February 11, 2012
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The Albany Panthers will play the Lions in Saturday's PIFL semifinal game at the Albany Civic Center.
The Panthers already have the No. 1 seed for next week’s PIFL playoffs locked up, but they still want to finish the regular season with a win tonight against Richmond.
Backup QB Darnell Kennedy will start Saturday’s game against Richmond with Cecil Lester out with a knee injury, and Kennedy is ready to lead the Panthers into the playoffs if he needs to. (ADDS: Note on Panthers WR and former Westover star Antwone Savage)
Albany, which has already clinched home-field advantage for the first round of the upcoming PIFL playoffs, announces that tickets are now on sale for the June 23 matchup against a yet-to-be-determined opponent.
Albany’s top-ranked defense has been the team’s backbone all season, and it hopes to rise up again tonight vs. a Hammers team that’s desperate for a win.
The Panthers finish the first half of the season with a perfect 6-0 record and are now a full two games ahead in the PIFL standings.
The Panthers are 5-0, but no one on this team is growing complacent as they face a 2-3 Alabama team tonight at the Civic Center.
The bitter rivalry between neighboring foes Columbus and Albany will be renewed tonight at the James H. Gray Civic Center.
The Panthers score 52 unanswered points Saturday in Knoxville to blow out the lowly Nighthawks and remain the lone undefeated team in the PIFL.
Tonight’s latest Albany Panthers game pits the league’s only undefeated team against the only winless team.
Several Panthers were banged up after three games to start the season, but a bye week has the team healthy and ready to keep their undefeated season rolling — and now safety Damian Daniels can return to his mission of setting the indoor football interception record.
Panthers coach Lucious Davis finalizes his roster for the 2012 season, which kicks off March 17 at the Albany Civic Center against the Richmond Raiders — and it’s a 20-man roster that includes several returners from last season’s Panthers team that won the league championship.
The Albany Panthers began their first training-camp practices over the weekend as they begin their march toward another championship.
Four-time defensive player of the year Damian Daniels and standout linebacker Ryan Babb defect from the Columbus Lions this week and sign with their biggest rival, the Albany Panthers, with a little more than a month before the 2012 indoor football season begins.