ALL West: Black Fish, Grizzlies victorious during opening weekend

November 14, 2022

 While one game was a high-scoring affair featuring a combined 31 goals with the Black Fish winning 16-15, the day’s second game saw the Grizzlies score the 11-7 victory over the Sea Spray on Sunday afternoon at Langley Events Centre as the Arena Lacrosse League West Division kicked off its second season. Black Fish 16 Shooting Eagles 15 For much of Sunday’s game between the Black Fish and Shooting Eagles,…

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Mann Cup: Peterborough Lakers win fourth consecutive national title

October 15, 2022

The Mann Cup Canadian championship returned this year after a two-year Covid-19 absence, and it was a series for the ages.  The Peterborough Lakers of Major Series Lacrosse – defending champs – and the Langley Thunder of the Western Lacrosse Association met in Peterborough in early September to battle for the national title. The hometown Lakers were victorious, winning the series in a nail biting seven-game series. The Lakers came…

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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…

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ALL: St. Catharines team becomes Ohsweken Bears

October 5, 2022

By Lance Winn The Arena Lacrosse League is pleased to announce that the St. Catharines Shockwave have been renamed the Ohsweken Bears moving forward in the ALL East Division. “Our home arena is located in Six Nations,” noted Head Coach and General Manager Ron Henry. “We feel that it is in the best interest of our team that we represent the local community as many of our players live in…

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Minto Cup: Ontario teams victorious on opening day

August 23, 2022

Ontario teams were victorious in overtime on the opening day of the 2022 Minto Cup in Brampton, Ontario. The Toronto Beaches defeated the Victoria Shamrocks 9-7, and the Whitby Warriors defeated the Edmonton Miners 11-9. Each team plays each other once. After the round robin, the fourth place team is eliminated, the first place team gets a bye to the final, and seeds two and three play each other in…

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MSL: Lakers, Chiefs will meet for seventh consecutive year in league final

August 12, 2022

It wasn’t without a lot of bumps and bruises but Major Series Lacrosse will send a champion to the Mann Cup for the first time since 2019. With the Covid-19 pandemic raging, the Canadian Lacrosse Association opted to cancel the national championship in 2020 and 2021. This year the winner of the Western Lacrosse Association will be hosted by the winner of Ontario’s Major Series Lacrosse circuit. In the MSL…

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OJLL: Jr. A playoffs provide plenty of storylines

August 4, 2022

EDITOR’S NOTE: With a delay between writing and publishing, the Whitby Warriors defeated the Toronto Beaches for the OJLL Iroquois Trophy, winning the first two games of the best-of-three series and capturing the trophy on home floor. Both teams will now take a break and prepare for the Minto Cup later in August. —- On the eve of the Iroquois Trophy Finals between the Whitby Warriors and Toronto Beaches Tuesday…

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OJLL: Mimico leads playoff bound teams into first postseason since 2019

July 13, 2022

The Ontario Junior Lacrosse League (OJLL) playoffs begin on Wednesday. Ontario’s first full Junior A season since 2019 featured four players with one hundred points or more, and a chance for two separate three-way ties in the standings. The final three seeds were decided by the fourth league tie breaker. Here’s how the first round of the playoffs will matchup, and what to expect.  (1) Mimico Mountaineers (16-4) vs (8)…

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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…

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ALL West: Sea Spray capture inaugural championship over Grizzlies

March 28, 2022

In what very well could be the biggest goal he has ever scored, Keegan Bell admitted he did not see the ball go into the net. With the score tied, just over a minute remaining to play in game three and the shot clock winding down, Bell whipped the ball at the Grizzlies goal, truthfully hoping to either just earn his team a shot-clock reset and another possession or to…

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