Ohio Valley Ironmen

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Ohio Valley Ironmen
First Season
1962
Team History
Ohio Valley Ironmen (1968-69)
Wheeling Ironmen (1962-67)
Conference/Division
Continental Football League (1965-69)
  • Central Division (1969)
  • Atlantic Division (1968)
  • Atlantic South Division (1967)
  • Western Division (1966)
  • Eastern Division (1965)

United Football League (1962-64)

Venue
Wheeling Stadium (1962-69)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The Ohio Valley Ironmen were a professional American football team based in Wheeling, West Virginia. The team began play in 1962 as a member of the United Football League, where they played for three seasons until that league dissolved. The Ironmen won the UFL championship during their first two seasons in the league.

Publications

Programs by season

1960s

Week Date Opponent Venue
Wheeling Ironmen
1965
Week 1 August 14 at Toronto Rifles Varisty Stadium
Week 2 August 22 vs. Newark Bears Wheeling Stadium
Week 3 August 29 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 4 September 5 vs. Fort Wayne Warriors Wheeling Stadium
Week 8 October 3 vs. Toronto Rifles Wheeling Stadium
Week 9 October 9 at Philadelphia Bulldogs Temple Stadium
Week 12 October 31 vs. Norfolk Neptunes Wheeling Stadium
Week 13 November 7 vs. Charleston Rockets Wheeling Stadium
1966
Week 3 September 4 vs. Norfolk Neptunes Wheeling Stadium
Week 10 October 22 at Hartford Charter Oaks Dillon Stadium
1967
preseason August 12 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 7 October 7 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 8 October 15 vs. Norfolk Neptunes Wheeling Stadium
Ohio Valley Ironmen
1968
Week 2 September 8 vs. Norfolk Neptunes Wheeling Stadium
Week 4 September 21 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 6 October 5 at Alabama Hawks Milton Frank Stadium
Week 7 October 12 at Charleston Rockets Laidley Field
Week 8 October 20 vs. Oklahoma City Plainsmen Wheeling Stadium
Week 9 October 26 at Orlando Panthers Tangerine Bowl
Week 10 November 3 vs. Chicago Owls Wheeling Stadium
Week 12 November 17 vs. Orlando Panthers Wheeling Stadium
1969
preseason August 23 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 2 September 7 vs. Jersey Jays Wheeling Stadium
Week 3 September 13 at Norfolk Neptunes Foreman Field
Week 4 September 20 at Tri-City Apollos Midland Stadium
Week 6 October 3 at Jersey Jays Newark Schools Stadium
Week 9 October 26 vs. Norfolk Neptunes Wheeling Stadium
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