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Season Two

SEASON FINALE FEATURES QUARTET OF GUESTS


AMARILLO, TX - A quartet of guests including two from the new United Bowl Champions highlight The Season Finale Of This Week In The IFL.Host Denis J. Puska recaps the United Bowl Championship that saw the Sioux Falls Storm beat the Tri-Cities Fever. Storm coach Kurtiss Riggs and Linebacker Brian McIntire stop by the show to talk about key moments from that championship and what it means to win the United Bowl title.
A coach and a quarterback from the Intense Conference who made news a few weeks ago are also guests on This Week In The IFL. New Colorado Ice Head Coach Heron O'Neal talks about taking over the coaching position, and his thoughts on what the NFL strike and short training camp could mean to the IFL.
Puska also spends time with West Texas Roughnecks quarterback Arkelon Hall who recently signed a contract with the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. Hall will talk about how is workouts are going prior to training camp in August.
IFL News and Notes are also featured on the program with information regarding league expansion to the state of New York and an Allen Wranglers defensive player who has signed with the Dallas Cowboys.

EPISODE 22 - UNITED BOWL FINAL PREVIEW

A preview of the United Bowl Championship Game highlights a busy edition of This Week In The IFL. Host Denis J. Puska previews the big game that is set for Saturday night between the Intense Conference Champion Tri-Cities Fever and the United Conference Champion Sioux Falls Storm. His guests are Tri-Cities Fever co-owner Adam Shakleford and co-owner Teri Carr; and Sioux Falls Storm CEO and owner Todd Tryon as well as IFL MVP and quarterback Chris Dixon.

 

EPISODE 21 - UNITED CONFERENCE FINAL PREVIEW

 

It's down to the final four in the United Bowl Playoffs and the latest installment of This Week In The IFL previews one of the conference finals. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with the Head Coaches of the Green Bay Blizzard and the Sioux Falls Storm to discuss the United Conference Final set for next Saturday, July 9. Blizzard Head Coach Rik Richards discusses his team solid play in their victory over the Reading Express and what they will need to do be successful against the Storm. Storm Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs talks about how the two weeks off have helped his team prepare for the post season. He'll also talk about their last two games against the Omaha Beef, including that tough loss on the final week of the regular season.

 

EPISODE 20 - INTENSE CONFERENCE PREVIEW

Two teams who have chartered similar paths through the post season are highlighted on the latest Episode of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska for a preview of the Intense Conference Final between the Tri-Cities Fever and the Allen Wranglers. This week's guests are Houston Lillard of the Fever and Wranglers quarterback Kewan Dewberry.

EPISODE 19 - THREE PLAYOFF GAMES PREVIEWED

 
Three of the four Indoor Football League's Divisional Playoff Games are previewed on an all new edition of This Week In The IFL.
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Green Bay Blizzard linebacker Greg Jackson; Colorado Ice defensive back Idly Etienne and Omaha Beef Quarterback James McNear.

 

 
 

EPISODE 18 SHOW - INTENSE CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS PREVIEWED

 
The Intense Conference is front and center this week on a special playoff preview edition of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with West Texas Roughnecks Head Coach Chris Williams and Wyoming Cavalry quarterback Matt Strand.
 
 

EPISODE 17 - TWO DIVISION WINNING TEAMS

 


AMARILLO, TX - It's all about the playoffs on Episode 17 of This Week In The IFL, and two teams that each won their divisions are featured on the latest on-line program. To listen visit wwwgoifl.com or www.puskaonpucks.com. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Pacific Division champion Fairbanks Grizzlies' Quarterback Donovan Porterie, and Reading Express Head Coach Chris Thompson.

 

 

EPISODE 16 - CORNELIUS BROWN AND CHRIS MACKEOWN

AMARILLO, TX - One of the top first year franchises on the field in the Indoor Football League and a standout defensive player highlight Episode 16 of This Week In The IFL.
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Allen Wranglers Head Coach Chris MacKeown and Omaha Beef defensive player Cornelius ‘Pig' Brown.

 

 

Episode 15 -- Two Outstanding Receivers

AMARILLO, TX - Two wide receivers who are having outstanding seasons headline Episode 15 of This Week In The IFL. Listen to the latest episode at www.puskaonpucks.com, under Season 2 of This Week Inthe IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Bloomington Xtreme Wide Receiver James Walton and Sioux Falls Storm wide-out James Terry.

 

EPISODE 14 - TWO PLAYERS & A COACH HEADED TO PLAYOFFS

Three players who are off to the Indoor Football's League's post-season highlight Episode 14 of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Reading Express Wide Receiver Jeff Willis, Chicago Slaughter kicker Chris Nendick, and Fairbanks Grizzlies Head Coach Robert Fuller.

 
 

EPISODE 13 - AN INTERIM-HEAD COACH & WIDEOUT


AMARILLO, TX - An Interim-Head Coach who has his team back into the playoff discussion and wide receiver from a division leading team highlight Episode 13 of This Week In The IFL.
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Wichita Wild Interim-Head Coach Morris Lolar and West Texas Roughnecks Wide Receiver Josh Floyd.

 

EPISODE 12 - TWO INTENSE QUARTERBACKS

 

Two quarterbacks who call the Intense Conference home are featured on Episode 12 of This Week In the IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he talks with quarterback Joe McClain of the Wyoming Cavalry who has his club in the thick of the playoff race in the conference.  Seattle Timberwolves broadcaster Jon Jenson is a special guest interviewer on the program. Jenson spends time with quarterback Charles McCullum.

EPISODE 11 NEW TIMBERWOLVES EXECS & DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF WEEK
 

One of the top defensive players from the past week and the executives from the new Seattle Timberwolves highlight Episode 11 of This Week In The IFL.
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Defensive Back Frankie Solomon Jr of the Allen Wranglers as well as new executives of the Seattle Timberwolves, owner and director Tom Dowling and General Manager Mike Barry.

 

 

 

 EPISODE 10 - TWO TEAMS HOLDING DOWN 2ND PLACE

 

Two teams that are in second place in their respective divisions highlight Episode 10 of This Week In the IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Nebraska Danger quarterback Dixie Wooten and Green Bay Blizzard Head Coach Rik Richards.


 

EPISODE 9 - TWO IMPROVED FOOTBALL TEAMS ARE HIGHLIGHTED

Two very improved teams highlight Episode 9 of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Head Coach Collins Sanders of the undefeated Colorado Ice, Tri-Cities Fever quarterback Houston Lillard, and also has Part II of IFL Off-The-Field with Allen Wranglers quarterback Anthony Fisher. 

 

EPISODE 8 - NEW FEATURE OFF-THE-FIELD

 

  AMARILLO, TX - A new feature that highlights players' jobs away from the Indoor Football League is featured on Episode 8 of This Week In The IFL.
Join host Denis J. Puska for Part I of IFL Off-The-Field, and special guest Garrett Courtney, who is a kicker with the Allen Wranglers, but also serves as a member of the Allen Police Force. Courtney will talk about returning to the game of football after several years of being away, and how working as a police officer helps his football job.Fairbanks Grizzlies running back Eric Taylor and West Texas Roughnecks Quarterback Arkelon Hall are also guests.

 

EPISODE 7 - CHRIS MALLEO & BUDDY RIVERA

 


Two quarterbacks who have their teams off to .500 starts headline Episode 7 of This Week In the IFL, an inside look at America's Premier Indoor Football League.
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Buddy Rivera of the LaCrosse Spartans and Reading Express quarterback Chris Malleo.

 

   

A BIG TIME SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER, A HEAD COACH AND TWO GMS HIGHLIGHT AN ON LOCATION EPISODE

 A big time special teams player is one of four guests that highlight a special on location edition of This Week In The IFL.
Host Denis J. Puska is broadcasting portions of the show from the Amarillo Civic Center where the Amarillo Venom were holding their home opener, hosting the Wyoming Cavalry. Venom General Manager Joe Morgado and new Head Coach Rodney Blackshear are guests on the weekly pod-cast as well as Vidswap.com Special Teams Player of the Week BJ Hill of the Green Bay Blizzard and Nebraska Danger General Manager Mike McCoy

 

 

EPISODE 5 - TWO WINNING COACHES

 

Two coaches who have their teams at a combined 4-1 are featured on Episode 5 of This Week In the IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he spends time with Adam Shackleford of the Tri-Cities Fever and Omaha Beef Head Coach Andy Yost.

 

 

 

EPISODE 4 - A former Dallas Cowboy, a talented QB


A Head Coach, a General Manager and a talented quarterback headline Episode 4 of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with former Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Drew Pearson, who is now the General Manager of the Allen Wranglers. Pearson will chat about his new role and his thoughts on the Indoor game. Bloomington Extreme Head Coach Mike Murray is also on This Week In the IFL along with Sioux Falls quarterback Chris Dixon.

 

EPISODE 3 - TWO EXPANSION TEAM COACHES

 

 Two expansion coaches and the General Manager of last year's Franchise of the Year highlight Episode 3 of This Week In the IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with the expansion Wenatchee Valley Venom Head Coach Brian Smith, Wyoming Cavalry Head Coach Don Maciejczak and Richmond Revolution General Manager Charlie Hildbold.

 

 

 

 

A QUARTET OF COACHES HIGHLIGHT EPISODE 2

 

Two coaches that were on the sidelines in last year's Indoor Football League Championship Game are highlighted on Episode 2 of This Week In the IFL.
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Heron O'Neal, the Defensive Coordinator of the Colorado Ice, Sioux Falls Storm Coach Kurtiss Riggs An all expansion match-up highlights Saturday's schedule in the Indoor Football League as the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks visit the Reading Express. These two teams are separated by just 45 minutes and could develop one of the strong new rivalries this season. Steelhawks Coach Richard Britt and Express Coach Chris Thompson talk about this new rivalry.

 

EPISODE 1 - SEASON 2 KICKS OFF WITH A BIG LINE-UP OF GUESTS

 

Five guests, including three Head Coaches highlight the first Episode of Season Two of This Week In The IFL.

 Join host Denis J. Puska as he previews the 2011 season that officially gets underway this weekend. On the 60-minute pod-cast is IFL Commissioner Tommy Benizio, Chicago Slaughter Head Coach Steve McMichael, LaCrosse Spartans General Manager and Co-owner Chris Kokalis, West Texas Roughnecks Head Coach Chris Williams and Bricktown Brawlers Head Coach William McCarthy. 

 

SEASON FINALE FEATURES QUARTET OF GUESTS


AMARILLO, TX - A quartet of guests including two from the new United Bowl Champions highlight The Season Finale Of This Week In The IFL.Ubowl.jpgHost Denis J. Puska recaps the United Bowl Championship that saw the Sioux Falls Storm beat the Tri-Cities Fever. Storm coach Kurtiss Riggs and Linebacker Brian McIntire stop by the show to talk about key moments from that championship and what it means to win the United Bowl title.
A coach and a quarterback from the Intense Conference who made news a few weeks ago are also guests on This Week In The IFL. New Colorado Ice Head Coach Heron O'Neal talks about taking over the coaching position, and his thoughts on what the NFL strike and short training camp could mean to the IFL.
Puska also spends time with West Texas Roughnecks quarterback Arkelon Hall who recently signed a contract with the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. Hall will talk about how is workouts are going prior to training camp in August.
IFL News and Notes are also featured on the program with information regarding league expansion to the state of New York and an Allen Wranglers defensive player who has signed with the Dallas Cowboys.

EPISODE 22 - UNITED BOWL FINAL PREVIEW

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A preview of the United Bowl Championship Game highlights a busy edition of This Week In The IFL. Host Denis J. Puska previews the big game that is set for Saturday night between the Intense Conference Champion Tri-Cities Fever and the United Conference Champion Sioux Falls Storm. His guests are Tri-Cities Fever co-owner Adam Shakleford and co-owner Teri Carr; and Sioux Falls Storm CEO and owner Todd Tryon as well as IFL MVP and quarterback Chris Dixon.

 

EPISODE 21 - UNITED CONFERENCE FINAL PREVIEW

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It's down to the final four in the United Bowl Playoffs and the latest installment of This Week In The IFL previews one of the conference finals. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with the Head Coaches of the Green Bay Blizzard and the Sioux Falls Storm to discuss the United Conference Final set for next Saturday, July 9. Blizzard Head Coach Rik Richards discusses his team solid play in their victory over the Reading Express and what they will need to do be successful against the Storm. Storm Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs talks about how the two weeks off have helped his team prepare for the post season. He'll also talk about their last two games against the Omaha Beef, including that tough loss on the final week of the regular season.

 

EPISODE 20 - INTENSE CONFERENCE PREVIEW

Fanpics/wranglers_logo.jpgTwo teams who have chartered similar paths through the post season are highlighted on the latest Episode of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska for a preview of the Intense Conference Final between the Tri-Cities Fever and the Allen Wranglers. This week's guests are Houston Lillard of the Fever and Wranglers quarterback Kewan Dewberry.

EPISODE 19 - THREE PLAYOFF GAMES PREVIEWED

 
Three of the four Indoor Football League's Divisional Playoff Games are previewed on an all new edition of This Week In The IFL.ICE_logo_jpeg.jpg
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Green Bay Blizzard linebacker Greg Jackson; Colorado Ice defensive back Idly Etienne and Omaha Beef Quarterback James McNear.

 

 
 

EPISODE 18 SHOW - INTENSE CONFERENCE PLAYOFFS PREVIEWED

 
The Intense Conference is front and center this week on a special playoff preview edition of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with West Texas Roughnecks Head Coach Chris Williams and Wyoming Cavalry quarterback Matt Strand.
 
 

EPISODE 17 - TWO DIVISION WINNING TEAMS

 


AMARILLO, TX - It's all about the playoffs on Episode 17 of This Week In The IFL, and two teams that each won their divisions are featured on the latest on-line program. To listen visit wwwgoifl.com or www.puskaonpucks.com. Reading_Express_Logo.jpgJoin host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Pacific Division champion Fairbanks Grizzlies' Quarterback Donovan Porterie, and Reading Express Head Coach Chris Thompson.

 

 

EPISODE 16 - CORNELIUS BROWN AND CHRIS MACKEOWN

AMARILLO, TX - One of the top first year franchises on the field in the Indoor Football League and a standout defensive player highlight Episode 16 of This Week In The IFL.Fanpics/Omaha.jpg
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Allen Wranglers Head Coach Chris MacKeown and Omaha Beef defensive player Cornelius ‘Pig' Brown.

 

 

Episode 15 -- Two Outstanding Receivers

AMARILLO, TX - Two wide receivers who are having outstanding seasons headline Episode 15 of This Week In The IFL. Listen to the latest episode at www.puskaonpucks.com, under Season 2 of This Week InBloomington.jpg the IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Bloomington Xtreme Wide Receiver James Walton and Sioux Falls Storm wide-out James Terry.

 

EPISODE 14 - TWO PLAYERS & A COACH HEADED TO PLAYOFFS

Three players who are off to the Indoor Football's League's post-season highlight Episode 14 of This Week In The IFL. Reading_Express_Logo.jpgJoin host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Reading Express Wide Receiver Jeff Willis, Chicago Slaughter kicker Chris Nendick, and Fairbanks Grizzlies Head Coach Robert Fuller.

 
 

EPISODE 13 - AN INTERIM-HEAD COACH & WIDEOUT


AMARILLO, TX - An Interim-Head Coach who has his team back into the playoff discussion and wide receiver from a division leading team highlight Episode 13 of This Week In The IFL.
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Wichita Wild Interim-Head Coach Morris Lolar and West Texas Roughnecks Wide Receiver Josh Floyd.

 

EPISODE 12 - TWO INTENSE QUARTERBACKS

 

Two quarterbacks who call the Intense Conference home are featured on Episode 12 of This Week In the IFL.Cavalry2.jpg Join host Denis J. Puska as he talks with quarterback Joe McClain of the Wyoming Cavalry who has his club in the thick of the playoff race in the conference.  Seattle Timberwolves broadcaster Jon Jenson is a special guest interviewer on the program. Jenson spends time with quarterback Charles McCullum.

 

EPISODE 11 NEW TIMBERWOLVES EXECS & DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF WEEK

 

One of the top defensive players from the past week and the executives from the new Seattle Timberwolves highlight Episode 11 of This Week In The IFL.Fanpics/SeattleTwolves.jpg
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Defensive Back Frankie Solomon Jr of the Allen Wranglers as well as new executives of the Seattle Timberwolves, owner and director Tom Dowling and General Manager Mike Barry.

 

 

 

 

EPISODE 10 - TWO TEAMS HOLDING DOWN 2ND PLACE

 

Two teams that are in second place in their respective divisions highlight Episode 10 of This Week In the IFL.Fanpics/NebDanger.jpg Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Nebraska Danger quarterback Dixie Wooten and Green Bay Blizzard Head Coach Rik Richards.


 

EPISODE 9 - TWO IMPROVED FOOTBALL TEAMS ARE HIGHLIGHTED

Two very improved teams highlight Episode 9 of This Week In The IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Head Coach Collins Sanders of the undefeated Colorado Ice, Tri-Cities Fever quarterback Houston Lillard, and also has Part II of IFL Off-The-Field with Allen Wranglers quarterback Anthony Fisher. 

 

EPISODE 8 - NEW FEATURE OFF-THE-FIELD

 

  AMARILLO, TX - A new feature that highlights players' jobs away from the Indoor Football League is featured on Episode 8 of This Week In The IFL.iflOFFTHEFIELD.jpg
Join host Denis J. Puska for Part I of IFL Off-The-Field, and special guest Garrett Courtney, who is a kicker with the Allen Wranglers, but also serves as a member of the Allen Police Force. Courtney will talk about returning to the game of football after several years of being away, and how working as a police officer helps his football job.Fairbanks Grizzlies running back Eric Taylor and West Texas Roughnecks Quarterback Arkelon Hall are also guests.

 

EPISODE 7 - CHRIS MALLEO & BUDDY RIVERA

 


Two quarterbacks who have their teams off to .500 starts headline Episode 7 of This Week In the IFL, an inside look at America's Premier Indoor Football League.Spartans-GreenBlack.jpg
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Buddy Rivera of the LaCrosse Spartans and Reading Express quarterback Chris Malleo.

 

   

A BIG TIME SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER, A HEAD COACH AND TWO GMS HIGHLIGHT AN ON LOCATION EPISODE

 A big time special teams player is one of four guests that highlight a special on location edition of This Week In The IFL.Fanpics/venom.gif
Host Denis J. Puska is broadcasting portions of the show from the Amarillo Civic Center where the Amarillo Venom were holding their home opener, hosting the Wyoming Cavalry. Venom General Manager Joe Morgado and new Head Coach Rodney Blackshear are guests on the weekly pod-cast as well as Vidswap.com Special Teams Player of the Week BJ Hill of the Green Bay Blizzard and Nebraska Danger General Manager Mike McCoy

 

 

EPISODE 5 - TWO WINNING COACHES

 

Two coaches who have their teams at a combined 4-1 are featured on Episode 5 of This Week In the IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he spends time with Adam Shackleford of the Tri-Cities Fever and Omaha Beef Head Coach Andy Yost. Fanpics/TCFever.jpg

 

 

 

EPISODE 4 - A former Dallas Cowboy, a talented QB


A Head Coach, a General Manager and a talented quarterback headline Episode 4 of This Week In The IFL. Bloomington.jpgJoin host Denis J. Puska as he visits with former Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Drew Pearson, who is now the General Manager of the Allen Wranglers. Pearson will chat about his new role and his thoughts on the Indoor game. Bloomington Extreme Head Coach Mike Murray is also on This Week In the IFL along with Sioux Falls quarterback Chris Dixon.

 

EPISODE 3 - TWO EXPANSION TEAM COACHES

 

 Two expansion coaches and the General Manager of last year's Franchise of the Year highlight Episode 3 of This Week In the IFL. Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with the expansion Wenatchee Valley Venom Head Coach Brian Smith, Wyoming Cavalry Head Coach Don Maciejczak MainLogoFullColor.jpgand Richmond Revolution General Manager Charlie Hildbold.

 

 

 

 

A QUARTET OF COACHES HIGHLIGHT EPISODE 2

 

Two coaches that were on the sidelines in last year's Indoor Football League Championship Game are highlighted on Episode 2 of This Week In the IFL.RevisedThisWeekIntheifl.jpg
Join host Denis J. Puska as he visits with Heron O'Neal, the Defensive Coordinator of the Colorado Ice, Sioux Falls Storm Coach Kurtiss Riggs An all expansion match-up highlights Saturday's schedule in the Indoor Football League as the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks visit the Reading Express. These two teams are separated by just 45 minutes and could develop one of the strong new rivalries this season. Steelhawks Coach Richard Britt and Express Coach Chris Thompson talk about this new rivalry.

 

EPISODE 1 - SEASON 2 KICKS OFF WITH A BIG LINE-UP OF GUESTS

 

Five guests, including three Head Coaches highlight the first Episode of Season Two of This Week In The IFL.Fanpics/IFL-Primary-Color.JPG

 Join host Denis J. Puska as he previews the 2011 season that officially gets underway this weekend. On the 60-minute pod-cast is IFL Commissioner Tommy Benizio, Chicago Slaughter Head Coach Steve McMichael, LaCrosse Spartans General Manager and Co-owner Chris Kokalis, West Texas Roughnecks Head Coach Chris Williams and Bricktown Brawlers Head Coach William McCarthy. 

 

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