teams competing in the IFL for the 2010 season, the Kennewick, Washington-based Tri-Cities Fever were members of the Pacific Division of the Intense Conference.

The 2015 Tri-Cities Fever season was the team's eleventh season as a professional indoor football franchise and sixth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of ten teams competing in the IFL for the 2015 season, the Kennewick, Washington-based Tri-Cities Fever were members of the Intense Conference.

The 2013 Tri-Cities Fever season was the team's ninth season as a professional indoor football franchise and fourth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2013 season, the Kennewick, Washington-based Tri-Cities Fever were members of the Intense Conference. Founded in 2005 as part of National Indoor Football League, the Tri-Cities Fever moved to the af2 in 2007 then jumped to the IFL before the 2010 season.

The 2016 Tri-Cities Fever season was the team's twelfth season as a professional indoor football franchise and seventh in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of ten teams that compete in the IFL for the 2016 season, the Fever are members of the Intense Conference.

References

  1. Dial, Tracci (March 7, 2014). "Time Lapse: Toyota Center Changeover From Ice to Turf to Court". Tri-Cities, WA: KNDU . Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  2. Alikhani, Lida (March 6, 2014). "Tri-Cities Fever Players Help Local Kids in Need". Kennewick, WA: KVEW-TV . Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  3. "Kickoff Weeknd Players of the Week Announced". Indoor Football League. March 5, 2014. Archived from the original on March 6, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  4. "Week 3 IFL Players of the Week Announced". Indoor Football League. March 12, 2014. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. Retrieved March 16, 2014.
  5. "Week 4 IFL Players of the Week Announced". Indoor Football League. March 19, 2014. Archived from the original on March 20, 2014. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  6. "Week 5 IFL Players of the Week Announced". Indoor Football League. March 26, 2014. Archived from the original on March 28, 2014. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
  7. "Week 7 IFL Players of the Week Announced". Indoor Football League. April 9, 2014. Archived from the original on April 13, 2014. Retrieved April 12, 2014.
  8. "Week 9 IFL Players of the Week Announced". Indoor Football League. April 23, 2014. Archived from the original on April 23, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  9. "2014 Regular Season Schedule Released". Indoor Football League. October 18, 2013. Archived from the original on October 23, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
  10. "Wyoming Cavalry vs. Tri-Cities Fever at Kennewick, WA - 2/28/2014 at 7:05 pm". Indoor Football League. February 28, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
  11. Morrow, Jeff (February 28, 2014). "Fever open with 69-26 win over Cavalry". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on March 5, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
  12. Morrow, Jeff (February 27, 2014). "Tri-Cities Fever opens 10th season Friday". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on March 5, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
  13. "Sioux Falls Storm vs. Tri-Cities Fever at Kennewick, WA - 3/8/2014 at 7:05 PM". Indoor Football League. March 8, 2014. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  14. "Storm steal win with late pick-6". Argus Leader . Sioux Falls, SD: Gannett Company. March 10, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
  15. Morrow, Jeff (March 8, 2014). "Fever lose to Storm on late pick-6". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on March 10, 2014. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  16. Zimmer, Matt (March 6, 2014). "Storm to visit old IFL foe; Sioux Falls hits road vs. Tri-Cities". Argus Leader . Sioux Falls, SD: Gannett Company . Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  17. Morrow, Jeff (March 7, 2014). "Fever set to face Sioux Falls". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on March 10, 2014. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
  18. "Tri-Cities Fever vs. Nebraska Danger at Grand Island, NE - 3/14/14 at 7:05 PM". Indoor Football League. March 14, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  19. Morrow, Jeff (March 14, 2014). "Fever run into Danger with slow start". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. Retrieved March 16, 2014.
  20. Douglass, Terry (March 15, 2014). "Motivated Danger downs Tri-Cities". Grand Island Independent . Grand Island, NE: Omaha World-Herald Co. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  21. Morrow, Jeff (March 13, 2014). "Fever headed for Danger in Nebraska". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on March 16, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  22. Hamar, Bob (March 14, 2014). "Danger looking for 3-0 home stand". Grand Island Independent . Grand Island, NE: Omaha World-Herald Co. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  23. "Tri-Cities Fever vs. Cedar Rapids Titans at Cedar Rapids, IA - 3/22/14 at 7:09 PM". Indoor Football League. March 22, 2014. Retrieved March 22, 2014.
  24. "Fever washed out in Cedar Rapids 58-45". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. March 22, 2014. Archived from the original on March 23, 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
  25. "Cedar Rapids Titans vs. Tri-Cities Fever at Kennewick, WA - 4/05/2014 at 7:05 PM". Indoor Football League. April 5, 2014. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  26. Morrow, Jeff (April 5, 2014). "Fever fall to Cedar Rapids 63-43". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved April 6, 2014.
  27. Morrow, Jeff (April 4, 2014). "Lillard makes return to Fever tonight". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
  28. "Tri-Cities Fever vs. Colorado Ice at Fort Collins, CO - 4/12/14 at 3:00 PM". Indoor Football League. April 13, 2014. Retrieved April 13, 2014.
  29. Tiller, Cris (April 13, 2014). "Colorado Ice's defense dominant start to finish". Reporter-Herald . Loveland, CO: Prairie Mountain Publishing . Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  30. "Fever fall to 1-5 with loss to Ice". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. April 13, 2014. Archived from the original on April 15, 2014. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  31. Lytle, Kevin (April 12, 2014). "Colorado Ice looking to extend winning streak at home". Fort Collins Coloradoan . Fort Collins, CO: Gannett Company . Retrieved April 12, 2014.
  32. Morrow, Jeff (April 12, 2014). "Fever visits Colorado today". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on April 14, 2014. Retrieved April 13, 2014.
  33. "Tri-Cities Fever vs. Green Bay Blizzard at Green Bay, WI - 4/19/14 at 7:00 PM". Indoor Football League. April 19, 2014. Retrieved April 20, 2014.
  34. "Fever top Green Bay, snap 5 game skid". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. April 19, 2014. Archived from the original on April 23, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  35. "Blizzard rally comes up short against Fever". Green Bay Press-Gazette . Green Bay, WI: Gannett Company. April 19, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  36. Morrow, Jeff (April 18, 2014). "Fever hope to get healthy at Green Bay". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on April 23, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
  37. Morrow, Jeff (April 24, 2014). "Fever hopes it has righted ship heading into weekend". Tri-City Herald . Kennewick, WA: McClatchy. Archived from the original on April 26, 2014. Retrieved April 25, 2014.