NLL: Rock looking for seventh straight win on Sunday

February 22, 2019

The first place Toronto Rock will be tested on the road by a well-rounded New England Black Wolves team this Sunday afternoon. Budding stars Derek Downs, Nick Chaykowsky and Joel Coyle continue to impress as their time in the NLL progresses. Veterans such as Callum Crawford, Stephan Leblanc and Andrew Suitor bring stability on both sides of the floor not only supporting the young players but also contributing where their…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: Blazers fight off Minutemen to return to the finals

February 22, 2019

After blowing a six-goal lead, the defending champion Blazers scored the game’s last five goals to earn a hard-fought, come-from-behind 12-8 victory over the Minutemen and a chance to win their sixth straight Boston Box Lacrosse League title. That championship game will be the fifth straight finals match-up against Bullseye, as the regular-season champs blitzed PrimeTime 23-9 in the first semi-final at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham on Feb….

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NLL: Black Wolves turn tables on Wings

February 21, 2019

The Philadelphia Wings (2-8) were looking for their first two game winning streak of the season, but the New England Black Wolves (5-4) had other plans as they drubbed the Wings 17-11 in the back end of a home-and-home matchup Sunday. This game picked up right where the teams left off Saturday night with some hard hitting and it took just 15 seconds for both teams to have two men…

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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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NLL: Career night for Crawford clips the Knighthawks

February 13, 2019

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (2-6) fell to the New England Blackwolves (4-3) 16-13 in front of 5,766 fans at Mohegan Sun Arena. After a tightly contested first quarter the Blackwolves came to life. New England would go on an eight-goal run that started at 2:18 of the second quarter and culminated with the final goal of the at 4:03 of the third quarter. The Black Wolves’ defense kept Rochester…

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NLL: Swarm take season series over Black Wolves with 10-8 win

February 3, 2019

The Georgia Swarm and New England Black Wolves met each other for the third and final time this season on Saturday night. The Swarm won a very close one by a score of 10-8, also taking the season series 2-1. Defense, and goaltending in particular, was every bit as good as the offense was in this game. There were some long offensive droughts on both sides that were caused by…

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NLL: Bandits bombard Black Wolves 15-5

January 29, 2019

A day after an embarrassing loss to their arch rivals, the Buffalo Bandits roared out of the gate and trampled the New England Black Wolves 15-5 at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday afternoon. Saturday night’s loss in Rochester and a long travel day to Connecticut (two hours from Boston’s airport to Uncasville) were just blips in the radar as the Bandits had the only lead they would need 5:33 into…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: Blazers hand Bullseye their first loss

January 25, 2019

Both Boston Box Lacrosse League games on Jan. 22 ended with one team scoring the last four goals of the contest, and with a final score of 12-11, but the similarities mostly ended there as the Minutemen used their closing spurt to overtake the MegaWhales, while Bullseye fell just short in an attempt to come back against the Blazers. In the opening game at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham,…

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