• MSL: Lakers, Chiefs will meet for seventh consecutive year in league final
  • PLL: Waterdogs win fifth straight, this time in OT over Atlas
  • PLL: Redwoods kick off Week 9 with win over Cannons
  • OJLL: Jr. A playoffs provide plenty of storylines
  • PLL: Redwoods put league on notice; Whipsnakes hold off Chaos

MSL: Lakers, Chiefs will meet for seventh consecutive year in league final

It wasn’t without a lot of bumps and bruises but Major Series Lacrosse will send a champion to the Mann Cup for the first time since 2019. With the Covid-19 pandemic raging, the Canadian Lacrosse Association opted to cancel the national championship in 2020 and 2021. This year the winner of the Western Lacrosse Association will be hosted by the winner of Ontario’s Major Series Lacrosse circuit. In the MSL…

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PLL: Whipsnakes close out Denver weekend with win over Archers

The final game of the Premier Lacrosse League’s Denver weekend was another marquee matchup. The first place Whipsnakes took on another playoff contender in Archers. Another barn burner of a game resulted in Whipsnakes continuing their winning ways, dropping Archers 13-11. Matt Moore opened the scoring quickly for Archers with a snipe just inside the arc. Joe Nardella answered right back on the ensuing faceoff. Nardella won the draw, drove…

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PLL: Waterdogs win fifth straight, this time in OT over Atlas

The third game of Premier Lacrosse’s weekend in Denver, CO proved to be the game of the week, and quite possibly the game of the year so far. Waterdogs took on Atlas, and gave everyone their money’s worth and then some. Two of the hottest teams in the league looked to stay hot and jump up the standings with the season winding down. The “and then some” reference was to…

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PLL: Chrome uses shutout fourth quarter to cruise past Chaos

The second game of the Premier Lacrosse League’s Denver weekend was the first one of a three-game Saturday slate and boy, was it an early one. Face off was at 9:30 a.m. Denver time, as Chaos took on Chrome in a battle to the very end. Chaos is looking to string some wins together, as they are sitting dangerously close to the bottom of the standings. Chrome, is pretty towards…

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PLL: Redwoods kick off Week 9 with win over Cannons

Week 9 of the Premier Lacrosse League season was live from Barton Stadium in Denver, CO this weekend. Interesting scheduling to keep tabs on, as Friday night’s contest was a 9 p.m. start and was between Cannons and Redwoods. Currently, Redwoods look like a team on a mission as they are starting to heat up as the season progresses. As for Cannons, they sit in last place in the standings…

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OJLL: Jr. A playoffs provide plenty of storylines

EDITOR’S NOTE: With a delay between writing and publishing, the Whitby Warriors defeated the Toronto Beaches for the OJLL Iroquois Trophy, winning the first two games of the best-of-three series and capturing the trophy on home floor. Both teams will now take a break and prepare for the Minto Cup later in August. —- On the eve of the Iroquois Trophy Finals between the Whitby Warriors and Toronto Beaches Tuesday…

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PLL: Redwoods put league on notice; Whipsnakes hold off Chaos

The second half of the Premier Lacrosse League season was underway this past weekend. Rafferty Stadium in Fairfield, CT was rocking as Saturday’s games were doozies, or “lit,” as the cool kids say. Are we cool? We must be. The first game was Redwoods taking on Atlas. Atlas sat atop the standings at 4-1, while Redwoods were 1-4 with a little bit of work to do. In this one, Redwoods put…

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PLL: Not even Thor can beat Team Baptiste at 2022 All-Star Game

The Premier Lacrosse League All-Star game and skills competition festivities came to you live from Foxborough, MA this past Saturday. These weekends are always great from an entertainment standpoint and of course giving players and coaches a much needed break. As for the All-Star game itself, it was Team Farrell taking on Team Baptiste. Team Baptiste scored the victory, and big, downing Team Farrell 33-13. Yes, you read that correctly….

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World Lax: U.S. claims fourth consecutive gold at Worlds; England takes bronze

Women’s field lacrosse is a hell of a sport, and it doesn’t get the coverage it deserves from us. I hope to rectify that someday with more staff and resources. Women’s field is a vastly different sport from the men’s game, with its own rules and nuances, and should be appreciated as such. The athletes are strong, talented and inspiring and I encourage you to check out a game near…

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OJLL: Mimico leads playoff bound teams into first postseason since 2019

The Ontario Junior Lacrosse League (OJLL) playoffs begin on Wednesday. Ontario’s first full Junior A season since 2019 featured four players with one hundred points or more, and a chance for two separate three-way ties in the standings. The final three seeds were decided by the fourth league tie breaker. Here’s how the first round of the playoffs will matchup, and what to expect.  (1) Mimico Mountaineers (16-4) vs (8)…

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