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Encyclopedia > Huntington Heroes
Huntington Heroes
Founded 2006
Arena Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Based in Huntington, West Virginia
Colors Red, White, and Blue
League American Indoor Football Association
Owner/CEO Greg Ramey
Head coach Teddy Keaton
Mascot Captain Hero

The Huntington Heroes are a professional indoor football franchise and member of the American Indoor Football Association. The Heroes play their home games at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, West Virginia after playing their inaugural season in 2006 at the Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse. The Heroes are usually known for featuring many former Marshall University football players, including 15 on the 2007 team. The Heroes are the second indoor football franchise for Huntington, following the River Cities LocoMotives, who played one season (2001) in the National Indoor Football League. Image File history File links Heroes. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Big Sandy Superstore Arena is a 9,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Huntington, West Virginia. ... Huntington is a city located in the U.S. State of West Virginia along the Ohio River. ... The American Indoor Football Association (AIFA) is a professional indoor football league that was formed in 2006. ... The American Indoor Football Association (AIFA) is a professional indoor football league that was formed in 2006. ... The Big Sandy Superstore Arena is a 9,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Huntington, West Virginia. ... Huntington is a city located in the U.S. State of West Virginia along the Ohio River. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Largest metro area Charleston metro area Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse The Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse is a 8,500-seat (6,500 for basketball) county-owned multi-purpose arena in Huntington, West Virginia. ... Marshall University is a public university based in Huntington, West Virginia. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Indoor football is a variation of American football with rules modified to make it suitable for play within ice hockey arenas. ... The River Cities LocoMotives were a professional indoor football team based in Huntington, West Virginia in 2001. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... National Indoor Football League is a minor league indoor football league that is based in the United States. ...


One of the greatest games of the team's history came in their inaugural season of 2006. After losing to the Erie Freeze 46-38 at home on March 25th, the Heroes got revenge by defeating the Freeze in Erie, 55-33, on April 7th, handing them their very first loss of the season. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ...

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Mascot & colors

The team's mascot, due in part to the name of their original arena, is a tribute to local military veterans. The uniform colors are red, white, and blue.


Season-By-Season

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

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Huntington Heroes (AIFL)
2006 9 5 0 4th Northern Lost NC Round 1 (Reading)
Huntington Heroes (AIFA)
2007 10 5 0 3rd Northern Lost NC Round 1 (Canton)
2008 0 0 0
Totals 19 12 0 (including playoffs)

The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Conference = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center City, State = Canton, Ohio Conference Titles = none Presidents Cup Championships = none The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. ...

2008 Season Schedule and Results

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
March 15 Florida Stingrays Home
March 21 Florence Phantoms Home
March 29 Carolina Speed Away
April 5 Reading Express Away
April 11 Pittsburgh RiverRats Home
April 19 Canton Legends Home
April 25 Florence Phantoms Away
May 3 Fayetteville Guard Home
May 10 Pittsburgh RiverRats Away
May 17 Pittsburgh RiverRats Home
May 31 Reading Express Home
June 7 Fayetteville Guard Away
June 15 Columbus Lions Away
June 21 Canton Legends Away

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2007 Season Results

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
February 3 Carolina Speed Home Lost 57-61
February 9 Johnstown Riverhawks Away Won 35-24
February 17 Canton Legends Home Lost 52-69
March 3 Florence Phantoms Away Won 43-40
March 17 Carolina Speed Away Lost 34-35
March 24 Johnstown Riverhawks Home Won 47-22
March 31 Reading Express Away Lost 18-48
April 7 Erie Freeze Away Won 45-44
April 12 Erie Freeze Home Won 70-48
April 21 Pittsburgh RiverRats Home Won 55-34
April 28 Danville Demolition Away Won 70-34
May 12 Danville Demolition Home Won 56-14
May 19 Reading Express Home Won 42-29
May 25 Pittsburgh RiverRats Away Won 69-26
June 1 Canton Legends Away Lost 50-52
June 7 Canton Legends (Playoffs) Away Lost 43-76

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Carolina Speed are a franchise of the American Indoor Football Association scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Conference = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center City, State = Canton, Ohio Conference Titles = none Presidents Cup Championships = none The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Florence Phantoms are a professional arena football team based out of Florence, South Carolina, in the United States. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Carolina Speed are a franchise of the American Indoor Football Association scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Pittsburgh RiverRats are an American Indoor Football Association team scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Danville Demolition are an American Indoor Football Association team that began play in 2007. ... is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Danville Demolition are an American Indoor Football Association team that began play in 2007. ... is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Pittsburgh RiverRats are an American Indoor Football Association team scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Conference = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center City, State = Canton, Ohio Conference Titles = none Presidents Cup Championships = none The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. ... is the 158th day of the year (159th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Conference = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center City, State = Canton, Ohio Conference Titles = none Presidents Cup Championships = none The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. ...

2006 Season Results

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
March 11 Miami Valley Silverbacks Home Won 62-13
March 17 Johnstown Riverhawks Away Won 38-23
March 25 Erie Freeze Home Lost 38-46
March 31 Syracuse Soldiers Home Won 38-13
April 7 Erie Freeze Away Won 55-33
April 15 Reading Express Home Lost 39-54
April 23 Steubenville Stampede Away Won 2-0*
April 29 Syracuse Soldiers Away Won 50-29
May 6 Canton Legends Home Lost 41-54
May Miami Valley Silverbacks Away Won 53-45
May Reading Express Away Lost 21-43
May Canton Legends Away Lost 49-75
June 3 Johnstown Riverhawks Home Won 43-15
June 10 Florence Phantoms Home Won 60-36
June Reading Express (Playoffs) Away Lost 23-57

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Syracuse Soldiers was a 2006 expansion member of the American Indoor Football League. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... is the 113th day of the year (114th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Steubenville Stampede are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Syracuse Soldiers was a 2006 expansion member of the American Indoor Football League. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Conference = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center City, State = Canton, Ohio Conference Titles = none Presidents Cup Championships = none The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. ... For other uses, see May (disambiguation). ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ... For other uses, see May (disambiguation). ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... For other uses, see May (disambiguation). ... AIFL team Name = Canton Legends Conference = North Founded = 2005 Arena = Canton Memorial Civic Center City, State = Canton, Ohio Conference Titles = none Presidents Cup Championships = none The Canton Legends are a professional indoor football team based out of Canton, Ohio. ... is the 154th day of the year (155th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Florence Phantoms are a professional arena football team based out of Florence, South Carolina, in the United States. ... For other uses, see June (disambiguation). ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ...

Heroes Honors

Fred Ray - QB - 2006 AIFL Northern Conference ProStars First Team


James Martin - DL - 2006 AIFL Northern Conference ProStars First Team


Shane Holsinger - WR - 2006 AIFL Northern Conference ProStars Second Team


James Hawkins - WR - 2006 AIFL Northern Conference ProStars Second Team


Chris Nunn - OL - 2006 AIFL Northern Conference ProStars Second Team


Marcus Hairston - DL - 2006 AIFL Northern Conference ProStars Second Team


Donte Newsome - RB - 2007 AIFA Northern Conference All-Star


Nate McPeek - OL - 2007 AIFA Northern Conference All-Star


Connie Brown - DB - 2007 AIFA Northern Conference All-Star


External links

  • Official Site of the Huntington Heroes
  • Heroes Fan Site
  • HeroesLive.tv
  • Heroes' 2007 Stats
American Indoor Football Association
North Division South Division West Division
Baltimore Mariners Augusta Spartans Prescott Valley
Canton Legends Carolina Speed Wyoming Cavalry
Huntington Heroes Columbus Lions
Pittsburgh RiverRats Fayetteville Guard
Reading Express Florence Phantoms
Florida Stingrays
Lakeland Thunderbolts
Mississippi Mudcats
American Indoor Football Association | AIFA Championship Bowl | Arena football | Indoor football

 
 

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