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Danville Demolition
DanvilleDemolition
Founded 2006
Folded 2007
Arena David S. Palmer Arena
Based in Danville, Illinois
Colors Black, gold, grey
League American Indoor Football Association
Head coach Willie Davis[disambiguation needed InterlanguageLinks-Asset-Pencil-Hover.gif]
President of Football Operations John Christner
Official Dance Team Destruction Squad
Mascot TBD

The Danville Demolition were an American Indoor Football Association team played in 2007. The team played their home games at the David S. Palmer Arena.

History Edit

On June 19, 2006, the AIFA announced that Danville would get a team to play at the Palmer Arena. Commissioner Andrew Haines owned the team (like most others) until a suitable owner could be found. Local radio station WDAN held a name-the-team contest, with 95% of the entries beginning with the letter "D".

On August 16 the team announced their name, the Danville Demolition, as well as their new owner, South Bend, Indiana businessman John Christner, as well as a head coach, B.J. Luke (replaced midseason by Willie Davis). The winning name was submitted by Michael Burmeister of Racine, Wisconsin.

The team struggled on and off the field, with only one win (against the Erie Freeze at home on March 29) Demolition owner, John Christner decided to shut down the Danville franchise due to dwindling attendance and sponsorship. Indoor football will not be returning to Danville in the near future according to arena management. Christner still owns the AIFA franchise and hopes to locate the franchise somewhere in the midwest.

Season-By-Season Edit

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2007 1 12 0 6th Northern --

2007 Season ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
February 17 Erie Freeze Away Lost 21-49
February 23 Johnstown Riverhawks Home Lost 16-39
March 4 Pittsburgh RiverRats Away Lost 21-47
March 9 Pittsburgh RiverRats Home Lost 29-34
March 29 Erie Freeze Home Won 48-45
April 5 Lakeland Thunderbolts Home Lost 6-71
April 14 Johnstown Riverhawks Away Lost 8-40
April 21 Reading Express Home Lost 42-56
April 28 Huntington Heroes Home Lost 34-70
May 6 Canton Legends Away Lost 14-72
May 12 Huntington Heroes Away Lost 14-56
May 24 Canton Legends Home Lost 19-53
June 2 Reading Express Away Lost 41-83

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