Arrows Take it to Lakers

May 27, 2013

The Six Nations Arrows took it to the Peterborough Lakers early and often on Sunday in Junior A action at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. Randy Staats scored 35 seconds into the game before and then was tossed from the game 1:25 later for fighting with Curtis Perry. It looked like the momentum was going to swing Peterborough’s way after that as Riley Quinlan scored just 35 seconds later to knot…


Norwood Opens Season 3-0

May 16, 2013

The Norwood James Gang continued their winning ways on Wednesday as they destroyed the Brooklin Merchants 15-6 to remain undefeated on the season (3-0). The first period was back and forth lacrosse as they teams traded goals for 20 minutes and it was tied 4-4 going into the break. The second period was a different story though as Norwood took over the game and never looked back. The James Gang…


Junior Lakers Defeat Braves 9-7

May 10, 2013

The Peterborough Lakers were missing several key players but that didn’t stop them from pulling off a victory in the Junior A season opener Thursday night. The Lakers defeated the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves 9-7 in a seesaw battle on the road in front of a raucous crowd at the Kinsmen Arena. Dan Michel opened the scoring for Peterborough followed by a shorthanded marker from Darryl Waud just 1:14 later. Davis Prince…


NLL: Minnesota Looks to Swarm Knighthawks

May 2, 2013

The NLL playoffs resume on Saturday when the Minnesota Swarm travel to Rochester to take on the Knighthawks in the Divisional Final at Blue Cross Arena. The Swarm haven’t won there since January 26th, 2008 when they squeaked out an 18-17 overtime victory in a hard fought regular season battle. Although that was only five years ago, not one single member of either of those 2008 squads remains and it…


Rock Season Ends in Surprise Loss to Minnesota

May 1, 2013

After an outstanding regular season in which they finished first overall the Toronto Rock were knocked out in the first round of the NLL playoffs by the eight seeded Minnesota Swarm. The Rock were the only team in the National Lacrosse League to win 10 regular season games (10-6) and they didn’t lose two in a row all season; until their final two games of the year when it mattered…


Rush End 2013 in Disappointment

April 30, 2013

At 9-7 the Edmonton Rush finished with the regular season with their best record since 2010 and their five game win streak mid season was the longest of any team this year in the National Lacrosse League. The Rush are a perfect example of why many feel that the NLL should insert a playoffs series format rather than the current single game knockout. Last year they finished with a dismal…


Stealth Come Back to Defeat Rush

April 28, 2013

After a slow start on Saturday night the Washington Stealth eventually came alive and went on to defeat the Edmonton Rush 12-11. At one point the Stealth were down 7-2 but were able to regain the composure as they outscored the Rush 10-4 in the second half. Washington was led by Rhys Duch who had 4 goals and 2 assists while Brett Bucktooth added a goal and 4 assists. Tyler…


NLL: Rush Look for West Repeat, But Stealth in Their Way

April 25, 2013

The Edmonton Rush will travel to Everett, WA this weekend to battle the Washington Stealth in the opening round of the NLL playoffs. Both teams finished the regular season with nine wins and seven losses but Edmonton won the season series 2-1 while outscoring the Stealth 43-32. Edmonton had he longest winning streak of any team in the league this year in a five game span that included wins over…


TurfDogs Wrap Up 2013 Season

April 24, 2013

The Durham TurfDogs wrapped up their 2013 campaign with an 11-10 overtime loss to the Toronto Shooting Stars in the CLax Final Four over the weekend.  This was a great back and forth battle and it could have gone either way; Durham put in a solid effort and should be proud of their performance. Goaltender Kevin Croswell was their first star in this semi final game and has been a…