NLL: It’s official – Philly gets its Wings

November 30, 2017

Philly gets its WINGS; alumni and fans come out for official name unveiling Team will start play December 2018 W-I-N-G-S…WINGS! A sound that used to echo inside the Spectrum and Wells Fargo Center was silenced on July 11, 2014 as the team relocated to New England and became the Black Wolves. Fast forward to November 29, 2017 and the infamous chant came back to life outside XFINITY LIVE, as a…

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Lacrosse Returns to Philadelphia for 2018-2019 Season

September 19, 2017

Philly lacrosse back at Wells Fargo Center, fans and social media explode On July 11, 2014 a dark cloud moved over the Wells Fargo Center as it was announced that the Philadelphia Wings, a team that captured six National Lacrosse league championships as well as the hearts of their many fans announced they were moving to Connecticut. On September 19, 2014 the Wings were re-named the New England Black Wolves. After…

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Towson Roars Past Drexel 8-7

April 5, 2017

Ryan Drenner Scores Four as Tigers Roar past Dragons in Second Half The Drexel Dragons (3-6, 0-1) opened up CAA action versus the #14 Towson Tigers (5-3, 1-0) at Vidas Athletic Complex this past weekend and fell 8-7 in one of the most intense games this season for both teams. The Dragons who started the season losing their first four games went 3-1 before starting conference action.  That loss came…

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Drexel defeats Bryant 7-5 during snow squall

March 12, 2017

Drexel Catches Fire in Snow Squall; Shafer Nets Hat Trick Saturday night the Drexel Dragons (1-4) played the first of two games this weekend. First up was the Bryant Bulldogs (3-4). Drexel picked up their first win of the season 7-5. Earlier in the day Mother Nature would put a bump in the road. That bump would be about three inches of snow, but excellent work by the Drexel ground crew…

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Dragons Fire Fizzles as Villanova Gains 15-13 Victory

March 1, 2017

Rain Slows Down, So Does Drexel Offense; Outscored 5-1 In Final Quarter Last night the Drexel Dragons (0-3) fell to the Villanova Wildcats (1-3) 15-13 at Vidas Field in Philadelphia Pa.  Villanova leads the series 23-21, with Drexel’s last win coming at Villanova in 2013. Great defense by both teams controlled the first three minutes, along with some big saves early by senior goalie Jimmy Joe Granito.  One of the…

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Great Danes Take The Fire Out Of Dragons, Win 19-8

February 26, 2017

Albany outscores Drexel 10-2 in middle frames to earn first victory of 2017 season. The Drexel Dragons (0-2) opened up their 2017 home campaign yesterday with a 19-8 defeat at the hands of #12 Albany Great Danes (1-1). Drexel is celebrating its 75th season of men’s lacrosse at the University. In each of the teams’ openers, both on the road, Drexel fell to Virginia 18-14 while Albany lost a heartbreaker…

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Back To Normal In Philadelphia

June 2, 2016

For the past two years, and the last three of four, Philadelphia has hosted the Men’s and Women’s National Championship games (except Women’s Division II). It’s seemed that it’s been a staple for many locals, as well as many lacrosse fans, for Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s version had increases in attendance for all three days, and it shines a light on the topic about attendance and future venues for…

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May Madness: Conference Semifinals Create Chaos

May 6, 2016

One word to summarize what happened Thursday: wow. All of the conferences except the ACC and Patriot League (who already finished their tournaments last week) and the Ivy League (who play Friday and Sunday) had their semifinals yesterday, and it brought some big results that will affect plenty of bubble teams. America East: Vermont 10, #15 Stony Brook 9; Hartford 11, #4 Albany 10 (OT) You read those scores right. Vermont…

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College Lacrosse Weekend Preview Part 1: The Patriot Act Part 2

April 22, 2016

Ah, the Patriot League. Welcome back into the College Lacrosse Weekend Preview Foray my friend. It’s been just under two months since we last talked about you as our main subject. And now, it’s your time to shine again. Usually, there would be a big weekend preview out today, but since I got caught up in binge listening to Prince’s music (RIP), we’re doing something different. Today will be part one…

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