Hounds and Machine Unit by Unit

Battle of the new franchises is upon us, again. This time though, there are new factors at play. Teams have altered their rosters and get to try different game plans. Charlotte, standing at 1-6, has the edge with an early season 18-15 win over Ohio. The Machine’s record is at 1-5, with their only win coming over Rochester. The Hounds have come close to a couple wins, losing by one…

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MSL Preview: Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks Vs. The Six Nations Chiefs

On Tuesday night the 2-2 Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks take on the 3-1 Six Nations Chiefs. Six Nations won the first meeting between these two teams this past Saturday defeating the Kodiaks 10-8. The Kodiaks will come into this game looking to get some retribution after such a close game while the Chiefs will want to see a repeat. The Kodiaks came close to defeating the Chiefs in their game on Saturday…

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ISC Approves Addition of Israel Lacrosse in Maccabiah Games

The International Sports Committee has formally approved the addition of men’s open lacrosse as an exhibition sport in the 2013 Maccabiah Games. The approval is conditional upon at least three countries confirming their is significant interest from athletes in their country to participate. “Having lacrosse included in the Maccabiah Games is of the upmost importance to our organization and the development of the sport of lacrosse in Israel,” said Israel…

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Whitby Warriors Acquire Chris Attwood via Trade

InLacrosseWeTrust has learned, through sources, of a major trade in the OLA Junior A ranks. Chris Attwood has been traded, along with Jordan Houtby, from the St Catharine’s Athletics to the defending Minto Cup Champions, the Whitby Warriors. Two people close to players involved confirmed the trade but at the time of this writing along with numerous twitter accounts. The Whitby Warriors would later post their own message (@WhitbyWarriors) announcing…

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Israel Falls to the Netherlands

The Israel men’s national lacrosse team suffered their first loss in program history, falling to No. 8 Netherlands, 13-5, at Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond on Monday. Israel got off to a hot start, as Dan Leventhal and Rich Cheifitz gave the blue and white 1-0 and 2-1 leads, respectively. Hank Altschuler played excellent in goal, making several big saves to keep the momentum in Israel’s favor, but the Dutch took…

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Lizards Win Streak Continues

After a shaky start to the start of the season, the Long Island Lizards have come back and won four games in a row. An early 13-11 loss to Chesapeake didn’t seem too bad. When they traveled to Denver and lost 19-11, that’s where the doubt came in. The Long Island offense scored 11 goals both games and the defense let up a combined 32 goals. Nothing seemed to be…

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Salmonbellies Look to Get Back on Track

The New Westminster Salmonbellies are coming off a shocking end to 2011, when they fell in the WLA finals to the upstart Langley Thunder. Now in 2012, they have eight points, are 4-4 and are tied for second with Coquitlam. “We’re struggling right now with our consistancy and ability to put teams away.” said general manager Dan Richardson “Discipline at key points of the game has to improve for us…

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Cannons Goalie Jordan Burke Wins Defensive Player of the Week

Goalie Jordan Burke earned Major League Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week honors following his 15-save performance in Charlotte on Saturday, leading the Cannons to a 16-8 win over the Hounds to snap a two-game losing streak. Burke allowed just four goals in almost 54 minutes of play: one each in the first and third quarters, two in the second, and none in the first 8:39 of the fourth quarter….

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Kevin Biggs Enjoying Time as Montreal Coach

Kevin Biggs was named the head coach of the Montreal Phoenix before the start of the 2012 Quebec Senior Lacrosse League season. I talked to him last night, and he said he was enjoying the season. “It has been great so far” he said “Our team, I could not expect anything more at this point in the season.We have a very young team and most guys have not played at…

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