MLL Week 2: Jr. scores as Cannons roar

June 15, 2019

Major League Lacrosse only played two games during the second week of the season, but they proved to be pivotal as John Grant Jr. became the new points leader moving past PLL founder and former MLL star Paul Rabil. Defending champion Denver quenched the hot starting Atlanta Blaze 18-16 in a barn burner. Denver’s victory moved the Outlaws into third place behind undefeated Chesapeake. Atlanta fell into the fourth spot…

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MLL: Cannons win home opener in new stadium

June 9, 2019

The Boston Cannons beat the New York Lizards 13-12 in the Cannons’ new stadium in Quincy, Massachusetts, last Saturday, June 1. The stadium received a significant contribution from the Boston Cannons to make it ready for a Major League Lacrosse venue. And it was evident that Quincy supports this team because the sell out crowd of over 5,000 cheered almost non-stop. The Cannons’ press release expressed head coach Sean Quirk’s…

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NCAA: Cabrini wins first-ever DIII title

May 29, 2019

Sunday afternoon the Cabrini Cavaliers (22-2) defeated the Amherst Mammoths (18-4) 16-12 in front of 18,702 fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia to capture their first D III National Championship. Cabrini University sits only 23 miles from Lincoln Financial Field in Radnor Township, so there was no doubt of the fan following that would show on this day. “Obviously for our guys, it’s an unbelievable opportunity to play on…

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NLL: Bandits headed to East Division final

May 7, 2019

Dhane Smith, Shawn Evans and Matt Vinc lead the Bandits to Eastern Division final Saturday night the Buffalo Bandits moved ahead in their quest for the NLL Cup by defeating the New England Blackwolves 13-6 in front of 11,776 fans at the KeyBank Center. This marks the fourth time this season the Bandits have defeated New England, and a streak of eight that started on February 19, 2017. The Bandits…

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MLL: Players on the move after dispersal draft

April 29, 2019

Major League Lacrosse shocked the lacrosse community on April 1, 2019 when it announced that it was eliminating the Charlotte Hounds, Florida Launch and Ohio Machine, leaving many to believe it was an April Fool’s joke. The workers, players and fans of the organizations quickly learned this was not a poorly contrived prank – the league will continue on with just six teams, meaning roster spots are now at a…

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NLL: Knighthawks fall in 25th anniversary finale

April 29, 2019

In the final game of the 25th anniversary season of the Rochester Knighthawks, and the final game before the franchise moves to Halifax, the New England Black Wolves (9-9) defeated Rochester 14-12 in front of 6,158 loyal fans at Blue Cross Arena. Prior to the start of the game, end of season awards were handed out. Winners: Steve Abbamonte (Dedication to the Team) Craig Rybczynski (Seventh Man Award) James Barclay (Rookie…

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PLL: 24 players taken during inaugural draft

April 25, 2019

The 2019 Premier Lacrosse League draft was held on Monday but was held until 2 a.m. when it was shown on tape-delay on NBC Sports Network. With four rounds and six teams the PLL draft only featured 24 picks so there really isn’t much room to error, no matter how stacked every roster is already. Archers LC had the first overall pick and they went with the bonafide favourite and…

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NLL: Bandits secure first place

April 24, 2019

There’s no place like home, especially during the playoffs. For the Buffalo Bandits, they’ll enjoy being home for as long as they’re in the postseason as their 12-6 win over the New England Black Wolves and the Philadelphia Wings’ 19-14 victory over the Georgia Swarm clinched home floor advantage for Buffalo. Their first-round matchup will be against the Black Wolves on Saturday, May 4th at 7:30 p.m. Head coach John Tavares…

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