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A Tale of two halves

By   /  December 18, 2011  /  Falcons Nest, Sports  /  Comments Off

Tweet       OK, I have no idea what happened Sunday.  Honestly, I’m as clueless as the next guy.  To start with, the Carolina Panthers manhandled the Dirty Birds for almost the entirety of the first half.  Then, in the second, it was like a different team.  I can’t say that I’ve never seen [...]

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Major problems for ‘dirty birds’

By   /  December 13, 2011  /  Falcons Nest  /  Comments Off

Tweet       You would think that a team that finished 13-3 last year would know how to win games, but you would be wrong. While losing to a team with such a solid defense is hardly anything to be ashamed of, it is when you think about the 21 points the Falcons should [...]

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ALBANY PANTHERS TO HOLD TRYOUTS IN TALLAHASSEE

By   /  November 30, 2011  /  Albany Panthers, Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Special to the Journal   ALBANY, Georgia – The 2011 Champion Albany Panthers are wasting no time in building another championship-caliber team under the direction of head football coach Lucious Davis, and will hold its second open tryout Saturday, January 21,2012 at Titus Sports Academy in Tallahassee, Florida. Registration will begin at 11 [...]

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Problem on the Falcons’ Sideline

By   /  November 29, 2011  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Tweet     I’m a Georgia boy at heart.  My teams have always been here in Georgia.  I love the Falcons, the Dawgs, the Hawks, and the Braves despite the frequent disappointment I’ve found in their seasons. I’m from Albany after all, so what do you expect?  For example, take last football season.  Georgia had [...]

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Rams get berth in NCAA football playoffs

By   /  November 16, 2011  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet   Special to the Journal   They’re in! Albany State University football fans will get another chance to see their favorite team in gridiron action, as the Golden Rams received a berth in the NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs. The Golden Rams (8-3) moved to No. 6 and will travel to Tigerville, SC [...]

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SIFL CHAMPION PANTHERS TO RECEIVE PROCLAMATION

By   /  July 25, 2011  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet In honor of their 2011 SIFL Championship, the Albany Panthers organization will receive a proclamation from the Mayor and City Commission on Tuesday, July 26th. The ceremony will take place at 8 p.m. at the Albany Government Center. The Panthers finished the 2011 season with a 13-2 record and won the Southern Indoor Football [...]

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PANTHERS PLAYOFF TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR $15.00

By   /  June 13, 2011  /  Press Releases, Sports  /   Comments

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Tweet The second-seeded Albany Panthers (10-2) will host the third-seeded Erie Explosion (9-3) this Saturday, June 18th at 7:30PM at the Albany Civic Center. The Panthers began selling single-game tickets following the victory in their final home game. Pre-game activities will begin at 7:00PM. In an unprecedented move, all tickets for the first home playoff [...]

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On and off field, college season was a perfect storm in 2009

By   /  January 5, 2010  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

Tweet The greatest reality show on earth is college football and the 2009 season was no disappointment. Remember the punch, Oregon vs. Boise State? Excessive celebration calls, followed by a crew suspension? The spike by LSU? The block by Cody? Those were great moments in the regular season, and last week we had football fed [...]

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Football: UGA abused? To the contrary.

By   /  December 4, 2009  /  Mike Flynn  /   Comments

Tweet The eight month death march to August begins. Sure we have a few bowl games, state playoffs and an outside shot of getting the Falcons to the postseason, but August represents new hope for the local high school programs and the Bulldogs. In the meantime, we will have to find something to distract us. [...]

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ASU Football: McKenna MVP, 8 Rams named to All-SIAC team

By   /  December 3, 2009  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Albany State University quarterback A.J. McKenna has been named the SIAC’s most valuable player and offensive player of the year. McKenna is one of four Golden Rams named to the 2009 All-SIAC football team. Also named to the first team are running back Demetrice Johnson, offensive lineman Joseph Ephrem and defensive back Mario Fuller. [...]

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