NLL Saturday: 2017 regular season wraps up; playoffs set

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April 30, 2017

It took the full 18 weeks but the NLL’s playoff picture is finally set. There were four games on the schedule Saturday night – two “meaningless” games and two for all the marbles. Lacrosse game, as we know, are never actually meaningless; we use the term to indicate the impact on the standings only. In the east, things worked out as they appeared they would most of the season. The…

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MLL opening weekend steals the show

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April 27, 2017

Major League Lacrosse kicked off the 2017 season amid the drama of NHL and NBA playoffs and the hype of early season MLB play and simply stole the show. Incredibly, all four opening weekend games ended in one-goal victories and two of the four went to overtime. Earlier in the year, commissioner David Gross announced that this would be his last season as the head of the league. Despite the…

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12-9 Victory for Princeton Secures Ivy Berth

Princeton Tigers goalie Tyler Blaisdell. (Photo credit:  Robert Goldstein/Princeton Athletic Communications)
April 24, 2017

PRINCETON, N.J. – On senior day, the Princeton Tigers defeated the Harvard Crimson 12-9 at Sherrerd Field while clinching themselves a berth in in the Ivy tournament. The Tigers battled a downpour as well as a team fighting for their playoff lives. The Crimson had to win to keep their playoff dreams alive. The loss knocks them out of contention for the Ivy tournament. Last season the Crimson spoiled the…

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Hopkins heads to Big Ten tournament with win over Wolverines

Forry Smith of the Hopkins Blue Jays in action against Loyola on February 18, 2017. (Photo credit:  Kate McEvilly Photography)
April 23, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland – Johns Hopkins University welcomed back alumni to campus with a 19-9 win against Big Ten foe Michigan while also securing themselves a berth in the Big Ten tournament. The Blue Jays used a decisive second quarter run to seal the victory.   Hopkins came out of the gate quickly, scoring the first three goals of the contest. Kieran Eissler started the scoring for the Jays when he…

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Tribe7’s Robert Little: Mad scientist or visionary?

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April 18, 2017

Welcome to an outside the box interview! Well, actually we’re stepping outside the box and kicking it aside! I had a chance to sit down with the founder and head of Tribe 7 Lacrosse, Rob Littell. Thanks to Rob for taking the time to speak with me.   You played in the North/South All Star Game and at Brown for Dom Starsia.  Pretty safe to say you love lacrosse?  …

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Rock loss to Bandits tightens playoff race

Jordan Magnuson and Nick Weiss face-off as the Toronto Rock host the Buffalo Bandits on April 14, 2017 at the Air Canada Centre. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
April 16, 2017

The Toronto Rock have hit a losing skid at the worst possible time. A 13-8 loss to the Buffalo Bandits on Friday night at the Air Canada Centre was the Rock’s third consecutive loss. It also means they have to wait another week to clinch a playoff spot with New England and Buffalo breathing down their necks. Following their bye week, the Rock came out on fire building a 4-0…

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Towson Roars Past Drexel 8-7

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April 5, 2017

Ryan Drenner Scores Four as Tigers Roar past Dragons in Second Half The Drexel Dragons (3-6, 0-1) opened up CAA action versus the #14 Towson Tigers (5-3, 1-0) at Vidas Athletic Complex this past weekend and fell 8-7 in one of the most intense games this season for both teams. The Dragons who started the season losing their first four games went 3-1 before starting conference action.  That loss came…

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Hopkins Downs Rutgers 12-6

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April 2, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland – Eleven points by Johns Hopkins starting attack of Kyle Marr, Wilkins Dismuke, and Shack Stanwick powered the Blue Jays to a 12-6 win to open their Big Ten regular season schedule on Friday night at Homewood Field. Rutgers fell for the second consecutive contest after being ranked first in the latest poll. Hopkins started strong, scoring the first four goals of the game and limiting the Scarlet…

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Captain Calgary honoured by Roughnecks

The Calgary Roughnecks honoured Tracey Kelusky as part of their Forever A Roughneck program on March 25, 2017. (Photo credit: Katherine Duncan)
March 27, 2017

The Calgary Roughnecks spoiled Tracey Kelusky’s homecoming. On the night his former team raised his jersey to the rafters of the Saddledome, they also defeated the New England Black Wolves, his current team, 18-13. Kelusky retired in 2014 after a 14 year NLL career. Eight of those years, from 2003-2010, were spent with the Roughnecks, where he was captain and helped establish the team in the Calgary market. The impact he…

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Two win weekend for Toronto Rock

The Toronto Rock celebrate their 13-7 win over the Vancouver Stealth on March 25, 2017 at the Air Canada Centre. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
March 26, 2017

  It’ll be hard for the Toronto Rock to top this weekend. Right off the heels of a dramatic 12-11 OT win over the Georgia Swarm Friday night, the Rock returned home to the Air Canada Centre and picked up their second win of the weekend 13-7 over the Vancouver Stealth. The wins put the Rock just half a game back of the Swarm for first place in the east…

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