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Stallions ‘balled out’ in joint practice with Memphis Express

Stallions ‘balled out’ in joint practice with Memphis Express By Chantel Buchi / The Alliance The second joint practice for the Salt Lake Stallions started off like the first. A cool drizzle of rain, a Polynesian chant from Matt Asiata…

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Couplin emerging as a leader in Apollos’ speedy secondary

Couplin emerging as a leader in Apollos’ speedy secondary By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter SAN ANTONIO — Orlando Apollos training camp is about halfway finished, and the defense has been the shining star of the team. The secondary…

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Former teammates Wolford, Banks on opposite sides in The Alliance

Former teammates Wolford, Banks on opposite sides in The Alliance   By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter   SAN ANTONIO — Orlando Apollos defensive end Josh Banks Sr. is used to seeing John Wolford on the opposite side of…

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Apollos focus on lessons learned from joint practice

Apollos focus on lessons learned from joint practice   By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter SAN ANTONIO — The Orlando Apollos went back to work Thursday following an injury-shortened joint practice with the Arizona Hotshots Wednesday. Thursday’s practice was…

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Happy to be home: Apollos DE Davis grateful to play in Orlando

Happy to be home: Apollos DE Davis grateful to play in Orlando   By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter SAN ANTONIO — Orlando Apollos defensive end Ryan Davis Sr. is glad to be back home. The six-year NFL veteran…

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Apollos perform well against outside competition in joint practice with Hotshots

Apollos perform well against outside competition in joint practice with Hotshots   By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter   SAN ANTONIO — The Orlando Apollos are as fast against other Alliance of American Football competition as they are against…

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Teaching disruption: veteran coach Jeffcoat mentors Apollos defensive line

Teaching disruption: veteran coach Jeffcoat mentors Apollos defensive line   By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter   SAN ANTONIO — Jim Jeffcoat knows how to play defensive line. The 14-year NFL veteran has two Super Bowl rings and more…

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Apollos prepare for first joint practice

Apollos prepare for first joint practice   By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter   SAN ANTONIO — The Orlando Apollos secondary continued making plays during Tuesday’s practice at the University of the Incarnate Word. There was an extra buzz…

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Stallions defense and offense alternating improvement in practice

Stallions defense and offense alternating improvement in practice By Chantel Buchi The offensive and defensive excellent efficiency are alternating. One day the offense is on fire while the defense is making undesirable mistakes, and vice versa. What fans need to…

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Apollos ready to get physical

Apollos ready to get physical   By Tom Alexander, Orlando Apollos Team Reporter SAN ANTONIO — The Orlando Apollos are fired up and ready to go. The team began its second week of training camp practices at the University of…

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