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Virgies Wastes No Time Helping Bandits
Virgies Wastes No Time Helping Bandits
May 29, 2018
By Charlie Hildebrand; Sioux City Journal

On Memorial Day weekend, many people leave for vacation or go to parties. But Daryl Virgies, the recent running back signee for the Sioux City Bandits, was watching film.

Virgies didn’t watch much film until 2017, when he signed an NFL futures contract with the New York Giants.

Bandits Blow Out Omaha for Third Straight Win
Bandits Blow Out Omaha for Third Straight Win
May 26, 2018
By Journal Staff, Sioux City Journal

Liam Nadler threw for 164 yards and five touchdowns and the Sioux City Bandits won their third straight game by dominating the Omaha Beef 77-31 in a Champions Indoor Football contest at Ralston Arena here Saturday.

Fresh Off a Bye, Bandits Ready for Omaha
Fresh Off a Bye, Bandits Ready for Omaha
May 24, 2018
By Jeff Budlong; Sioux City Journal

The Sioux City Bandits were ready for a bye week after playing nine straight weeks. Now they hope they don’t have another one for six more.

Of course, that would come after the Champions Indoor Football league championship game.

Bandits Enjoy Offensive Explosion Against Phantoms
Bandits Enjoy Offensive Explosion Against Phantoms
May 13, 2018
By Charlie Hildebrand; Sioux City Journal

New signee Daryl Virgies ran for 97 yards and three touchdowns on just six carries and the Sioux City Bandits smothered the Kansas City Phantoms 77-26 in a Champions Indoor Football game at the Tyson Events Center here Saturday.

Tanzanian "Miracle Kids" and Siouxland Supporters, Celebrated at Bandit's Game
Tanzanian "Miracle Kids" and Siouxland Supporters, Celebrated at Bandit's Game
May 12, 2018
By By Jennifer Lenzini, Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist, KTIV.com

On May 6th, 2017, a school bus full of students, swerved off a steep road in Tanzania.

Three STEMM missionaries came upon the crash scene shortly after the accident, and helped in any way they could.

The three children that survived-- Doreen, Sadhia and Wilson-- were badly hurt, and needed more medical care than their home country could provide.

Thanks to STEMM, Congressman Steve King, and Mercy Medical Center, they were flown to Sioux City for treatment, and are now thriving back in their home country.

Bandits Out to Build Off Rivalry Win
Bandits Out to Build Off Rivalry Win
May 11, 2018
By Jeff Budlong; Sioux City Journal

The losing streak has been stopped, now it is time to build on it.

The Sioux City Bandits snapped a three-game losing streak by downing Omaha 52-40 last Saturday at the Tyson Events Center. The victory keeps the Bandits firmly in the hunt for the top spot in the North Conference, but head coach Erv Strohbeen knows there is still work to be done.

Bandits End Skid With Win Over Omaha
Bandits End Skid With Win Over Omaha
May 5, 2018
By Journal Staff; Sioux City Journal

Darrian Miller ran for three touchdowns, Solomon St. Pierre intercepted two passes and the Sioux City Bandits ended their three-game losing streak by defeating the Omaha Beef 52-40 in a Champions Indoor Football contest at the Tyson Events Center Saturday.