Week 2 of the Northeastern Football Alliance season is underway this weekend, and the Rampage will be taking on Troy’s Fighting Irish, in Troy, New York at 7pm on Saturday. Both teams are coming off of week 1 victories, with the Rampage coming away with a victory over the Upstate Predators by a score of 17-14. The Rampage have started the NFA season with two straight away games across state, but will be returning to Lockport on 6/24.
The Lockport Rampage will be opening up their 2017 campaign in a preseason game against the Auburn Commanders. The Commanders won the NFA East Conference Championship last season, and the Rampage are coming off of an 8-2 2016 regular season and a playoff run that ended with a loss in the NFA West Conference Championship. Both teams are looking to go deep in the playoffs this season with an eye on the NFA championship. Come out and show your support for your Lockport Rampage as they begin the 2017 season!
Tomorrow (Saturday, September 10th), the Lockport Rampage will be facing off against the Buffalo Spartans in the first round of 2016 NFA playoff action. Kickoff is set for 7pm at Bradner Stadium, in Olean NY. The Rampage finish the 2016 season with a record of 7-3, and the Spartans finish at a record of 8-2. The two teams have split victories this year during the regular season. In their first matchup, the Rampage lost by a score of 20-19. In their second matchup, the Rampage fought for a an overtime victory, winning by a score of 20-19. The two teams are evenly matched and have had two great battles this year. The third matchup will be the definitive one, however, and it will decide who will move on to the NFA West Conference Championship.
This Saturday the Lockport Rampage will face off against the Hamburg Hornets in a charity game to benefit the WNY Challenger Sports organization. WNY Challenger Sports gives individuals with physical or mental conditions the opportunity to play competitive sports. This game has big implications for the NFA playoff picture as well. The Rampage enter the contest at 5-3, and sit at the number 3 spot in the NFA West conference. They are coming off of a big 64-0 win last week over the Southern Tier Diesel. The Rampage need to win the next two games to secure a playoff spot and improve their seeding for the playoffs. The Hamburg Hornets enter the contest at 4-3, and sit at the number 4 spot in the NFA West conference, which is the last spot to get into the playoffs. This game is sure to be hard-fought by both sides as the two teams will be battling with their seasons and the playoffs on the line. Kickoff is set for 7pm under the lights at Exchange Field in Lockport.
The Lockport Rampage will be taking on the Buffalo Spartans at home on Saturday night (July 16th). The Rampage are coming off a lopsided 55-0 win over the Cataract City Wolverines, and are looking to earn their second victory in a row. The game will be the first of two consecutive games that the teams will play (first this week, then next Saturday). Both teams sit at 3-1 this, season, so this game has important implications for the playoffs and conference seeding. Kickoff is set for 5pm.