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MPFL to NSFL.gifExciting Changes Annouced
New Name, New Teams

The Midwest Premier Football League (MPFL) is excited to announce itself as the Northern States Football League (NSFL). 

The Midwest Premier Football League has a rich 4-year history; providing hundreds of exciting games throughout the years.  There have been several teams involved in the league; from Duluth to Fargo, from the Twin Cities to the heart of Minnesota.  All teams have brought pride and passion to the league, giving thousands of young men an opportunity to play the game they love. Read More...

Championship.jpgFargo Invaders Win Premier Bowl IV
First Time's the Charm

In the first year of existence, the Fargo Invaders win the Midwest Premier Football League going 8-2.  The Invaders offense scored at least 31 points in 6 contests, while the defense never gave up more than 20 points.  Out of the ten games, the Invaders outscored their opponents 356-113.  Seven offensive players made the All Star teams, five from defense, and four specialists.
The Invaders capped off the season winning the Premier Bowl IV against the West Central Broncos 35-14.   Read More...


Fargo Invaders QB Stauss Has Learned Lessons

Stauss leads the Invaders into the Championship

He was once considered the best high school quarterback in the Midwest. Now, former Northwestern and North Dakota State quarterback Tony Stauss, 32, is the quarterback of the Fargo Invaders of the Midwest Premier Semiprofessional Football League.

He went from playing in stadiums with thousands in attendance to playing on fields with hundreds.  Read More... Player Making Most of 2nd Chance
Invaders' Eric Dowling Makes Most of Football

Fargo - This winter, former Moorhead High School linebacker Eric Dowling was messing with his newly acquired stethoscope while studying with his buddies.

The 24-year-old University of North Dakota medical student learned a tough lesson. He had a damaged heart.

“Some people in medical school run across being able to diagnose yourself with certain diseases,” Dowling said. “I actually found out that I was born with a valve defect in my heart.” Read More...


Fargo Invaders Top the 2015 Pre-Season Poll

Northern States Football League Pre-Season Rankings - October 31, 2014

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1. Fargo Invaders
2. Midwest Nightmare
3. Mid-America Fighting Orioles
4. Granite City Renegades
5. Minnesota Brawlers
6. Midwest Monarchs
7. West Central Broncos
8. Northland Blitz