March 23, 2010
Photo by Danny Aller
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The city of Albany has terminated its lease agreement with the Albany Panthers, but meetings between the team and city officials are planned this week with the hope that a deal will be reached to keep the team in Albany.
The Albany Panthers will hold an open tryout Nov. 10 in Macon.
Albany looks to get on the winning track at home tonight after a gut-wrenching first loss of the season last week.
Cecil Lester injured his knee last week and may sit out today’s game against Columbus, but the Panthers signed former South Georgia Wildcat and Georgia Force QB Darnell Kennedy to fill Lester’s shoes.
After a history making season, there’s more interest than ever from Southwest Georgia businesses to get involved with the reigning champ Albany Panthers, who agree to a deal with Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital on Tuesday to name their home turf “Phoebe Field” for the upcoming 2012 campaign, which kicks off March 17 at the Albany Civic Center.
The Albany Panthers' intrasquad arena-football scrimmage tonight at the Albany Civic Center is free to the public.