MLL: Lizards leap over Bayhawks

August 7, 2018

The New York Lizards, motivated by a need to win to make playoffs, defeated the Chesapeake Bayhawks 18-11 in New York on Saturday at James M. Shuart Stadium. This win allowed the Lizards to secure fourth place in the MLL and the final playoff spot. Chesapeake relied on specific players to get the win, and this proved to be problematic as once again a strong defense targeted those specific players…

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MLL Week 14: Two-win weekend for Atlanta

August 4, 2018

Chesapeake 11 Atlanta 12 Chesapeake failed in their attempt to secure the second playoff spot as they lost a close game to Atlanta. Atlanta roared out to a 7-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. Even with a one-goal output by the Blaze offense in the second quarter, they continued to lead 8-6 at halftime. The Bayhawks’ offense went dormant in the third quarter as the Blaze…

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MLL Week 12: Dallas first to clinch playoff spot

July 12, 2018

Boston 11 @ Denver 25 Last week’s action kicked off with Denver’s Fourth of July game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. The Outlaws wasted no time as they established a 6-3 lead at the end of the first quarter. Denver increased the lead to 11-4 in the second as Boston’s offense sputtered and only tallied one goal. The onslaught continued after the half as the Outlaws extended…

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MLL Week 11: Lots of action before attention turns to World’s

July 7, 2018

With the FIL Men’s World Championship about to commence in Israel, and the World Series of Youth Lacrosse imminent, many tend to forget that there is incredible lacrosse occurring in the MLL regular season. The MLL All-Stars defeated Team USA in overtime as many players made statements with their performances. The action continued after the All-Star Game as Ohio continued to struggle and Charlotte has been sliding the wrong way…

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MLL: Machine fall in seventh straight

July 3, 2018

HEMPSTEAD, New York – The Ohio Machine were defeated Saturday in the final minute against the New York Lizards at James M. Shuart Stadium at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. The defeat marked the seventh straight loss for Ohio, but head coach Bear Davis is looking at the positives. “We’ve had our 11th different lineup,” Davis said. “We had two new guys come in and I thought they played well….

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MLL Week 10: Outlaws extend win streak to five games

June 30, 2018

After the 10th week of Major League Lacrosse action, Dallas remained in first place followed closely by Chesapeake as the league headed into the All-Star game break. Denver and Charlotte found themselves tied for third with 6-4 records. New York continued in the wrong direction with another loss, followed closely by a resurgent Florida team. Boston scraped their way out of last place and into a tie with Atlanta while…

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MLL Week 9: Reeves debuts with two goals as Rattlers hold on to first place

June 21, 2018

Charlotte 16 @ New York 20 The Charlotte Hounds suffered a loss to the New York Lizards that dropped the Hounds into a tie for second place with the Chesapeake Bayhawks. New York had lost the previous week to Florida in a high-scoring game and jumped on the Hounds early taking a 7-4 lead at the end of the first. The Hounds could not narrow New York’s three-goal lead as…

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MLL Week 7: Movement throughout standings

June 7, 2018

MLL’s week seven action saw a lot of movement in the standings in four games. The first place Charlotte Hounds were swept by the Denver Outlaws to fall into a tie with the Dallas Rattlers for first, as the Chesapeake Bayhawks defeated the defending champion Ohio Machine to move into third place – and just half a game back of tying for first. New York and Atlanta tied for fourth…

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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 4: Cannons finally in win column

May 16, 2018

Boston 15 @ Florida 9 The Boston Cannons traveled to Florida in search of their first win of the season against a Launch team that welcomed back offensive leader Kieran McArdle. McArdle and Steven Brooks got Florida out to an early lead, but Max Seibald scored back-to-back goals at the end of the first to make the score 3-2. Seibald picked up where he left off, scoring a 2-point goal at the…

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