by AWFC Insider


Idaho Horsemen Claim Victory in American West Bowl IV, Securing Second AWFC Championship in 4 seasons.

NAMPA, IDAHO - July 3, 2023 - The Idaho Horsemen, known for their outstanding performance throughout the season, triumphed over the Oregon High Desert Storm in a thrilling showdown during The American West Bowl IV. The championship game, held at the Ford Idaho Center, showcased the Horsemen's dominance in the American West Football Conference (AWFC).

The final score stood at 42-20, with the Horsemen emerging as the victors in this epic clash of football powerhouses. Although the Storm took the lead initially after an unusual turnover on downs by the Horsemen, the halftime score favored the Horsemen at 20-14. Following a halftime adjustment, the Horsemen returned to the field as a transformed team, outscoring the Storm 22-6 in the second half.

The Horsemen's ability to put away the Storm and claim their second AWFC Championship demonstrated their adaptability and determination. Despite a comparatively low-scoring game for the Horsemen, who averaged over 70 points per game this season, they found a way to secure victory and solidify their place as champions.

With the conclusion of their fourth season, the Idaho Horsemen have amassed an impressive overall record of 35 wins and 10 losses since 2019. Additionally, the team has established an extraordinary home record of 24 wins and only 2 losses, establishing the Ford Idaho Center as a formidable fortress for their opponents.

The Idaho Horsemen are a testament to the power of grassroots efforts. They have thrived without major investors, relying solely on hard work, ticket sales, and sponsorships. This team's success serves as a reminder of the essential role community support and dedicated fans play in sustaining professional sports in a particular market.

If you share a passion for the game of professional sports and wish to contribute to the continued growth and success of these young athletes as they strive to reach the next level, we encourage you to purchase 2024 season tickets. Let us unite and fill the Ford Idaho Center to capacity in 2024, celebrating the Horsemen's status as two-time champions.