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Great Danes Take The Fire Out Of Dragons, Win 19-8

Albany outscores Drexel 10-2 in middle frames to earn first victory of 2017 season. The Drexel Dragons (0-2) opened up their 2017 home campaign yesterday with a 19-8 defeat at the hands of #12 Albany Great Danes (1-1).  Drexel is celebrating its 75th season of men’s lacrosse at the University. In each of the teams openers, both on the road, Drexel fell to Virginia 18-14 while Albany lost a heartbreaker…

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Week 9 Power Rankings: Georgia Keeps on Buzzing

Week 9 NLL Power Rankings The cream rose to the top this weekend.  The eastern conference was very busy as each team played a pair of games. Georgia swept their games, Friday 13-12 at Toronto and 15-9 vs Rochester. New England and Buffalo played a home and home series and split the games with the Black Wolves winning 14-11 in Buffalo on Friday, and Buffalo returning the favor in New…

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Denver hosts Air Force, Cleveland State, Canisius in face-off classic

This weekend will be a very active one in the Mile High City for Denver University lacrosse. Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium will be host to Air Force (again), new program Cleveland State, and western New York’s Canisius College. Four games total will be played over Saturday and Sunday.   DENVER PIONEERS Denver is atop all three major polls and in the Maverick Top 20 tied with Maryland who has a…

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Hofstra wins opener 11-9

The Hofstra Pride men’s lacrosse team got their 2017 season off to a good start with a 11-9 victory over the Monmouth Hawks. Head coach Seth Tierney commented on the season-opening victory. “We’re really excited anytime we get a chance to win a division one lacrosse game, there’s gotta be some effort,” Tierney said. “There’s no game you go into saying ‘this is gonna be an easy victory’. After what…

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The Denver Pioneers soared over the Duke Blue Devils 14-9 on Saturday, February 18 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)

Pioneers Hold Off Blue Devils 14-9

In what shaped up to be a game-long thriller, it was not until the last few minutes of regulation that the Denver Pioneers pulled ahead for a 14-9 win over the Duke Blue Devils. Duke battled out the entire game with the Pioneers, keeping the score tied or within two points. Exchanging fast breaks, hard hits and offensive possessions kept the match-up fierce and exciting the whole way through. Connor…

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Hopkins’ Tinney Ends Loyola Streak at 3 in OT

Baltimore, Maryland – The Hopkins Blue Jays ended their Charles Street losing streak to the Loyola Greyhounds in wild thrilling fashion, winning 14-13 in overtime. Junior midfielder Joel Tinney scored on Hopkins’ second possession in overtime to end Loyola’s hold on the Blue Jays at three. Hopkins held the lead only once in the contest before the game winner in sudden victory overtime. The game opened at a feverous pace…

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Rock Battle Past Knighthawks 10-6; Move to 5-2

Rock Rebound After OT Loss to Georgia; Fight Their Way to Huge Win! The Rochester Knighthawks (2-5) fell to the Toronto Rock (5-2) 10-6 Saturday night.  Midweek the Knighthawks traded Stephen Keogh to the Colorado Mammoth for a first round pick in 2018 and a second round pick in 2019. Toronto was coming off a heartbreaking overtime loss Friday night to the Georgia Swarm 13-12. In the early going Rochester…

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Bradley Kri and Jordan MacIntosh face-off as the Toronto Rock host the Georgia Swarm on February 17, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)

First place battle ends in 13-12 OT win for Swarm

They said it was going to be Toronto’s defense versus Georgia’s offense, but it turned out that the Rock and Swarm were more evenly matched than anyone realized. The two went at it in a playoff-like game Friday night at the Air Canada Centre in a battle for first place in the NLL. A thrilling comeback by the Swarm saw recently activated Johnny Powless assert their dominance in a 13-12…

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Denver Pioneers in action on February 11, 2017. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)

Pioneers Host Duke in Denver

Two of the most spotlighted programs in the NCAA go head-to-head this weekend in the Mile High City on Saturday. Denver comes into the game 1-0 after deflating the Air Force Falcons 14-6 and demonstrating composure and consistency despite major personnel losses. Duke enters Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium 2-1 following a season opening loss to Air Force, but two back-to-back resurrection wins over High Point and Cleveland State. This is…

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Cam Milligan of the Peterborough Lakers looks for a shot on the Mimico Mountaineers in OJALL action, June 6, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)

Orangeville, KW, Peterborough well represented at 2017 MSL draft

Major Series Lacrosse held its annual draft of graduating junior players on January 29. Thirty players were selected from 12 different centres around Ontario to join the ranks of the summer elite and help prepare them for a career in professional lacrosse. The Orangeville Northmen led the draft with eight players being taken from their junior A team. Joel Coyle, Dallas Bridle and Austin Divitcos were taken in the first…

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