Now we find another "minor league" sport doing well in the town that saw Silence Dogood gain his fame and fortune. Yes the Philadelphia Soul is going to the ArenaBowl against powerhouse San Jose SaberCats. For those that haven't seen an arena football game it is quite fast paced and enjoyable to watch if you like fast paced offenses.
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The Philadelphia Soul will make their first ArenaBowl appearance in franchise history in this, their fifth year in the AFL. Prior to this season, they had made it to two consecutive Divisional Round games, but lost both times, never making it to the National Conference Championship. The Soul’s win over the Cleveland Gladiators earned them the right to face
SOUL PUNCH TICKET TO VIRGIN
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Soul took another step toward its ultimate goal of the Arena Football League 2008 Championship Saturday, topping the Cleveland Gladiators, 70-35, to earn a berth in Virgin Mobile ArenaBowl XXII, July 27 at New Orleans Arena.
Before a near-capacity afternoon crowd at the
The 35-point win was the largest margin of victory for the Soul since a 71-34 win over the Los Angeles Avengers back in Week 4 of the regular season. The Soul never trailed in the game. (For a complete game recap click here.)
SABERCATS DOWN RAMPAGE, WILL DEFEND ARENABOWL TITLE
SAN JOSE, CA – Defensive back Omarr Smith totaled three interceptions and the San Jose defense had seven stops as the San Jose SaberCats defeated the Grand Rapids Rampage 81-55 in the American Conference Championship Saturday. The win sends
Smith’s three interceptions tied a league playoff record and the SaberCats set a franchise playoff record with five interceptions. San Jose DB Clevan Thomas grabbed the first pick of the game during the second quarter and his third this postseason.
SaberCats quarterback Mark Grieb completed 24 of 30 passes for 255 yards and eight touchdowns as San Jose posted the second-highest point total in AFL postseason history. WR Cleannord Saintil caught 11 passes for 113 yards and five touchdowns for
The San Jose SaberCats (13-5) will play the Philadelphia Soul (15-3) in Virgin Mobile ArenaBowl XXII in