Pirates survive late 23-22 over the Oilers

May 26, 2024

Image courtesy of the Mass Pirates LOWELL: The Massachusetts Pirates lost a heartbreaker last week to Northern Arizona 41-40 on a last second interception. Fast forward to a week later and it was the Pirates who made a play late to win a game.  Thanks to a game dealing interception by defensive back Cyrus Fagan, the Pirates prevailed 23-22 and improved 6-3 on the season. Massachusetts had pulled ahead late…

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Pirates Preview: Tulsa Oilers (3-5) at Massachusetts Pirates (5-3)

May 25, 2024

The Pirates will look to snap their two game losing streak when they host the Tulsa Oilers this evening at Tsongas Arena. Coming off of losses to Iowa and Northern Arizona, the Pirates need a win badly.  Tulsa has lost its last three games. The Oilers are 3-5 and are in fifth place in the East. Both teams need a win to keep pace in the Eastern Conference.  The Pirates are…

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Pirates 43, Oilers 24: Pirates rely on offensive attack to earn 5th straight playoff berth

June 24, 2023

Ryan Martin NEFJ Correspondent WORCESTER – With the Indoor Football League standings and recent history in their favor, the Massachusetts Pirates earned their fifth consecutive playoff berth with a 43-24 win against the Tulsa Oilers Saturday night. After going 1-3 to start the 2023 IFL Season, the Pirates (9-3) have now rattled off eight straight wins, while Tulsa (1-12) dropped their ninth consecutive game. FINAL: @mass_pirates 43, Oilers 24 Pirates…

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Pirates Preview: Tulsa Oilers (1-11) at Massachusetts Pirates (8-3)

June 24, 2023

Kickoff: The Pirates are back after having a bye week last week. They will look to finish the home schedule undefeated tonight against the struggling Tulsa Oilers. The Pirates won the first ever meeting between two teams last month, 49-28. Here three keys for the Pirates tonight. 1. Keep the good times going: The Pirates have been the best team in the IFL the past six weeks and they will look to…

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Pirates Preview: Massachusetts Pirates (5-3) at Tulsa Oilers (1-7)

May 27, 2023

Kickoff: The Pirates will look to make it two wins in a row when they visit the Tulsa Oilers for the first time. This will be the first meeting between the two teams. Here three keys to the game. 1. Keep it rolling on O: Pirates’ quarterback Anthony Russo was 17 of 22 passing for 228 yards and seven touchdowns in last week’s win over Quad City. The offense is…

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