NLL: Rock finish regular season with win over Warriors

April 27, 2019

The Toronto Rock (12-6) finished their regular season with a 15-9 win over the Vancouver Warriors (5-13) on Friday night at Rogers Arena. They enter the playoffs on a two-game winning streak, ready to face the second place Georgia Swarm in the first round next week. The Rock used a dangerous power play to get past a Warriors’ team bent on ending their season on a positive note. “We knew…

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NCAA: Penn takes Ivy championship with big win over Dartmouth

April 27, 2019

Last Saturday, April 20, the University of Pennsylvania Quakers handed the Dartmouth Big Green their biggest loss of the season, 22-6 at Franklin Field. It drops the Big Green to 2-10 overall and 0-5 in Ivy play. Their only wins of the season have come 11-4 over Wagner and 11-7 over Binghamton. Meanwhile, the Quakers, with their 8-3, 6-0 record and eight-game winning streak, win the Ivy title and will…

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ALL: Partnership with NLL a success in first season

April 26, 2019

The Arena Lacrosse League grew leaps and bounds this year. Having recently concluded its third season, the Ontario-based indoor league crowned the St. Catharines ShockWave champions after a competitive regular season and playoffs. The ALL struck a partnership with the NLL this season which “included the continuance of player movement between the leagues, placement of game officials, and the development of potential future NLL coaches, management, and players,” according to…

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NCAA: Buckeyes spoil Blue Jays’ senior day

April 19, 2019

The #8 Ohio State Buckeyes paid a visit to the #15 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays on Sunday and came away with a close 14-13 win. Jackson Reid capped a five-goal day with the game winner with 49 seconds left in the game. The Buckeyes went 8-0 before conference play started, but this was their first conference win in three tries, with previous losses to Rutgers and Penn State. Hopkins is…

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ALL: St. Catharines ShockWave win ALL Cup

April 18, 2019

Another Arena Lacrosse League season is in the books. The league crowned their third champion in three years this past weekend as the St. Catharines ShockWave took down the Paris RiverWolves 8-6 at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena to win the ALL Cup. The ShockWave were the cream of the crop this season with a 13-1 regular season record. Their only loss was during a brutally shorthanded game vs. the Six…

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ALL: Champion to be crowned this weekend

April 13, 2019

The Arena Lacrosse League’s final four is set for this Saturday and Sunday at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena in Ohsweken. Three teams were eliminated from the chase for the ALL Cup last weekend in quarter-final play at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville. The Whitby Steelhawks defeated the Peterborough Timbermen 12-7, the Paris RiverWolves beat the Six Nations Snipers 20-11 and the Oshawa Outlaws were victorious over the Toronto…

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NCAA: #1 Penn State defeats #3 Maryland

April 10, 2019

On Sunday, March 31, the number one ranked Penn State Nittany Lions defeated the third ranked, 2017 NCAA DI champion, Maryland Terrapins 13-10 at Maryland Stadium. It was Penn State’s first-ever varsity win over Maryland. Penn State, which is on a six game winning streak, led 8-1 after the first quarter but Maryland shut them out in the second, scoring two goals of their own to trail 8-3 at halftime….

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NLL: Hill backstops Knighthawks to second-straight victory

April 9, 2019

The Rochester Knighthawks did their part, but their 12-10 win over the Toronto Rock on Saturday night at Blue Cross Arena wasn’t enough to secure them a playoff spot. The New England Black Wolves’ win over San Diego meant the ‘Wolves took the last Eastern Division playoff spot. The Knighthawks played spoiler, though, although it probably gave them little comfort once they stepped off the floor and heard the score…

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NLL: Staats brothers next in long tradition of family facing off in NLL

April 5, 2019

Friday night marks the first time the next set of lacrosse playing brothers will face off against each other in the National Lacrosse League, as Randy Staats’ Georgia Swarm host Austin Staats’ San Diego Seals. Austin has long been touted as someone to watch in lacrosse for his dynamic ability to score and create chances. Teams were salivating over him long before left Onondaga Community College to declare himself eligible…

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