PLL: High draft picks take centre stage during Archers win over Atlas

July 28, 2020

On a rainy night in Utah, the Archers LC handed Atlas LC their first loss of the season 11-10. With the first game of the PLL’s night postponed due to rain, Archers and Atlas was the main event. It was the first game of the season for the Archers, who retained most of their roster from 2019. Atlas won over the Waterdogs on Sunday afternoon, so they now fall to…

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MLL: Uppgren scores five as Cannons claim championship

July 27, 2020

Another victory was claimed by the City of Champions on Sunday afternoon as the Boston Cannons took the 2020 MLL championship 13-10 over the Denver Outlaws. Boston didn’t have a great start to the MLL season, losing to Chesapeake and Connecticut, but a solid win over Denver on Friday secured them the fourth seed. The two should have faced off in a semi-final on Saturday, but the semis were cancelled…

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PLL: Whipsnakes pick up opening day win over Redwoods

July 26, 2020

The defending Premier Lacrosse League champion Whipsnakes picked up right where they left off with a season-opening 13-9 win over Redwoods on Saturday at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman, Utah. The Whipsnakes defeated Redwoods in last year’s championship so it was like the game was just coming back from a long intermission – though each team stocked up on talent. Whipsnakes added Zed Williams, who made an immediate impact with…

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MLL: Cannons break Outlaws unbeaten streak

July 25, 2020

Turns out the Boston Cannons have more fight in them than we gave them credit for. A day after losing to the Connecticut Hammerheads, the Cannons roared back like the veteran team they are to beat the previously undefeated Denver Outlaws 10-8. With the Bayhawks beating the Hammerheads earlier in the day, the field for Saturday’s semi-finals is set. And if you enjoyed Friday’s heavyweight matchup between Boston and Denver,…

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MLL: Outlaws led by young guns in 15-10 win over Barrage

July 20, 2020

Sorry… Ward, who? Currier, who? Sunday, the Denver Outlaws defeated the Philadelphia Barrage (0-2) 15-10 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium as the MLL continues its shortened season in Annapolis. In our Outlaws’ team preview, we mentioned the loss of two bonafide stars to the PLL. But an impressive 2-0 start for the Outlaws has the team looking even better than they did the last four years challenging for the MLL…

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MLL: Cockerton stakes Cannons to come-from-behind win over Lizards

July 19, 2020

The Boston Cannons kicked off their 20th season with a come-from-behind 16-14 victory over their rivals, the New York Lizards, on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, where the MLL is holding their week-long condensed season. The Lizards were hoping for a victory after finishing last in the 2019 season, but faced an uphill battle on offense. They had no more Mark Matthews to counteract the retooled…

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ILWT Memories: Falling in love with 18 Kenyans

July 6, 2020

In these complex times of postponed sports, fans have been taking to social media with their favourite games and memories. The lacrosse world is no different. A quick scroll through any fan’s timeline will show pictures from a player’s youth, coaching, throwback games and, yes, father/daughter TikTok dance battles. It is with all this in mind we ask your indulgence as we personally look back on some of our favourite…

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ILWT photographer honoured by Philadelphia Barrage

May 26, 2020

Prior to the Major League Lacrosse entry draft on May 4, the Philadelphia Barrage honoured one of In Lacrosse We Trust’s own. Photographer Laura Kupsey was selected as an honourary draft pick in recognition for her 17 years of work as a registered nurse in the Philadelphia area where she is currently on the front lines helping those affected by the COVID-19 virus. Kupsey joined ILWT in 2018 to provide…

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NLL suspends play in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

March 12, 2020

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: Bandits win it for Tucker

March 4, 2020

The Bandits won one for Tucker. On a special night in Buffalo, Banditland came together to honour the memory of Tucker Williams and came away with a 13-9 victory over the Halifax Thunderbirds. It was the Bandits’ seventh annual Tucker Out Lymphoma game. “Both teams fought hard to win that game in tribute to Tucker,” said Bandits’ head coach John Tavares. The 8-year-old son of former Bandits’ great Shawn Williams…

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