Bayhawks end season with fan appreciation night

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August 3, 2017

It’s been another roller coaster season for the Chesapeake Bayhawks with thrilling wins and heartbreaking losses. Through it all, there has been one constant – great crowds at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Team owner Brendan Kelly said attendance for home games this season has reached an all-time high and is extremely thankful the community has rallied around and supported the Bayhawks. The Bayhawks will salute their loyal supporters during the…

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Press Release: Florida Launch clinch playoff berth

July 29, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Florida Launch @ Boston Cannons at Harvard Stadium. Photography Credit: Jimmy Cirrone
July 30, 2017

For the first time in franchise history, the Florida Launch have secured a playoff berth in a thrilling 18-17 road victory against the Boston Cannons. After losing to the Cannons in their season opener, the Launch evened the series in a redemption match at Harvard Stadium. With a six-goal scoring run to kick off the game, the Launch took off, going on three separate goal-scoring runs in the first half…

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MLL: Weekend action heats up playoff push

July 22, 2017; Boca Raton, FL, USA; Charlotte Hounds @ Florida Launch at FAU Stadium. Photography Credit: Lawrence Ream
July 30, 2017

  Florida 18 – Charlotte 12 Florida rebounded from a loss to Chesapeake earlier in the week with a strong six-goal win over a greatly improved Charlotte team and continues to hold on to third place as the season comes to a close. The Launch came out firing on all cylinders, including a 2-point goal by Connor Buczek and led 7-2 at the end of the first. The second quarter…

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MLL: Thursday triple-header a hit

July 20, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Boston Cannons @ New York Lizards at James M. Shuart Stadium @ Hofstra University. Photography Credit: Dan Nilsen
July 30, 2017

Thursday, July 20 saw three games played in Major League Lacrosse as the season creeps closer to the playoffs. The top two teams remain Denver and Ohio with a persistent Florida squad quietly trailing the top two. Even with their league best records to date, neither Denver nor Ohio locked down playoff berths. The rest of the league sits at a massive tie the middle with Boston in last place….

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Press Release: Launch win home finale, strengthen playoff push

July 22, 2017; Boca Raton, FL, USA; Charlotte Hounds @ Florida Launch at FAU Stadium. (Photo: Major League Lacrosse)
July 25, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.— The Launch silenced the Charlotte Hounds in a decisive 18-12 victory as they closed out their home schedule for the 2017 season in front of 2079 fans at FAU Stadium. After dropping their first meeting to the Hounds, the Launch stepped out onto the field with redemption in mind. A six-goal scoring run in the second half headed by rookie Dylan Molloy (6G, 1A) gave the Launch…

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Press Release: Amato leads Bayhawks past Blaze

July 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Chesapeake Bayhawks @ Atlanta Blaze at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. (Photo: Major League Lacrosse)
July 25, 2017

KENNESAW, GA – Fourth-year goalkeeper Niko Amato put forth one of the best performances of his career while rookie attackman Josh Byrne continued his scoring spree as the Chesapeake Bayhawks captured a crucial late-season matchup with the Atlanta Blaze, 13-12, at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Amato, who has taken over the starting job between the pipes, established a career-high with 19 saves to anchor a suffocating defensive effort that saw the…

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MLL: Deja vu again?

July 15, 2017; Columbus, OH, USA; Denver Outlaws @ Ohio Machine at Obetz Fortress Field. Photography Credit: Lorrie Gardner
July 21, 2017

Major League Lacrosse action continued fast and furious after an incredible All-Star Game, repercussions of the New York and Boston trade and Team USA tryouts. The All-Star game had many selectees unable to attend as they prepared for Team USA tryouts, but that did not stop an incredible game that ended on a Myles Jones game winner. Players took the old adage of token defense in all-star games threw it…

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MLL: Byrne scores five as Bayhawks beat Launch

July 20, 2017; Chesapeake, MD, USA; Florida Launch @ Chesapeake Bayhawks at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Photography Credit: Jermain Rangasammy
July 21, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Rookie attackman Josh Byrne scored five goals and dished off an assist to lead the Chesapeake Bayhawks to a crucial 18-10 defeat of the Florida Launch at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Thursday night. Dynamic attackman Lyle Thompson added three goals and an assist for Chesapeake, which improved its record to 5-6 and made a big move up the standings. Six teams in Major League Lacrosse are now…

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Press Release: Bayhawks fall to Launch 20-19

BOCA RATON, FL – Rookie attackman Josh Byrne scored six goals and dished off an assist to spark a dramatic comeback, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks came up just short – falling 20-19 to the Florida Launch in a wild shootout at FAU Stadium on Saturday night. Byrne scored five of his goals during the second half as Chesapeake rallied from a nine-goal deficit to tie the score at 19 late in the fourth…

July 17, 2017
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Press Release: Launch break franchise win record with 20-19 score over Bayhawks

Florida Launch v Chesapeake Bayhawks
July 16, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Saturday night was one for the Launch record books as they took down the Chesapeake Bayhawks in an electrifying 20-19 victory, marking the first time the Launch reached six wins in a single season. They did it in front of 2,143 fans at FAU Stadium. With the hype surrounding the first-ever jersey retirement of lacrosse legend Casey Powell’s iconic No. 22, the Launch entered their matchup with the…

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