All-Name March Madness: The finals

April 7, 2018

Today I bring you the final rounds of my first-ever field lacrosse all-name bracket in honour of March Madness. Keep reading for the Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight, Final Four and the championship round.   Sweet Sixteen South Region 1 Shackleford Stanwick, Johns Hopkins 13 Colin Chell, Ohio St. Chell? Nah I’m good. Sorry, Colin, you made a great run to the Sweet Sixteen. But come on, Shackleford Stanwick, that’s an…

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ALL: Arena League set for championship weekend

April 7, 2018

The Arena Lacrosse League’s second season comes to an end this weekend at Oakville’s Toronto Rock Athletic Centre, where a new league champion will be crowned on Sunday afternoon. First up are the semi-finals on Saturday. The Paris RiverWolves (2) and St. Catharines ShockWave (3) face-off at 4 p.m. and the first place Toronto Monarchs, who received a bye through the quarter finals, will host the expansion Whitby Steelhawks (4)…

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NLL Preview: Mammoth vs Knighthawks

March 31, 2018

Knighthawks look to take over the East, Accursi to be inducted into Knighthawks Hall of Fame Prior to the game the Knighthawks will induct Mike Accursi into the Rochester Knighthawks Hall of Fame.  Accursi will be the 17th member of this prestigious club.   He will join the likes of Shawn Williams, Pat O’Toole, Paul Gait, Mike Hasen, Pat McCready and about a dozen more.  Other past alumni will be there…

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NCAA: Dragons fire past Friars 11-10 in double OT

March 27, 2018

Marshal King nets game winner in double OT thriller, Fox and Bowering record hat tricks Sunday at Vidas Athletic Complex the Drexel Dragons (4-4) defeated the Providence Friars (3-6) 11-10 in a dramatic double overtime contest. Drexel has now won four of their last five, while the Friars have lost five straight. Coming into the game Drexel had won three of their last four, the latest a huge 15-10 victory…

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NLL: Hellyer’s nine points leads Rock over Roughnecks

March 26, 2018

The Toronto Rock, bolstered by a nine-point night from Rob Hellyer and a big fourth quarter, defeated the Calgary Roughnecks by a score of 17-14 on Saturday night at Scotiabank Saddledome. The win comes at a crucial time for the Rock as they now take over first place in a tight Eastern Division. Rob Hellyer’s nine points (3G, 6A) moves him into fifth place in league scoring with 76, just…

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NCAA: Drexel upsets #11 Georgetown 15-10

March 23, 2018

Dragons Breathe Fire as Varian scores six, Koita dominates face-offs Saturday afternoon the Drexel Dragons (3-4) defeated the #11 Georgetown Hoyas (6-1) 15-10 at Vidas Athletic Complex in Philadelphia. Coming into the game, Georgetown was one of three remaining undefeated teams. Meanwhile, the Dragons had won two of last three games with the loss being a heartbreaker to city rival St. Joseph Hawks 10-9 earlier in the week. The Dragons…

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NLL: Berg’s eight points lead Roughnecks over Knighthawks

March 19, 2018

In their first home game in a month, 15,070 loud Calgary fans came out to a St. Patrick’s Day party and watched the Roughnecks defeat the Rochester Knighthawks 14-13. The Roughnecks (5-7) used a six goal, eight-point performance from Wesley Berg to power past the Knighthawks and bring an end to a mini two-game losing skid. “I had a couple lucky bounces today and guys were looking for me,” Berg…

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Knighthawks on track for playoffs?

March 19, 2018

When the 2018 season started the Rochester Knighthawks started out fast at 2-0, outscoring their opponents 38-17, and it looked as if they would control the east. Yes, it was only two games, but they dominated those games. Then they went on a six-game losing streak, five of the games by no more the three goals, and one by eight goals. So even though it was a low point early…

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“Stone Cold” Aaron Bold on fire for Black Wolves

March 16, 2018

Motivation and passion are the two words that come to mind when discussing New England Black Wolves goaltender Aaron Bold. With just one scroll through his Instagram account it’s easy to see how the love of lacrosse has directed Bold’s life. Born in Victoria, BC, Bold now calls Edmonton home, where he runs a personal training company called Bold Athletics. He’s extremely proud of his company, and is in the…

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NLL: Black Wolves push Rock out of playoff picture

March 15, 2018

  The New England Black Wolves are back on track after Kevin Crowley’s overtime goal gave them an 8-7 win over the Toronto Rock on Sunday afternoon at Air Canada Centre. The Black Wolves are resurging after three big losses and some roster moves that included shipping Shawn Evans to Buffalo a couple of weeks after he was stripped of his captaincy. New blood in the lineup has included Johnny…

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