PLL: Whipsnakes and Archers play a barn burner for first place

July 9, 2021

Is there anything better than a Sunday afternoon battle for first place on Premier Lacrosse League weekend? For fans, no. Especially when they were treated to the back-and-forth affair that was Whipsnakes/Archers for top spot in PLL. For Archers, yes. A win would’ve been better than just being part of the epic clash as Whipsnakes had three players with hat-tricks en route to a 15-14 victory over Archers. Archers entered…

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PLL: Carlson’s winner lifts Whipsnakes over Archers

July 7, 2021

The most anticipated game of PLL’s Week 4 featured the league leading Archers LC taking on the reigning champion Whipsnakes LC and this game definitely lived up to the hype. In a wonderfully offensive affair, it was Jay Carlson scoring on a turn-around jump shot with 0:32 seconds left that proved to be the game winner in a 15-14 Whipsnakes victory. The win moves the Whips to 4-1 and vaults…

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PLL: Jack Kelly and Redwoods roll over Waterdogs in the rain

July 4, 2021

Redwoods Lacrosse Club came away with a dramatic 19-16 win over Waterdogs LC on Saturday afternoon in PLL action at Hofstra University. It was a big scoring game for the NBC broadcast, and the constant drizzle of rain did nothing to dampen the action. Both teams were coming off losses, and eager to move up in the league standings with the All-Star break approaching. “It was a back-and-forth game, and…

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PLL: Chrome knocks off another top-rated team

July 4, 2021

Chrome Lacrosse Club scored late in the fourth quarter and held the undefeated Archers Lacrosse Club to only one goal at the end of the game to upset a dominant lacrosse team for the second week in a row, taking the 8-7 win in Friday night PLL action. The group of lacrosse veterans on Chrome seem to have found their niche in the Premier Lacrosse League these last two weeks. Although…

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NLL: Albany FireWolves name, logo pay homage to the past

April 29, 2021

On Thursday, April 15th, the newly relocated Albany NLL franchise got its new identity as the FireWolves was announced to be the team’s new name. The new name pays homage to the former New England Black Wolves and the former Albany Attack, who also had a wolf as their mascot. Earlier in 2021, after the sale and relocation of the New England Black Wolves to Albany was announced, the franchise…

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Press Release: New England Black Wolves moving to Albany

February 23, 2021

NLL Approves Sale of New England Black Wolves to Prestigious Investor Group with Deep Lacrosse Backgrounds   Franchise Relocating to Albany, NY, Returning Lacrosse to the Capital Region Team will Begin Play in the 2021-22 Season PHILADELPHIA, February 23, 2021 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, today announced the sale of the New England Black Wolves to a group…

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ILWT Feature: Medicine Game was therapeutic process for author Delby Powless

December 11, 2020

Books written about lacrosse are few and far between. When they are, you know they’re going to be good because how many people would write about lacrosse unless they had a passion for the game? Today we get to do something fun and chat with the author of one of the best new books of the season, and of course it’s about lacrosse. Medicine Game is written by Delby Powless,…

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REVIEW: Powless’ Medicine Game should be under every lacrosse fan’s Christmas tree

December 10, 2020

My first job was at Chapters, which was the family business as I grew up. I am a book snob. I have no problem admitting that. While the phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” has generally come to mean “don’t judge a person by their looks,” I absolutely judge actual books by their covers. I mean, you can take one look at a romance novel and know everything…

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NLL: Bandits reload through draft and free agency

September 28, 2020

The Buffalo Bandits selected six players in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft. The Bandits, who finished last years shortened season at 7-4, selected three forwards and three transition players. During the draft the Bandits made a trade with the Rochester Knighthawks to obtain the 19th overall selection. The Bandits also received a conditional first-round pick in 2021 and a second-round pick in the 2023 NLL Entry Draft. Being sent to…

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NLL: Teat leads exceptionally strong Riptide draft class

September 23, 2020

With all the hype that Jeff Teat is bringing to the New York Riptide, it’s a shame that he won’t actually be suiting up until the 2021-22 season. When the NCAA granted a fifth year of playing eligibility to senior students to complete their collegiate careers, Teat decided to return to Cornell for one more shot at a championship with the Big Red. Another year of preparation isn’t necessary for…

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