NLL: Wings fall to old friends in Rochester

January 1, 2019

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings fell to 0-2 on the young NLL season with a 13-9 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks. The 8144 fans at Blue Cross Arena were excited to see the rivalry between the Wings and the Knighthawks renewed. After having to sit through Rochester’s opening ceremonies, the Wings came out slow and trailed 5-0 after the first quarter. Cody Jamieson and Cory Vitarelli each scored twice for…

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NLL: Nine-point debut for Staats in Seals’ win

December 28, 2018

Saturday night the San Diego Seals took the floor in the franchise’s first game in the National Lacrosse League. Their opponent was the Colorado Mammoth, on the road, in “The Loud House” in front of 13,207 fans. Not an easy task for your first game. But, thanks to rookie Austin Staats, the Seals played nothing like an expansion team in collecting their first win 17-12 in convincing fashion. Staats scored…

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NLL: Wings are back, but fall to Bandits 17-15

December 18, 2018

After a four year hiatus, the Philadelphia Wings took the floor once again at Wells Fargo Center to put on a show for 11,023 rowdy fans. Unfortunately, after 60 hard-fought minutes, the visiting Buffalo Bandits ruined the party by edging the Wings 17-15. Prior to the opening faceoff five banners were raised to the rafters. The numbers of Tom “Hollywood” Marachek (42), Jake Bergey (66) and Dallas Eliuk (35) took their…

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NLL Preview: Philadelphia Wings

December 15, 2018

Today the Philadelphia Wings make their return after a four year absence. The last time the sounds of “Sucks”, “It’s All Your Fault”, “W-I-N-G-S. WINGS” echoed in the Wells Fargo Center was April 26, 2014 in a 13-12 loss to the Colorado Mammoth. That season they were 6-12 (2-7) at home. This new brand of Wings Lacrosse will bring players like Kiel Matisz, Brett Hickey, Vaughn Harris, Jordan Hall, Josh…

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NLL: Knighthawks on the move, sort of

September 19, 2018

A fans’ worst fear is hearing rumors that their beloved team may end up folding or relocating to another city. Philadelphia and Minnesota fans know this all too well, and you can add the fans of the Rochester Knighthawks to that list – sort of. The NLL announced last week that Knighthawks’ owner Curt Styres is moving the team to Halifax, Nova Scotia for the 2019-20 season, but will leave…

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MLL: Hounds double up Bayhawks 20-10

July 24, 2018

Hounds pour on the goals during heavy rain storm In a game that could have clinched a playoff spot for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, the Charlotte Hounds had other ideas and rained on their parade as they poured on the goals in a 20-10 decisive victory Saturday night at Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in front of some very wet 2,544 fans. The victory dropped the Bayhawks (8-3) one game behind Dallas…

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NLL: Philadelphia Wings draft recap

July 23, 2018

“Oh what a Day!” It was July 11, 2014 around 2 p.m. when a press release arrived that stuck a dagger into the hearts of faithful Philadelphia Wings fans. It was announced that the team was sold and would be moving to Uncasville, CT and would later be renamed the New England Blackwolves. For a while the pain still lingered for Wings’ faithful, and to this day there is still some…

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MLL: Bayhawks defeat Lizards 16-13

July 14, 2018

Heacock, Jones Lewnes record hat-tricks in Bayhawks victory. This past Saturday, July 7th, the Chesapeake Bayhawks (8-2) defeated the New York Lizards (5-6) 16-13 to move within a half game of first place Dallas. This was the second game in five days for the Bayhawks as they defeated Boston 15-8 on July 2. Colin Heacock, Myles Jones and Nathan Lewnes all recorded hat tricks in the win. Lewnes was filling…

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MLL: Bayhawks soar past Cannons 15-8

July 5, 2018

Danowski & Heacock combine for 12 points in win over Boston Monday night the Chesapeake Bayhawks (7-2) soared to their sixth-straight victory as they defeated the Boston Cannons (3-7) 15-8 in front of 5,244 fans at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. For the first few minutes of the game Boston kept pace with the Chesapeake. Kyle Jackson even gave the Cannons an early 2-1 lead 5:45 into the contest, but the…

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NLL: Rush dynasty intact with third title in four years

June 13, 2018

Saskatchewan Rush champions again, third title in four years. Jeff Shattler named Most Valuable Player. Saturday night the Saskatchewan Rush claimed their third championship in the last four years as they defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 15-10 in front of 13,645 fans at Sasktel Centre. Jeff Shattler was named Most Valuable Player with another four goal performance in game three. Shattler finished the playoffs with eight goals and seven assists. “I’ve been…

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