Bradley Kri and Jordan MacIntosh face-off as the Toronto Rock host the Georgia Swarm on February 17, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)

First place battle ends in 13-12 OT win for Swarm

They said it was going to be Toronto’s defense versus Georgia’s offense, but it turned out that the Rock and Swarm were more evenly matched than anyone realized. The two went at it in a playoff-like game Friday night at the Air Canada Centre in a battle for first place in the NLL. A thrilling comeback by the Swarm saw recently activated Johnny Powless assert their dominance in a 13-12…

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Denver Pioneers in action on February 11, 2017. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)

Pioneers Host Duke in Denver

Two of the most spotlighted programs in the NCAA go head-to-head this weekend in the Mile High City on Saturday. Denver comes into the game 1-0 after deflating the Air Force Falcons 14-6 and demonstrating composure and consistency despite major personnel losses. Duke enters Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium 2-1 following a season opening loss to Air Force, but two back-to-back resurrection wins over High Point and Cleveland State. This is…

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Cam Milligan of the Peterborough Lakers looks for a shot on the Mimico Mountaineers in OJALL action, June 6, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)

Orangeville, KW, Peterborough well represented at 2017 MSL draft

Major Series Lacrosse held its annual draft of graduating junior players on January 29. Thirty players were selected from 12 different centres around Ontario to join the ranks of the summer elite and help prepare them for a career in professional lacrosse. The Orangeville Northmen led the draft with eight players being taken from their junior A team. Joel Coyle, Dallas Bridle and Austin Divitcos were taken in the first…

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Power Rankings Week 8: Swarm Still Buzzing, Tough Test This Weekend.

Week 8 Power Rankings!!   Georgia remains on top, but will they after this weekend? The Eastern Conference will all play two games each this weekend. Buffalo will face New England in a home and home match up which is crucial for both teams. Toronto looks to take over first with match ups against Georgia and Rochester. Georgia will also face Rochester. The east could see a massive shake up by…

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Hofstra Pride Season Preview

The Hofstra Pride men’s lacrosse team is ready to make a statement as the new NCAA DI season begins. 2016 in Review Last season can only be described as a roller coaster ride for the Pride. Attacker Sam Llinares was in his final year looking to bring the Pride back to the CAA tournament after missing it the previous season. The 2016 season started with a surprising upset over the…

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From Georgia to Vancouver: NLL week 7

Georgia 17 vs. New England 15 Shawn Evans’ 12-point night wasn’t enough on Saturday as the league leading Georgia Swarm defeated the New England Black Wolves 17-15. Evans had four goals and eight assists as his Wolves looked to be in control in the final quarter, scoring five straight to give them a 15-13 lead. They didn’t count on Jordan Hall, however, who had a natural hat-trick in a two…

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Denver Pioneers lacrosse. (Photo credit: Ian Neadle)

Denver shuts down Air Force in thrilling opener

The atmosphere was lit in the latest meeting between the Pioneers and Falcons, and the Pios used it to their advantage shutting down the Falcons 14-6. The sunny skies gave way to chilly breezes and clouds right before face off but that didn’t stop spectators from filling in every vantage point possible (including hills and trees) to witness the game. The student section and stands were a 50/50 split of…

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Andrew Suitor plays in his first game for the Rochester Knighthawks on January 28, 2017 (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)

Knighthawks Suitor relishes return

The curse of the Air Canada Centre is finally broken for Andrew Suitor. The Rochester Knighthawks defender made his 2017 season debut on January 28 versus the Rock. It was his first time making it through a game at the ACC in his seven-year career, having either been injured in games at the arena or already been injured when he got there. “You try not to think about stuff like…

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Denver Hosts Sixth Opener Against Air Force

The Denver Pioneers and Air Force Falcons are creating a history in Colorado as 2017 marks their sixth year playing each another in DU’s home opener. The two largest D-I lacrosse programs in Colorado have battled together for eight years and hosted in Denver for six. The Pio’s are undefeated at 8-0 in their history. All-coveted Bill Tierney returns for his sixth year at the helm and Matt Brown joins…

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BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 11:  Joel Tinney #55 of Johns Hopkins scores the winning goal in double over time at Homewood Field on April 11, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

Hopkins Second Half Sinks Navy 15-8

  Baltimore, Maryland – Joel Tinney returned to the starting lineup to lead ninth ranked Johns Hopkins to a season-opening win against the Naval Academy. This was the opening game for both teams at Homewood Field. Hopkins big second half led the Blue Jays to a 15-8 win. Navy opened the scoring in the contest with the first three goals to take an early lead. Colin Flounlacker started the run…

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