Cincinnati Sizzle

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Cincinnati Sizzle
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Founded 2003
League United States Women's Football League
Team history NWFA (2005-2008)
WFA (2009-2014)
USWFL (2015-2016)
WFA (2017-present)
Based in Cincinnati, Ohio
Stadium Woodward High School
Colors Purple, Orange, Gold
Owner(s) Ickey Woods
Head coach Charles Pankey Jr.
Championships 1
Division titles 1

The Cincinnati Sizzle is a women's minor professional full-contact/tackle football team from Cincinnati, Ohio. The team was established in 2003, by former Cincinnati Bengals running back Ickey Woods. He is the current owner of the Cincinnati Sizzle. The regular season spans from April to July. Currently the home games are played at Woodward High School.

The Sizzle played in the National Women's Football Association (NWFA) for 4 seasons 2005 to 2008. Later joined the Women's Football Alliance (WFA) in 2009 to 2014. In the 2013 WFA season the Cincinnati Sizzle made its first ever playoff appearance as a first-round wild-card match-up against the Pittsburgh Passion. By the 2014 season the Women's Football Alliance (WFA) had 63 teams across the United States making it the largest-ever women's tackle football league in the world.

In 2015 the Cincinnati Sizzle joined the United States Women's Football League (USWFL) formerly the Women's Spring Football League (WSFL) and won the semi-finals playoff rival game against West Virginia. In 2016, the Cincinnati Sizzle ranked no. 2 at the beginning of the post season and hosted their first ever semifinal playoff game against Memphis Tn Legacy at Woodward High School. The Cincinnati Sizzle beat the New England Nightmare 30-6 and claimed their first national title in the 2016 United States Women's Football League Championship Game played on Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Horn Lake, Mississippi. As of 2017, Cincinnati Sizzle plays in the Women's Football Alliance (WFA) .

Season-By-Season[edit]

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Cincinnati Sizzle (NWFA)
2005 2 6 0 15th Northern --
2006 3 5 0 2nd Northern Northwest --
2007 0 8 0 4th Southern North --
2008 4 4 0 3rd Southern East --
Cincinnati Sizzle (WFA)
2009 1 7 0 5th National Mid-Atlantic --
2010 0 8 0 4th National Central --
2011 4 4 0 3rd National North Central --
2012 0 8 0 3rd National North Central --
2013 4 5 0 2nd National North Central Lost National Conference Wild Card (Pittsburgh)
2014 0 8 0 3rd National Mideast --
2017 0 0 0 North Atlantic Division --
Cincinnati Sizzle (USWFL)
2015 3 4 0 3rd Northern Won Freedom Bowl (West Virginia)
2016 8 1 0 Won League Semifinal (TN)
Won USWFL Championship (New England)
Totals 29 68 0

[1] [2]

2016[edit]

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 30 West Virginia Wildfire Home W
May 7 Erie Illusion Home W
May 14 West Virginia Wildfire Away W
May 21 Bye Bye
June 4 Memphis Tn Legacy Home W
June 11 Southern Indiana Storm Home W
June 18 Erie Illusion Away W
June 25 Memphis Tn Legacy Away L

Post Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
July 16 BYE Bye
July 23 Memphis Tn Legacy Home W

Championship schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
July 30 New England Nightmare Away W 30-16

2017[edit]

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 1 Tennessee Train Home
April 8 Franklin Nightmare Away
April 15 Bye Bye
April 22 Derby City Dynamite Home
April 29 Flint City Riveters Home
May 6 Music City Mizfits Home
May 13 Bye Bye
May 20 Derby City Dynamite Away
May 27 Flint City Riveters Away
June 3 Huntsville Tigers Away

Post Season schedule[edit]

External Links[edit]

  1. ^ Rozendaal, Neal. The Women's Football Encyclopedia. p. 162. ISBN 978-0-9970637-0-7. 
  2. ^ Rozendaal, Neal. "The Women's Football Encyclopedia - 2016 Addendum" (PDF). nealrozendaal.com. Retrieved 22 January 2017. 

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