NLL: Split weekend for Swarm

March 9, 2020

The Georgia Swarm went 1-1 on the weekend as they defeated the New York Riptide on Saturday and lost to the Philadelphia Wings at home on Sunday. Georgia now sits in second place in the East Division with a 7-5 overall record. Against the Riptide, it was a defensive battle and Georgia could not get anything to go on the offensive end. Entering the third trailing 2-1, Georgia started to…

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NLL: Roughnecks take OT win over Swarm after deluge of 4th quarter goals

February 26, 2020

The defending champion Calgary Roughnecks came into Infinite Energy Arena on Saturday night and pulled out an 18-17 overtime victory over the Georgia Swarm. Reigning NLL MVP Dane Dobbie returned to the lineup for Calgary after serving a six-game suspension. And he made his illustrious return with a bang, rattling off six goals and recording one assist in the victory, including the game winner. Curtis Dickson (5G/5A) and Rhys Duch…

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NLL: Divisional win for Swarm over Riptide

February 18, 2020

The Georgia Swarm took down divisional foe New York Riptide 14-9 on Saturday night to even up the season series and get revenge for last month’s loss to the Riptide on Long Island. Down in Georgia this time around, the Swarm were buzzin’ the whole game. Tyler Digby got New York on the board first in the opening minutes of the contest, but the defense quickly set in on both…

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NLL: Swarm snap losing streak in OT win over Black Wolves

January 28, 2020

The Georgia Swarm snapped a three-game losing streak and handed the New England Black Wolves their first loss of the season on Sunday afternoon, winning 11-10 in an overtime thriller.  Andrew Kew put New England on the board first just under four minutes into the fourth. Shayne Jackson got the Georgia offense going lead than a minute later, sparking a two-goal run for the Swarm.  New England went on a…

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NLL: MacRae’s OT winner gives Riptide first win

January 20, 2020

The New York Riptide defeated the Georgia Swarm to secure a 13-12 home victory at NYCB Live on Saturday night. It was their first win franchise history. New York was able to get a fast break opportunity where Ryan Fournier found Dan MacRae open down the floor 2:10 into the extra period. The game also marked the first time that Georgia has lost more than two games in a row…

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NLL: Swarm stumble at home

January 13, 2020

The Georgia Swarm lost their second consecutive game at home on Saturday night, falling 16-10 against the Buffalo Bandits. Both teams came into the game after suffering home losses two weeks prior. It was Lacrosse Out Cancer night in Georgia with the team wearing special uniforms. From early on, this game was a one-sided affair. Buffalo came out firing on all cylinders and took advantage of an uncharacteristically bad Georgia…

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NLL: Ward’s strong play leads Mammoth over Swarm on the road

December 30, 2019

In what was a back-and-forth affair, the Colorado Mammoth were able to defeat the Georgia Swarm 13-11 on the road Saturday night at Infinite Energy Arena. In the end, it was goaltending that made the difference as Colorado’s Dillon Ward made 36 saves on 51 shots, including multiple huge stops in the final minute. Georgia’s Mike Poulin made 33 saves on 46 shots on goal. “I thought we had some…

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NLL: Strong home opener from Swarm sees 12-6 victory

December 16, 2019

Georgia Swarm head coach Ed Comeau secured his 100th career regular season win as the Swarm burned the Philadelphia Wings in a 12-6 victory during their home opener. Comeau joins Derek Keenan, Darrius Kilgour and Troy Cordingley as the only four coaches to have achieved that number of wins in the regular season. Georgia thrived behind a seven-point (4G/3A) performance from Lyle Thompson. Additionally, Shayne Jackson tallied five points (3G/2A)…

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SEASON PREVIEW: Georgia Swarm

November 28, 2019

The Georgia Swarm are coming into the 2020 season after a 2019 campaign where they went 12-6 and finished second in the East Division. The Swarm were knocked out of the playoffs in the East Division semifinals for the first time since 2016, losing a tight 16-14 contest at home against the Toronto Rock. With a ton of talent back and hopefully a fully healthy Mike Poulin in net, Georgia…

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World Lax: Finland will challenge for fifth

September 27, 2019

In just their second ever appearance at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, Finland has turned more heads than maybe any team at the tournament. From their dominating 4-0 record in pool play to the offensive firepower they possess, Finland has been one of the most impressive teams at the 2019 WILC. Finland made more headway on Thursday as they defeated Czech Republic to advance to the fifth place game where…

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