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

Bayhawks Rattle Rochester 19-9

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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June 24, 2017; Rochester, NY, USA; Atlanta Blaze @ Rochester Rattlers at Capelli Sport Stadium. (Photo credit: Major League Lacrosse)

MLL: Ohio moves into first

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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Press Release: Launch fall to Blaze, split season series

  Struggling to find the back of the net, the Launch were held to a season-low four goals against the Atlanta Blaze in a 17-4 loss on the road Saturday night. Despite starting off in a back-and-forth shooting match with the Blaze, the Launch quickly lost traction in the second quarter. After three early goals from Nick Mariano, Chazz Woodson and Tim Edwards kept the Launch even with the Blaze…

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Press Release: Launch acquire Barber from Outlaws

The Florida Launch have acquired midfielder Tim Barber from the Denver Outlaws in exchange for a third round pick in the 2018 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft. Barber, a product of Syracuse University, played each of his two MLL seasons with the Denver Outlaws. In eight games for the Outlaws this season, Barber recorded eight goals and two assists. The middie brings championship experience to the Launch as he was a member…

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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)

Launch to retire Powell’s No. 22

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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CLA: Canada makes adjustments to roster

Team Canada has made some adjustments to its roster for next month’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, adding midfielder Quintin Bullen and naming attackers Tessa Chad and Holly Lloyd as alternates. Bullen, a native of Severn, Ont., was recently named the 2017 Orillia Athlete of the Year. The University of Denver commit, who studies at The Hill Academy in Vaughn, won a provincial championships last summer with the…

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CLA: Canada sending nine officials to Women’s World Cup

The Canadian Lacrosse Association would like to congratulate the eight umpires and one off-field officials from Canada that have been selected to take part in next month’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England. These women will join an international officiating team with representatives from nine other countries, comprised of 40 on-field umpires, 17 off-field officials, and a leadership team of six. “This is the largest group…

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June 24, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Florida Launch @ Charlotte Hounds at American Legion Memorial Stadium. Photography Credit: Paul Boskovich

Press Release: Launch winning streak ends, fall 18-14 to Hounds

The Florida Launch’s three-game winning streak ended Saturday night after an 18-14 road loss to the Charlotte Hounds. Despite an early Launch lead, Florida’s offense struggled to overcome a commanding Charlotte attack in the second half. Striking early with five unanswered goals in the first quarter, the Launch slipped into a deficit before halftime. Though Dylan Molloy (3G, 1A), Chazz Woodson (3G) and Kieran McArdle (4G) tallied hat tricks in…

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June 24, 2017; Columbus, OH, USA; Chesapeake Bayhawks @ Ohio Machine at Obetz Fortress Field. (Photo: Major League Lacrosse)

Press Release: Thompson makes season debut, but Bayhawks beaten

Superstar attackman Lyle Thompson made a solid season debut with two goals and an assist, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks dropped a tough 15-13 loss to the Ohio Machine at Fortress Field on Saturday night. “I thought we played better than we did last week. We’re getting better, but unfortunately we’re just not making the plays we need to make in order to win,” Chesapeake Head Coach Brian Reese said. “We…

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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

MLL shake-ups: Denver loses and Florida launches

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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