World Lax: U19 families ready for August Worlds

July 18, 2019

This summer, Peterborough is not only welcoming 23 international lacrosse teams to the U19 women’s world championships. They are welcoming families. A family can be a team and a team can be a family. Lacrosse teammates don’t share blood – although it can be spilled on the field – but they share a strong bond. They fight for one another and work towards a common goal. One of the greatest…

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PHOTOS: Brampton Excelsiors @ Cobourg Kodiaks

July 16, 2019

Photos from the Brampton Excelsiors’ 9-3 win over the Cobourg Kodiaks at the Cobourg Community Centre on July 14, 2019. Rookie Clarke Petterson led the Excelsiors with a hat trick and two assists, while captain Mike Burke scored a pair of goals and had three assists. The win moved the Excels into sole possession of third place in the MSL, but after the Oakville Rock defeated Cobourg 14-9 on Monday,…

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MSL: Fifth-straight loss for Kodiaks following Sunday defeat to Brooklin

July 9, 2019

The Cobourg Kodiaks, once at the top of the MSL standings, are winless in their last five games, the last defeat coming at the hands of the Brooklin Lacrosse Club (2-9) on Sunday by a score of 12-7. The Kodiaks started the season 5-1 but have failed to win a game since June 18 and now sit in a three-way tie for fourth place with Brampton and Oakville. Sunday’s game…

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MLL: Stormy skies no problem for Outlaws in Mile High Fourth of July comeback win

July 7, 2019

The Denver Outlaws kept up their winning ways on America’s favourite day with a 14-13 come-from-behind win over the Chesapeake Bayhawks during their annual Mile High Fourth of July game. It puts the Outlaws at 5-1 and in first place in Major League Lacrosse. In front of 26,210 fans the Outlaws rallied from a 13-9 fourth quarter deficit during a game that was delayed 75 minutes and featured two further…

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MSL: Brooklin Lacrosse Club staying positive despite record

June 26, 2019

Today is part two of our mid-season Major Series Lacrosse review, featuring the Brampton Excelsiors, Brooklin Lacrosse Club, and Oakville Rock. Click here to part one.   Brooklin Lacrosse Club Brooklin lost a lot this year, starting with the Redmen name, which was long overdue. While the name is historic to the club, it is widely considered offensive to Indigenous people, and since lacrosse was a gift from the Indigenous…

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MSL: Kodiaks a surprise entry in league’s top three teams

June 25, 2019

It’s hard to believe we’re already a month into the 2019 Major Series Lacrosse season, but we are. The season’s biggest surprise is the emergence of the Cobourg Kodiaks, who sit in third place as of this writing. The defending Mann Cup champion Peterborough Lakers are in top spot, with the Six Nations Chiefs in second to nobody’s surprise. The Oakville Rock are right behind them in fourth with the…

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NLL: Riptide to choose first in entry draft

May 21, 2019

Saturday night the National Lacrosse League held a coin toss between the New York Riptide and Rochester Knighthawks to determine which of the 2019-2020 expansion teams would pick first in the entry and expansion drafts. The Riptide won the toss and elected to choose first in September’s entry draft, while the Knighthawks will choose first in the expansion draft next month. Opinions differ on whether the entry or expansion draft…

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NLL: Del Bianco shines in Roughnecks’ game one win over Bandits

May 20, 2019

Winning came easily to the Buffalo Bandits this season, and they got hooked on the highs that came with the success of their 14-4 regular season. It was a harder road for the Calgary Roughnecks, however, to the NLL Cup best-of-three final series. The adversity they faced during a 10-8 season grizzled them. It made them even hungrier in the Bandits, and it showed in their 10-7 win in the…

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NLL: Banditland party to continue in NLL Cup as Buffalo defeats Toronto 12-8

May 12, 2019

The party will continue in Buffalo after the Bandits defeated the Toronto Rock 12-8 on Saturday night in the NLL’s Eastern Division final. The Bandits will host games one and three (if necessary) of the NLL Cup beginning next Saturday, May 18 against the Calgary Roughnecks. The Bandits have won the Cup four previous times, but three of those wins came in the 90s. Their most recent championship was 2008…

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