NLL: Second-quarter comeback leads Rock over Bandits

December 22, 2018

The Toronto Rock and Buffalo Bandits played a classic to open their season series on Friday night at Keybank Center in Buffalo with the Rock prevailing 17-12. A good crowd of 10,370 was on hand for the Bandits’ home opener and the first of three games the rivals will play against each other this season. Their first meeting was a high energy, high scoring affair that saw all the expected…


NLL Preview: Rochester Knighthawks

December 14, 2018

The Rochester Knighthawks were pretty pleased with their 2018 season, coming out of a scarily tight Eastern Division in second place before advancing to the NLL Finals where they fell in three games to the Rush. Despite the good finish, it was a season-long fight with every other team in the East, a fight which has now gotten bigger with the addition of the Philadelphia Wings. The ‘Hawks are entering…


NLL cancels first two weeks of 2019 season

November 16, 2018

The National Lacrosse League has officially cancelled the first two weeks of its much-anticipated 2019 season after negotiations surrounding the player’s collective bargaining agreements failed. The season was supposed to open on December 1st, but with negotiations ongoing for the past month, players never reported for training camps. Negotiations began in March but meetings were few and far between as the NLL showed no sense of urgency in getting a…


CUFLA: Win over Excalibur has Badgers looking for Baggataway Cup redemption

November 14, 2018

Once again Canadian University Field Lacrosse’s top prize will be contested by the top two teams from the west division. The Brock Badgers’ thrilling 12-11 OT semi-final win over the Trent Excalibur has secured them a date with the Western Mustangs, 10-6 winners over the McGill Redmen, for the Baggataway Cup. The game can be watched live and free at at 1 p.m. Sunday. Brock is looking for revenge…


MSL: Rock won’t roll over for Lakers

August 24, 2018

The Oakville Rock are proving to be formidable opponents. Of course, the Peterborough Lakers already knew they would be, but everyone else now knows it too after the Rock defeated the Lakers 10-8 in game two of the best-of-seven MSL final series on Thursday night at the TRAC. The series is tied 1-1 with game three set for Sunday night at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Centre. The Rock have…


MSL: Redmen frustrated after falling to Lakers in game seven

August 21, 2018

Can anyone beat the Peterborough Lakers? Brooklin Redmen head coach Derek Keenan is wondering that after his Redmen fell 13-7 in game seven of their MSL semi-final series last week despite having the strongest team the Durham Region franchise has seen in years. The Lakers jumped out to a convincing 3-0 series lead, only to see the Redmen storm back and win the next three. Game seven was tied at…


WLA: Salmonbelllies on brink

August 7, 2018

The Maple Ridge Burrards took a surprising 3-0 series stranglehold over the New Westminster Salmonbellies on Monday night at Queen’s Park Arena with a 12-10 overtime win. It’s not that the Burrards aren’t capable; of course they are. The 2016 WLA champions only got better this season with the addition of Curtis Dickson, and in three playoff games he’s already scored 11 goals. But the ‘Bellies are the 2017 WLA…


World Lax: Canada dominates Scotland 22-3

July 15, 2018

Team Canada moved to 2-0 at the World Field Lacrosse Championships after a 22-3 win over Team Scotland on Saturday in blue group play. Canada dominated the first three quarters of play, building a 17-0 lead. Scotland had a strong fourth, scoring three times as they began to look ahead to an easier test against England on Sunday. Curtis Dickson and Mark Cockerton led Canada with four goals each while…


WLA: Salmonbellies sink Lakers in OT

July 7, 2018

The New Westminster Salmonbelllies took over top spot in the Western Lacrosse Association on Friday after a 17-16 win over the Burnaby Lakers at Bill Copeland Sports Centre. The Salmonbellies outscored the Lakers 2-1 in the overtime period, forced after Joel Matthews tied the game at 15 with 1:12 left to play. Austin Jerhoff scored the winning goal at 4:20 of overtime. Eli McLaughlin scored with an extra attacker to…


MLL: Denver dominates during Mile High Fourth of July

July 5, 2018

The Denver Outlaws put up a big score in front of a big crowd on Wednesday night as they defeated the Boston Cannons 26-11 during their annual Mile High Fourth of July celebration. The crowd of 29,973 fans is the fourth largest in Major League Lacrosse history. The game marked the first time the Outlaws have defeated the Cannons during their Mile High Fourth. Boston was victorious in four previous…