NLL: Vancouver vaporizes New England

March 18, 2019

The Vancouver Warriors defeated the New England Black Wolves 12-9 in front of almost 6,000 people at Rogers Arena on Saturday night. New England jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with goals by Joe Resetarits and Dereck Downs. The Warriors fought back with a goal by Tony Malcom and Mitch Jones before New England came howling back in the first. Quinn Powless and Reilly O’Connor each scored to put…

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MLL Draft Recap: Alex Woodall goes first to Ohio Machine

March 13, 2019

The 2019 Major League Draft happened Saturday night with some big moves shaking things up. The Towson University Tigers led the way with three of the top 20 picks including faceoff specialist Alex Woodall who was selected by the Ohio Machine. Zach Goodrich went third overall to the Boston Cannons and Brendan Sunday went 13th to the Atlanta Blaze. The University of Maryland and Penn State followed close behind with…

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NLL: Seals win over Mammoth puts them back on top in West Division

March 11, 2019

The San Diego Seals defeated the Colorado Mammoth 13-10 on Saturday night in a game of two very different halves. The win means San Diego is once again tied for first in their division. They held that spot earlier in the season before falling off slightly, but have fought their way back to the top, something relatively unheard of with an expansion team. Head coach and general manager Patrick Merrill was…

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NLL: Wings pay tribute to heroes among them

March 8, 2019

  The Wings recently celebrated Heroes Night in Philadelphia. Fans stood and applauded active and retired military personnel, firefighters, police officers, paramedics and more as pictures flashed across the big screen at Wells Fargo Center of people who have dedicated their lives to serving others. Everyone probably thinks about Welles Crowther when heroes and lacrosse are mentioned. Crowther, a former Boston College Eagle, courageously saved people trapped in the South…

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NLL: The “Manney” faces of New England’s captain

February 19, 2019

Brett Manney is a staple of U.S. Lacrosse. From Newton, PA, he is one of the strongest defensive players to come out of the United States recently and has had quite the successful indoor career. Manney quickly adapted his University of Delaware style play when he decided to enter the world of box lacrosse. From his start in San Jose to his days in Philadelphia, Brett Manney successfully grew into…

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NLL: Wings fly past Black Wolves in first game of home-and-home

February 18, 2019

Perhaps it was the memories of lacrosse years past when the Philadelphia Wings did not have a team after Mike French moved the organization to New England, but the Wings played with a chip on their shoulders Saturday night, and it resulted in a 14-10 win over the Black Wolves. Philadelphia jumped on the board early with a goal from Matt Rambo that was assisted by the newly called up…

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Editorial: Right choice made by Wings in Cloutier deal

February 16, 2019

by Tracey Happold-Brown and Anna Taylor Note: The title of this article was edited after publication to accurately reflect that it is an editorial. Last week was interesting in Philadelphia after Wings’ fans learned that first-round draft pick Chris Cloutier had been traded to the Buffalo Bandits. It was a head-scratcher, seeing the team let go of the second-overall pick, someone they had hoped would become the face of the…

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NLL: A Mammoth Perspective

February 11, 2019

Colorado Mammoth assistant coach Andrew McBride spoke with us to reflect on Saturday’s close 12-10 win against the Philadelphia Wings, which was only the second win of the season for Colorado. It’s been a tough season for Colorado who finished 11-7 last season and, as a team, is not used to this sort of struggle. The Mammoth still have some big name players despite losing players like Stephen Keogh, Bryce…

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