PLL: Whipsnakes ram(bo) Redwoods in championship

September 24, 2019

The crowd was large. The chants were rowdy. The clouds were absent from the sky. Matt Rambo was venomous on attack. The Whipsnakes defeated the Redwoods 12-11 to win the first ever Premier Lacrosse League Championship. Matt Rambo, recently named PLL Attackman of the year, also won the MVP award with his three goal and three assist extravaganza including the game tying and game winning overtime goal. Both teams seemed…

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NLL Draft: Top 10 picks all from north of the border

September 23, 2019

The NLL’s growth in the United States continued this week with the 2019 draft at Xfinity Live in Philadelphia. It was the second consecutive draft held in the city of the league’s headquarters, boosted with the return of the Wings in 2018. Prior to 2018, the draft had been held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, with a large number of draftees hailing from the Canadian province of…

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MLL: Ice extinguishes Fire at All-Star game

August 13, 2019

Major League Lacrosse rocked Annapolis last weekend with with an All-Star extravaganza that included a professional clinic for younger players, a fan zone, a fly over, the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon and more in a festivity-jammed day. The main feature of the night was the All-Star game between Team Fire and Team Ice. Team Ice came from behind with a total team effort late in the fourth…

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ILWT Feature: Healing power of lacrosse helps Brett Queener’s biggest fan

August 2, 2019

Brett Queener strutted across the floor during warm ups one night in Philadelphia and saw a little girl who gave him a thumbs up when it seemed like everyone else was booing. The boos made sense – Philly fans never give the opposing team a warm welcome. The little girl couldn’t tell you what drew her to the member of the Boston Blazers. Maybe it was his quirky ways. Possibly…

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NLL Season in Review: Vancouver Warriors

July 27, 2019

Season in Review The Vancouver Warriors had high hopes for the 2019 season with Canucks Sports and Entertainment taking over ownership, giving the team a new identity and new home in downtown Vancouver. But it turned out to be a disappointing season for Warriors’ fans, players and coaches as the team ended up with the second worst record in the National Lacrosse League with five wins and 13 losses. The team…

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MLL: Lizards hold off late-game surge by Bayhawks

July 22, 2019

The New York Lizards beat the Chesapeake Bayhawks 14-10 despite a late game surge by Chesapeake  on Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Colin Heacock scored a hat trick while Lyle Thompson added two for the Bayhawks. The two combined for half of the goals the Bayhawks scored and showed why both are playing in the All-Star game in Annapolis next weekend. The Lizards had three guys net hat…

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PLL Week 5: The A teams fall

July 13, 2019

REDWOODS 9 ARCHERS 8 The Redwoods defeated the Archers 9-8 in a broiling overtime showdown in Washington D.C. on Saturday. The Archers went up 2-1 in the first quarter that saw a tremendous amount of turnovers from both teams. The Redwoods outscored the Archers 3-2 in the second quarter. The Redwoods came out strong in the third quarter as they outscored their opponents 4-1. The Archers shot back in the…

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PLL: Chrome celebrates first victory

July 11, 2019

The PLL’s Chrome LC finally found itself with a win and it came at the expense of Chaos on Sunday 19-11. It was Chrome’s first victory of the season – and they now claim the most goals in a single game in the PLL’s short history. Now perhaps, Chrome should be called Team Jordan as Jordan MacIntosh and Jordan Wolf combined for 13 points in the victory. Despite the show…

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