NCAA: Yale Bulldogs to defend title after upsetting Penn State

May 26, 2019

Defending champion Yale Bulldogs (15-3) have a shot at defending their title after upsetting the Penn State Nittany Lions (16-2) 21-17 in the second game of the NCAA semi-finals on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Penn State’s only two losses this season were at Yale’s hands. Back on February 23rd Yale defeated Penn State 14-13 in New Haven. Yale’s 10 first-quarter goals tied a 1976 record set by Maryland…

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NLL: Heated battle in Buffalo tonight

May 11, 2019

Tonight the Buffalo Bandits and the Toronto Rock will meet for only the sixth time in the playoffs, which is surprising given the teams rivalry and dislike of one another. They last met in 2014 with Buffalo winning 15-13. Toronto holds a 3-2 record (1-1 in Buffalo). During the regular season the Rock won the season series 2-1, splitting the two meetings in Buffalo. Buffalo holds the number one overall…

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NLL: Bandits headed to East Division final

May 7, 2019

Dhane Smith, Shawn Evans and Matt Vinc lead the Bandits to Eastern Division final Saturday night the Buffalo Bandits moved ahead in their quest for the NLL Cup by defeating the New England Blackwolves 13-6 in front of 11,776 fans at the KeyBank Center. This marks the fourth time this season the Bandits have defeated New England, and a streak of eight that started on February 19, 2017. The Bandits…

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NLL: Knighthawks fall in 25th anniversary finale

April 29, 2019

In the final game of the 25th anniversary season of the Rochester Knighthawks, and the final game before the franchise moves to Halifax, the New England Black Wolves (9-9) defeated Rochester 14-12 in front of 6,158 loyal fans at Blue Cross Arena. Prior to the start of the game, end of season awards were handed out. Winners: Steve Abbamonte (Dedication to the Team) Craig Rybczynski (Seventh Man Award) James Barclay (Rookie…

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NLL: Knighthawks’ streak up to four

April 23, 2019

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (6-11) not only defeated the Vancouver Warriors (5-12) 18-6, but they also eliminated them from playoff contention in front of 5,376 fans at the Blue Cross Arena. It was the Knighthawks’ fourth win in a row. Right from the start the Knighthawks jumped all over goalie Aaron Bold and the Warriors. Mike Burke and Austin Shanks both scored in the first 43 seconds of the…

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NLL: Wings fried in Vancouver 19-12

April 17, 2019

Sunday afternoon the Philadelphia Wings (3-14) were embarrassed by the Vancouver Warriors (5-11) 19-11. This was Philadelphia’s second game in as many nights. Saturday night they fell to Saskatchewan after allowing the Rush to outscore them 7-0 in the final quarter to turn an 11-9 deficit to a 16-11 victory. Philadelphia started quick on Sunday, scoring in the first 17 seconds of the game, but then it seemed like someone…

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NLL: Wings fall to Roughnecks in final home game

April 8, 2019

Saturday afternoon the Philadelphia Wings (3-12) where roughed up by the Calgary Roughnecks (8-8) 18-13, which mathematically eliminated the Wings from playoff contention. The loss also marked the end of the Wings’ home schedule. A return five years in the making was bittersweet to the fans as they didn’t want to see it end just yet. “A lot of years, if you’re not having a good season, everything is down…

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NLL: Mammoth take first half of home-and-home with Warriors

March 25, 2019

Friday night we had playoff atmosphere lacrosse in Vancouver as the Colorado Mammoth (5-8) defeated the Vancouver Warriors (4-9) 11-7 in front of 5,800 fans at Rogers Arena. This was a huge win for the Mammoth as both teams will face each other again tonight, but this time in the famed “Loud House” in Colorado. With the win, Colorado tied the season series at a game apiece and hold a…

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NLL: Seals take first meeting with Wings

March 19, 2019

Saturday night the two newest teams in the National Lacrosse League met for the first time in a highly anticipated match. The Philadelphia Wings (2-10) and the San Diego Seals (7-4) faced off in a classic battle that fell the way of the Seals 13-11. The Wings were looking for a win over a team that, in theory, was on level ground with them. In reality, of course, the Seals…

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NCAA: Mailman delivers for Drexel during Philly 4 Lacrosse Classic

March 13, 2019

Sunday afternoon the Drexel Dragons (3-3) defeated the #11 Villanova Wildcats (3-3) 15-10 in the inaugural Philly 4 Lacrosse Classic at Vidas Field. It was their second victory of the weekend; on Friday night the Dragons faced the St. Joe’s Hawks at Villanova University and walked away with a 10-7 victory after scoring the final four of the game. Marshall King and Matthew Varian each had hat tricks and Matt Soran (2),…

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