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Raiders Challenge Steelhawks In Hunt For Playoff Spot

Teams face off for first and only time this season RICHMOND, VA (May 27, 2015) – The Richmond Raiders (5-4) travel to Allentown this weekend as they get set to take on the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks (6-2) on Friday night. This is the first and only meeting between the two teams this season, as the … Continue reading

Raiders Hang On To Top Freedom In Thriller

Richmond wins third straight RICHMOND, Va. (May 23, 2015) –The Richmond Raiders (5-4) officially have a winning record after their 46-40 win over Trenton (4-4) on Saturday night at the Richmond Coliseum. Richmond continued a hot streak they began in Alabama back on May 2. This was their third straight win, and their second over … Continue reading

Richmond Raiders Flex Muscle Over Erie

Victory begins first winning streak of season RICHMOND, Va. (May 10, 2015) –The Richmond Raiders (4-4) reached the .500 mark with a win over the Erie Explosion (1-5) on Sunday afternoon in Erie. This was the first time the two teams had met as this is Erie’s first season in the PIFL. Richmond was looking … Continue reading

Updated Traffic Announcement from City of Richmond

Final Phase Begins to Replace 5th and 7th Street Bridges On Wednesday morning, May 13, prior to rush hour, 5th Street Bridge over Leigh Street will close to vehicular and pedestrian traffic to allow for bridge replacement.  Construction is expected to end in mid-August.The following changes will be in place during construction: 5th Street will … Continue reading

Raiders Earn Season Sweep of Hammers in Road Victory

Raiders hold Hammers scoreless in the fourth quarter RICHMOND, Va. (May 2, 2015) –The Richmond Raiders (3-4) defeated the Alabama Hammers (3-3) in Huntsville on Saturday night.This was the second time the two teams met this season, and the Raiders were able to accomplish the season sweep with an 87-58 victory. After a disappointing loss … Continue reading

Venom Prove Too Much For The Raiders

Costly turnovers doom Richmond RICHMOND, Va. (April 25, 2015) –The Richmond Raiders (2-4) fell to the Nashville Venom (3-2) 69-49 on Saturday in Nashville. Turnovers plagued the Raiders throughout the game as Nashville was able to capitalize on nearly every opportunity that presented itself by converting those turnovers into touchdowns. Nashville came out firing on … Continue reading

Richmond Raiders Charge Into Nashville

Team takes on the defending PIFL champs Saturday RICHMOND, VA (April 23, 2015) – The Richmond Raiders (2-3) hit the road Saturday to take on the defending PIFL champions, the Nashville Venom (2-2) in Nashville. This will be the first meeting between the two teams this season since the Venom handed the Raiders a 63-28 … Continue reading

Raiders Hold On For Victory In Barnburner

Raiders Defense Sparks Team to Victory RICHMOND, Va. (April 17, 2015) – The Richmond Raiders (2-3) defeated the Trenton Freedom (2-2) Saturday night in a good old-fashioned barnburner. This one came down to the final seconds and a two-point conversion attempt to allow the Raiders to hold on to a 52-50 victory. Behind a high-scoring … Continue reading

Raiders Seek Victory After Week One Loss to Freedom

First game was defensive battle in 41-33 loss to Trenton RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Raiders (1-3) will seek to avenge an early-season loss Friday as they take on the Trenton Freedom (2-1) at the Coliseum. In their week one matchup, the Raiders fell to the Freedom 41-33 after a second-half comeback by the Freedom. … Continue reading

Richmond Raiders Fall To Columbus 47-43

Last minute touchdown dooms Raiders RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond Raiders (1-3) dropped a close game to the Columbus Lions (3-0) Saturday at the Coliseum. Columbus scored the game-winning touchdown with just nine seconds left, putting the game out of reach for the Raiders. History seemed to repeat itself for the Raiders as the results … Continue reading