NLL: Zed Williams a breakout star for Swarm

March 20, 2019

If asked before the season which Georgia Swarm player was poised to make the biggest jump many would have said Zed Williams. And those people would have been right about that for sure. The fourth overall pick in the 2017 NLL Entry draft out of Virginia has really come into his own this season after seeing more limited action last season as a rookie in 2018. As a rookie in…

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NLL: Boushy’s big debut not enough to propel Knighthawks to win

March 16, 2019

The Georgia Swarm became the first team to clinch an NLL playoff berth on Friday night, but it didn’t come easily against Chris Boushy and a revamped Rochester Knighthawks squad. The Swarm were at Blue Cross Arena to face the Knighthawks, which had six new faces in their lineup (with two more in the stands waiting their turn). The Swarm jumped on them early, leading 5-0 just over five minutes…

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NLL: Swarm stall Bandits’ playoff plans

March 12, 2019

Maybe the Buffalo Bandits will stick to one game a weekend from now on. After squeaking out a 12-11 win in overtime while visiting the Philadelphia Wings on Friday, they returned home and dropped a 14-9 game to the Georgia Swarm on Saturday. The loss halts the Bandits’ winning streak at six games and prevented them from securing the league’s first playoff spot. Dhane Smith said there was no excuse…

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NLL: Big home victory for Swarm

March 4, 2019

The Georgia Swarm used a huge third quarter performance on Saturday to help lift themselves to a 15-11 victory at home over the Rochester Knighthawks. It was really tight in the first half, and it all started pretty early on. Georgia got on the board first with a Randy Staats goal just over a minute into the game. Rochester answered with a quick two-goal run as Luc Mangan and Austin…

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NLL: Swarm fall in the Loud House

February 17, 2019

The Georgia Swarm traveled out west this weekend to take on the Colorado Mammoth in a very close contest. The Mammoth pulled out the 10-8 win after some stellar second half play, especially in the fourth quarter. In the first half each team showed much prowess on the defensive end, and it was apparent from the opening whistle. The offense got going with a Shayne Jackson goal midway through the…

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NLL: 10-goal difference downs Swarm

February 10, 2019

The Buffalo Bandits marched into Georgia on Saturday night and asserted their dominance, taking down the Georgia Swarm 19-9 on Native Heritage Night. It was Georgia’s worst loss of the season thus far, and Buffalo’s biggest margin of victory. “They dominated us in every facet of the game,” said Swarm head coach Ed Comeau. “They outworked us, out-loose-balled us, everything. Full credit, they played with energy right from the beginning,…

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NLL: Swarm spoil Grant’s jersey retirement game

February 5, 2019

Saturday night the Georgia Swarm (7-2) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (2-6) 16-12 in front of 7,478 fans at Connor and Ferris Field at the Blue Cross Arena. Both Rochester and Georgia had played the night before. The Swarm defeated the Black Wolves 10-8 and Rochester fell to Philadelphia 15-14 in overtime. The weekend sweep of victories for the Swarm has tied their best start ever at 6-2. Before the game…

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NLL: Swarm take season series over Black Wolves with 10-8 win

February 3, 2019

The Georgia Swarm and New England Black Wolves met each other for the third and final time this season on Saturday night. The Swarm won a very close one by a score of 10-8, also taking the season series 2-1. Defense, and goaltending in particular, was every bit as good as the offense was in this game. There were some long offensive droughts on both sides that were caused by…

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NLL: Thompson’s 300th point leads Swarm over Rush

January 29, 2019

After recording their first two loses of the season last week the Georgia Swarm bounced back at home in big way taking down the defending champions Saskatchewan Rush 13-10. Georgia got in the game very early as Lyle Thompson scored the first goal just 22 seconds into the first quarter. Thompson’s goal was just the start of an early offensive explosion for the Swarm. With Georgia holding a 5-0 lead…

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