MLL Week 2: Jr. scores as Cannons roar

June 15, 2019

Major League Lacrosse only played two games during the second week of the season, but they proved to be pivotal as John Grant Jr. became the new points leader moving past PLL founder and former MLL star Paul Rabil. Defending champion Denver quenched the hot starting Atlanta Blaze 18-16 in a barn burner. Denver’s victory moved the Outlaws into third place behind undefeated Chesapeake. Atlanta fell into the fourth spot…

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NCAA: Fire day from Spencer lifts Loyola over Syracuse

May 15, 2019

Loyola Maryland seemingly shocked Syracuse when the Greyhounds ousted the Orange 15-13 from NCAA playoff action this past weekend, but with Pat Spencer contributing nine points (three goals and six assists) it seemed like that could be the only option. Spencer, who just confirmed that he will pursue a spot on an NCAA basketball team next season, worked his wizardry throughout the game and proved that he and Loyola could…

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NCAA: Blue Jays split weekend at Big Ten tournament

May 5, 2019

It was a weekend of both elation and heartbreak for the #16 ranked Johns Hopkins Blue Jays, who narrowly missed out on an automatic NCAA tournament berth with an 18-17 loss to #1 Penn State on Saturday night at Highpoint.com Stadium. The Blue Jays went into the weekend as the second seed, matched up against the third seed Maryland Terrapins, who are ranked nationally at #5. They handily defeated the…

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MLL: Players on the move after dispersal draft

April 29, 2019

Major League Lacrosse shocked the lacrosse community on April 1, 2019 when it announced that it was eliminating the Charlotte Hounds, Florida Launch and Ohio Machine, leaving many to believe it was an April Fool’s joke. The workers, players and fans of the organizations quickly learned this was not a poorly contrived prank – the league will continue on with just six teams, meaning roster spots are now at a…

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PLL: 24 players taken during inaugural draft

April 25, 2019

The 2019 Premier Lacrosse League draft was held on Monday but was held until 2 a.m. when it was shown on tape-delay on NBC Sports Network. With four rounds and six teams the PLL draft only featured 24 picks so there really isn’t much room to error, no matter how stacked every roster is already. Archers LC had the first overall pick and they went with the bonafide favourite and…

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NCAA: Buckeyes spoil Blue Jays’ senior day

April 19, 2019

The #8 Ohio State Buckeyes paid a visit to the #15 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays on Sunday and came away with a close 14-13 win. Jackson Reid capped a five-goal day with the game winner with 49 seconds left in the game. The Buckeyes went 8-0 before conference play started, but this was their first conference win in three tries, with previous losses to Rutgers and Penn State. Hopkins is…

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NCAA: #1 Penn State defeats #3 Maryland

April 10, 2019

On Sunday, March 31, the number one ranked Penn State Nittany Lions defeated the third ranked, 2017 NCAA DI champion, Maryland Terrapins 13-10 at Maryland Stadium. It was Penn State’s first-ever varsity win over Maryland. Penn State, which is on a six game winning streak, led 8-1 after the first quarter but Maryland shut them out in the second, scoring two goals of their own to trail 8-3 at halftime….

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NCAA: Blue Jays enter Big 10 conference play with .500 record

March 28, 2019

The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays enter conference play this week with five consecutive matchups against Big 10 opponents. Heading into their next game at Michigan, the #16 ranked Hopkins has an overall record of 4-4. Losses came against Towson, Loyola, Syracuse and Virginia, while they picked up wins over UNC, Princeton, Mount St. Mary’s and Delaware. The Blue Jays top three scorers are Joey Epstein (20G/8A), Kyle Marr (17G/6A) and…

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