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Rough Riders End Regular Season with Blowout Win Against Bulldogs

River City took care of business against Tri City early and often. In a sense you can say that the Rough Riders were using this game to get ready for the playoffs. 54-0 was the score and QB Josh Murray continues to hit on all cylinders.

Next up Playoff game against either EC Cowboys or Bandits

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Cowboys No Match For Rough Riders 2nd Time Around

River City came out to prove a point against the Eau Claire Cowboys. The game was close only for the first half of the 1st quarter. After that it was all Rough Riders to the tone of a 50-6 victory. This victory also secures a first round bye in the playoffs.

Next up is the Tri City Bulldogs.

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Rough Riders Destroy Wildcats For The 2nd Time This Season

Josh Murray explodes for 109 yards on the ground and 2 TD's to go along with 4 TD's in the air. The Wildcats had no answer for him. Plus the defense dominated once again. 75-0 was the final score.

Next up is the Eau Claire Cowboys. A battle for first place

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Rough Riders Suffer Their First Loss - Bad

River City was no matched for a powerful Racine Raiders team and fall 38-6. From start to finish the Raiders dominated River City in all three phases of the game. 

Tragedy hit the Rough Rider Family when QB Nate Samas suffered a stroke in the locker room after the game. Samas was hospitalized for 5 days and is currently home recovering and doing well. 

We want to thank everyone for all the prayers and get well wishes from all. Much Love

Next up is the Midwestern Wildcats

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A 4th Quarter Fumble Keeps Rough Riders #1

A mid season test is what the Riders needed and that is just what they received. Plenty of scoring during this game found the Rough Riders down 2 scores late in the game. But a score by Jay Peoples with 4 minutes left put River City up by 2 points. The defense came up big and forced a Warriors fumble at the 7 yard line. A few first downs and River City won 32-30

Next up is the Central Wisconsin Bandits

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Rampage Call It Quits Against Rough Riders

Turnover after turnover is what the Rough Riders were blessed with against the Rampage. Injuries and and lack of numbers caused the Rampage to call it quits early in the second half of this game. 

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Next up is the Midwest Warriors

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Rough Riders Trounce Wildcats

From the start to the very quick finish of the game, the Rough Riders handle the Mid Western Wildcats with ease at a 77-0 clip

Next up is the Rock River Rampage

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Rough Riders Continue Their Dominance In The NLFL.

Rough Riders had a rude awakening in the first half out their game against the Eau Cowboys. Over the last 2+ years no team has held them without a offensive touchdown before the third quarter. The Cowboys came to play. It was 6-6 at halftime.

But the Rough Riders "D" held up their end with 8 sacks, 1 Int and 2 fumble recoveries. Also a dominating performance by Vontrez Phelps' 18 tackles and 2 sacks.

Rough Riders take care of business in the second half and beat the Cowboys 30-12.

Next up is the Mid Western Wildcats (June 3rd)

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Rough Riders Continue Their Dominance In The NLFL.

Rough Riders had a rude awakening in the first half out their game against the Eau Cowboys. Over the last 2+ years no team has held them without a offensive touchdown before the third quarter. The Cowboys came to play. It was 6-6 at halftime.

But the Rough Riders "D" held up their end with 8 sacks, 1 Int and 2 fumble recoveries. Also a dominating performance by Vontrez Phelps' 18 tackles and 2 sacks.

Rough Riders take care of business in the second half and beat the Cowboys 30-12.

Next up is the Mid Western Wildcats (June 3rd)

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Rough Riders Trounce Bandits

It wasn't pretty but the River City Rough Riders beat up the Central Wisconsin Bandits 74-0. Devion Clay was very impressive with only 5 carries and a hefty 136 yards and 1 TD. The Defense shined as well by pitching a shutout and three touchdowns of their own.

Next up for the Rough Riders will be the Eau Claire Cowboys 

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Rough Riders Have No Problem With Mad Dawgs

The River City Rough Riders left no doubt from start to finish opening up the NLFL season. The Madison Mad Dawgs were no problem and beat them convincingly 45-0

If this game is any indication for the Rough Riders three-peating for the NLFL title, this was a great start.

Next up Central Wisconsin Bandits

Rough Riders beat Pioneers with "D" and run game.

It wasn't pretty but the River City Rough Riders beat up the St. Paul Pioneers 19-2. The defense pitched a shutout set the tone all game as the Pioneers went through 3 separate quarterbacks. Scoring their only points off a blocked extra point that was returned for two points. 

The Rough Riders took care of business on the ground with a dominating O Line and 24 carries for 151 yards between RBs Clay & Peoples. 

Next up for the Rough Riders is the start of NLFL league play as they take on the Madison Mad Dawgs 

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Rough Riders Get It Done. Beat Warriors.

 

The River City Rough Riders open their season in a first time ever fashion and beat the defending national champion Minneapolis Warriors 25-20. This is the first time in Rough Riders history that they have defeated the Warriors. 

The Rough Riders will not be able to rest on this win because they'll a chance next week for another first time ever win when they travel to play the St. Paul Pioneers

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Rough Riders Make A Huge Statement Against Revo.

From start to finish River City had very little problems with their rematch of the NLFL 2021 Championship game against the Rockford Revolution. 41 - 0 only told half of the story. Offense, Defense and Special Teams dominated in all three phases

Next up for River City will be a rematch between the Mid Western Wildcats .

River City Rough Riders 6 - 0

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Rough Riders Trounce The Bulldogs For The Second Time.

With 14:00 left in the 3rd quarter the Rough Riders had a running clock against Tri City. For the second time this season the game ended in a lopsided fashion. It could be easy to say that River City was looking forward to there rematch with the Rockford Revolution but they had to take care of business beforehand.

Next up for River City will be a rematch between the Rockford Revolution.

River City Rough Riders 5 - 0

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Statement Game Complete. River City Handles Mad Dawgs

Make no mistake, although both teams came into this game undefeated, the Rough Riders wanted to make sure the Madison Mad Dawgs would need to go back to the drawing board

River City put up 40 points and held the high scoring Mad Dawgs to just 14 points. 

It was the most physical game of the year. It definitely wasn't a pretty win with 19 Rough Rider penalties for over 200 yards, but they'll take the win and look to improve from those mistakes

Next up for River City will be away at the Tri-City Bulldogs on June 4th .

River City Rough Riders 4 - 0

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Tri City Bulldogs Call It Quits.

It was the first ever Rough Riders Hall Of Fame induction. Lots of excitement with the introduction, unfortunately the game didn't match.

The Bulldogs entered the game short-handed roster wise and it showed on the field. The game was called after halftime as the Rough Riders punish Tri-City 50-0.

Next up for River City will be the undefeated Madison Mad Dawgs at Swanson Field in La Crosse.

River City Rough Riders 3 - 0

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Riders Score Early and Often.

You can't get more from a team when you get five score from the defense and another four scores from the offense. The Rough Riders continue to show their dominance over the years against the Mid Western Wildcats. This time at a 70-6 clips.

River City starts off the 2022 Northern Lights Football League regular season by winning its 13th straight game dating from the 2021 season. Next up for the Rough Riders are the Tri City Bulldogs

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Riders Have No Problem With Chargers.

Nothing better than to start the 2022 season than avenging a 2021 pre-season loss to the Milwaukee County Chargers. The Rough Riders did it in big fashion by pitching a shutout 38-0.

River City starts off the 2022 Northern Lights Football League regular season Saturday May 7th against the Mid-Western Wildcats at G.E.T High School at 5pm 

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