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  • NLL supports Humboldt Broncos

NLL supports Humboldt Broncos

The tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on April 6th left Canada reeling. The loss is unfathomable, especially in such a tight-knight community like sports. But where there is tragedy, there can also be hope, and the National Lacrosse League offered that up in spades this weekend as they paid tribute to the victims and survivors of the crash. In nine days, the GoFundMe page for the Broncos had raised over 11.6…

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NLL: Ten-goal run leads Roughnecks over Bandits

The Calgary Roughnecks ended their regular season home stand with a bang on Saturday night, prevailing 16-9 over the Buffalo Bandits in front of 17,113 fans at Scotiabank Saddledome. Holden Cattoni’s five goals led the charge for the ‘Necks, who scored 10 straight goals in the second half, shutting out the Bandits for 23:46. The Roughnecks are locked into third place in the west, so this game had no impact…

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NLL: Strong playmaking powers Swarm over Rush

Strong playmaking continues to power the Georgia Swarm to success. That was evident in the Swarm’s (9-7) 16-10 win Saturday night against the Saskatchewan Rush (13-4) at the Rush’s home SaskTel Centre. Lyle Thompson scored five goals, and a full compliment of his Swarm teammates chipped in throughout the night as Georgia shut down the West Division-leading Rush. It wasn’t just a good effort for the offense, however – goaltender…

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NLL: Rush crush Stealth 20-10 in one-sided contest

The Vancouver Stealth (2-14) got on the board first but that was the end of the good news for the last-place team in the NLL. The Saskatchewan Rush (13-3) responded by scoring nine straight goals en route to an easy 20-10 victory. The Rush started third-string goalie Adam Shute and after the shaky start—giving up a goal to Vancouver’s Tony Malcom just 35 seconds into the game—he settled in and…

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NLL: Swarm sweep season series over Rock

Sunday afternoon the Toronto Rock and Georgia Swarm faced off for the third time in seven weeks. And for the third time, the Swarm came away with a victory, sweeping the season series 3-0 as they beat the Rock 11-10 in front of 4496 fans at Infinite Energy Arena. Outscored just 37-30 in their three contests shows how close the Rock have been but also how far they have to…

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NLL: Black Wolves defeat Roughnecks in OT 13-12

Callum Crawford’s five goals lead New England to victory Crowley records sixth straight hat trick In a game that New England needed to keep them close in the playoff race, the Black Wolves (7-8) defeated the Calgary Roughnecks (6-9) 13-12 in overtime in front of 5,089 howling fans at Mohegan Sun Arena. Callum Crawford led the way for the Black Wolves netting five on the afternoon, and Kevin Crowley recorded…

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All-Name March Madness: The finals

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

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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All-Name March Madness: Round 2

Yesterday I brought you round one of the very first all-name field lacrosse bracket. We narrowed down the field from 64 to 32. Let’s get to today’s matchups and see who moves on!   Round 2 South Region 1 Shackleford Stanwick, Johns Hopkins 9 JoJo Marasco, NY These are two great names. Shackleford Stanwick and JoJo Marasco is a tough matchup. But in the end, I think Shackleford Stanwick is…

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All-Name March Madness: Round 1

In honour of everyone’s current obsession, we’re taking the favourite tournament and flipping it on its head – lacrosse style! Welcome to – what is to my knowledge – the first-ever March Madness All-Name Bracket for field lacrosse! To be eligible for this bracket, the 64 players chosen had to be either a current division one men’s college player or be listed on a Major League Lacrosse team.* In determining…

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