NLL: Split weekend for Swarm

March 9, 2020

The Georgia Swarm went 1-1 on the weekend as they defeated the New York Riptide on Saturday and lost to the Philadelphia Wings at home on Sunday. Georgia now sits in second place in the East Division with a 7-5 overall record. Against the Riptide, it was a defensive battle and Georgia could not get anything to go on the offensive end. Entering the third trailing 2-1, Georgia started to…

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NLL: Swarm overwhelm Warriors

March 2, 2020

Country night at Rogers Arena saw the hometown Warriors take on the visiting Georgia Swarm. Live country music played throughout the game as fans dressed in plaid, leather boots and cowboy hats were treated to both a concert and a lacrosse game. At the end of the 60 minutes Georgia came out on top with a decisive 14-7 win over Vancouver. Although it was mostly a one-sided affair, the entire…

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NLL: Roughnecks take OT win over Swarm after deluge of 4th quarter goals

February 26, 2020

The defending champion Calgary Roughnecks came into Infinite Energy Arena on Saturday night and pulled out an 18-17 overtime victory over the Georgia Swarm. Reigning NLL MVP Dane Dobbie returned to the lineup for Calgary after serving a six-game suspension. And he made his illustrious return with a bang, rattling off six goals and recording one assist in the victory, including the game winner. Curtis Dickson (5G/5A) and Rhys Duch…

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NLL: Divisional win for Swarm over Riptide

February 18, 2020

The Georgia Swarm took down divisional foe New York Riptide 14-9 on Saturday night to even up the season series and get revenge for last month’s loss to the Riptide on Long Island. Down in Georgia this time around, the Swarm were buzzin’ the whole game. Tyler Digby got New York on the board first in the opening minutes of the contest, but the defense quickly set in on both…

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NLL: One goal loss for Wings at home against Swarm

February 3, 2020

The Georgia Swarm hung on to defeat the Philadelphia Wings 12-11 on Friday night at Wells Fargo Center. Georgia went up 4-3 in the first quarter as Philadelphia seemed to struggle with finding its wings. They surged again at the end of the game when it was too late for Philadelphia to pull off a victory. Despite a first quarter that apparently seemed pretty even, the second quarter told a…

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NLL: Wings host Swarm in Friday matchup

January 31, 2020

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (5-2) will host the Georgia Swarm (3-3) in an Eastern Division matchup. The teams met back on December 14th at the Infinite Energy Arena with the Swarm coming up on top 12-6. Lyle Thompson (4G/3A) and Shayne Jackson (3G/2A) led the Swarm offense. Philadelphia fell behind 5-1 with six minutes gone into the second quarter and could never recover. The Wings would get as close…

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NLL: Swarm snap losing streak in OT win over Black Wolves

January 28, 2020

The Georgia Swarm snapped a three-game losing streak and handed the New England Black Wolves their first loss of the season on Sunday afternoon, winning 11-10 in an overtime thriller.  Andrew Kew put New England on the board first just under four minutes into the fourth. Shayne Jackson got the Georgia offense going lead than a minute later, sparking a two-goal run for the Swarm.  New England went on a…

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NLL: MacRae’s OT winner gives Riptide first win

January 20, 2020

The New York Riptide defeated the Georgia Swarm to secure a 13-12 home victory at NYCB Live on Saturday night. It was their first win franchise history. New York was able to get a fast break opportunity where Ryan Fournier found Dan MacRae open down the floor 2:10 into the extra period. The game also marked the first time that Georgia has lost more than two games in a row…

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NLL: Swarm stumble at home

January 13, 2020

The Georgia Swarm lost their second consecutive game at home on Saturday night, falling 16-10 against the Buffalo Bandits. Both teams came into the game after suffering home losses two weeks prior. It was Lacrosse Out Cancer night in Georgia with the team wearing special uniforms. From early on, this game was a one-sided affair. Buffalo came out firing on all cylinders and took advantage of an uncharacteristically bad Georgia…

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NLL: Ward’s strong play leads Mammoth over Swarm on the road

December 30, 2019

In what was a back-and-forth affair, the Colorado Mammoth were able to defeat the Georgia Swarm 13-11 on the road Saturday night at Infinite Energy Arena. In the end, it was goaltending that made the difference as Colorado’s Dillon Ward made 36 saves on 51 shots, including multiple huge stops in the final minute. Georgia’s Mike Poulin made 33 saves on 46 shots on goal. “I thought we had some…

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