Tag: Lehigh Valley

Richmond Raiders indoor football roster taking shape for 2015

The Richmond Raiders have taken the first step toward putting together the squad that will begin play in the franchise’s sixth season of professional indoor football.

UVA Athletics

Keith Gavin named assistant wrestling coach at UVA

Former NCAA champion and current U.S. National Team member Keith Gavin has been hired as an assistant coach for the UVA wrestling program, as announced Wednesday by head coach Steve Garland.

Richmond Raiders Devin Jones named PIFL Rookie of the Year

Richmond Raiders defensive lineman Devin Jones (Mississippi State) is the 2014 Professional Indoor Football League Defensive Rookie of the Year, the league announced today. Jones led the league in sacks and was second in tackles for loss and anchored a Raiders’ front four that allowed a league-low 223 yards per game.

Four Richmond Raiders named to All-PIFL teams

Kicker T.C. Stevens and offensive lineman Kynneth Moses led four Richmond Raiders who were selected to the All-PIFL first and second teams, the league announced today.

Late meltdown eliminates Richmond Raiders from playoffs

The Richmond Raiders kept the Lehigh Valley SteelHawks out of the end zone for the first three quarters and had a 13 point lead with under seven minutes to play as they tried to close the regular season with a win and return to the PIFL playoffs. But two late fumbles catapulted the SteelHawks to a 23-0 run and an eventual 51-41 win, as instead they claimed the final playoff berth and ended the Raiders’ season.

Richmond Raiders hold playoff destiny into finale

With just one game remaining in the 2014 regular season, the Richmond Raiders’ playoff fate has yet to be decided. They will battle the Lehigh Valley SteelHawks on Saturday night in Bethlehem, PA with the PIFL’s final playoff berth up for grabs.

Richmond Raiders fall to Nashville, but playoff hopes still alive

A 20-0 run to close the first half gave the Nashville Venom a 48-21 lead, and they never looked back as they ended the Richmond Raiders’ four game winning streak, 63-28 at the Richmond Coliseum.

Richmond Raiders travel to Harrisburg Saturday

The Richmond Raiders will venture to Hershey, Pa., to face the Harrisburg Stampede in the third, final, and rubber match of the 2014 regular season.

Last-second win lifts Richmond Raiders into second-place tie

In another thrilling chapter to the Richmond-Lehigh Valley rivalry, the Raiders scored 22 unanswered points over the final 18 minutes to defeat the SteelHawks 38-37 and claim a share of second place in the PIFL’s National Conference.

Richmond Raiders host Lehigh Valley Friday night

The Richmond Raiders will renew their National Conference rivalry with the Lehigh Valley SteelHawks on Friday, June 6.

Richmond Raiders douse Georgia Fire, 72-53

Richmond Raiders Head Coach James Fuller often calls his defense the fire department, relying on them to extinguish opponents’ momentum. On Sunday afternoon, they put out the Georgia Fire, registering six sacks and three turnovers, as the Raiders turned an early deficit into a runaway win, 72-53 in Rome, Georgia.

Richmond Raiders QB honored as Player of the Week

Phil Konopka was named the Week 9 PIFL Offensive Player of the Week following the Richmond Raiders 55-33 win over the Harrisburg Stampede.

Richmond Raiders football tops Harrisburg Stampede, 55-33

Three straight defensive stops by the Richmond Raiders to start the second half helped turn a one-point deficit into a 20 point lead, and the team never looked back as they topped the Harrisburg Stampede, 55-33.

Richmond Raiders host Trenton Freedom on Saturday

The Richmond Raiders entered their first off week of the 2014 season at 1-3, needing some time to regroup and re-evaluate.

Richmond Raiders single game tickets on sale

The Richmond Raiders announced today that single game tickets for the 2014 season are now on sale through the team’s website and ticket hotline.