OJBLL Eastern Conference Playoff Update

2 Green Gaels 3 Halton Hills Bulldogs The expectations for a historic Jr.B playoff rivalry were not met as the brooms were brought out in Clairington at Garnet B. Rickard Arena as the Gaels swept the Bulldogs in three games. Game 1 and 2 were close match ups separated by 3 goals (8-5,9-6) but the Gaels pulled away in game 3 with a 16-6 win. Luke Laszkiewicz had an outstanding…

July 14, 2012
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Junior A Lacrosse Playoffs Begin

On night one of the OLA Junior A playoffs, there were no surprises. With a win on the final night of the season, the Six Nations Arrows grabbed top spot away from the Whitby Warriors. Everyone else remained where there were from our *Junior A playoff preview*# earlier this weekend. The win wasn’t surprising as it came against St Catharines, but the fact they were able to leapfrog Whitby is….

July 3, 2012
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A Look at the Junior B Lacrosse Playoffs in the East

July 3, 2012

There were no cinderella stories in the first round of the OJBLL Eastern Conference playoffs as each top seed team clean swept their series. First seed Akwesasne Indians will take on the fourth seed Oakville Buzz, while the number 2 seed Green Gaels will match up against long time rivals, the Halton Hills Bulldogs. Round 1 was short and sweet for all four teams but round two should be a…

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Whitby Warriors Take on Brampton on Lacrosse Radio Network

Tonight the Whitby Warriors will begin their push towards their second straight Minto Cup as they take on the Brampton Excelsiors. The game is in Oshawa at the Warriors home arena where The Lacrosse Radio Network will have the exclusive broadcast. Stephen Stamp and Paul Stewart from IL Indoor will have the call. The game is at 8pm and the only way you can follow it live is by tuning…

July 2, 2012
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National Lacrosse League Prospects: Brock Sorensen

One of the most highly touted prospects for the 2012 NLL draft is defender Brock Sorensen out of Ohio State. Sorensen played midfield with the Buckeyes for four years. He was the team captain for his last three years with the program. He has missed the entire summer box lacrosse season after tearing his ACL and MCL playing for Ohio State. He was on the roster of the Peterborough Lakers…

July 2, 2012
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Toronto Beaches Season Ends, Five Beach Boys Graduate

The OLA Jr A season is a brutal league sometimes. For proof, look no further than the face of a tall young man in the stands behind the benches at Ted Reeve Arena Saturday night well after the final horn. Mike Triolo played all five years of his Junior career for the Toronto Beaches organization, along with more than a decade before that. After five years of finishing near the…

July 1, 2012
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Junior A Playoffs Set in Ontario

The situation was simple Friday night: one playoff spot remained in the OLA’s Jr A ranks. A win by the St Catharines Athletics would secure the position they’ve held for the better part of a month, while a loss combined with Toronto Beaches victories Friday and Saturday would push Toronto into the post season for the first time in eight years. The Athletics had the unenviable task of taking on…

June 30, 2012
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Junior B OLA Playoffs: Western Bracket

1 Six Nations Rebels 8 Niagara Thunderhawks Arguably the biggest favorite to win the Founders Cup this year is the host team and defending champions Six Nations Rebels. The Rebels lead 2-0 in the series and can thank their scoring for the wins. 13 different players have scored goals in the two games, including 6 multi-goal scorers. Leading the Rebels throughout the first two wins is Jacob Bomberry with 4…

June 29, 2012
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OLA Junior B Eastern Playoffs Look In

The long treacherous road to the Founders Cup began as the 2012 OJBLL playoffs got underway this weekend. With the majority of the favorites to win the Founders this year being from Ontario; including the host Six Nations Rebels, the outcome of the OJBLL playoffs will be vital to see the set up for the Canadian Championship. First we will take a look at the East and what has happened…

June 26, 2012
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Beaches Lose Again, In a Must Win Situation

The Toronto Beaches Junior A lacrosse club has not hosted a playoff game in eight years. All season long players have been talking about the prospect of finally bursting that bubble. Sitting two points back of the final spot, and without the tie breaker, the Beaches found themselves in “must-win” mode Sunday night against the Kitchener/Waterloo Braves. Beaches forward Allister Warren said even though the final games are important, “It’s…

June 25, 2012
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