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Encyclopedia > Pittsburgh RiverRats
Pittsburgh RiverRats
Founded 2007
Arena Rostraver Ice Garden
Practice Facility Court Time Sports Center
Based in Rostraver Township, Pennsylvania
Colors blue, gold, navy
League American Indoor Football Association
Head coach Shawn Liotta

The Pittsburgh RiverRats are an American Indoor Football Association team scheduled to begin play in 2007. The team will play its home games at the Rostraver Ice Garden in Rostraver Township, Pennsylvania. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 547 pixelsFull resolution (839 × 574 pixel, file size: 52 KB, MIME type: image/png)Logo This is a logo of a corporation, team, or other organization related to sports, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... The Rostraver Ice Garden is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, USA. It hosts locals sporting events and concerts. ... The Court Time Sports Center is a 20,000-square foot multi-purpose recreation facility located in Elizabeth, PA. It is the official practice facility of the Pittsburgh RiverRats, the home of the International Wrestling Cartel, Elite Volleyball, and the Hot Cheer All Stars and has hosted numerous basketball, volleyball... Rostraver Township is a township located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. ... The American Indoor Football Association (originally the Atlantic Indoor Football League, later American Indoor Football League) began play in 2005 with six teams based in the eastern United States. ... The American Indoor Football Association (originally the Atlantic Indoor Football League, later American Indoor Football League) began play in 2005 with six teams based in the eastern United States. ... The Rostraver Ice Garden is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, USA. It hosts locals sporting events and concerts. ... Rostraver Township is a township located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. ...

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History

The Pittsburgh RiverRats are an indoor football franchise affiliated with the American Indoor Football Association (the AIFA). The RiverRats will play their 2007 home games at the Ice Gardens Arena in Belle Vernon, PA.


The RiverRats played their first game on February 3, 2007 on the road in Tupelo, MS but lost 54-34 to the Mississippi Mudcats. Their first home game was on February 18, 2007 which they lost 35-28 to the Reading Express. Tupelo is the largest city and county seat within Lee County, Mississippi. ... The Mississippi Mudcats are a team of the American Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ...


Pittsburgh won its first home game by beating the Danville Demolition 47-21 on March 4, 2007, and then won its first away game by beating Danville a second time, on March 9, 2007, by a score of 34-29. The Danville Demolition are an expansion team from the American Indoor Football League thats scheduled to begin play in 2007. ...


The majority owner of the Pittsburgh RiverRats organization is Jeff Hauser, a Long Island (NY) native with local ties to the Mon Valley and a 1987 graduate of the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. This article is about Long Island in New York State. ...


On August 20, 2006, the RiverRats signed quarterback David Dinkins, formerly of the Erie Freeze of the AIFA, and designated him as the team's franchise player for the 2007 season. Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ...


Season-by-season

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

Season W L T Finish Playoff Results
*2007 5 5 0 T-4th Northern --

* = Current Standing


2007 Season Schedule

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
February 3 Mississippi Mudcats Away Lost 34-54
February 18 Reading Express Home Lost 28-35
February 23 Canton Legends Away Lost 11-45
March 4 Danville Demolition Home Won 47-21
March 9 Danville Demolition Away Won 34-29
March 17 Johnstown Riverhawks Away Lost 13-43
March 30 Johnstown Riverhawks Home Won 47-42
April 14 Florence Phantoms Home Won 66-60
April 21 Huntington Heroes Away Lost 34-55
April 28 Canton Legends Home Won 62-33
May 6 Reading Express Away
May 12 Erie Freeze Away
May 19 Erie Freeze Home
May 25 Huntington Heroes Home

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Mississippi Mudcats are a team of the American Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... February 23 is the 54th 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. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (64th in leap years). ... The Danville Demolition are an expansion team from the American Indoor Football League thats scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (69th in leap years). ... The Danville Demolition are an expansion team from the American Indoor Football League thats scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (90th in leap years). ... The Johnstown Riverhawks are a professional indoor football team based out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... The Florence Phantoms are a professional arena football team based out of Florence, South Carolina, in the United States. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... The Huntington Heroes are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League that began play in March 2006. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... 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. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (127th in leap years). ... The Reading Express are a professional arena football team based out of Reading, Pennsylvania. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (133rd 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. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (140th 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. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... The Huntington Heroes are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League that began play in March 2006. ...

Trivia

Jeff Hauser had bought the team around his 13-year-old daughter's birthday, so Jeff told the press that the team was a gift for her.


External links

  • Official Web Site
  • Press release
  • Offical Web Site of the Court Time Sports Center
American Indoor Football Association (AIFA)
Northern Conference Southern Conference
Canton Legends | Danville Demolition | Erie Freeze | Huntington Heroes | Johnstown Riverhawks | Pittsburgh RiverRats | Reading Express Baltimore Blackbirds | Carolina Speed | Florence Phantoms | Gulf Coast Raiders | Lakeland Thunderbolts | Mississippi Mudcats | Montgomery Bears | Tallahassee Titans
Defunct AIFL/AIFA teams: AIFL Ghostchasers | Binghamton Brigade/Brigadiers | Carolina Ghostriders | Carolina Sharks | Chattahoochee Valley Vipers | Syracuse Soldiers
Related articles: American Indoor Football Association | American Bowl | Arena football | Indoor football

 
 

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