Category: Riverhounds

PLAYOFFS BABY!

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The Hounds lost last night in a frustrating fashion. The game was such a mixed bag that ultimately didn’t really matter anyways since we were already locked into 3rd. After mulling it over all night I’m just going to saw screw it and focus on this coming weekend. IT’S PLAYOFF TIME! We’re back in the playoffs after a two year “break” and have our first home game in 14 years to boot. Let’s get this hype train rolling!

The one good thing about the loss is it’s given us probably the best match up for the first round of the playoffs. The trash from across the state are coming to town again. We’ve had Bethlehem’s number all season. There’s no reason to think we won’t again. We’ll have a full match preview up later in the week.

Our job right now is to…



GAME 32 RECAP: Battle Chess

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In the third and final matchup of the regular season the Hounds and Cincy played a chess match to a perfect stalemate on Saturday. Fresh off of securing a home playoff game the Hounds were looking to keep the momentum going, and I suppose they did with a draw even if it wasn’t the most satisfying. Lilley came out with an attack heavy starting line up showing that he wants to keep the pedal to the floor going into the post season. For much of the match it seemed to work. The Hounds controlled the game well and kept Cincy in check. The attack looked dangerous and tallied a whopping 18 shots over the course of the game. But almost as expected at this point the finishing left something to be desired. Only 4 of the 18 shots were on target and…



2018 Player of the Year Results

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After tallying the votes we’re happy to announce the Steel Army’s 2018 Player of the Year is none other than Neco Brett! It was a very close race but in the final days of voting Brett pulled ahead to take the top spot. The Jamaican native and RMU graduate was presented the above award and a scarf at the end of yesterday’s match. Congratulations Neco! We look forward to seeing what you can do in the playoffs.

Besides the overall Player of the Year award we also had you vote a player of the year by position. While we don’t offer awards for these, we do want to recognize the players and give them a tip of the hat.

2018 Player of the Year
Winner: Neco Brett (30%)
Runner Up: Thomas Vacaeyezeele (24%)

2018 Forward of the Year
Winner: Neco Brett (100%)
Runner Up:…



GAME 30 RECAP: KEYSTONE CHAMPS

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An ugly game on a crap field, aka another night in Harrisburg. There is nothing worth taking away from this match other than…

KEYSTONE CUP CHAMPIONS!

OLD GUARD SHIELD CHAMPIONS!

PLAYOFF BOUND!

’nuff said.

#UNLEASH