OLA Junior B Eastern Playoffs Look In

The long treacherous road to the Founders Cup began as the 2012 OJBLL playoffs got underway this weekend. With the majority of the favorites to win the Founders this year being from Ontario; including the host Six Nations Rebels, the outcome of the OJBLL playoffs will be vital to see the set up for the Canadian Championship. First we will take a look at the East and what has happened…

June 26, 2012
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WLA Weekend Recap

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June 25, 2012

This past weekend there were two games on the WLA schedule the first was on Saturday as the Coquitlam Adanacs faced off against the Langley Thunder and the second was on Sunday as the Nanaimo Timbermen faced off against the Maple Ridge Burrards. The first matchup of the weekend matched  the Coquitlam Adanacs against the Langley Thunder. These two teams have met twice so far this season with each team…

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Beaches Lose Again, In a Must Win Situation

The Toronto Beaches Junior A lacrosse club has not hosted a playoff game in eight years. All season long players have been talking about the prospect of finally bursting that bubble. Sitting two points back of the final spot, and without the tie breaker, the Beaches found themselves in “must-win” mode Sunday night against the Kitchener/Waterloo Braves. Beaches forward Allister Warren said even though the final games are important, “It’s…

June 25, 2012
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Whitby Warriors Weekend Recap

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June 24, 2012

This weekend the Whitby Warriors took on the Six Nations Arrows in back to back games on Saturday and Sunday night. These were two big games for both teams as they were  battling for first place going into Saturday night’s game. The winner of these two games would improve their position in the OJALL with the season quickly coming to a close. On Saturday night Whitby defeated Six Nations 11-7…

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2012 NLL Draft Prospects: Carter Bender

In Lacrosse We Trust is your home for the top news on prospects in the NLL and MLL. We will take a look at at least one NLL draft prospect each week until the 2012 NLL draft.  Carter Bender is already a pro, playing with the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse. Playing his college ball with the Hartford Hawks, Bender is actually a native of Caledon, Ontario. Bender also…

June 23, 2012
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WLA Recap: New Westminster Vs. Victoria and Burnaby Vs. Coquitlam

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June 23, 2012

There were 2 games on the WLA schedule on Friday night as the Victoria Shamrocks took on the New Westminster Salmonbellies and the Coquitlam Adanacs took on the Burnaby Lakers. The first game of the evening was between the Burnaby Lakers and the Coquitlam Adanacs. The Adanacs came into this game carrying a 3 game winning streak while Burnaby came into this game on a two game losing streak. Coquitlam…

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WLA Friday Night Preview

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June 22, 2012

On Friday night the WLA action ramps up as the Victoria Shamrocks take on the New Westminster Salmonbellies and the Coquitlam Adanacs take on the Burnaby Lakers. The matchup between Victoria and New Westminster will be interesting because in their last meeting the Salmonbellies handed Victoria their first loss of the season 14-12 in overtime. It was an offensive battle but New Westminster finally gained the edge in overtime and…

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Ajax Rock Take on Brooklin Redmen

Round 2 of the Battle of Durham takes place tonight at the Ajax Community Centre at 8pm. The Rock look for their 1st win of the year while the Redmen look to continue to climb the standings of the MSL. The last time these border town rivals met, Brooklin was dominate for two periods until Ajax put a valiant effort in the 3rd but it was not enough to close…

June 22, 2012
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Lakers Blow Out Excelsiors, 19-5

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June 22, 2012

Major Series Lacrosse has been dominated in recent years by the Peterborough Lakers and the Brampton Excelsiors. They’ve been mentioned together like Simon and Garfunkel, Paul McCartney and John Lennon, Sonny and Cher (for the youngsters in the crowd, this would be Selena Gomez and Justin Beiber). Given the MSL’s division restructuring for the 2012 season, if the two were to meet in the playoffs, it would be in the…

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WLA Recap: Burnaby Lakers Vs. New Westminster Salmonbellies

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June 22, 2012

On Thursday night the New Westminster Salmonbellies faced off against the Burnaby Lakers. Thursday’s game went much differently than the first meeting between these two teams as the game was a defensive struggle which New Westminster won 8-5. The game started well for Burnaby as they jumped out to a 1-0 lead but New Wesminster responded by scoring 3 straight goals to take the lead. The score was 3-1 after…

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