2014 Joplin Crusaders are 7-0!

Joplin Crusaders Next Game will be on the road! Saturday April 26th, 2014
Joplin Crusaders vs River Valley Reckoning
Kick off time 4:00 pm 
Field Location:
603 E. Pryor Ave
Pocola, OK 74902

Good luck Crusaders and hope to see you there!

 The Joplin Crusaders ousted the Kansas City Marshalls on Sunday with the air attack and ground game.  The Joplin Crusaders Offense came through in a big way this week putting up 562 yards of total offense and 56 points on the board.  This win brings the Joplin Crusaders overall record to 7-0 and 5-0 in CFL League play. Leaving only Joplin Crusaders and the Kansas Cougars as the only unbeaten teams left in the CFL.

CFL Week 5 Score
Joplin Crusaders 56 vs. Kansas City Marshall's 0

2014 Season Passes Available!

Adults Season PASS — only $25

Adults Single Game Ticket — only $8

Youth Season Pass (Ages 0-16) — $10 

MSSU Students Season Pass w/ ID $10

Military and Veterans Season Pass w/ID — FREE

For more information contact us by email thejoplincrusaders@gmail.com or by
Phone 417-438-1234.

Stadium Location:
MSSU Fred G. Hughes Stadium
3950 Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801

Post on the Joplin Crusaders Facebook page for more info.


Southwest Missouri’s only 11 man Adult-Amateur Minor League Football team, the Joplin Crusaders are hoping to repeat last year's performance this year. As the Central Football League (CFL) has grown with several new teams this year. The Joplin Crusaders will have several new additions to their Division like the Tulsa Tornadoes, Kansas City Marshals, Rose Hill Zombies and the River Valley Reckoning to name a few.  The Joplin Crusaders home field will be at MSSU's Fred G. Hughes Stadium kickoff times will vary each week for this 2014 season so pick up one of our pocket schedules at one of our various sponsors.

The Joplin Crusaders finished last year 11-0 to make them the CFL League Champions They capped their season off with a National Bowl game at Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

In their 14th season, the Joplin Crusaders are happy to be competing in the Central Football League again this year. The Joplin Crusaders have high hopes to return to the CFL Championship game again this year. Winning will mean even more this year to the Crusaders with an opportunity for another National Bowl Game. They could be playing at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis or Dallas Cowboy Stadium again if the Crusaders season goes well.

"In our 13 years as a team, we’ve been able to grow our roster substantially and have increased our competitiveness through a steady increase of wins during past seasons,” Coach Mike Sturgis said. "We have one Tradition as a Joplin Crusader, and that is We Win Ball Games. It’s a great foundation for success as a long-term organization that encourages men’s football and community involvement on and off the field. In my 37 plus years as a Coach I have never been happier to be part of an organization as I am right now; these men give their all every weekend. They are true weekend warriors!”

The Joplin Crusaders players do not get paid to play football; they play for the love of the game. They are all residents who grew up loving football and now make it a priority in their lives, along with family, jobs, church and school.

We are always looking for additional players. If you still want to tryout please contact us at thejoplincrusaders@gmail.com

***MSSU Fred G. Hughes Stadium is located on (Duquesne Road)***

Contact us at 417.438.1234 for further information.

Or you can contact us by email @ thejoplincrusaders@gmail.com

Recent News
04/07/14 Joplin Crusaders vs Kansas City Marshalls in the Sunday Showdown
02/21/14 Joplin Crusaders getting ready to kick off their Pre-Season Schedule March 1st
Pre-Season Game at MSSU Fred G. Hughes Stadium. Joplin Crusaders vs Arkansas Guardians 3:00 pm kickoff
10/19/12 Central Football League (CFL)
Meeting Sunday

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Championship Ring $225
- If Deposit Paid $175
- Ring Deposit $50

Tryout fee includes a
free team shirt.

Last Game
Joplin Crusaders 56
Kansas City Marshals 0
 box score 

Upcoming Games
at River Valley Reckoning
vs Kansas Cougars
vs NWA Battle
at Enid Enforcers

Upcoming Practices
No practices scheduled.

Upcoming Events
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