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Outlaws Face Cannons In Annual Fireworks Game

Two games will be played across Major League Lacrosse this Fourth of July, as the Denver Outlaws host the Boston Cannons in their annual Independence Day match-up. The defending 2014 champions are 6-3 all time on Independence Day, and this year will mark the fourth time the Outlaws have welcomed Boston to take-part in the game. Boston is the only team to have played in the annual game more than…


WLA Power Rankings: Week Five

   1. Victoria Shamrocks (1) Record: 9-2-0 Goal Differential: +48 Last Week: 18-8 W vs. New Westminster, 15-3 W vs. Coquitlam, 13-8 W vs. New Westminster This Week: vs. Langley, vs. Burnaby The Victoria Shamrocks have put a stranglehold on the rest of the WLA with one of the more dominant weeks of lacrosse in recent memory. After putting a combined 31 goals on New West and conceding just 16,…

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Setting up the BCJALL Playoffs

With the BCJALL regular season just seven games away from completion and the playoff teams set, there isn’t much left to decide but who plays who in the playoffs. The four teams – Coquitlam, New West, Delta and Victoria – have been at the top of the BCJALL for a few years now, with Delta building a successful program that now competes year after year. The other four programs have…


Launch Hold On for Third Straight Win

With only 3 minutes and 48 seconds left of the game you could hear parts of the crowd cheering “RUNKEL….RUNKEL….WE WANT RUNKEL”. The Hounds fans wanted to take Pierce Bassett out and put Jack Runkel. Florida was ahead 19-9 and the fans just didn’t want to get stomped any more. The game though started out on a high note for Charlotte with a goal under 2 minutes into the game….

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Rattlers and Machine Face Rematch

The Rochester Rattlers (5 – 5) head to Columbus in the second half of a home-and-home series with the Ohio Machine (6 – 4). The Rattlers are coming off a tough loss at home to Ohio, where the Machine’s electric offense on top of excellent defense and goal-tending helped propel them to a commanding 17 – 12 victory. Possibly the biggest factor in their win however was the domination of…

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NCAA Team Reviews: Lehigh Mountain Hawks

For the better part of four months, many of us watched some exciting college lacrosse, whether it was on TV, online, or in person.  There were good games, which included all of Championship Weekend, and there were bad games, such as low scoring affairs and of course, the horrendous winter weather.  I take a look back at all 69 Division I teams and how they fared this season and what…


Under Armour All-American Preview: Best Of The Best

In case you’re looking for something good to watch tonight, the best incoming collegiate lacrosse players from the U.S. and Canada will be on display for the Under Armour All-American Game on the campus of Towson University. Nearly every college superstar in the best 10 seasons participated in this marquee event, which included Connor Fields, Joel Tinney, Shack Stanwick, and Mikey Wynne from last year’s event. It’s a regular lacrosse…

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Launch and Hounds Both Getting Hot

The Florida Launch end their three game home stand tonight with a contest against the Charlotte Hounds. After slow starts to the season for both clubs, Charlotte and Florida are coming of impressive victories last weekend. As the Hounds and Launch remain at the bottom of the standings, they are the only two teams to have knocked off the New York Lizards this year. Charlotte and Florida each made a…

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NLL 2015 Top 50: #48 Jay Thorimbert

This summer, we will examine the top 50 players from the 2015 NLL season. Now, that doesn’t mean the best players, period, it just means who played the best this past season. The top 50 were voted on and decided by members of our NLL staff. Any questions, tweet to @LacrosseWeTrust. Jay Thorimbert 2015 Team: Buffalo Bandits Position: Transition Status: UFA Draft Year: 2008 2015 Stats: 13 points, 246 loose balls, 338-513 faceoffs Thorimbert was…

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Lizards Bounce Back in Rabil’s Return, Top Bayhawks

The return of Paul Rabil was exactly what the New York Lizards needed to get back on track. Rabil’s 4 goals led the Lizards to their 15-13 victory over rival Chesapeake Bayhawks, ending their two-game losing streak, getting the franchise their 100th win, and clinching a spot in the playoffs. The last time these two teams met, the Lizards took the win 15-14 at Shuart M. Stadium. Rob Pannell led…