Jacksonville Bullies Cease Operations for 2012

October 17, 2012

According to Chris Milo, the owner of the Jacksonville Bullies of the Professional Lacrosse League, the Bullies will cease operations for the remainder of the 2012 season. According to several sources, this means that the Reading Rockets will play their to remaining games with the Charlotte Copperheads but all of the Bullies games will be cancelled. Milo stated problems with New Jersey going dormant to start the year and then other problems…


Bullies Beat Up On Copperheads In Win

September 24, 2012

The Jacksonville Bullies foiled the Charlotte Copperheads home opener celebration Saturday night by beating Charlotte by a 12-9 score. The Bullies big guns stepped up to the plate, helping the team to their first ever franchise victory. Charlotte started off the games scoring a little over four minutes into the game thanks to Nick Cotter, but Jacksonville started to get on a roll afterwards. Elliot Bender kicked off a three…


Reading Rockets Announce Roster

September 22, 2012

The Reading Rockets today announced their roster for the upcoming season. The Rockets enter their first season of play with twenty-one players and two goaltenders on the main roster and four players and a goaltender on the practice squad. “We have a great group of guys here and a lot of talent,” said Head Coach Tom Slate. “We’re really looking forward to hitting the field and showing how competitive we…


Charlotte and Jacksonville Prepare For Round Two

September 21, 2012

This weekend the two teams that started it all face-off once again. The Jacksonville Bullies home opener was spoiled by a 19-14 loss to Charlotte, and they are hoping to return the favor. The Copperheads are hosting their first game at the Bojangles Arena since the St. Patrick’s Day Exhibition. Charlotte is hoping that they can solidify their top spot in the PLL standings with another victory. The player to…


Hickman Named PLL Player Of The Week

September 18, 2012

New York, NY – The Professional Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today that Charlotte Copperheads forward Matt Hickman has been named the Professional Lacrosse League Player of the Week for the period ending September 16, 2012. The Darnestown, Maryland native had seven points in Charlotte’s season opener last week notching at least one point in each quarter.  The 5-7, 208-pound forward finished last week’s game with four goals and three assists…


Copperheads Victorious Over Jax In Opener

September 17, 2012

The PLL season started with a bang this weekend as the Charlotte Copperheads defeated the Jacksonville Bullies on the road by a score of 19 to 14 in front of 1,850 fans at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The big guns for both sides stepped up to the occasion, but the Bullies in the end fell just short. The first goal in PLL history belongs to Copperheads forward Ethan Farrell…


Charlotte and Jacksonville Launch PLL Season

September 15, 2012

After a great deal of turmoil over months and months the day has finally come. Tonight the Charlotte Copperheads and Jacksonville Bullies play their first ever in league game, and its been a long time coming. These two teams were announced almost a year ago now, but that’s for another time. Today is all about getting out on the floor and playing some lacrosse. The Copperheads head to Jacksonville with…


Iwanusa Blog: PLL Season set to Kickoff

September 15, 2012

Getting ready for this PLL season to kickoff, clearly everyone involved is pretty excited about it. Having the chance to get this league and season kicked off is nice for both Franchises who have waited a year to see their teams in action. Most of our guys arrived late last night, shoot around in the AM and game time at 7. While everyone on both the Bullies and Copperheads recognizes the…


PLL Going to Try to Start Season

September 8, 2012

According to multiple sources, Graham D’Alvia is now the commissioner of the Professional Lacrosse League. (Has there ever been more news about a league to never play a game, by the way?) However, the New Jersey Rascals will not continue. The league had an 11am meeting today where they voted D’Alvia as the leader of the league. Later, they announced that instead of the Reading Rockets vs New Jersey game,…


Reaction: Rascals Go Dormant, PLL Future in Doubt

September 7, 2012

Yesterday we learned the New Jersey Rascals have decided not to play in the Professional Lacrosse League in 2012, their season set to start in just a week. The PLL’s questionable history has long been discussed, but yesterday, we took to Twitter to find the fan reaction from others who followed the league. @lacrossewetrust I suspect the bigger issue is leadership, and not number of teams. At least that’s my…