FIL-WILC 2015 Gold Medal Preview: Canada vs Iroquois

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September 27, 2015

Today the Iroquois Nation and Canada face-off for the gold medal in the FIL-World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.  This time they are looking for a different result. Since it first started the Iroquois have finished second and the Canadian National team has finished first.  What better way to end the streak, but to win it on your home soil. These teams met in the preliminary round, Canada was victorious 11-9, after…

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WILC 2015: Iroquois Take Down USA

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September 26, 2015

Last night the Iroquois Nationals knocked off Team USA 17-10 to win the right to play in the gold medal game Sunday at the Carrier Dome versus a skilled Team Canada. While the score may not show it, the United States sure did hang in there with the Iroquois at various points in the game. USA came out to a string start scoring two quick goals only minutes into the…

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WILC 2015: USA vs Ireland

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September 24, 2015

The United States came out strong, keeping their game against the Iroquois close. They then went on to gain two victories over England and Czech Republic. Unfortunately they received the other side of the sword when they went up against Canada and were dismantled by their northern neighbors. Tony Resch’s group sits at 2-2 and looks to make the semi finals. Ireland has had a strong presence at the WILC’s….

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Canada Deep Freezes USA 18-7

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September 23, 2015

Canada Earns Semi-Final Berth and Top Seed with Victory. USA faces Ireland in Quarter Finals Thursday.   If you were to look at the stat sheet after the final buzzer, you would see that not only did the USA out shoot Canada 44-40, but also picked up 68 ground balls to Canada’s 57.  But unfortunately for USA those numbers were not the ones you go by to decide a winner…

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WILC 2015: USA vs Canada

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September 22, 2015

Onondaga Arena Hosts USA & Canada Match Tonight at 7:30; Winner earns Semi-Final Berth.   Tonight USA (2-1) will face Canada (2-0).  The winner will lock up a spot in the semi-finals, a Canada win will give them the top seed overall in the Blue Division. After an opening night loss to Iroquois 13-9, USA has come back to defeat the Czech Republic 14-7 and England 13-9. USA is led…

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Walters Leads USA Attack Over England 13-9

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September 22, 2015

In a game that USA was heavily favored, England goalie Nick Rose had different ideas as he stood on his head to keep his team in range, but the firepower from USA was too much as USA (2-1) defeated England (0-2) 13-9. USA opened up a 3-0 just ten minutes into the contest with goals from Casey Powell (2G/4A), Garrett Thul (3G/2A), and Joe Walters (2G/6A), but England battled back…

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WILC 2015: Canada Storms Past Iroquois

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September 21, 2015

The Canadians seemed to let the Iroquois think they would win after trailing for almost the entire game. It wasn’t until 53:28 that the men in red took the lead thanks to a goal from Dangerous Dan Dawson. Jordan MacIntosh put the nail in the coffin about 30 seconds later and preserved his team’s 11-9 victory. First Quarter Haina Thompson opened up the game with a beautiful transition goal. He…

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WILC Recap: Day Three Sees Australia, Israel Soar

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September 21, 2015

Day three at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships saw another day full of intense round robin play and some insight into a potential gold medal rematch. Canada catapulted themselves into the driver seat towards another gold medal, and shows no lead is too large to overcome. Australia has emerged as a potential threat down the stretch, rattling off three straight wins. As the standings start to take shape, and every…

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U.S.A. Dominates Czech Republic 14-7; Evens Record 1-1

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September 20, 2015

This afternoon Team U.S.A. rebounded from an opening tournament loss to Iroquois on Friday night, to defeat the Czech Republic 14-7, and even their record at 1-1. The United States came out on a mission. After allowing an opening minute goal to the Czech Republic, Team U.S.A. went on their first six goal run of the game that only took 4:53 of playing time.  That was basically all they needed…

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2015 WILC: USA vs Iroquois

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September 18, 2015

The host team Iroquois Nationals will make their tournament debut against an offensively loaded Team USA tonight at 8:30PM at the War Memorial in Syracuse. The Nationals are headlined by the world renowned Thompson Brothers, Lyle, Miles, Jeremey, and Hiana. USA looks to try to open the tournament with a win also, with strong offensive power from the likes of Casey Powell, Garrett Thul, and 2015 MSL MVP Joe Resetarits….

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