MLL Three Stars: King on a Tear

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June 15, 2016

We are deep into the season and the races are heating up. Another great week is in the books. Here are the three stars from the week that was. Dave Lawson (New York) – four goals, game-winning goal in overtime It isn’t always about the quantity of goals, but rather the significance of the goals. Lawson had both on Saturday as he scored a team-high four goals, including the game-winner…

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MLL Power Rankings: Week Nine

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June 15, 2016

Can you believe that after eight weeks of games we are entering the second half of the Major League Lacrosse season?  It was a big week in the MLL as the league saw five games played, two of which included the Charlotte Hounds. Who retains the top spot in the power rankings as we enter the second half of the season? Check it out: Week 9 MLL Top 9 1-…

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Bayhawks Acquire Myles Jones From Atlanta Blaze

Jun 4, 2016; Kennesaw, GA, USA; Boston Cannons XXX against the Atlanta Blaze in the first half at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis
June 14, 2016

According to Inside Lacrosse, the Atlanta Blaze have sent Myles Jones to the Chesapeake Bayhawks for Matt Mackrides. Mackrides has played in the league for five seasons, all with Chesapeake. Matt was averaging about 20 points a season entering 2016. In his seven games this year, he has totaled fifteen points with eight goals and seven assists. He is one of the quickest players in the game today and will…

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Lizards Get Past Blaze in Overtime 17-16

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June 12, 2016

For the first time in franchise history, the New York Lizards traveled down to Kennesaw, Georgia to take on the newest addition to Major League Lacrosse, the Atlanta Blaze. The Lizards had to fight hard, but they left Fifth Third Bank Stadium with a 17-16 overtime win. The fans in attendance got their money’s worth as they were treated to a closely-contested matchup. The Blaze got on the scoreboard early…

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Hounds Get Back on Track With Win in Boston

CHARLOTTE, NC - JUNE 05:  Brendan Fowler #3 of the Charlotte Hounds wins a face-off against Greg Puskuldjian #94 of the Ohio Machine during their game at American Legion Memorial Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ohio won 14-12.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
June 12, 2016

Boston, Massachusetts – There were fireworks from the start and Charlotte came away with the victory over Boston, 17-14. With the win, the victorious Hounds head back to North Carolina breaking their three game losing streak. Boston midfielder Josh Hawkins boxed out his counterpart, which enabled a fast break, and second ten seconds into contest. The visiting Hounds were able to answer on their first possession as Mike Chanenchuk would…

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McDaniels: The Midway Point of the MLL Season

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June 9, 2016

As we reach the midway point of the Major League Lacrosse season, the unbalanced schedule is forcing coaches to get creative with their lineups. The Ohio Machine are in the midst of three games in seven days between June 2 and June 9 in three different cities. The Machine were in Rochester on Thursday falling to the Rattlers on a night the offense could not figure out John Galloway. They returned…

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McDaniels: Galloway Gets Redemption on Sweeney Save

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June 3, 2016

re·demp·tion (noun) the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil. There is an old saying that everyone loves a good redemption story. Good guy makes a bad mistake, people begin to doubt him or write him off, but he is able to overcome the issue and everyone feels good again. This type of situation occurred in Major League Lacrosse over the last couple of weeks. The…

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Rattlers Win First Home Game, Take Down Bayhawks

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May 31, 2016

It’s weird to say that we’re already in Week 6, but here we are, and what better way for the Rattlers to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend then taking down the 3 – 2 Chesapeake Bayhawks in a great matchup this past Saturday, in, even weirder, their home opener! While the College Lacrosse world prepared for a historic title game on Memorial Day, the Upstate New York pros took to the field…

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Casey Powell Retiring Following MLL Season End, Will Pursue Coaching

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May 27, 2016

Casey Powell has retired and unretired from both professional lacrosse leagues so many times now, it’s hard to believe we might actually be seeing the end of the legend’s career. Yesterday during a promotional Twitter question and answer session with fans, Powell announced that he would be retiring from Major League Lacrosse at the end of this season. Powell, currently a member of the Florida Launch, is third in the…

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McDaniels: Getting on the Blaze Bandwagon

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May 24, 2016

I am very close to completely jumping on the Atlanta Blaze bandwagon. It is hard to figure out how an expansion team will do in their first year, but so far, the Blaze look to be fighting for a playoff spot. Now that some of the pieces are coming together, you can see that this is not your ordinary first-year franchise. Also, when you realize Myles Jones, the #1 overall…

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