World Lax: Haudenosaunee women deserve their spot in lacrosse

August 1, 2019

Last night’s opening ceremonies of the 2019 World Lacrosse U19 Women’s Lacrosse Championships honoured the origins of the sport within Indigenous nations as Canada hosts this tournament for the second time. The event officially opened on Tuesday, July 31 at 6 p.m. at Justin Chiu Stadium at Trent University with the first games taking place the morning of August 1st. Over the next 10 days, 22 nations – including the…

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MSL: Cobourg Kodiaks knocked out of playoff contention

July 25, 2019

The 2019 MSL playoff picture is almost set after a 10-6 loss to the Brooklin Lacrosse Club knocked the Cobourg Kodiaks out of contention for fourth spot on Wednesday night. The Kodiaks were all but mathematically eliminated going into the game after dropping eight-straight games midseason. They would have needed to win both their remaining games by large margins to squeak by either the Brampton Excelsiors or Oakville Rock. The…

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ALL: 2019 award winners announced

July 24, 2019

The Arena Lacrosse League recently handed out their year-end awards including MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, All-Rookie team and All-Star teams. John St. John of the Oshawa Outlaws was named the league’s MVP after winning the scoring race with 79 points that included 29 goals and 50 assists. He earned a practice roster spot with the Colorado Mammoth after the ALL season ended. Also nominated were…

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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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