Chiefs Crush Excelsiors, Northmen Win in Playoffs

August 5, 2012

The Orangeville Northmen entered the OLA Junior A playoffs on a great run. The streak propelled the Horn Heads to a first round sweep of the Burlington Chiefs, and a hard-fought 4-1 series victory over Whitby. While the second round was a rougher series, Orangeville dominated the Warriors for the majority. The same could be said about the Six Nations Arrows who, before the final round, had yet to lose…

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Northmen Win Series Over Warriors

July 31, 2012

After the Six Nations Arrows sent the Peterborough Lakers home from the OLA Junior A playoffs on Sunday night, the Whitby Warriors returned home to host the Orangeville Northmen for game five of their best-of-seven series. On Sunday night Orangeville hosted game four and despite a three-goal run in the first by Whitby and a late third period marker, the Northmen held on to win 5-4 and lead the series…

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Warriors Will Play in Minto Cup Despite Loss to Northmen

The Orangeville Northmen stormed into Iroqouis Park Arena looking to down the defending Minto Cup champions and advance to the Ontario finals against the Six Nations Arrows. The Northmen hit the floor flying and hit found the scoreboard early and often. Jordan Critch ripped an underhand bounce shot past Whitby netminder Alexis Buque 52 seconds into the contest. The Warriors struggled to get their offense set up early as the…

July 31, 2012
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Indians and Rebels set to meet in the OJBLL Finals

July 30, 2012

Photo Credit: Devyn Gallagher After three long and grueling series, the stage has been set for the 2012 OJBLL finals as the Six Nations Rebels will take on the Akwesasne Indians. The Akwesasne Indians found their way to the finals by beating the Clairington Green Gaels in 4 games. The Indians received a little scare in game 3 in Bowmanville when the Green Gaels won in dominant fashion to a…

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Red Devils One Win Away From OJBLL Finals

The Wallaceburg Red Devils are one win away from making their first trip to the OJBLL finals in franchise history after defeating the Six Nations Rebels last night 12-11. The fifth seed Red Devils upset the top ranked Rebels on their home floor at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena for the second time in the Western Conference finals. In the first period, Wallaceburg hopped out to a hot start scoring the…

July 27, 2012
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Northmen Go Up Two Games to None on Warriors

The Six Nations Arrows made good use of their home floor on Tuesday night, defeating the Peterborough Lakers 11-8 in game one of their OLA Junior A semi-final matchup. Like every good Jr A lacrosse game, there were plenty of goals scored, but also plenty of, shall we say, new friendships formed. If this were an accurate assessment, their Facebook statuses following Wednesday’s game two would read “it’s complicated”. Switching…

July 26, 2012
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Northmen Top Warriors in Game One

Is there a more historic rivalry in the Ontario Junior A ranks than that of the Orangeville Northmen and Whitby Warriors? With Ontario hosting the Minto Cup this year, two teams from the circuit will make the tournament. One, we know, will be Whitby as they are the host city. The other team will have to win their way through the OLA Jr A’s playoff tree. Orangeville was looking to…

July 25, 2012
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Gaels Down 2 to the Indians

July 23, 2012

Photo Credit: Devyn Gallagher 1 Akwesasne Indians 2 Clairington Green Gaels The Clairington Green Gaels head home in an unfavourable position, down 2-0 to the Indians. The Indians handed the Gaels two losses at the Turtledome this weekend and fortunately for the Gaels, the remainder of the games are on the Gaels floor at Garnett B. Rickard. Game 1 was a low scoring affair considering the two offensive squads going…

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Junior C Lakers Advance to Round Two

After an 8-2 win at home on Wednesday evening, the Peterborough Lakers could end the Junior season for the Mimico Mountaineers. With their Junior B club already sent packing, the Junior C squad was looking to ward off elimination at home. Given the Mountaineers were 2-13-1 on the season, and facing a Lakers team with a 9-6 record, the best-of-three series was not expected to be much of a matchup….

July 20, 2012
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Indians and Gaels Bound to Be a Playoff Classic

July 18, 2012

Photo Credit: Devyn Gallagher 1 Awkesasne Indians vs 2 Clarington Green Gaels The two top teams in the East are about to cross paths in their road to the 2012 Founders Cup. The top seed Akwesasne Indians will take on the second seed Clarington Green Gaels in what is expected to be a very entertaining series. Both the Gaels and Indians have explosive offenses with great depth and the ability…

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