NCAA: Duke dethrones defending champions

May 27, 2018

Duke outlasts Terps 13-8, advance to play Yale on championship Monday The second semifinal game on NCAA championship weekend in Foxboro featured two teams and coaches very familiar with playing during Memorial Day weekend as ACC powerhouse Duke met Big Ten rival, and defending champion, Maryland. Duke started fast, jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the first quarter, blanking the slow starting Terps through the first 15 minutes. They…

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MLL Week 5: Four close games won by four goals or fewer

May 24, 2018

Chesapeake 14 @ Boston 11 The Boston Cannons played another competitive game, yet came up short as they fell to the Chesapeake Bayhawks over the weekend. The Cannons held an 8-4 lead at the half thanks to scoring six goals in the second quarter. Boston’s offense went silent in the second half as Chesapeake’s offense soared, outscoring the Cannons 10-3. The win moves the Bayhawks into a three-way tie for third place while Boston…

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MLL Week 3: Release the Hounds

May 11, 2018

  The third week of Major League Lacrosse action saw the Charlotte Hounds take first place in the league. Chesapeake 13 @ Charlotte 14 The Charlotte Hounds continued proving to all of us that they are a team to beat this year as they downed the Chesapeake Bayhawks in a Thursday night battle on May 3rd. The Bayhawks came ready to play as they went on a three-goal run in…

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MLL: Chesapeake falls to Charlotte in Thursday matchup

May 4, 2018

CHARLOTTE, NC – Standout midfielder Myles Jones amassed six points on a goal and five assists to lead the Chesapeake Bayhawks in a tough 14-13 loss to the Charlotte Hounds on Thursday night at Memorial Stadium. Second-year attackman Colin Heacock scored three goals and assisted on another for Chesapeake, which was outscored 7-4 over the second and third quarters and fell to 1-2. Charlotte defenseman Michael Ehrhardt scored what proved…

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MLL: Holman sets single-game scoring record in week two

May 4, 2018

Week two of the Major League Lacrosse regular season proved to be even more action packed than week one. The amount of goals scored made it seem like a pinball machine was going off in the background. Dallas kicked off the weekend and played two games and neither failed to disappoint. The league single-game goal scoring record was broken as well. Without any further delay, let us dive into the…

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MLL: First weekend of 2018 a success

April 27, 2018

Major League Lacrosse kicked off the 2018 season this past weekend with four games that featured some close contests and blowouts. The beginning of the regular season is important as most teams are dealing with players who are still playing indoor ball and college draft picks still in school. During the first four weeks, MLL teams must avoid falling victim to an 0-4 or 1-3 record as such starts makes…

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2018 MLL Preview – Charlotte, Atlanta, Boston

April 26, 2018

In the final part of our MLL preview trilogy, we examine the Charlotte Hounds, Atlanta Blaze and Boston Cannons. Charlotte and Atlanta finished last season at 6-8 while Boston found itself in sole possession of last place. Charlotte and Atlanta are true expansion teams, not relocations, while Boston is a founding member of the league and a former champion. One thing to keep in mind is that the number of…

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MLL: Teams fill out rosters at supplemental draft

January 19, 2018

This past Wednesday, Major League Lacrosse held its annual supplemental draft with former Florida Launch goaltender Benny Pugh going first overall to the Boston Cannons. Teams can only protect 19 players prior to the start of the season, so the supplemental draft helps teams re-stock their rosters to the allowed 35 players. At this point, it’s safe to say that the MLL talent pool more resembles a waterpark in size…

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MLL: Playoffs set, Rochester claims a seat at the table

August 13, 2017

Sadly, Major League Lacrosse’s regular season ended last weekend as Rochester claimed the last playoff spot. The Denver and Ohio games determined that Florida would travel to face the Machine and Rochester would face the Outlaws in Denver. Despite three of the four spots filled the previous week, the action in the games proved dramatic and there was even an emotional farewell as Greg Gurenlian played his last MLL game. The…

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MLL: Week 14 sees three playoff spots claimed

August 5, 2017

That time we look forward to with anticipation and dread arrived this past weekend as the playoff picture cleared somewhat as Denver, Ohio and Florida all punched their tickets to the post-season. New York, Rochester and Charlotte each have a chance at the last spot. As the playoffs take shape, the regular season is ending. There has been some incredible lacrosse played this season. The league produced some great sports…

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