July 29, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Florida Launch @ Boston Cannons at Harvard Stadium. Photography Credit: Jimmy Cirrone

Press Release: Florida Launch clinch playoff berth

For the first time in franchise history, the Florida Launch have secured a playoff berth in a thrilling 18-17 road victory against the Boston Cannons. After losing to the Cannons in their season opener, the Launch evened the series in a redemption match at Harvard Stadium. With a six-goal scoring run to kick off the game, the Launch took off, going on three separate goal-scoring runs in the first half…

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July 22, 2017; Boca Raton, FL, USA; Charlotte Hounds @ Florida Launch at FAU Stadium. Photography Credit: Lawrence Ream

MLL: Weekend action heats up playoff push

  Florida 18 – Charlotte 12 Florida rebounded from a loss to Chesapeake earlier in the week with a strong six-goal win over a greatly improved Charlotte team and continues to hold on to third place as the season comes to a close. The Launch came out firing on all cylinders, including a 2-point goal by Connor Buczek and led 7-2 at the end of the first. The second quarter…

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July 20, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Boston Cannons @ New York Lizards at James M. Shuart Stadium @ Hofstra University. Photography Credit: Dan Nilsen

MLL: Thursday triple-header a hit

Thursday, July 20 saw three games played in Major League Lacrosse as the season creeps closer to the playoffs. The top two teams remain Denver and Ohio with a persistent Florida squad quietly trailing the top two. Even with their league best records to date, neither Denver nor Ohio locked down playoff berths. The rest of the league sits at a massive tie the middle with Boston in last place….

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Canadian attacker Tessa Chad (Orono, Ont.) during her team's 18-5 win over Japan on July 28, 2017 at The World Games in Wroclaw, Poland. (Photo Credit: Shutterlax.com, Marek Stor Photography)

TWG 2017: Canada plays for gold

WROCLAW, POLAND – Canada advances to the finals of the 2017 World Games after a 14-8 win over Australia. They now will face-off against the United States for gold, a rematch of last weekend’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup final, which they lost 10-5. A well-balanced game from the Canadians, who not only scored at will but held off a potent Australian attack, proved to be the winning formula….

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July 22, 2017; Boca Raton, FL, USA; Charlotte Hounds @ Florida Launch at FAU Stadium. (Photo: Major League Lacrosse)

Press Release: Launch win home finale, strengthen playoff push

BOCA RATON, Fla.— The Launch silenced the Charlotte Hounds in a decisive 18-12 victory as they closed out their home schedule for the 2017 season in front of 2079 fans at FAU Stadium. After dropping their first meeting to the Hounds, the Launch stepped out onto the field with redemption in mind. A six-goal scoring run in the second half headed by rookie Dylan Molloy (6G, 1A) gave the Launch…

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July 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Chesapeake Bayhawks @ Atlanta Blaze at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. (Photo: Major League Lacrosse)

Press Release: Amato leads Bayhawks past Blaze

KENNESAW, GA – Fourth-year goalkeeper Niko Amato put forth one of the best performances of his career while rookie attackman Josh Byrne continued his scoring spree as the Chesapeake Bayhawks captured a crucial late-season matchup with the Atlanta Blaze, 13-12, at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Amato, who has taken over the starting job between the pipes, established a career-high with 19 saves to anchor a suffocating defensive effort that saw the…

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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).

RWLC: Canada settles for silver

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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Peterborough Lakers vs. Six Nations Chiefs. (Photo credit: Kendall Taylor)

MSL: Opponents determined this week for playoff bound teams

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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July 15, 2017; Columbus, OH, USA; Denver Outlaws @ Ohio Machine at Obetz Fortress Field. Photography Credit: Lorrie Gardner

MLL: Deja vu again?

Major League Lacrosse action continued fast and furious after an incredible All-Star Game, repercussions of the New York and Boston trade and Team USA tryouts. The All-Star game had many selectees unable to attend as they prepared for Team USA tryouts, but that did not stop an incredible game that ended on a Myles Jones game winner. Players took the old adage of token defense in all-star games threw it…

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July 20, 2017; Chesapeake, MD, USA; Florida Launch @ Chesapeake Bayhawks at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Photography Credit: Jermain Rangasammy

MLL: Byrne scores five as Bayhawks beat Launch

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Rookie attackman Josh Byrne scored five goals and dished off an assist to lead the Chesapeake Bayhawks to a crucial 18-10 defeat of the Florida Launch at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Thursday night. Dynamic attackman Lyle Thompson added three goals and an assist for Chesapeake, which improved its record to 5-6 and made a big move up the standings. Six teams in Major League Lacrosse are now…

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