NLL: Bandits Take on Rock In Toronto

February 28, 2013

Tonight the Buffalo Bandits face off with the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre. The Bandits have made several moves this week, including activating captain and 22 year veteran John Tavares for tonight’s game. To make room, they placed forward Tracey Kelusky on the Injured Reserve. They also released rookies Hayden Smith and Kevin Brownell while they activated Mat Giles and Mike McNamara. The right side will be a…

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NCAA: Syracuse Takes on Virginia

February 27, 2013

NCAA lacrosse gets off to a hot start in the month of March with the Syracuse Orange (1-1) playing host to the Virginia Cavaliers (4-0) this Friday. The undefeated Cavs are currently ranked 6th heading into the contest and have been impressive in the young season. After beginning the year with an overtime victory over Drexel, Virginia has outscored their opponents 49-22 in their last three contests. This offensive surge…

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Rattlers and Nationals to Play in Florida

February 25, 2013

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league (MLL), and ELEV|8 Sports Institute, announced today that the Hamilton Nationals home game against the Rochester Rattlers will be played at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. on Saturday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. MLL returns to Palm Beach County for the second consecutive year, after a successful All Star Game in 2012. “We had a very successful All Star Game…

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Wings Get Revenge on Knighthawks

February 24, 2013

The Rochester Knighthawks dropped to 3-5 on the season Saturday night as they lost to the 3-4 Philadelphia Wings. The Philadelphia win was their first against Rochester since 2009. The Knighthawks now have a brutal 1-4 home record. Rochester started out on a roll, leading 4-0 after the first quarter with goals from Cody Jamieson, Paul Dawson, Casey Powell and Cory Vitarelli. But the Wings quickly erased that deficit in…

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NLL: Wings Look for Revenge Against Knighthawks

February 23, 2013

The Philadelphia Wings (2-3) are coming off of a second bye week and looking to end a three game losing streak, they will travel to face the defending champion Rochester Knighthawks (3-4) tonight in the opener of a back to back weekend that concludes tomorrow afternoon with a home matchup against the Colorado Mammoth (2-4).  Game time Saturday in Rochester is at 7:30 PM while Sunday’s game at the Wells…

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NCAA: Stony Brook Travels to Lafayette

February 19, 2013

Stony Brook is 0-1 to face the season after two scheduled games. Their first game against Fairfield was cancelled, so it ended up they opened against Marist and lost this past week. Stony Brook had led 4-0 in the game before the Marist Red Foxes were able to come back. Then we have the Lafayette Leopards. The Leopards are 1-0 after they defeated the Georgetown Hoyas 11-10 in overtime. John…

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Albany Upsets Syracuse in Double OT

February 19, 2013

For the Albany Great Danes, their season couldn’t have started any better; beating Syracuse. The Danes went into the game as underdogs against a historically great Syracuse team. From the beginning of the game, Albany set a serious tone, going up 4-0 to start. Perhaps the biggest reason for the Danes’ win; the Thompsons. The three Thompsons combined for 10 of Albany’s 16 goals and accounted for a total 18…

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NCAA: Syracuse Opens Against Albany

February 17, 2013

D1:   Denver vs Penn State Noon @Jacksonville, fl – Moe’s Southwest Grill Lacrosse Classic takes place today and leading off the two game spree is Penn State versus Denver. Each team is 1-0, with the Pioneers coming off an impressive 14-12 victory over Duke and the Nittany Lions downing Michigan 11-6. Coach Tierney and Denver are led by sophomore attackman Eric Adamson, who put up 6 points (5G, 1A)…

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Bandits Pick Up Huge Win, Ground Rolling Knighthawks

February 17, 2013

The Rochester Knighthawks were thoroughly dominated by the Buffalo Bandits Saturday night as Buffalo rolled to a 10-6 win at the Blue Cross Arena. The Bandits improve to 4-3 as the Knighthawks drop to 3-4. The star of the game, without a doubt, was the Bandits’ star goaltender, Anthony Cosmo. Cosmo made 54 saves on 60 shots, outdueling Rochester goaltender Matt Vinc who made 41 saves on 51 shots. The…

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Ryan Couins, 11 Year Veteran, To Retire

February 15, 2013

Eight months ago Ryan Cousins raised the Champion’s Cup for the first time in his pro career. That’s what made his decision on January 30th even tougher for the 31-year-old National Lacrosse League veteran. “Once again, I experienced a pre-training camp injury that set me back. That was basically the main reason for me retiring. I have sustained a number of injuries the past five years and I always seem…

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