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Press Release: Bayhawks fall to Hounds at home 15-14

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Veteran attackman Matt Danowski scored four goals and dished off an assist to spark another strong comeback, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks came up short again, losing 15-14 to the Charlotte Hounds before a raucous crowd at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Rookie attackman Jake Froccaro made his first home debut and posted a hat trick for the Bayhawks, who suffered their second straight one-goal loss. Second-year midfielder Myles…

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Press Release: Launch look to keep momentum, host Blaze at home

With two consecutive wins under their belt, the Launch are looking for a third this weekend as they take on the Atlanta Blaze at FAU Stadium Saturday, June 17. Faceoff is set for 7 p.m. The first 500 kids (12 and under) in the door will receive a Florida Launch fidget spinner compliments of Orthopaedic Surgery Associates. In their first meeting of the season, the Launch look to take the…

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June 10, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Atlanta Blaze @ Charlotte Hounds at American Legion Memorial Stadium.

MLL keeps getting better and better

“Hold my beer,” is now an expression in common use on social media referring to a group of friends gathered together having drinks and admiring an incredible feat.  One of the group hands his beer to a friend and proceeds to top the feat. MLL opening weekend proved an incredible and close fought opening to the season that there was no way to top. Right? Then MLL said, “Hold my…

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#CANLax150 live streaming events

OTTAWA, ON – Lacrosse fans from across Canada and around the globe will have the opportunity to participate in the once-in-a-lifetime 150th Anniversary of Lacrosse Celebration, even if they can’t make it to Montreal in person, thanks to free live streaming provided by Sports Canada TV. The re-enacted game and lecture series will both be webcasted live at www.sportscanada.tv. After the event, the footage will be archived and remain available…

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Brampton Excelsiors are crushed 28-7 by the Peterborough Lakers on June 8, 2017. (Photo credit: Ryan Nolan)

MSL week 2: Oakville falters but otherwise business as usual

Week two in the MSL saw more of the same: a lot of patchwork rosters. A clearer picture developed, however, of how the season might go. The Brampton Excelsiors’ early success fell off, while the Cobourg Kodiaks maintained their status quo of trying hard but not quite getting there. There are no words to what the Peterborough Lakers did to the Excelsiors on Thursday, while the Six Nations Chiefs picked…

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June 2, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Florida Launch @ New York Lizards at James M. Shuart Stadium @ Hofstra University. Photography Credit: Dan Nilsen

Launch take overtime winner against Lizards

BOCA RATON, Fla.– After a low-scoring first half, the Launch broke through a tired Lizards’ defense to sweep the rivals 15-14 in overtime. The Launch struggled to fight through an impermeable Lizards defense in the first half, with only three goals on the board at halftime. But, the Launch emerged with a new energy in the second half, scoring seven goals in the second half and overcoming a late lead…

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NLL: Rush gamble; dynasty ends

The Saskatchewan Rush gambled on Saturday night and it cost them a championship. The Georgia Swarm ended the Rush’s Champion’s Cup dynasty with a 15-14 OT win to take the series two games to none. The Swarm won the championship for the first time in their history. On what should have typically been the last possession of a game in which the Rush led 14-13, they pulled Aaron Bold to…

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Mike Poulin of the Georgia Swarm shakes hands with captain Chris Corbeil of the Saskatchewan Rush. (Photo by Josh Schaefer/GetMyPhoto.ca)

Swarm deny Rush the three-peat, win Champion’s Cup 15-14 in OT

Miles Thompson scores winner in overtime. Georgia Swarm win first championship in franchise history. Lyle Thompson M.V.P. with four goals. The Georgia Swarm defeated the Saskatchewan Rush 15-14 in overtime in front of 14,264 screaming fans at the Sasktel Centre on Saturday evening to become the 2017 National Lacrosse League champions. Miles Thompson scored the game winner 1:17 into overtime off a pass from his brother Lyle. “You can take…

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Maryland Terrapins: kings and queens of lacrosse

Lady Terps win third title in four years. Men break 42 year drought.   On Memorial Day, Maryland Lacrosse climbed to the top of the mountain in just about every way possible. On Sunday the Lady Terps won their 13th national championship, and their third in the last four seasons. During the past four years, the women have compiled a record of 89-3, including a 23-0 record this season. Head coach Cathy Reese has built an…

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June 3, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Charlotte Hounds @ Atlanta Blaze at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Photography Credit: Brett Davis

MLL: Rookies debut as race for playoffs remains tight

As Major League Lacrosse closes in on the middle of the season, the race for playoff spots tightens with the usual suspects remaining at the top while a surprise contender finds itself in a tie for the number four spot. The season is far from over and even the bottom teams are still within striking distance with little room for error. The number that every team wants to avoid is…

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