Cape Fear Thunder

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Cape Fear Thunder
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Founded 2005
League Women's Spring Football League
Team history WPFL (2005-2006)
IWFL (2007-2010)
WSFL (2011-2012)
Based in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Stadium John P. Daskyll Stadium, Reid Ross High School
Colors Black, Old Gold
Owner(s) Vern Pettaway
Head coach Vern Pettaway
General Manager Jen Shank
Championships 1
Division titles 1


The Cape Fear Thunder is a football team in the Women's Spring Football League based in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Home games are played at John P. Daskyll Stadium on the campus of Reid Ross High School.

For its first two seasons, the Thunder played in the Women's Professional Football League.

For the 2007 season, the Thunder moved to the Independent Women's Football League.

2011 saw the team moving to a new women's football league, the Women's Spring Football League. The Cape Fear Thunder captured the WSFL's 2011 8's Division National Championship after a 4-2-1 record for the season.

The Thunder practice Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 2pm on the track behind Reid Ross High School. All Ladies are welcome, no football experience is necessary. Just bring your cleats, running shoes and a good attitude!!

Season-By-Season[edit]

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Cape Fear Thunder (WPFL)
2005 X-Team: Results Unknown/Not Counted
2006 1 1 0 3rd National North --
Cape Fear Thunder (IWFL)
2007 1 7 0 2nd East Mid-Atlantic --
2008 2 6 0 3rd Tier II South Atlantic --
2009 1 7 0 20th Tier II --
2010 0 2 0 Tier III --
Cape Fear Thunder (WSFL)
2011 4 2 1 1st Mid-States Division (8's) WSFL 8's Division National Champions
2012 2 7 0 Last WSFL --
2013 1 5 0 3rd WSFL 8's --
Totals 12 37 1

2012 Season Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 14 Carolina Queens Home
April 21 Three Rivers Xplosion Home
April 28 Three Rivers Xplosion Away
May 5 West Virginia Wildfire Home
May 19 West Virginia Wildfire Away
May 26 Huntsville Tigers Away
June 9 Huntsville Tigers Home
June 16 West Virginia Wildfire Away
June 30 West Virginia Wildfire Home
July 21 Divisional Playoff TBD

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