Posts Tagged ‘Soul’

Philly Sports News: Soul on the Road to Repeat

July 31st, 2017 by Leo | Comments Off on Philly Sports News: Soul on the Road to Repeat | Filed in Football, General, Soul, Sports


Soul Continue the Road to Repeat with a win in Baltimore

PHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia Soul (12-1) defeated the Baltimore Brigade (4-9), with the final score 68-41 in front of 5,237 fans at the Royal Farms Arena on Saturday afternoon.

“This was our best performance all season,” said Soul head coach Clint Dolezel.  “Both sides of the ball played lights out and we did what needed to be done to get the win.”

Soul WR Ryan McDaniel led the receivers with five receptions for 66 yards and two touchdowns.  WR Darius Reynolds added three receptions for 79 yards and one touchdown and FB Mykel Benson tallied 12 rushes for 46 yards and three touchdowns.  Baltimore WR Brandon Thompkins recorded seven receptions for 67 yards and one touchdown.  


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Soul will Hold Open Tryouts, Are You Pro-Caliber?

June 5th, 2014 by | Comments Off on Soul will Hold Open Tryouts, Are You Pro-Caliber? | Filed in Football, General, Soul



           Tryouts to be Held at Wells Fargo Center

PHILADELPHIA (June 2014) – The Back-to-Back American Conference Champion Philadelphia Soul will hold an open player tryout on Sunday, July 6 at the Wells Fargo Center.   Soul head coach Clint Dolezel, assistant head coach Phil Bogle and general manager Tom Goodhines will be evaluating all players in attendance.  Kickers will be evaluated at this tryout.

“With a high level of injuries this season, and the success we have had getting talented players at our open tryouts, we want to make sure we have talented guys ready to go if we need to call upon them for our championship run,” said Soul coach Clint Dolezel.  “If we can find another Ryan McDaniel out there, it will only increase our chances to bring home a World Championship.”


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Soul takeover Evesham! Annual Festival

May 30th, 2014 by Leo | Comments Off on Soul takeover Evesham! Annual Festival | Filed in Events, General, Soul


Philadelphia Soul will take over Evesham Township for its annual community festival.

The arena football team will practice and meet with the community on May 30.

“The emphasis of ‘the team’ is important in various settings — on the field, with council and our professionals, and the community as a whole,” said Mayor Randy Brown.

“It’s a good athlete and fan bonding experience.”


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Soul hosts Media Day for Meet and Greet

March 8th, 2014 by Leo | Comments Off on Soul hosts Media Day for Meet and Greet | Filed in Football, General, Soul


soulparxlogoPHILADELPHIA The Philadelphia Soul, presented by Parx Casino®, will host a media day on Monday, March 10.  The media will have a chance to meet and interview the finalized 2014 Soul team, including the coaching staff and front office.

WHAT:  Philadelphia Soul will host media day for media members to meet the 2014 Philadelphia Soul.

WHERE:  The Philadelphia Soul practice facility: The Coliseum, 333 Preston Ave., Voorhees, NJ 08043.

WHEN:  Monday, March 10 at 1 p.m.


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SOUL Host Rally For First-Round Playoff Game

July 31st, 2013 by Leo | Comments Off on SOUL Host Rally For First-Round Playoff Game | Filed in Events, General, Soul
Philadelphia Will Excite Fans to Face Former Coach Doug Plank

PHILADELPHIA (July 30, 2013) – The Philadelphia Soul will be hosting a “Playoff Pep Rally” in preparation for their first-round playoff game against former Soul head coach Doug Plank and the Orlando Predators. The event will take place on at 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31 at the Holiday Inn – Stadium located at 900 Packer Ave in Philadelphia.


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Philadelphia Soul Forms Partnership With Burlington County Colleges WBZC-FM

May 22nd, 2013 by Leo | Comments Off on Philadelphia Soul Forms Partnership With Burlington County Colleges WBZC-FM | Filed in General, Soul

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (May 16, 2013) – The Philadelphia Soul and Burlington County College’s ( BCC ) radio station WBZC-FM (Z88.9) announce their partnership to broadcast Soul home games.  WBZC-FM will cover all remaining six home games, including the Veterans Arena Game featuring active reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces, following the Soul game on June 22.

This new partnership with the Soul, in addition to the station’s longstanding relationship with the Camden Riversharks, gives BCC students the opportunity to work with professional sports teams and build their broadcasting portfolios.  Students learn all aspects of a professional sports team broadcast from production to promotion.  The experience is also a great resume addition for students seeking careers in the highly competitive broadcasting industry.

“We are really excited about our new partnership with the Soul and the opportunity it affords our students and the College,” said Brett Holcomb , Operations Manager and Programming Director of WBZC-FM.  “The hands-on experience the students gain is priceless, as are the College’s marketing and promotional opportunities at the home games in the Wells Fargo Center .  In addition, the fast-paced, high scoring games make for an exciting and entertaining broadcast for our listeners.”

“This is a great opportunity for both the Soul organization and Z88.9,” said Soul VP and COO John Adams.  “The partnership provides another avenue for our fans to hear the Soul games.  Not only does the partnership allow us to reach more of our fans, but it helps the college students gain some experience.  This is really a great opportunity for everybody.”

The next live broadcast will be on Saturday, May 18 at 7:05 p.m. when the Soul host the Orlando Predators.  Games can be heard on FM 88.9 ( Bordentown-Atlantic City ), 95.1 (Burlington-Bristol), 100.7 (Mount Holly-Lumberton), and online at


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In the action at the Philadelphia Soul Home Opener- A TalkSportsPhilly exclusive

April 22nd, 2013 by Emily Phung | Comments Off on In the action at the Philadelphia Soul Home Opener- A TalkSportsPhilly exclusive | Filed in General, Soul, TalkSportsPhilly

Soul Home Opener

by Emily Phung

What’s it like being at a Soul game? Here’s a follow-up from the article, “Is your “Soul” missing football?” I was fortunate to attend the Philadelphia Soul home opener versus the Cleveland Gladiators at the Wells Fargo Center. I had a great seat, which was located in the field zone next to the pads right by the end zones. The action is literally in your face. Footballs are thrown towards you since this is where the touchdowns happen so thankfully there was some netting right above to risk from being hurt. If you were below the netted area or in the surrounding stands on the side, you had the opportunity to pick up an in-play football.

025The Soul certainly makes it entertaining to attend. To go with the ‘Soul theme”, they have a Soul Man mascot (similar to the Blues Brothers) running around, dancing, and high-fiving you. He’s fittingly dressed in the Soul’s color of blue and has some sweet Ray Ban type sunglasses to rock out in. Quite sharp dresser I have to say for a mascot. The Soul invited marching bands to play at the home opener, which really got the crowd dancing and swaying to the wonderful beats during time-outs and media breaks. The nineteen Soul cheerleaders known as the Soulmates also brought up the spirit of the team and crowds by doing acrobatic cheer moves to entertaining us with some great dance numbers.

The Soulmates could be strategically found in various sections along the spectators if they were not in the field and were quite approachable when it came to picture-taking. During breaks, time-outs, and halftime, the Soul staff put on various side shows of entertainment.  Little kids from the audience were invited to participate in fun events such as catching parachuting bags in a bucket & throwing on different parts of a construction outfit as they raced down the football field, which was quite amusing.


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