RWLC: Canada settles for silver

USA's Becky Block challenges with Canada's Dana Dobbie during the World Cup Final at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup, at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, Surrey, UK, 22nd July 2017.
(Credit Ady Kerry).
July 25, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – Canada will bring home a silver from the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup after a 10-5 loss to the United States in a rain-soaked championship game at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England. Despite a valiant effort – one that saw them limit a high powered offence that had scored 125 goals in seven games prior to the finals to a tournament low 10…

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MSL: Opponents determined this week for playoff bound teams

Peterborough Lakers vs. Six Nations Chiefs. (Photo credit: Kendall Taylor)
July 25, 2017

As the 2017 Major Series Lacrosse regular season draws to a close this week, only one thing is left to be figured out, and that is which team will take first place. All season, the Peterborough Lakers and Six Nations Chiefs have been in a dogfight for first place. Each team has only lost once; the Lakers to the last-place Cobourg Kodiaks and the Chiefs to the Lakers. Assuming the Chiefs…

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Rattlers Roll over Cannons 21-9; Stay in Playoff Race

Jordan MacIntosh drives to goal to net one of his four goals. (Photo credit: Rocco J. Granato)
July 20, 2017

Jordan Wolf scores five, Simoneau wins 23-34 face-offs. Sunday night the Rochester Rattlers struck early and often en route to a 21-9 victory over the Boston Cannons at Capelli Sports Stadium in Rochester.  With the win, the Rattlers move to 5-6 and back into the playoff hunt.  The victory was only the second home win for the Rattlers this season. Jordan Wolf who had five goals on the night started…

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RWLC: Canada wins big over New Zealand to advance to semi-finals

New Zealand's Jess Page tries to disposses Canada's Kay Morissette at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup at Surrey Sports Park, Guilford, Surrey, UK, 15th July 2017 (Credit Ady Kerry).
July 20, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – Canada’s offence was dominant in their quarterfinal game of the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, pacing them to a 16-1 victory over New Zealand. They will now face-off against Australia in the semifinals, today at 10 a.m. EST. A six point performance from both Alie Jimerson, five goals and one assist, and Dana Dobbie, three goals and three assists, led the way for the Canadians. Jimerson,…

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Press Release: USA downs Canada at RWLC

Canada's Katie Guy fights for possession with USA's Kayla Treanor at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women's Lacrosse World Cup at Surrey Sports Park, Guilford, Surrey, UK, 15th July 2017. (Photo credit: Ady Kerry)
July 17, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – Canada suffered a setback in their 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup journey, falling 17-3 at the hands of the defending champion United States in a round-robin game on Sunday. The loss was the team’s first of the tournament, after opening with three straight wins. It was a tale of two halves for the Canadian squad. They went toe-to-toe with the Americans in the first half,…

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OLA Jr. A: Excelsiors not fooled by Lakers’ magical run

Jake Fox of the Peterborough Jr. A Lakers in action against the Brampton Excelsiors on July 3, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
July 4, 2017

What could have been a magical, though improbable run by the Peterborough Jr. A Lakers probably came to an end on Monday night as they went down 12-11 to the Brampton Excelsiors at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. With just 12 seconds to go and down by just one, some sleight-of-hand by the Lakers Riley Morgan gave the home team a needed face-off win for the last possession of the game….

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Bayhawks Rattle Rochester 19-9

Rochester Rattlers and Chesapeake Bayhawks on July 2, 2017. (Photo credit: Rocco Granato)
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

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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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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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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