James Lynch scored on a three-yard run with 18 second to play to help the Orlando Predators (3-1) overcome a 15-point deficit Saturday night against the Philadelphia Soul (1-3) in front of 11,789 fans.
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What a wild weekend. Rollins baseball ended a five-game skid while the softball team had its 32-game win streak snapped… UCF baseball was swept at home by Southern Miss… Lions and Preds both fall.
This is what the “War on I-4” is really all about. On Saturday at St. Pete Times Forum the Orlando Predators and Tampa Bay Storm battle for the American Conference Championship and the right to advance to the ArenaBowl. The Predators hold a slim 23-22 lead in the series.
It seems every week the Orlando Predators are fighting for their playoff lives. It’ll be that way once again this Friday, just as it was in a heartbreaking shootout this past weekend, when South Division foe Alabama comes to town. The Preds lost 77-70 in OT on Saturday.
The Orlando Predators started the 2010 season ranked No. 5 according to the Arena Football League Writers Association. But then they dropped the first three games of the season and suffered losses to the rival Tampa Bay Storm and newly-formed Jacksonville Sharks.
It was a tough Friday night for local sports fans in Orlando. The NBA’s Magic and AFL’s Predators each suffered big losses to rival teams. Football spectators at Amway Arena were treated to a double dose of heartache as the NBA game was shown on the arena jumbotron.
A Kissimmee native leads the hometown arena football team… A former FCSL player becomes the first to get a call from the majors… A former Bishop Moore lax standout plays for a title in his last game… and several student-athletes signed college papers last week.
Professional football makes its grand return to the Florida Citrus Bowl in just over a week’s time as the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League take the field in the league’s premier season on Saturday, Oct. 10. Local enthusiasts have patiently awaited, though many expect the semi-pro football team and its league to make its way through this football-starved town much the same way others had before it.