MLL: Deja vu again?

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 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

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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MLL: Teams pour on points as playoffs loom

July 9, 2017

The all-star game marks a crucial part of the season where teams are starting to form into groups that are likely to make the playoffs (i.e. Denver and Ohio), those that are out (Boston), and then the rest of the league. Denver reclaimed the number one spot they have held longer than anyone else has this season with a win and an Ohio loss to New York. Ohio dropped to…

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Bayhawks Rattle Rochester 19-9

July 4, 2017

Lyle Thompson’s five goals and Matt Abbott’s four goals pace Bayhawks on Military Appreciation Night Sunday night the Chesapeake Bayhawks (4-5) ended a four game losing streak by dismantling the Rochester Rattlers (4-6) 19-9 in front of 10,002 at Navy-Marine Stadium in Annapolis, Md., on military appreciation night. Following the game the fans in attendance were treated to a concert by country music star Craig Campbell, and the annual fireworks…

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MLL: Ohio moves into first

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

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

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

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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