Fargo Invaders 49 - Western Dakota War Eagles 0
Fargo opened the season hosting first year Western Dakota War Eagles of the MPFL. The War Eagles - based in Rapid City, SD - came in flocks on the 8-hour journey, with the roster that came to Fargo they will be contenders by the end of the season; however, in their first game in franchise history they were out-matched. Reining NEFL Offensive MVP Ja'Vonte Johnson threw for 5 TD's to 5 different receivers, Brandon Jones ran for a score, Lezan Tahir added 2 field goals, and the punt team picked up a safety.
Up Next: 5/11, Invaders host Minnesota Mud Dawgs (CAFL)
St Paul Pioneers 34 - Northern Light Cowboys 6
St Paul opened with a more difficult opponent at Carson Park in Eau Claire, the Northern Light Cowboys - formerly Stanley Cowboys - of the CAFL. Northern Light is coming off an NLFL League Championship, going undefeated in league play; however, since the start of 2018 their only 3 losses are to NEFL teams. The Pioneers jumped out 14-0 after the first & added 6 more before the half. Northern Light got on the board in the 3rd yet were outscored 6-7 in the frame, and the Pioneers capped off the night with another TD ending 34-6.
Up Next: 5/4 Pioneers host Des Moines Blaze (MFA)
Up Next: 5/4 Bulls host Minnesota Storm (CAFL)
Up Next: 5/4 Stampede host Midwest Titans (MFL)