Minto Cup: Adanacs take game one

August 22, 2018

Bolstered by a big third period, the Coquitlam Adanacs defeated the Brampton Excelsiors 11-9 to take game 1 of the Minto Cup on Tuesday night. The Adanacs seized momentum, scoring six times in the last frame, and then leaned on Christian Del Bianco to bring home the victory. The final minutes of the third ended with some bad blood after Brampton defender Robbie Stovel was given a five-minute charging penalty…

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Minto Cup: Excelsiors vs. Adanacs in final

August 21, 2018

After four days of competition, the two teams set to compete for Canada’s top junior lacrosse prize have been determined. The Brampton Excelsiors will take on the Coquitlam Adanacs in a best-of-five series starting tonight to determine this year’s winner of the Minto Cup taking place in Calgary. Brampton earned their way to the finals by going a perfect 3-0 in round-robin play. The Excels’ offense was rolling, putting up…

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MSL: Redmen frustrated after falling to Lakers in game seven

August 21, 2018

Can anyone beat the Peterborough Lakers? Brooklin Redmen head coach Derek Keenan is wondering that after his Redmen fell 13-7 in game seven of their MSL semi-final series last week despite having the strongest team the Durham Region franchise has seen in years. The Lakers jumped out to a convincing 3-0 series lead, only to see the Redmen storm back and win the next three. Game seven was tied at…

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CLA: Alberta claims Midget Nats title for second consecutive year

August 20, 2018

The 2018 Canadian Midget National Championship came to end Saturday afternoon, and for the second straight year it was Team Alberta defeating Team Ontario 7-2 laying claim to the title of best Midget Team in the country. The championship comes on the heels of last year’s historic victory which saw an Alberta team hoist the Tackaberry Trophy for the very first time. Alberta finished the round robin with a 5-1…

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CLA: Ontario claims peewee box championship

August 14, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – Ontario captured their 10th consecutive CLA Peewee Box Lacrosse National Championship title this past weekend with a 9-1 win over First Nations in the gold medal game. A total of six teams – Ontario, British Columbia, First Nations, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia – competed in the annual event which was hosted in conjunction with the Ontario Lacrosse Festival in Whitby, Ontario. Ontario dominated their competition, finishing the tournament…

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WLA: Salmonbelllies on brink

August 7, 2018

The Maple Ridge Burrards took a surprising 3-0 series stranglehold over the New Westminster Salmonbellies on Monday night at Queen’s Park Arena with a 12-10 overtime win. It’s not that the Burrards aren’t capable; of course they are. The 2016 WLA champions only got better this season with the addition of Curtis Dickson, and in three playoff games he’s already scored 11 goals. But the ‘Bellies are the 2017 WLA…

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WLA: Salmonbellies sink Lakers in OT

July 7, 2018

The New Westminster Salmonbelllies took over top spot in the Western Lacrosse Association on Friday after a 17-16 win over the Burnaby Lakers at Bill Copeland Sports Centre. The Salmonbellies outscored the Lakers 2-1 in the overtime period, forced after Joel Matthews tied the game at 15 with 1:12 left to play. Austin Jerhoff scored the winning goal at 4:20 of overtime. Eli McLaughlin scored with an extra attacker to…

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MSL: Lakers, Redmen tie 8-8

June 28, 2018

The defending Mann Cup champion Peterborough Lakers played to an 8-8 tie against the Brooklin Redmen on Wednesday night at Iroquois Park Sports Centre. It was a back-and-forth defensive battle, with neither team holding more than a two-goal lead at any point of the 70 minutes played. Brooklin led 3-2 after the first but it was even from there, with the teams tied at six after the second and seven…

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Press Release: 2022 Men’s Worlds to be held in Coquitlam

June 27, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – President of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), Sue Redfern, is pleased to announce that the 2022 FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championship has been awarded to Canada. The FIL Men’s World Lacrosse Championship, which takes place every four years, will be held in Coquitlam, British Columbia and scheduled to run from July 13-24, 2022. “The Federation of International Lacrosse is pleased to partner again with the City of Coquitlam,…

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Press Release: Founders Cup moved from Seneca to Akwesasne

June 27, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – It is with mixed emotions that the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announces that the 2018 Founders Cup Junior B box lacrosse national championship will move from Seneca Nation territory in New York to the Mohawk Nation territory in Akwesasne, Ontario. The event will now take place from August 12-19, 2018 at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena. The CLA Box Sector had approved in principal that the 2018 Founder’s Cup be held in Seneca,…

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