One on One With Chicago Outlaws Goalie Desmond Bailey

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August 28, 2015

Desmond Bailey is the goalie for the CILL defending champion Chicago Outlaws. I sat down with Desmond to find out more about him, his team, and Box lacrosse in the Midwest. 1. Have you always lived in Chicago? Yes sir, born and raised on the north side of the Chi. 2. When did you start playing lacrosse? I started playing lacrosse sophomore year of high school after quitting baseball and…

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Chicago Outlaws Open Their Season With Victory

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August 27, 2015

The Chicago Outlaws (1-0), proud members of the Continental Indoor Lacrosse League (www.ci2l.com), defeated the Indianapolis Copperheads (0-5) 26-8 at the SportONE Parkview Icehouse on Sunday, August 23. This season started exactly where last season ended, with Chuck Czerkawski winning the faceoff. Chuck would go on to win 23 of the 29 faceoffs he took. The game got off at a fast pace with a lot of back and forth transition, until Ryan Shahidehpour…

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CILL Unveils 2015 Tournament Schedule

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July 8, 2015

The Continental Indoor Lacrosse League (www.ci2l.com) has announced their league tournament schedule for the 2015 season. This marks the second season of these “Tournament Weekends” which allows teams to play more games without an intense travel schedule. New CILL Commissioner A.J. Collier commented, “We are excited about the Tournament Weekend format, the fans will get to see some great box lacrosse and the CILL member teams will be able to…

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Outlaws, Octane, Dragonfish, to Vie for CILL Cup

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September 27, 2014

Tonight the CILL Cup will go to either the Chicago Outlaws or the winner of the day’s Pittsburgh Octane vs Grand Rapids Dragonfish game. Pittsburgh and Grand Rapids will meet at 4:30pm and the winner will face Chicago at 8pm. Grand Rapids is the only team who has defeated Chicago this season. One of the stronger teams in the league, they have 2013 NLL draft pick Zach Palmer leading their…

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CILL: Weekend in Pittsburgh

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September 6, 2014

The Continental Indoor Lacrosse League takes to Pittsburgh this weekend. The 5-1 Chicago Outlaws have two contests where they will face their rival Cleveland Demons and the Pittsburgh Octane, both 1-1 on the year. This week we learned that Colorado had left the league and also that Columbus will not play this week. “You never know what to expect when you are traveling,” said head coach AJ Collier on the Outlaws…

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CILL Championship Weekend to be Held in Chicago

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September 3, 2014

The Chicago Outlaws have been selected to host the CILL Cup, the tournament at the end of the regular season that crowns the champion of the Continental Indoor Lacrosse League. The Outlaws have decided to take this tournament to the masses and host it in Chicago at Chicago Indoor Sports. “We are very excited for this opportunity,” said Ray Kincaid, President and General Manager of the Chicago Outlaws, “This is…

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Colorado Sabertooths Will Not Play in 2014

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August 29, 2014

The Colorado Sabertooths have officially announced that they will not be playing in the CILL for the 2014 season.  Sabertooths General Manager Matt Ogden stated, “The CIKL has made significant efforts towards development as evidenced by the increased level of talent and play however the current model and market has proven to be unsustainable.”  The Colorado Sabertooths mission was to create a platform for post collegiate players to take their indoor box lacrosse skills and…

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CILL: Bye Week With Chicago and Grand Rapids Leading Charge

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August 28, 2014

The Continental Indoor Lacrosse League is heading into its first bye week of the season and thus far, the season has been what was expected. The Chicago Outlaws and Grand Rapids Dragonfish are both in first place with a 5-1 record. Chicago leads the league with 133 goals scored. Milwaukee is in third place by themselves at 3-2 on the season, and where they have struggled is goaltending with 81…

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CILL: Dragonfish Look to Extend Season Lead

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August 16, 2014

LANSING, MI – Last weekend we were in Grand Rapids.  This weekend we head to Michigan’s capital of Lansing. The Soccer Zone will host the CILL “Lansing Lockdown” on Saturday Four games of box lacrosse that will showcase the Cleveland Demons, Grand Rapids Dragonfish, Pittsburgh Octane and the host Lansing Hotrods. We get started at 12:30pm ET when the host HotRods will take on the Cleveland Demons.  Next we have…

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CILL: Outlaws and Dragonfish Dominate Weekend

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August 11, 2014

Just as expected, the rematch between the Chicago Outlaws and the Grand Rapids Dragonfish highlighted the tw0-day showcase in Michigan. The day began Saturday morning with the Dragonfish taking on the Lansing Hotrods and the Fish winning 29-5.  Then the Outlaws took to the floor in their first game of the weekend against the Detroit Coney Dogs. The first quarter was all Outlaws as they jumped out to a quick lead…

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