• PHOTOS: New England @ Philadelphia
  • ILWT Feature: The kaleidoscopic world of Brodie Merrill
  • NLL suspends play in wake of COVID-19 outbreak
  • NLL: Schreiber’s return not enough to help Rock past Roughnecks
  • NLL: Jamieson leads Thunderbirds over Bandits

ILWT Feature: The kaleidoscopic world of Brodie Merrill

A kaleidoscope is a tricky device that uses light to make things that are ordinary blend together to make brilliant patterns. This describes Brodie Merrill perfectly – one of the best defenders to play the game in either field or box, but a quiet, humble person. It can be argued that Merrill paved the way for Canadian lacrosse players to come to colleges and universities in the United States in exchange…

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NLL unveils new logo to celebrate fans, players and sport

(Philadelphia, March 18, 2020)- The National Lacrosse League today unveiled a new logo to honor all constituencies during these challenging times. The logo contains images from all areas connected to the league and will be updated periodically as fans, players, and other interested parties send in new images. A press release from the league stated: “We cannot celebrate our games, but we can celebrate our fans, our players, and our…

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NLL suspends play in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

The National Lacrosse League announced today that the 2020 season would be put on hold during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The NLL is not the only sports league to take preventative measures, joining the NBA, NHL and MLB as well as the NCAA. The Ivy League was among the first in the lacrosse world to act, cancelling the remainder of the spring sports season including men’s lacrosse. The Arena Lacrosse…

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NLL: Schreiber’s return not enough to help Rock past Roughnecks

Riding a four-game home win streak, the Toronto Rock received an offensive boost Sunday prior to their lone matchup this season against the Calgary Roughnecks. Both Tom Schreiber, who missed six games to injury, and Dan Dawson, who missed the last two, returned to the Rock lineup. The excitement surrounding their return was evident in the building, but it would be short lived as Calgary eventually spoiled the party with…

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NLL: Jamieson leads Thunderbirds over Bandits

Cody Jamieson carried the Halifax Thunderbirds to an 11-9 victory over the Buffalo Bandits on Sunday afternoon at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. With two minutes left in the game, Corey Small scored to give Buffalo the 9-8 lead. But Jamieson refused to let Halifax lose. He scored a point in all of Halifax’s six goals in the first half and still had some magic left in the fourth quarter….

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NLL: Wings fall to Wolves at Wells Fargo

The New England Black Wolves were on the prowl Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center and they took down their prey – the Philadelphia Wings. New England went on to win 9-7 after jumping out to a 4-2 lead in the first. The game, which was quite physical, ended as it began. Just 26 in, a scrap between Nick Chaykowsky and Steph Charbonneau broke out. It ended with another scrap…

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NLL: Split weekend for Swarm

The Georgia Swarm went 1-1 on the weekend as they defeated the New York Riptide on Saturday and lost to the Philadelphia Wings at home on Sunday. Georgia now sits in second place in the East Division with a 7-5 overall record. Against the Riptide, it was a defensive battle and Georgia could not get anything to go on the offensive end. Entering the third trailing 2-1, Georgia started to…

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NLL: Rush explode for 17 goals in win over Warriors

The Saskatchewan Rush offense has struggled to find offensive consistency this season, but finally put things together on Saturday night when they handed the Vancouver Warriors a 17-7 drubbing. The win improves the Rush record to 7-3, keeping them locked into first place in the West Division, while the Warriors continue to struggle, sitting in last place in the division at 4-9. Saskatchewan got off to a quick lead, going…

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NLL: Mammoth victory over Philadelphia

Despite a fourth quarter surge that looked like Philadelphia could pull off a late run into victory, the Colorado Mammoth and Dillon Ward held on to claim the win in a gritty 11-10 game on Saturday. The big talk of the week was how recently acquired Tyler Digby would adjust to the Colorado offense without a lot of time to acclimate to their style of play. Digby seemed to fit…

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