Swarm deny Rush the three-peat, win Champion’s Cup 15-14 in OT

Mike Poulin of the Georgia Swarm shakes hands with captain Chris Corbeil of the Saskatchewan Rush. (Photo by Josh Schaefer/GetMyPhoto.ca)
June 11, 2017

Miles Thompson scores winner in overtime. Georgia Swarm win first championship in franchise history. Lyle Thompson M.V.P. with four goals. The Georgia Swarm defeated the Saskatchewan Rush 15-14 in overtime in front of 14,264 screaming fans at the Sasktel Centre on Saturday evening to become the 2017 National Lacrosse League champions. Miles Thompson scored the game winner 1:17 into overtime off a pass from his brother Lyle. “You can take…

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Maryland Terrapins: kings and queens of lacrosse

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June 9, 2017

Lady Terps win third title in four years. Men break 42 year drought.   On Memorial Day, Maryland Lacrosse climbed to the top of the mountain in just about every way possible. On Sunday the Lady Terps won their 13th national championship, and their third in the last four seasons. During the past four years, the women have compiled a record of 89-3, including a 23-0 record this season. Head coach Cathy Reese has built an…

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MSL: Young guns take centre stage

Jake Fox had two shorthanded goals for the Peterborough Lakers against the Brooklin Redmen on June 1, 2017. (Photo credit: Kendall Taylor/AK Graphics)
June 5, 2017

The first week of Canadian summer ball finally arrived but with it came a lot of uncertainty for the early part of the Major Series Lacrosse season. With such a late end to the NLL season, every team in the MSL had to rely on patchwork rosters built from Jr. A and Sr. B call-ups. Some senior players are still in the NLL finals; some just need more time off…

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MLL draft results: Molloy goes first

Dylan Molloy goes first overall at the 2017 MLL draft. (Photo credit: Major League Lacrosse)
June 4, 2017

The 2017 Major League Lacrosse collegiate draft may end up producing one of the deepest classes the MLL has ever seen. Every team came out with at least one guy that can make a huge difference in their organization. Some teams even got two or three guys potential impact guys. Here are Bailey Kennedy’s thoughts and grades for each team’s draft picks.   Atlanta Blaze Draft Grade: C- #9 Jake Withers, Ohio…

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Saskatchewan Rush Will Win the Champion’s Cup

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June 4, 2017

Prior to the start of the 2017 season, I predicted that the Saskatchewan Rush would three-peat in the Champion’s Cup. However with the finals just days away, the Rush appear to be the underdogs and the Georgia Swarm look to be the unstoppable force destined to win it all. But let’s not count the Rush out just yet. Saskatchewan is a combined plus-10 in two playoff games so far this…

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MLL: Denver loses and Ohio wins

May 27, 2017; Columbus, OH, USA; Florida Launch @ Ohio Machine at Obetz Fortress Field. Photography Credit: Joe Maiorana
June 3, 2017

With the College Lacrosse Championships dominating this past weekend, Major League Lacrosse only had two games, but they were very important for the standings. Rochester bested the previously undefeated Denver and Ohio stopped the visiting Florida Launch. These victories moved the Machine into third and the Rattlers into fourth place respectively. The Outlaws remain in first place, but now they find the Bayhawks close behind trailing by a game in…

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MLL mock draft 2017: Embarrassment of first-round riches for Launch

Connor Cannizzaro of the Denver Pioneers could be a first-round pick in the 2017 MLL draft. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
May 27, 2017

The Major League Lacrosse draft takes place this Sunday, May 28 in Foxboro, Mass. in conjunction with the NCAA championship tournament. Ahead of the draft, our Bailey Kennedy takes a look at some of the top prospects and where their fates might fall this weekend. Round 1 1 Florida Launch Connor Cannizzaro, A, Denver 41G 24A 65pts* I don’t think anyone is sure who the Launch will take #1. It’s…

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MLL: Upsets, comebacks and overtime – oh my!

May 19, 2017; Chesapeake, MD, USA; Atlanta Blaze @ Chesapeake Bayhawks at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood Field. Photography Credit: Jermain Rangasammy/Major League Lacrosse
May 25, 2017

Another weekend of Major League Lacrosse provided incredible action with upsets and overtime victories. The largest margin of victory was just three goals. The only thing that remained unchanged was the Denver Outlaws staying atop the standings. Denver remains an undefeated team after their bye week. Chesapeake moved into second place after a two-goal victory over Atlanta. Charlotte, which has improved every week, defeated heavily favoured Ohio at home and…

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NCAA: Tigers roar, defeat Syracuse 10-7

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May 24, 2017

Seider & Drenner combine for eight points; Matt Hoy makes 12 saves as Towson heads to the Final Four for the first time since 2001. Sunday afternoon the Towson Tigers (12-4) defeated the Syracuse Orangemen (13-3) 10-7 in the quarterfinals of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships at the Bob Carpenter Complex at the University of Delaware. By the time the first quarter was over, the Tigers had built a six goal…

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Denver faces Notre Dame in quarterfinal

Denver Pioneers vs Air Force Falcons in NCAA D1 action. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)
May 20, 2017

What a wild first round of lacrosse: Denver coasted past Air Force while Notre Dame fought past Marquette. The latest in lacrosse rivalries continues this Saturday on Long Island in New York when they clash at Hofstra University. Denver’s impact players made a stand against Air Force when they beat them on transition and back door dumps. Notre Dame rode on the shoulders of Brendan Gleason and Mikey Wynne while…

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