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  • MLL: Outlaws capture Steinfeld Trophy

Minto Cup: Excelsiors vs. Adanacs in final

After four days of competition, the two teams set to compete for Canada’s top junior lacrosse prize have been determined. The Brampton Excelsiors will take on the Coquitlam Adanacs in a best-of-five series starting tonight to determine this year’s winner of the Minto Cup taking place in Calgary. Brampton earned their way to the finals by going a perfect 3-0 in round-robin play. The Excels’ offense was rolling, putting up…

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MSL: Redmen frustrated after falling to Lakers in game seven

Can anyone beat the Peterborough Lakers? Brooklin Redmen head coach Derek Keenan is wondering that after his Redmen fell 13-7 in game seven of their MSL semi-final series last week despite having the strongest team the Durham Region franchise has seen in years. The Lakers jumped out to a convincing 3-0 series lead, only to see the Redmen storm back and win the next three. Game seven was tied at…

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CLA: Alberta claims Midget Nats title for second consecutive year

The 2018 Canadian Midget National Championship came to end Saturday afternoon, and for the second straight year it was Team Alberta defeating Team Ontario 7-2 laying claim to the title of best Midget Team in the country. The championship comes on the heels of last year’s historic victory which saw an Alberta team hoist the Tackaberry Trophy for the very first time. Alberta finished the round robin with a 5-1…

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MLL: Rattlers reach final with win over Lizards

The New York Lizards traveled to The Star in Frisco, Texas for the semifinals of MLL championship play and ran into a buzz saw in the form of the Dallas Rattlers, falling 15-12 and ending their bid at returning to the championship game. The Rattlers showed why they held onto the number one spot in the regular season longer than any other team by jumping out to a 6-1 lead…

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Johnny Powless on the move again

In a three-way deal between the New England Blackwolves, Calgary Roughnecks and Toronto Rock, forward Johnny Powless has been sent to the fifth team of his brief career. The Roughnecks receive Dan Taylor from the Rock in the deal, while the Blackwolves get two draft picks from the Roughnecks. Taylor has some upside—and returns to his hometown—so the Roughnecks are likely happy to receive a secondary scorer who could evolve…

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CLA: Ontario claims peewee box championship

OTTAWA, ON – Ontario captured their 10th consecutive CLA Peewee Box Lacrosse National Championship title this past weekend with a 9-1 win over First Nations in the gold medal game. A total of six teams – Ontario, British Columbia, First Nations, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia – competed in the annual event which was hosted in conjunction with the Ontario Lacrosse Festival in Whitby, Ontario. Ontario dominated their competition, finishing the tournament…

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MLL: Outlaws shoot down Bayhawks

The Denver Outlaws had the first say and the last say in Saturday night’s MLL playoff contest vs the Chesapeake Bayhawks, wining 13-12. The Outlaws will meet Dallas in Charleston for the championship next Saturday, August 18th. “I was so proud of our team with how hard they played. They really cared and hustled their tails off,” Bayhawks’ head coach Dave Cottle said. “Unfortunately, we just couldn’t overcome the lack…

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2018 NLL Awards & All-Pro Teams Recap

PHILADELPHIA – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, announces the conclusion of the 2017-18 NLL Season Awards. The Saskatchewan Rush’s Mark Matthews was named the League’s Most Valuable Player for the 2017-18 season following the Rush’s NLL Finals victory. Matthews finished with a stat line of 32 goals, 84 assists and 116 total points during the regular season. His 84 assists set a…

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MLL: Our picks for league awards

Yesterday, Major League Lacrosse released their top contenders for its various awards. Here are the contenders and my picks for each category.   Coca-Cola MVP Jordan Wolf, Dallas Rattlers Rob Pannell, New York Lizards Kevin Rice, Atlanta Blaze Is this even a category this year? Rob Pannell has blown it up this year. He has not only scored magnificent goals and facilitated perfect assists – he also clearly carried his…

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