DES MOINES - The Iowa Barnstormers (3-2) play against the Nebraska Danger (4-2) in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The game is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CST at Wells Fargo Arena.
The Iowa Barnstormers fell to the Nebraska Danger 43-32 on the road during week 6 before heading into a bye week. During the week 6 matchup, Iowa quarterback Drew Powell not only threw four touchdown passes, but averaged 4.8 yards with every touchdown run while wide receiver Ryan Balentine caught a season-high three touchdown passes. On the defensive side of the ball, defensive back Rocky Hayes made his mark by recording a fumble recovery and returning a kickoff for a touchdown.
Last week, the Nebraska Danger lost at home against the Sioux Falls Storm 45-37. Nebraska quarterback Jesse Scroggins recorded five touchdown passes, connecting with four different receivers. Linebacker Myke Tavarres recorded 13 tackles, continuing to lead the league for the 2018 season.KR Korey Ringer was named the Week 7 IFL Special Teams Player of the Week after recording 126 kick return yards.
The first 1,000 fans at the game will receive a free hat courtesy of Scrap Processors, Inc. The Iowa Barnstormers will also be hosting the 2nd Annual Halftime Corgi Chase in partnership with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL). All Corgis and mixed-breed Corgis are welcome to race. Fans can register their Corgis for the event by calling (515) 564-8457.