Launch Rally Falls Short in Rochester

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May 5, 2015

Kevin Cunningham scored off a feed from Kieran McArdle with 2:30 left in the fourth quarter to tie the score at nine and force overtime, in a game the Launch were down 7-3. The Rochester Rattlers would need an overtime winner and fourth goal of the game for Jordan Macintosh, who was named Coca-Cola player of the game. Macintosh added one assist. Sam Snow opened the scoring for the Launch,…

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Rattlers and Launch Make Huge Trade

Florida Launch v Rochester Rattlers
May 4, 2015

The Rochester Rattlers and Florida Launch have just completed a deal that sends Miles Thompson to Florida, an eventually will collaborate with his brother for the first time since the two were named Tewaaraton co-winners at University of Albany in 2014. The Rattlers receive face-off specialist Mike Poppleton and the rights to 2015 Draft pick Kevin Rice, along with a sixth round 2016 MLL Supplemental Draft pick. The Launch will also…

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Analysis: Outlaws Knock Off Hounds 15-12

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May 4, 2015

The Outlaws raised the banner for their 2014 title run in their home opener in Denver on Sunday, May 3, 2015, and then went on to defeat the Charlotte Hounds by a score of 15-12. Four different players notched hat tricks for the Outlaws, Greg Melaugh, Eric Law, Jeremy Sieverts, and Drew Snider. Denver Head Coach B. J. O’Hara was worried that the banner raising ceremony would be a distraction…

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Machine Pick Up First Win in 2015

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May 4, 2015

It was a game of firsts at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD, as Ohio picked up its first win of the year, and Chesapeake fell for the first time this season in a 12-9 Machine win. Ohio, who now stands at 1-2 on the young season, got off to a quick start, scoring two goals in the first five minutes of the game. Midfielders Tom Schreiber and Kyle…

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Outlaws Take Down Hounds in First Home Game

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May 4, 2015

The Charlotte Hounds lost their first road game on Sunday afternoon, falling 15-12 to the defending MLL Champion Denver Outlaws at Sports Authority Field. The Hounds spent the majority of the game playing from behind, and while they got two late goals, time ran out before the comeback could be completed. Outlaws midfielder Jeremy Sieverts was named Coca-Cola Player of the Game following a four-point (3g, 1a) performance. Meanwhile, the…

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Outlaws Face Confident Hounds in Home Opener

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May 2, 2015

No disrespect to team President Jim McPhilliamy, but I think we all can agree that in a perfect world the ideal owner for the Charlotte Hounds would be Montgomery Burns if not just for the fact that he could say “release the hounds” before every game. Luckily for Charlotte they don’t need a cartoon tycoon to motivate them to score goals. The Hounds will visit the Mile High City on…

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Machine Notes: Ohio Needs to Get Ball to the “Hot Hands”

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April 30, 2015

On what a bye week looks like for the Machine… For us, having a two game sample to look over and review was beneficial. It was good for us to go back and reflect on where we are at and where we need to be heading into game three. It gave us time to talk with the people looking at our game from the outside, which was very unique and…

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Machine Seek First Victory Against 2-0 Bayhawks

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April 30, 2015

Victories over the Florida Launch have helped Chesapeake get off to a 2-0 start on the season as they get set to host Ohio in Annapolis on Sunday. The Machine have lost both of their games this season to New York and Denver. Midfielder Matt Mackrides caught fire last Sunday against the Launch, tallying four goals and adding three assists for seven points. His feeding ability as well as stellar…

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Will Manny On Two Week DL; Mitch Belisle Activated

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April 29, 2015

New England professional lacrosse has taken a hit in the past few days as Black Wolves transition man Andrew Suitor tore his ACL. Things got even worse today when the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse announced that Will Manny will miss the next two weeks with a hand injury. Taking his roster spot was taken by defenseman Mitch Belisle, who is presumed likely to play for the Cannons with…

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Major League Lacrosse Three Stars: Week Three

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April 28, 2015

A busy Sunday of Major League Lacrosse action saw three close games that were all decided by four points or less. There was tremendous play across the board. Here’s my three stars of the weekend.    3. P.T. Ricci (Florida) – 1 goal, 1 assist, 9 groundballs This is an out-of-the-box selection for the weekend’s No. 3 star, but look at P.T. Ricci’s stat line and it’s hard to argue….

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