Israel Lacrosse Moves to 3-2

Dan Leventhal scored five goals, and Hank Altschuler played a stellar game between the pipes, as the Israel men’s national lacrosse team topped No. 9 Ireland, 12-11, at Amsterdam Bos on Tuesday.   Israel raced out to 2-0, 4-2 and 6-4 leads, but Ireland answered the bell each time, staying within striking distance as they stifled the Israeli offense for the last 13 minutes of the first half. Ireland tied the game at 6-6 with…

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Jr A Preview: Whitby Warriors Vs. Brampton Excelsiors

On Tuesday night the Whitby Warriors will be back in action as they take on the Brampton Excelsiors. Whitby has 12-2 record on the season so far and sits in second place in the league. Brampton has a record of 8-5-1 and currently sits in fifth place in the league. This will be an intriguing matchup as this is the first meeting between these two teams this season. Brampton will…

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Mike Stone Blog: Cannons Snap the Streak

We finally stopped the losing streak and started playing as a team again! Charlotte is a very difficult team to match up against because they have a tremendously talented roster, and while though their record might not show it, they are going to gel soon and be a tough team to stop. We went into Charlotte riding a 2 game losing streak, so it was a delicate situation to make…

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Jordan Burke Continues MLL Domination

Jordan Burke was not an MLL all star last season. He ended up being the Championship game MVP, and taking home the Steinfeld Cup with the World Champion Boston Cannons. This season, his domination of Major League Lacrosse continues. He has played 416 minutes this season in net, and he leads MLL with a goals against average of 9.36. In second place is TC DiBartolo, who has played just 140…

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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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