TRIAD FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE

All-Time Events History

 

 
2017
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The League votes to expand to 16 teams for the 2018 season. Joey Church and Tim Garris have been awarded ownership of the new expansion franchises.
2016
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Prentice Johnston does not return for the 2016 season. Ownership of the Carolina Blues franchise is handed over to Alex McCoy, who retained the Blues name.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer wins the league title, his fifth (third straight).
2015
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Kevin Adams decides not to return for the 2015 season. Ownership of the Camel City Gamblers franchise is handed over to John Ashford.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The draft is moved to Buffalo Wild Wings in Winston-Salem.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer wins the league title, his fourth (second straight).
2014
Small yellow button with black beveled edges All fourteen team owners return.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The draft is moved to JP Loonies in Oak Ridge due to the Fox & Hound closing it's doors in February, 2014.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer wins the league title, his third.
2013
Small yellow button with black beveled edges All fourteen team owners return.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn wins the league title, his sixth.
2012
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The number of protected players (roster size) is expanded to 20, but all teams will now be required to carry two quarterbacks and place kickers at all times.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges All fourteen team owners return.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer wins the league title, his second.
  2011  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The annual draft is moved to the Fox & Hound after being held for almost a decade in Miller Park.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Kenny Coates wins the league title, his first.  
  2010  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Rod Sizemore decides not to return for the 2010 season, turning ownership of the Dodge City franchise over to Allan Clarke who changes the name to Petone Warriors.  
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Allan Clarke changed the name of the Petone franchise to Aotearoa midway through the regular season. The Warriors moniker was retained.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer changes the name of the Hatteras Island franchise to Cape Fear Bull Sharks midway through the regular season.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn wins the league title, his fifth.
  2009  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Do to inaccuracy concerns with the NFL's official injury report, the league votes to abolish injury transactions and increase the number of protected players from 15 to 18.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Due to an over-all lack of interest and changes to the prizes format, the pro-bowl game was eliminated.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dave Ohmberger wins his second consecutive league title, his third over-all.  
  2008  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dave Ohmberger wins the league title.  
  2007  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Priscilla LeCompte, Kevin LeCompte and Andy Thomas decide not to return for the 2007 season.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ownership of the Belews Creek Believers franchise was turned over to Frankie Thomas, who moved it from Belews Creek, NC to Rockingham County, NC and changed the name to the Rockingham County Rampage.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Due to a lack of ownership, the Mountainbrook Mounties and Woodcreek Woodies franchises were dissolved, leaving the league with 14 teams. The TFFL had originally expanded from 14 to 16 teams in 2002.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dwane Bochert wins the league title, his second over-all.  
  2006  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The TFFL celebrates it's 20th anniversary.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges In a pre-draft ruling, the league decides to drop the college player rule which was implemented in 2004.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer moves the Pennsylvania Colonials franchise from Hershey, PA to Buxton, NC and changes the name of the team to Hatteras Island Hurricanes.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Scottie Wilkins wins the league title, his first.  
  2005  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Erin Sawyer decides not to return for the 2005 season. Ownership of the Steel City Fireants franchise is handed over to Kevin LeCompte, who moves the franchise from Pittsburgh, PA to King, NC and changes the name to Woodcreek Woodies.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Brian Hart decides not to return for the 2005 season. Ownership of the Memphis Cardinals franchise is handed over to Priscilla LeCompte, who moves the franchise from Memphis, TN to King, NC and changes the name to Mountainbrook Mounties.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ronnie Albright decides not to return for the 2005 season. Ownership of the Highfalls River-Rats franchise is handed over to Kevin Adams, who moves the franchise from Asheboro, NC to Winston-Salem, NC and changes the name to Camel City Gamblers.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Tom Allen changes the name of his team from East Bend Bandits to Atlantic Beach Buccaneers.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league adopts a new individual player performance bonus system.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Lee Jessup wins the league title, his second.  
  2004  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer changes the name of his team from Pennsylvania Freeze to Pennsylvania Colonials.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Andy Thomas changes the name of his team from Belews Creek Blitz to Belews Creek Believers.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Mark Moorefield decides not to return for the 2004 season. Ownership of the Lewisville Titans franchise is handed over to Brian Hart, who moves the franchise from Lewisville, NC to Memphis, TN and changes the name to Memphis Cardinals.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Fred Coate decides not to return for the 2004 season. Ownership of the Greensboro Krushers franchise is handed over to Erin Sawyer, who moves the franchise from Greensboro, NC to Pittsburgh, PA and changes the name to Steel City Fireants.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn changes the name of his team from Carolina Renegades to Bodie Island Renegades.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league adopts the college player rule, which allows teams to draft and secure the rights to one college player.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Cory Wilkins wins the league title.  
  2003  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Andy Thomas wins the league title, his second.  
  2002  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer and Kenny Coates join the league as expansion team owners, bringing the league team total to 16.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The expansion to sixteen teams prompts the league to move to a two-conference, 4-divison format.  
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Frank Skinner decides not to return for the 2002 season. Ownership of the Philadelphia Procrastinators franchise is handed over to Fred Coate, who moves the franchise from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Greensboro, North Carolina and changes the name to Greensboro Krushers.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Janet Mullins decides not to return for the 2002 season. Ownership of the Janet's Jocks franchise is handed over to Mark Moorefield, who moves the franchise from Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Lewisville, North Carolina and changes the name to Lewisville Titans.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges James Sawyer wins the league title, his first.
  2001  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dwane Bochert moves the Madison Park Madmen franchise from Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Durango, Colorado and changes the name to Durango Railers.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dwane Bochert wins the league title, his first.  
  2000  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ronnie Albright and Robert Perdue join the league as expansion team owners, bringing the league team total to 14.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league moves back to a two division format.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Prentice Johnston wins the league title.  
  1999  
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Bill Kingsley decides not to return for the 1999 season. Ownership of the Greenville Bonecrushers franchise is handed over to Frank Skinner, who moves the franchise to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and changes the name to Philadelphia Procrastinators.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dan Clements decides not to return for the 1999 season. Ownership of the East Boonefacoonya Bugers franchise is handed over to Cory Wilkins, who moves the franchise from Normal, Illinois to Raleigh, North Carolina and changes the name to Raleigh Ragin' Cajuns.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Tim Hagborg decides not to return for the 1999 season. Ownership of the Carolina Blues franchise is handed over to Prentice Johnston, who retained the franchise name. The franchise remained in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Triad Fantasy Sports launches its official website.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn wins the league title, his fourth and third in a row.
  1998  
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Karen Welborn decides not to return for the 1998 season. Ownership of the Walkertown Warriors franchise is handed over to Andy Thomas (returns after a 6-year absence), who moves the franchise from Walkertown, North Carolina to Belews Creek, North Carolina and changes the name to Belews Creek Blitz.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Bill Kingsley moves the Bonecrushers franchise from Kernersville, North Carolina to Greenville, South Carolina and changes the name to Greenville Bonecrushers.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn wins the league title, his third and second in a row.
  1997  
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Bill Kingsley assumes control of the Bonecrushers franchise from Prentice Johnston, and moves it back to Kernersville, North Carolina.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dave Ohmberger changes the name of his team from Savage Sandwich Makers to Ardmore Artillery.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Lee Jessup moves the Raiders organization from King, North Carolina to Kernersville, North Carolina.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart decides not to return for the 1997 season. Ownership of the Poofter's Froth Rattlers franchise is handed over to Dwane Bochert, who moves it from Poofter's Froth, Wyoming to Winston-Salem, North Carolina and changes the name to Madison Park Madmen.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn wins the league title, his second.
  1996  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All 12 team owners from the previous season return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Prentice Johnston takes over the Kernersville Bonecrushers franchise mid-season from Bill Kingsley, moves it from Kernersville, North Carolina to Rural Hall, North Carolina and changes the name to Rural Hall Bonecrushers.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Karen Welborn wins the league title, her first.  
  1995  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Barbarians owner Robert Mullins passes away in the off-season. The championship trophy is named in his honor.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Karen Welborn assumes ownership of the Barbarians and moves the franchise from Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Walkertown, North Carolina and changes the name to the Walkertown Warriors.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges All other team owners return.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Tim Hagborg wins the league title, his first.  
  1994  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The 'Keeper League' format officially goes into effect.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league uses the three-division format for the first time.  
Small yellow button with black beveled edges All 10 team owners from the previous season return. The first time in league history all owners from the previous season return.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart moves his franchise from Lexington, North Carolina to Poofter's Froth, Wyoming and changes the team name from Murph's Meatheads to Poofter's Froth Rattlers.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Two new team owners, Dave Ohmberger and Tim Hagborg (after a one year absence) are added, bringing the team owner total to 12.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Dave Ohmberger wins the league title, his first.
  1993  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Five team owners (Don Gunther, Tim Hagborg, Derek Sherer, Curtis Fulbright and Gary Mendelsohn) decide not to return for the 1993 season, leaving the league with only eight returning team owners.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Two new team owners (Scottie Wilkins and Dan Clements) join the league, bringing the team total to 10.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league votes to implement the 'Keeper' format for the following season.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart changes the name of his team from Lexington Pud Whackers to Murph's Meatheads.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Lee Jessup wins the league title, his first.  
  1992  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges The TFFL expands from 8 to 14 teams. The two division format retained.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart moves his franchise from Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Lexington, North Carolina and changes the name from Winston-Salem Wildcats to Lexington Pud Whackers.  
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Three team owners (two in joint ownership) decide not to return for the 1992 season:  
 
  Lisa Bowles & Ricky Cain (Mayberry Unknowns)
  Joe Bruinton (East Coast Trojans)
 
  Small yellow button with black beveled edges Seven new team owners join the league:  
  Don Gunther (Bayou Bruisers)
  Tim Hagborg (Piedmont Pirates)
  Derek Sherer (Winston-Salem Stud Muffins)
  Robert Mullins (Barbarians)
  Gary Mendelsohn (Pride of Sherwood Forest)
  Bill Kingsley (Kernersville Bonecrushers)
  Janet Mullins (Janet's Jocks)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Only 13 team owners were available, so the 'Crystal Lake Phantoms' were formed to fill in as the 14th team. This is the only time in league history an un-owned team has been used.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Don Gunther wins the league title, his first.
1991
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Individual player performance bonuses are awarded for the first time.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn moves his franchise from Rural Hall, North Carolina to South Nags Head, North Carolina and changes the franchise name from Rural Hall Renegades to Carolina Renegades.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart changes the name of his team from Terry's Taters to Winston-Salem Wildcats.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Three team owners decide not to return for the 1991 season:
  Lisa Boles (Regal Eagles)
  Carl Blackburn (Crooked Run Cowboys)
  Andy Thomas (Winston-Salem Wranglers)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Three new team owners join the league:
  Curtis Fulbright (Monsters of the Midway)
  Lee Jessup - returns after a one year absence (King Raiders)
  Lisa Bowles & Ricky Cain - Lisa enters partnership with Ricky, who returns after one year absence (Mayberry Unknowns)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Lisa Bowles & Ricky Cain (Mayberry Unknowns) win the league title, their first.
1990
Small yellow button with black beveled edges For various reasons (family ties, strength of teams, etc.), the league initiates a divisional re-alignment.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart changes the name of his team from X-Men to Terry's Taters.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn changes the name of his team from Rural Hall Invaders to Rural Hall Renegades.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Andy Thomas changes the name of his team from Madison Park Mustangs to Winston-Salem Wranglers.
Small yellow button with black beveled edgesTwo team owners decide not to return for the 1990 season:
  Lee Jessup (King Raiders)
  Pam Wallace (Intimidators)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Two new team owners join the league:
  Lisa Bowles (Regal Eagles)
  Joe Bruinton (East Coast Trojans)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Rod Sizemore (Dodge City Gunslingers) wins the league title, his first.
1989
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league adopts the use of a divisional format and head-to-head scheduling (14 games) for the first time.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The Draft is held outside the workplace (L'eggs main office in Winston-Salem) for the first time. The 1989 draft was held in Rural Hall, North Carolina on August 12th.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart changes the name of his team from Headknockers to X-Men.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn changes the name of his team from Rural Hall Roughriders to Rural Hall Invaders.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Six team owners decide not to return for the 1989 season:
  Tim Drye (Pfafftown Pigskins)
  Mike Creswell (Stump Hole Pirates)
  Bryan Tuttle (Rural Hall Warriors)
  Joe Bruinton (East Coast Rockers)
  Calvin Harris (Longshots)
  Ricky Cain (Level Cross Levellers)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Five new team owners join the league:
  Carl Blackburn (Crooked Run Cowboys)
  Rod Sizemore (Dodge City Gunslingers)
  Lee Jessup (King Raiders)
  Tom Allen (East Bend Bandits)
  Pam Wallace (Intimidators)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Carl Blackburn (Crooked Run Cowboys) wins the league title, his first.
1988
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Ron Midyette (Baux Mountain Bulldogs) decides not to return for the 1988 season.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Terry Everhart changes the name of his team from Crab Sweepers to Headknockers.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges League expands from six to nine teams. New teams include:
  Tim Drye (Pfafftown Pigskins)
  Mike Creswell (Stump Hole Pirates)
  Joe Bruinton (East Coast Rockers)
  Ricky Cain (Level Cross Levellers)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges David Welborn (Rural Hall Roughriders) wins the league title, his first.
1987
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The TFFL is founded in August of 1987.
Small yellow button with black beveled edges The league was established with six owners:
  David Welborn (Rural Hall Roughriders)
  Andy Thomas (Madison Park Mustangs)
  Terry Everhart (Crab Sweepers)
  Bryan Tuttle (Rural Hall Warriors)
  Ron Midyette (Baux Mountain Bulldogs)
  Calvin Harris (Longshots)
Small yellow button with black beveled edges Andy Thomas (Madison Park Mustangs) wins the leagues first title.

Changing Hands

Since the inception of the keeper league format, several franchises have gone through a myriad of ownership changes. Here is a complete list of all franchises (current and former) that have had more than one owner since 1994, the year the TFFL implemented the "keeper league" format.
Aotearoa Warriors
   Dodge City Gunslingers - Rod Sizemore turned ownership over to Allan Clarke in 2010.
Red Devils
   Camel City Gamblers - Kevin Adams turned ownership over to John Ashford in 2015.
      Highfalls RiverRats - Ronnie Albright turned ownership over to Kevin Adams in 2005.
Raleigh Ragin' Cajuns
   East Boonefacoonya Bugers - Dan Clements turned ownership over to Cory Wilkins in 1999.
Durango Railers
   Poofter's Froth Rattlers - Terry Everhart turned ownership over to Dwane Bochert in 1997.
Carolina Blues
   Carolina Blues - Prentice Johnson turned ownership over to Alex McCoy in 2016. The Blues name was retained.
      Carolina Blues - Tim Hagborg turned ownership over to Prentice Johnston in 1999. The Blues name was retained.
Rockingham County Rampage
   Belews Creek Believers - Andy Thomas turned ownership over to Frankie Thomas in 2007.
      Walkertown Warriors - Karen Welborn turned ownership over to Andy Thomas in 1998.
         Barbarians - Karen Welborn takes over franchise after Robert Mullins' passing in 1995.
Mountainbrook Mounties (Dissolved in 2007)
   Memphis Cardinals - Brian Hart turned ownership over to Priscilla LeCompte in 2005.
      Lewisville Titans - Mark Moorefield turned ownership over to Brian Hart in 2004.
         Janet's Jocks - Janet Mullins turned ownership over to Mark Moorefield in 2002.
Woodcreek Woodies (Dissolved in 2007)
   Steel City Fireants - Erin Sawyer turned ownership over to Priscilla LeCompte in 2005.
      Greensboro Krushers - Fred Coate turned ownership over to Erin Sawyer in 2004.
         Philadelphia Procrastinators - Frank Skinner turned ownership over to Fred Coate in 2002.
            Greenville Bonecrushers - Bill Kingsley turned ownership over to Frank Skinner in 1999.
               Rural Hall Bonecrushers - Prentice Johnston turned ownership over to Bill Kingsley in 1997.
                  Kernersville Bonecrushers - Bill Kingsley Turned ownership over to Prentice Johnston in 1996.