Lacrosse Day in Durham Put Together by Lacrosse n Motion

July 6, 2016

Saturday, June 25 was a big day in Durham Region – declared by the mayor of Whitby to be “Lacrosse Day in Durham.” The grassroots organization Lacrosse in Motion, which is made up of eleven different lacrosse clubs in the region, put together what they hope will be an annual event featuring the best Durham has to offer in lacrosse. For those unfamiliar with Ontario geography, Durham is the area…


Observations on RMLL Jr. B Tier II Play

June 27, 2016

I attended my first Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League game ever on June 19, to see the Lethbridge Barracudas take on the Red Deer Renegades. The first-place ‘Cudas handily beat the Renegades 14-7 in a game where both goaltenders played well and there was some rough stuff, as I think can be expected when you’ve got a bunch of teen boys banging into each other. Having never been to a Tier…


Around the WCSLA: June 3

June 3, 2016

The WCSLA regular season is fully underway and already two teams are trying to pull ahead of the pack. Even though the Langley Warriors suffered their first loss of the season to the Nanaimo Timbermen on the weekend, Langley and the Ladner Pioneers sit at the top of the WCSLA standings. Although Ladner has only played five games, they have one of the best goal differentials in the league (28…


MSL Draft Recap: Cobourg Kodiaks

January 29, 2016

After a very disappointing season, the Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks(now based in Cobourg) had an opportunity to select players in the draft that are able to make an immediate impact and it looks like general manager Steve Dietrich did exactly that. 

With the first pick overall, the Kodiaks selected 2015 OLA Jr.A breakout player John St. John. The Toronto Beaches product netted an impressive 92 points in 2015, which helped him get…


Arrows Dominate 2015 NLL Draft

October 5, 2015

The back-to-back Minto Cup champion Six Nations Arrows had many former and one current player get drafted to the NLL last Monday, with most of the players helping win the Minto Cup and some last playing with the team back in 2012.  Some of these guys’ fans already know from their winning ways during the summer box season or from playing college in the NJCAA and NCAA. Randy Staats was…


Adanacs Punch Ticket to Minto

August 10, 2015

The Coquitlam Adanacs are adding a second leg of travel on their quest for a Minto Cup championship after sweeping Alberta’s Okotoks Raiders in three games to win the Western Canadian Finals on Saturday night. After two close games in which both teams felt each other out and with just three goals separating them through game two, Coquitlam put on a dominant display of defence and goaltending en route to a…


Rebels Get Past Orangeville to Advance to Ontario Finals

August 4, 2015

The Six Nations Rebels are still alive in their chase of a fifth straight Founders Cup Championship. After Six Nations swept their opponents in the first two rounds, Orangeville became the Rebels contender for the Ontario semifinals. After games One and Two Six Nations took the 2-0 series lead and it looked like it would be another series sweep. But Orangeville got the 8-3 road win in game Three and…


Ontario Junior “A” Finals Preview

July 31, 2015

The OLA Junior “A” Finals are set to kick off on Sunday evening in Six Nations, as the top seeded Arrows will take on the second seeded Peterborough Lakers, in what is expected to be one of the most hotly contested Junior “A” finals in years. After a 2015 regular season that saw tremendous parity throughout the league, the playoffs have been much more predictable as the top two seeds…


OJBLL Conference Final Three Stars: Week 1

July 29, 2015

The Akwesasne Indians and Six Nations Rebels are just one win away from clinching their respective conference titles after opening their series with a 2-0 series stranglehold. We break down the early stages of the conference finals and select the top performers in this week’s edition of the ILWT OJBLL Three Stars. Third Star: Joe French—Oakville Buzz
 Joe French has taken his game to the next level during the Oakville…


Rebels Take Game 1 of OJBLL West Finals

July 25, 2015

Danton Miller netted a hat trick including the game winner as the Six Nations Rebels knocked off the Orangeville Northmen to jump out to a 1-0 lead in the OJBLL West Finals last night at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. Miller also chipped in with an assist for a four point night. Miller now has 28 points in the 2015 postseason, tied for tenth among all playoff scorers. Leading the way…