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  Skagit Valley Raiders (1973-1987)

 

Years of Operation: 1973-87

 

Overall Record

 

First Game:

 

First Win:

 

Final Game: Oct 31, 1987 vs Auburn Panthers

 

League Affiliation:  

 

Northwest International Football League (1973-83)

Northwest Football Alliance (1984 - 1987)

 

 

 

Team Headquarters:

Founder: Bob Kutzer

 

Owner: Dick Straathof

 

General Manager:

 

Coaches: Dick Straathof (1987)

 

Home Field(s): Mount Vernon High, Sedro-Wooley High

Titles Won

None

     

Honors

Dave Peterson (QB) NFA Offensive Player of the Year (1986)

 

Bob Kutzer 2002 AFA Hall of Fame

 

All-League

Dave Peterson-QB (1986 NFA 1st)

Mike Honeycutt-C (1986 NFA 1st; 1985 1st)

John Fasso-TE (1986 NFA 1st)

Sean Sutherland-WR (1986 NFA 2nd); DB (1986 NFA 1st)

Mark Moran-WR (1986 NFA 2nd)

Dan Hyatt-OT (1986 NFA 1st; 1985 1st)

Al Bridgeman-LB (1986 NFA 1st; 1985 2nd)

Bob Bridgeman-LB (1986 NFA 3rd; 1985 2nd)

Dick Straathof-DL (1986 NFA 2nd)

John Wartchow-DL (1986 NFA 2nd)

Todd Tripp-DB (1986 NFA 3rd)

Paul Huizting-RB (1985 NFA 2nd)

Greg Davis-DT (1985 NFA 2nd)

 


All-America

 

1973 Schedule/Results (0-9):  
Aug - Burnay BC Barons 20-18
Sep 29 @ Sea-Tac Flyers 12-20
Oct 28 - Pierce County Bengals 8-45
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
1978 Schedule/Results (0-9):  
Aug 11  
Aug 19  
Aug 26  
Sept 2 @ Burien Flyers  
Sept 9 - Snohomish County Ramblers 7-2
Sept 16 - Pierce County Bengals 6-36
Sept 23  
Sept 30  
Oct 7  
Oct 14  
Oct 21 @ Seattle Cavaliers Cancel
   

1979 Schedule/Results (0-9):

 
Aug 4 - NWIFL Jamboree  
Aug 11  
Aug 18 -Spokane Golden Hawks 6-39
Aug 25 -Kitsap County Chiefs 0-10
Sept 1 -Edmonds Chargers 0-6
Sept 15 @ Kitsap County Chiefs 6-12 OT
Sept 22 @ Pierce County Bengals 2-56
Sept 29 - Burien Flyers 17-24
Oct 6 - Seattle Cavaliers 0-28
Oct 13 @ Van-Port Thunderbirds 0-54
Oct 20 - Pierce County Bengals 0-50
   
   
   
1982 Schedule/Results ()  
Aug 14 @ King County Vikings  
   
Oct 16 King County Vikings 21-20
   
1984 Schedule/Results (6-4)  
Aug 11  
Aug 25 Sno-King Blue Knights 21-22
Sept 1 Bellevue Express 26-14
Sept 8 @ Peninsula Pioneers 42-21
Sept 15 West Seattle Warhawks  
Sept 22 Seattle Cavaliers 21-6
Sept 29 Clark County Grizzlies 26-15
Oct 6 @ Auburn Panthers 20-24
Oct 14 Spokane Fury 20-29
Oct 27 @ Auburn Panthers * 6-12
   
1986 Schedule/Results (8-4)  
July 25 West Seattle Warhawks 6-40
Sept 6 @ West Seattle Warhawks 41-24
Oct 25 @ West Seattle Warhawks * 26-0
Nov 1 @ Auburn Panthers** 7-52
   
1987 Schedule/Results (4-6)  
July 18 - Auburn Panthers 6-33
Aug 8 - Snohomish County Blue Knights 12-7
Aug 15 - Auburn Panthers 0-30
Aug 22 @ South End Warhawks 0-21
Aug 29 @ Eastside Express 12-18OT
Sept 5 - Seattle Cavaliers L FFT^
Sept 12 @ Snohomish County  Blue Knights 33-27
Sept 19 @ Auburn Panthers

0-34

Sept 26 - South End Warhawks 14-12
Oct 3 - Eastside Express 41-0
Oct 10 @ Seattle Cavaliers 28-7
Oct 24 - South End Warhawks* W FFT
Oct 31 - Auburn Panthers** 6-7

*NFA Playoffs

**NFA Championship

^NFA declared Skagit used ineligible players

 

 

Photos

(logo)

 

News Releases:

 

Ken Sager (TE) signed by Seattle Seahawks (Skagit Valley Herald - Oct 3, 1987)

 

NFA to disband by vote of owners on Oct 22, 1987.

 
 
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