Not Enough (Super)heroes in the District(4/23) The Washington Valor were handed their first loss of the season Saturday by the defending ArenaBowl champs, the Philadelphia Soul, in front of 12,122 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. A final score of 49-31 on a rainy evening in the nation's capital.
Valor put up a Valiant effort, but lose to the Philadelphia Soul(4/23) The Washington Valor was looking to go 2-0 to start the season, but ran into the defending AFL Champion, Philadelphia Soul at the Verizon Center in Washington DC.
Valor Game Preview: Philly Comes To Washington(4/20) After an early bye, the boys in red, white and blue are ready to get back to business. The Soul (1-0) are coming to town and will square off against the Valor (1-0) 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22nd at Verizon Center. The game will broadcast live on Monumental Sports Network. Only one will remain undefeated.
Arena Football: Back in the Nation's Capital(4/19) The year was 1987 and the Arena Football League was a new face in the professional football scene. The Washington Commandos played throughout out D.C., Maryland and Virginia from 1987-1990, opening the inaugural season away against the Pittsburgh Gladiators.
Storm Drop Third Consecutive Home Opener, Fall Short Against Defending Champs(4/16) Number of the night not found in the box score? 2014. First 2-0 start to the season since 2014. First home opener victory since 2014. First win over the Philadelphia Soul since 2014. All of that, and more, was at stake on Saturday night at Amalie Arena. And for the Tampa Bay Storm, it just wasn’t meant to be.
FIRST. GAME. EVER.(4/9) It's officially official. Week 1 is in the books.
While I only got a chance to catch some of the Cleveland/Tampa Bay game, I was at the Washington Valor home opener. Verizon Center was buzzing, with the energy in the air, it felt like this was a playoff game and Arena Football had been a staple in D.C. for the last fifteen years.