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Encyclopedia > Carolina Ghostriders

The Carolina Ghostriders is a now-defunct arena football team and they were a charter member of the American Indoor Football League. They played their home games at the Asheville Civic Center in Asheville, North Carolina. The American Indoor Football League (originally the Atlantic Indoor Football League) began play in 2005 with six teams based in the eastern United States. ... The Asheville Civic Center is a 7,654-seat multi-purpose arena in Asheville, North Carolina. ... Asheville City Hall. ...


The team has a rather fascinating history. In 2005, they were originally going to be the Carolina Sharks and play their home games at the Cricket Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Carolina Ghostriders is a now-defunct arena football team and they were a charter member of the American Indoor Football League. ... The Cricket Arena is a 9,605-seat multi-purpose arena and sports venue in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Nickname: The Queen City, The Hornets Nest Official website: http://www. ...


However, the Sharks folded and were replaced by a traveling team, the AIFL Ghostriders (often called either the Greensboro Ghostriders [because they were based in Greensboro] or their future official name, the Carolina Ghostriders). The team did very poorly, compiling an 0-10 record in the regular season. Because the league only had 6 teams, however, they still made the playoffs (every team did). They lost to the Johnstown Riverhawks in the opening round. The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ...


With that fiasco, the AIFL put in its best efforts to establish them in a market. On December 28, it was announced that the team would play in Asheville. Asheville City Hall. ...


At the beginning of the 2006 season, the team was bought up by Robert Boyd from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, after losing 15 games in a row, the franchise officially broke up on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 (four games into the 2006 season) [1]. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pittsburgh skyline as viewed from Mount Washington Pittsburgh is a city in Western Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat of Allegheny County. ...


Season-By-Season

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff Results
2005 0 10 0 6th AIFL Lost to Johnstown in First Round
2006 0 4 0 8th Southern --

External link

  • Official Site of the Carolina Ghostriders
AIFL
American Indoor Football League
NORTHERN CONFERENCE

Canton Legends
Erie Freeze
Huntington Heroes
Johnstown Riverhawks
Miami Valley Silverbacks
Reading Express
Steubenville Stampede
Syracuse Soldiers
The American Indoor Football League (originally the Atlantic Indoor Football League) began play in 2005 with six teams based in the eastern United States. ... AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Division = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center Location = Canton, Ohio Championships = none The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... The Huntington Heroes are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League that will begin play in February 2006. ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... The Steubenville Stampede are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League. ... The Syracuse Soldiers are a member of the American Indoor Football League. ...

SOUTHERN CONFERENCE

Augusta Spartans
Chattahoochee Valley Vipers
Daytona Beach Thunder
Florence Phantoms
Raleigh Rebels
Richmond Bandits
Rome Renegades
The Augusta Spartans are a professional indoor football team based out of Augusta, Georgia. ... The Chattahoochee Valley Vipers are a professional indoor football team based out of Columbus, Georgia. ... The Daytona Beach Thunder is an expansion football team in the American Indoor Football League starting its first season in February, 2006 under coach Ervin Bryson and owners Kevin and Zack McDonald. ... The Florence Phantoms are a professional arena football team based out of Florence, South Carolina, in the United States. ... The Raleigh Rebels are a professional arena football team based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The Richmond Bandits are a team in the Atlantic Indoor Football League. ... The Rome Renegades are a professional arena football team. ...


DEFUNCT AIFL TEAMS
Binghamton Brigade | Carolina Ghostriders | Carolina Sharks
Related Articles: American Indoor Football League | Arena football | Indoor football

 
 

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