• NLL: Mammoth grind out win over Roughnecks
  • NLL: Boushy’s big debut not enough to propel Knighthawks to win
  • NLL: Manning didn’t miss a beat in return to Roughnecks
  • NCAA: Mailman delivers for Drexel during Philly 4 Lacrosse Classic
  • MLL Draft Recap: Alex Woodall goes first to Ohio Machine

NLL: Seals take first meeting with Wings

Saturday night the two newest teams in the National Lacrosse League met for the first time in a highly anticipated match. The Philadelphia Wings (2-10) and the San Diego Seals (7-4) faced off in a classic battle that fell the way of the Seals 13-11. The Wings were looking for a win over a team that, in theory, was on level ground with them. In reality, of course, the Seals…

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NLL: Mammoth grind out win over Roughnecks

Down four goals early and fighting for their playoff lives, a stubborn Colorado Mammoth team put on a gritty show of lacrosse to defeat the Calgary Roughnecks 11-9 on Saturday night at Scotiabank Saddledome. The win moves Colorado to 4-8 on the season and sets up an enormous home-and-home series with the Vancouver Warriors next week. “It’s a big win for us. From here on out every game for us…

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NLL: Vancouver vaporizes New England

The Vancouver Warriors defeated the New England Black Wolves 12-9 in front of almost 6,000 people at Rogers Arena on Saturday night. New England jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with goals by Joe Resetarits and Dereck Downs. The Warriors fought back with a goal by Tony Malcom and Mitch Jones before New England came howling back in the first. Quinn Powless and Reilly O’Connor each scored to put…

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NLL: Bandits best Rush 12-11 in OT

In a see-saw battle, the Buffalo Bandits earned a 12-11 overtime win against the Saskatchewan Rush in Saturday night action. The Bandits improve to a league-best 11-3 record with the win, while the Rush (6-5) drop to second place in the West Division, behind the surprising expansion franchise San Diego Seals. Buffalo opened the scoring with two quick goals in the first 3:37 of the game. Saskatchewan responded with two…

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NLL: Boushy’s big debut not enough to propel Knighthawks to win

The Georgia Swarm became the first team to clinch an NLL playoff berth on Friday night, but it didn’t come easily against Chris Boushy and a revamped Rochester Knighthawks squad. The Swarm were at Blue Cross Arena to face the Knighthawks, which had six new faces in their lineup (with two more in the stands waiting their turn). The Swarm jumped on them early, leading 5-0 just over five minutes…

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NLL: Manning didn’t miss a beat in return to Roughnecks

Chances are, unless you’re a die-hard Roughnecks’ fan, you may not have noticed that Saturday night saw the return of veteran defender Curtis Manning. For the visiting Toronto Rock however, the 6’3”, 210-pound Manning was hard to miss. In his first game in 10 months, the big righty helped the Roughnecks to a 15-9 win. “He’s a big body and very athletic and a very intelligent player,” praised head coach…

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ALL: Playoff race tightens with three weeks left

There are only three weeks left in the Arena Lacrosse League’s regular season, and every team has an eye on the playoffs. Of course, every one of the seven teams in the league will make the playoffs, but positioning is important. First place, which can be clinched by the St. Catharines ShockWave after one more win, will receive a bye in the first round of single-elimination games. Then it will…

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NCAA: Mailman delivers for Drexel during Philly 4 Lacrosse Classic

Sunday afternoon the Drexel Dragons (3-3) defeated the #11 Villanova Wildcats (3-3) 15-10 in the inaugural Philly 4 Lacrosse Classic at Vidas Field. It was their second victory of the weekend; on Friday night the Dragons faced the St. Joe’s Hawks at Villanova University and walked away with a 10-7 victory after scoring the final four of the game. Marshall King and Matthew Varian each had hat tricks and Matt Soran (2),…

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