MLL: Ohio moves into first

June 24, 2017; Rochester, NY, USA; Atlanta Blaze @ Rochester Rattlers at Capelli Sport Stadium. (Photo credit: Major League Lacrosse)
July 2, 2017

Overtime games are becoming a normal thing during this MLL season and the weekend of June 24 was no exception as a team not named the Denver Outlaws is in first place. Denver dropped half a game behind first place Ohio while Florida fell two games behind. Charlotte moved to .500 on the season and into fourth place while Rochester finds itself three games out of first place. Atlanta, Chesapeake…

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Press Release: Launch fall to Blaze, split season series

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July 2, 2017

  Struggling to find the back of the net, the Launch were held to a season-low four goals against the Atlanta Blaze in a 17-4 loss on the road Saturday night. Despite starting off in a back-and-forth shooting match with the Blaze, the Launch quickly lost traction in the second quarter. After three early goals from Nick Mariano, Chazz Woodson and Tim Edwards kept the Launch even with the Blaze…

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Press Release: Launch acquire Barber from Outlaws

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June 28, 2017

The Florida Launch have acquired midfielder Tim Barber from the Denver Outlaws in exchange for a third round pick in the 2018 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. Barber, a product of Syracuse University, played each of his two MLL seasons with the Denver Outlaws. In eight games for the Outlaws this season, Barber recorded eight goals and two assists. The middie brings championship experience to the Launch as he was a member…

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Launch to retire Powell’s No. 22

ANNAPOLIS, MD - MAY 17:  Casey Powell #22 of the Florida Launch handles the ball against the Chesapeake Bayhawks at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on May 17, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
June 28, 2017

The Florida Launch will honour former player and lacrosse legend Casey Powell during a halftime ceremony with the retirement of his No. 22 and the unveiling of a commemorative field banner on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Faceoff for the game against the Chesapeake Bayhawks is set for 7 p.m. Powell will become the first player in franchise history to have his number retired. The Carthage, New York native played his…

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Press Release: Launch winning streak ends, fall 18-14 to Hounds

June 24, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Florida Launch @ Charlotte Hounds at American Legion Memorial Stadium. Photography Credit: Paul Boskovich
June 26, 2017

The Florida Launch’s three-game winning streak ended Saturday night after an 18-14 road loss to the Charlotte Hounds. Despite an early Launch lead, Florida’s offense struggled to overcome a commanding Charlotte attack in the second half. Striking early with five unanswered goals in the first quarter, the Launch slipped into a deficit before halftime. Though Dylan Molloy (3G, 1A), Chazz Woodson (3G) and Kieran McArdle (4G) tallied hat tricks in…

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Press Release: Thompson makes season debut, but Bayhawks beaten

June 24, 2017; Columbus, OH, USA; Chesapeake Bayhawks @ Ohio Machine at Obetz Fortress Field. (Photo: Major League Lacrosse)
June 26, 2017

Superstar attackman Lyle Thompson made a solid season debut with two goals and an assist, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks dropped a tough 15-13 loss to the Ohio Machine at Fortress Field on Saturday night. “I thought we played better than we did last week. We’re getting better, but unfortunately we’re just not making the plays we need to make in order to win,” Chesapeake Head Coach Brian Reese said. “We…

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MLL shake-ups: Denver loses and Florida launches

Paul Rabil joins the 500-point club. June 17, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Rochester Rattlers @ New York Lizards at James M. Shuart Stadium @ Hofstra University. Photography Credit: Dan Nilsen
June 22, 2017

This Major League Lacrosse season continues to raise the bar every week with incredible individual and team performances, and what makes this season incredible is that only three games separate first from last place in the standings. Denver finally has to share the number one spot after losing to a Boston team they beat the previous week. The Outlaws share the spot with Ohio, a team that enjoyed a bye…

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Press Release: Launch keep winning streak alive

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June 18, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.– After fighting the Atlanta Blaze through three periods, the Florida Launch ultimately extinguished the visitors 19-16 by the hands of veteran Kieran McArdle (7G, 1A). “We connected on all cylinders offensively. We just want to keep making those strides into the playoffs,” McArdle said. Struggling to hold off the Blaze from an early lead, the Launch entered the locker room at halftime with a two-point deficit. Entering…

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Press Release: Bayhawks fall to Hounds at home 15-14

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June 17, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Veteran attackman Matt Danowski scored four goals and dished off an assist to spark another strong comeback, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks came up short again, losing 15-14 to the Charlotte Hounds before a raucous crowd at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Rookie attackman Jake Froccaro made his first home debut and posted a hat trick for the Bayhawks, who suffered their second straight one-goal loss. Second-year midfielder Myles…

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Press Release: Launch look to keep momentum, host Blaze at home

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June 17, 2017

With two consecutive wins under their belt, the Launch are looking for a third this weekend as they take on the Atlanta Blaze at FAU Stadium Saturday, June 17. Faceoff is set for 7 p.m. The first 500 kids (12 and under) in the door will receive a Florida Launch fidget spinner compliments of Orthopaedic Surgery Associates. In their first meeting of the season, the Launch look to take the…

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