Tag: Lehigh Valley
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Richmond Raiders will renew their National Conference rivalry with the Lehigh Valley SteelHawks on Friday, June 6.
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.
Phil Konopka was named the Week 9 PIFL Offensive Player of the Week following the Richmond Raiders 55-33 win over the Harrisburg Stampede.
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.
The Richmond Raiders entered their first off week of the 2014 season at 1-3, needing some time to regroup and re-evaluate.
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.