Taking the next step forward: UNC Men’s Lacrosse

October 5, 2013

  Chapel Hill, NC—Fresh off an ACC title and and a #1 ranking in the coach’s poll, the Tarheels felt ready to reach that elusive NCAA title, something that they haven’t won since 1991. However, the Tarheels couldn’t stop Eric Law and the Denver Pioneers as their season fizzled out to a heartbreaking end in the second round of the NCAA tournamemt. It was a long ride home from Indianapolis…


Hounds look to upset undefeated Outlaws in first round

August 19, 2013

CHARLOTTE, NC — After posting a 7-7 record in only their second season of play, the Charlotte Hounds clinched the fourth and final seed of the 2013 playoffs after defeating the Hamilton Nationals 14-11 three weeks ago at American Legion Memorial Stadium in Charlotte. However, the season’s work isn’t over yet, as the Hounds face arguably the best team in Major League Lacrosse history, the undefeated Denver Outlaws, August 24th…


Hounds Latest Victim to Undefeated Outlaws

June 30, 2013

Denver, CO— The penalty-plagued Charlotte Hounds (4-5) fell to the Denver Outlaws (9-0) by a score of 17-11 at Sports Authority Field last night. The Hounds started the game with some offensive fireworks, as long-pole Ryan Flanagan picked up a key ground ball which lead to a Matt Danowski goal only 23 seconds into the game. The teams traded scores throughout the quarter, but an unassisted goal by Jake Tripucka…


Rochester Looks to Avenge Loss to Charlotte

May 10, 2013

Charlotte, NC—Entering their second meeting in the past week, and their third meeting in both team’s last four games, the Rattlers, one of the best MLL teams on paper, are looking to avoid an 0-3 start, while the Hounds (1-1) look to have a winning record for the first time in franchise history. Last August, the Hounds played spoiler by beating the Rattlers 15-14 and keeping them from taking the…


Hounds Send Berger Back to Lizards

February 16, 2013

On February 15th at 1:15pm, Charlotte Hounds general manager Wade Leaphart announced that the team would be composing their second blockbuster trade of the off-season after sending fan-favorite Billy Bitter attackman to Rochester. Friday, Leaphart announced that the Hounds would be trading midfielder Stephen Berger, who scored the first ever goal in Hounds history, back to the New York Lizards, where Berger was a five-time all star selection. During his…


Blue Devils Unable to Avenge NCAA Tourney Loss to Pioneers

February 10, 2013

Durham, NC-There was a lot of concern on how the Denver Pioneers would find offensive firepower after attackmen Mark Matthews (47g, 17a) and Alex Demopoulos (20g, 27a) graduated last year after losing to eventual champion Loyola in the NCAA tourney. However, Saturday’s game against the Duke Blue Devils proved that getting an offense going wouldn’t be a problem in 2013. Denver exceeded their 2012 average goals per game (12.31) as…


College “Fall Ball” Classics to Look For

September 30th, 2012— Lacrosse is still a long way behind sports such as football in the line of American sports powerhouses, but there is no doubt advantages to lacrosse. Football plays only in the fall, making fans and youth players transition to other sports throughout the rest of the year. Youth players in lacrosse get to attend summer camps at high-profile colleges, travel in the fall, expose themselves to a…

September 30, 2012

NC State Wolfpack “Fall Ball” Preview

September 12, 2012- The NC State Wolfpack of the SELC conference in MCLA Lacrosse had their first losing record in five years due to lack of offensive firepower. With two top notch attackmen graduating, the Wolfpack will need to find new ways to score, even if that means going through the midfielders such as Quinn Struble. Goalie and leader Ray Distefano was arguably the best keeper in the SELC, and…

September 12, 2012

For the Love of Lusby!

August 14th, 2012 It seems like so long ago that the unfamiliar green and white were cutting down the nets of their hard work and pride after a blowout win over crosstown rival Maryland. Leading that attack was the dark horse, number twelve Eric Lusby. How can a player that scored 54 goals while still racking up 17 assists be a dark horse? Eric Lusby wasn’t even considered in the…

August 14, 2012