The Hunt For a Top Seed : Lizards vs. Hounds

August 1, 2014

The New York Lizards will be taking on the Charlotte Hounds tonight in a tilt that the Lizards hope will help propel them into a top seed for the fast approaching playoffs. The Lizards sit in third place in the MLL Standings with a record of 7-5. While their opponents, the Hounds, sit in seventh place with a record of 4-8. The Lizards have had an impressive season so far…


Vikings in Denver: Team Norway Preview

July 6, 2014

Norway is coming off some disappointing finishes in the 2010 World Championships and the 2012 European Championships, finishing 24th at Worlds and 14th at the European Championships. With no World Championship under their belt the Norwegians gain a lot of experience at the international stage that has been hard to come by in the northern European countries like Norway, Sweden and Finland. The Norwegian participated in the Scandinavian Lacrosse Challenge…


Y Driegiau Coch: Team Wales Preview

July 3, 2014

Y Driegiau Coch means “The Red Dragon” in Welsh and the Welsh National team will be channeling that fierceness during their World Championship run come July the 10th. The Welsh are coming off some steady performances at the 2010 and 2012 World and European Championships respectively, placing 11th at the 2010 Worlds and 10th at the 2012 European Championships. Wales has been a consistent team when it comes to final…


Team Scotland Preview: The Kilted Men of Scotland

July 1, 2014

We will be taking a look at a different FIL team each day leading up to the tournament in Denver. The men in kilts are looking to improve on their improving run that they have had since the 2006 World Championships, where they took 11th out of 21 teams. Since the 2006 World Championships Scotland has gone up to ninth after the ’08 European Championships, seventh in the ’10 World…


MCLA Bracketology: Grand Valley State Leads D2

May 10, 2014

The D2 Tournament seems much more interesting and much more open to seeing a new Champion this year. This year we have seen the deposing of the back to back champion St. Thomas Tommies fall from their stranglehold #1 position down to the 4th seed, which happens to be their lowest seed since 2007. This year also saw the most movement in the top ten that I can remember in…


MCLA Bracketology: D1 Led by Arizona State, Colorado

May 6, 2014

The MCLA National Tournament brackets have been announced and now it is time to play with the teams to find the winners before the games. Although not always correct, this comes from in-depth research and film watching of each team. *Winners will be in bold. #1 Arizona St. (SLC AQ) vs. Indiana (GRLC AQ) This year we have a new  No. 1 overall seed in Arizona St. from the SLC….


Swarm Battle Mammoth: The Other MN vs. CO Game Tonight

April 19, 2014

The Minnesota Swarm will be taking on the Colorado Mammoth tonight in Minnesota. This game is really only a factor for the Mammoth, who are in the midst of a battle for the last place in the playoffs. The Mammoth are a game and a half ahead of the Vancouver Stealth. This game is being over shadowed by the NHL Playoff game between the Minnesota Wild and the Colorado Avalanche,…


Minnesota Eliminated: What Now?

April 18, 2014

The Minnesota Swarm have been eliminated from the 2014 NLL playoffs—this will be the only the third time in the Swarm’s history that they have missed the playoffs. The Swarm had a rough year this season, only winning two of their first 10 games. The Swarm have improved their play in the last number of weeks, going 2-4. At the 2013 Entry Draft the Swarm drafted four first rounders, Logan…


The Rock Come to Minnesota

March 16, 2014

Alex Urquhart The Minnesota Swarm will be hosting the Toronto Rock this evening at home in the Excel Energy Center, also called the Hive by its fans and players. The Rock roll into Minnesota at 4-7 on the season, while the Swarm are returning home after three games on the road. The Swarm are running in last place in the East at 2-8. The Swarm are coming home to St….


NCAA Preview: UNC goes to Durham

March 15, 2014

Alex Urquhart The North Carolina Tar Heels are making their way to Durham to take on the Duke Blue Devils. This is one of the biggest rivalries in college sports. There is only, roughly, 10 miles between the two campuses and that has sparked one of the greatest bubbles of animosity between two schools, just look at college basketball when these two play each other. Now lacrosse is a bit…