Outlaws Stay Hot, Stop Bayhawks

May 25, 2015

The evening was chilly with scattered rain starting around halftime, but the 6,700-plus fans in attendance walked out of the stadium with warm fuzzies and a home team victory. The Denver Outlaws rode off into the sunset on Sunday evening with a 17-10 victory over the visiting Chesapeake Bayhawks. The Outlaws were boosted by hat tricks from Cam Holding, Chris Bocklet, and John Grant, Jr., and the latter also contributed…


Manny, Cannons Crush Hounds

Ohio Machine v Boston Cannons
May 24, 2015

After a big overtime win against Rochester last week, the Boston Cannons hoped to continue their strong efforts against the Charlotte Hounds tonight at American Legion Stadium in Charlotte, NC. Cannons goalie Jordan Burke led the night with 29 saves, and Boston came away with a dominating 19-13 victory. In their first meeting against each other on April 26th, the Cannons came up short by one goal, and were looking…


Outlaws Face Bayhawks From Denver

Denver Outlaws v New York Lizards
May 24, 2015

Being the “Denver” guy means that, naturally, I cover the Outlaws. While my rooting interest should be pretty obvious I find it important to remain as objective as possible. Why mention this at the outset here? Because what follows is probably going to sound like a total homer piece, but I’ll get to the rationale behind these comments in a moment. First of all, if you’ve ever read my MLL…


Thompsons Reunite in Lyle’s MLL Debut

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May 23, 2015

Lyle Thompson begins his MLL career for the Florida Launch tonight in Ohio as the 1-4 Launch take on the 2-3 Ohio Machine. The Launch begin a three game road stand following a 15-12 home loss to Denver a week ago. The Machine have had an up and down year having beat Charlotte and the Bayhawks on the road, the Machine lost the first two contests this year to Denver,…


Hounds Trade for Kevin Cunningham

Charlotte Hounds v Hamilton Nationals
May 22, 2015

With the emergence of the Thompson brothers to Florida, the Launch have traded attackman Kevin Cunningham to the Charlotte Hounds for a 2016 MLL Collegiate Draft fourth round pick. Cunningham played in 19 games for the Launch scored 17 goals and 15 assists. Cunningham has been a consistent starter for the Launch since the dynasty’s beginning. Cunningham leaves Florida in a time where the team rostered seven attackman before today’s…


McDaniels: MLL Rookies Fall Into Roles

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May 21, 2015

The eagerly anticipated welcome to this year’s rookie class is upon us. With the Final Four set this weekend, all but a few college players are eligible to sign Major League Lacrosse contracts.Lyle Thompson may the most talked about incoming rookie this year, but there are many others you should know before they touch the orange ball this weekend. Let’s start with Florida’s Connor Buczek. He was the second overall selection out…


MLL Power Rankings: Rattlers, Cannons Rise

May 20, 2015

In 1995, Syracuse won the NCAA men’s lacrosse national championship, gas cost $1.35 per gallon, and Kevin Smith released Mallrats, which, for my money, is far and away his best film. What does any of this have to do with this week’s MLL “power rankings” (read that like Dr. Evil would say “laser”) you might ask? Well, MLL is an “any given Sunday” or whatever day of the week the…


MLL Three Stars: Week Six

May 19, 2015

After another exciting weekend of Major League Lacrosse, here are the three stars from the weekend that was. 3) Rob Pannell (New York) – 4 goals, 2 assists Rob Pannell tallied a game-high six points to help New York continue its stellar year as the Lizards improve to 6-0 on the season. Pannell dished his two assists in the first half before scoring twice in the third and fourth quarters….


Molnar Blog: Win in the Sunshine State

May 19, 2015

Game number five of the season brought the Denver Outlaws to the sunshine state for a big time match up with the Florida Launch. Having lost the previous weekend in a tough battle with Rochester, we were in need of a victory. We came into the game with a 2-2 record and knew we did not want to dip below .500 to 2-3. We also knew Florida, coming off of…


MLL: Teams Vie For Position As Season Rolls On

May 19, 2015

This weekend in the MLL played out according to script as New York continued steamrolling its way towards the championship and a 6-0 record going into their bye week.  The Lizards defeated the Bayhawks by a score of 15-14 to remain in first place.  Despite the closeness of the score, New York had answers for every Chesapeake attempt to take the lead.  Despite the loss, the Bayhawks are tied for…