Tonight in Columbus kicks off a crucial stretch of games for the Albany Panthers, who are clinging to the fourth and final playoff spot with three regular-season contests left to play.
If the Albany Panthers win their final three regular season games they will host the opening round of the PIFL playoffs at the Albany Civic Center. (ADDS: Notes on QB Lester; honoring injured teammates)
Despite the loss of star wideout Antwone Savage, the Panthers vow to not only pick up the slack, but they plan to win another title in honor of their injured leader.
The Panthers lose receiver and former Westover star Antwone Savage to a career-ending injury late Saturday but rally to beat Richmond in triple overtime to put themselves right back in the PIFL playoff picture with three games remaining.
Needing a win to stay in the playoff hunt, two-time defending champion Albany gets just that Saturday in triple overtime at home against Richmond --- but the thrilling 69-63 victory comes at a price when star wideout Antwone Savage goes down with a season-ending ankle injury.
At 4-4 overall and in fourth place in the PIFL standings, the two-time defending champion Albany Panthers must close the regular season strong, beginning tonight at home in a showdown with the second-place Richmond Raiders, who can clinch a playoff spot with a win.
After another bye week, the struggling Panthers enter Saturday’s showdown at the Civic Center against Richmond refreshed and ready.
Lehigh Valley hits a field goal with 0.8 seconds left to down the Panthers in Saturday's PIFL game.
Albany heads to Pennsylvania this weekend for a 1,000-mile road trip, hoping to win its second straight game and then return to the Good Life City, where the Panthers will play three of their final four regular-season games.
The Panthers have shed their three-game losing streak and look for two wins in a row when they next hit the road to play in Pennsylvania.
The Albany Panthers snap a three-game losing streak late Saturday with a thrilling 45-42 victory against the Louisiana Swashbucklers in the Albany Civic Center.
Following a long road trip — and back-to-back bye weeks — the Panthers will play their first home game tonight in almost two months within the friendly confines of the Civic Center.
Albany finally comes to the end of its midseason road trip tonight in Virginia, where the Panthers hope to snap a two-game losing streak before returning home next week.
Albany tries to use back-to-back bye weeks to figure out what went wrong during two straight losses after starting the season 3-0.
What started out as a dream beginning to their title defense season has turned into a nightmare as of late as the two-time defending champion Albany Panthers loses their second straight game Saturday night, this time to the Alabama Hammers, who take over sole possession of first place in the PIFL.
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