President’s Cup: Ladner Pioneers win coveted Sr. B trophy

October 5, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the President’s Cup tournament returned to Edmonton where seven teams from across Canada competed for the crown of top Senior B team in the nation. The Edmonton Miners – winners of the last three President’s Cup’s – played host at the 1,600 seat Bill Hunter Arena. The teams that qualified for the tournament were: Edmonton Miners (RMLL), Akwesasne Bucks (CanAm), Six Nations Rivermen (OLA), Capital Region…


Editorial: Summer lacrosse is in full swing… almost

May 30, 2022

Memorial Day weekend is here and that means that summer ball is underway! The National Lacrosse League is heading into its final round of playoffs and the NCAA has crowned their champions. The Premier Lacrosse League kicked off training camp this weekend, the Western Lacrosse Association held their first games, and then of course, Ontario’s junior and senior leagues have already been playing for a few weeks. But, there’s one…


MSL: Major shakeup as Brampton Excelsiors relocate to Owen Sound (UPDATED)

November 20, 2020

There has been some explosive news out of Major Series Lacrosse this past week. First, the Six Nations Chiefs published a blog post indicating that without sponsorship and more fan support, 2021 might be their last season in the league. Then on Wednesday, the Owen Sound Sun Times dropped a bomb into the Ontario lacrosse community when they broke the news that the Brampton Excelsiors would be relocating to Owen…


ILWT Feature: Wende’s long wait pays off

December 12, 2019

Two thousand, six hundred and seventeen days. Seven years and two months. That’s the length of time between the 2012 NLL Entry draft and the 2019 NLL season opener. The length of time Craig Wende waited between his NLL draft and first career start with the Rochester Knighthawks on the recent opening weekend. Most goaltenders see time pass between their draft and their first start, however, most of it is…


Rivermen Take Home President’s Cup

September 7, 2015

The Presidents Cup was a great week filled with some top-notch lacrosse, which took place in St. Catherine’s Ontario. Many teams from all over Canada and one from upstate NY had the same goal in mind to hold the trophy high over their heads Saturday night. The two teams that faced off in the championship were the Capital Region Axemen and the Six Nation Rivermen. Both had never won the…


2015 President’s Cup: Previewing All Eight Teams

August 31, 2015

The 2015 Presidents Cup kicks off Monday in St. Catharines, Ontario as the defending champion Onondaga Redhawks take on the Catpital Axemen, who enter the tournament after winning the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League. The Redhawks look to repeat as champions for the first time since the St. Regis Braves won back to back titles in 2011 and 2012. However the 2015 Presidents Cup may be one of the deepest tournaments we’ve…


QSLL Finals: Axemen Lead Mohawks 2-0

August 14, 2015

The Quebec Senior Lacrosse League finals are underway, and the Capitol Axemen hold a 2-0 series lead over the Kahnawake Mohawks. The Axemen beat the Kahnawake Tomahawks in the first round while Mohawks played the second seed Vermont Voyeurs and came out on top. This past weekend the Axemen won 11-9 and 10-4 to beat the defending league champs. The Axemen had already won the regular season and looked to take the…


Rivermen Win Game One Over Titans

July 25, 2015

The Six Nation Rivermen get the first game victory over the Oakville Titans in game one of the Ontario SR B semifinals, 12-5. The Riverman jumped out to the 1-0 after a rocket of a shot from Corey Bomberry. Oakville stuck around keeping the game close as they hoped to get the big upset but it was just not enough. As Warren Hill shut the door on Oakville stopping a…


QSLL Power Rankings: Axemen on Top

July 2, 2015

1.     The Capital Axemen are 11-1 in league play so far and look like the clear favorite to run away with a league title on the way to the Presidents Cup. Tim Bergin is leading not only the offense but also the league with 74 points. Tim had a good CLax season and transferred that over right to summer ball where he has been one of the best this season….


Sr B Three Stars: Vyse Leads Rivermen

June 24, 2015

Roger Vyse – Six Nations Rivermen 2 GP – 3 G – 8 A – 11 PTS    Roger Vyse continues to thrive within the Ontario Senior “B” loop as the Veteran of 149 NLL games as racked up a league leading 60 points in just 12 games. This past week Vyse’s Rivermen where in action twice, as the hosted the Wallaceburg Thrashers, before traveling to Oakville to take on…