The Kansas City Crossfire were a founding member of the Western League in 1956. In 1966 they took part in the second cross-league Exhibition game and claimed the first victory for the Western League defeating the Minnesota Reapers 23-10. After the 1976 Eastern-Western League merger the Crossfire began play in Division 1 and the following year upset the defending League Champions, the Washington Redhawks to claim their first Championship. In 1985 the Crossfire made it back to the Championship game only to lose to the Baltimore Bearcats. By 2004 they had slipped into Division 2 but were considered contenders to move back up into Division 1, thanks in part to their team captain, DE Tyrell Price. the Crossfire played the Regulars and lost 45-29 in 1989
It is revealed that in 2007, the season prior to Blitz II, the Crossfire plays in Division 1, but is the team relegated to Division 2 at the end of the season. The Crossfire are booted further down to Division 3 after the 2009 season.