MLL Week 5: All six teams get in on the action

July 7, 2019

Week five of Major League Lacrosse finally saw all six teams in action and that resulted in a shift in the standings. The weekend kicked off with Denver taking on Boston and the Outlaws silenced the Cannons in a hotly contested 17-16 victory that moved them into first place. Denver came out firing in the first quarter as they jumped out to a 4-2 lead in front of a reported…

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MLL Week 4: Atlanta and Boston prove ready to play

June 29, 2019

Major League Lacrosse reached the critical fourth week when the separation between playoff teams and those in need of retooling becomes apparent. The Atlanta Blaze kicked off the weekend’s action by defeating the Dallas Rattlers 13-11. Last season the Blaze looked ready to take the next step and make a serious run at the playoffs and a possible championship. Dallas played in the championship game last season as the favorite…

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MLL: Lone week three game rekindles rivalry between Bayhawks and Lizards

June 22, 2019

Week three of Major League Lacrosse saw only one game played, but it proved a matchup as old as the league itself as two of the founding franchises faced each other. An old rivalry renewed itself as the Chesapeake Bayhawks traveled to face the New York Lizards and emerged victorious with a 16-14 win. Both teams share a history of being among the elite of the league during its inception….

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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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MLL: Cannons win home opener in new stadium

June 9, 2019

The Boston Cannons beat the New York Lizards 13-12 in the Cannons’ new stadium in Quincy, Massachusetts, last Saturday, June 1. The stadium received a significant contribution from the Boston Cannons to make it ready for a Major League Lacrosse venue. And it was evident that Quincy supports this team because the sell out crowd of over 5,000 cheered almost non-stop. The Cannons’ press release expressed head coach Sean Quirk’s…

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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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MLL Draft Recap: Alex Woodall goes first to Ohio Machine

March 13, 2019

The 2019 Major League Draft happened Saturday night with some big moves shaking things up. The Towson University Tigers led the way with three of the top 20 picks including faceoff specialist Alex Woodall who was selected by the Ohio Machine. Zach Goodrich went third overall to the Boston Cannons and Brendan Sunday went 13th to the Atlanta Blaze. The University of Maryland and Penn State followed close behind with…

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MLL: Rattlers reach final with win over Lizards

August 16, 2018

The New York Lizards traveled to The Star in Frisco, Texas for the semifinals of MLL championship play and ran into a buzz saw in the form of the Dallas Rattlers, falling 15-12 and ending their bid at returning to the championship game. The Rattlers showed why they held onto the number one spot in the regular season longer than any other team by jumping out to a 6-1 lead…

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MLL: Lizards leap over Bayhawks

August 7, 2018

The New York Lizards, motivated by a need to win to make playoffs, defeated the Chesapeake Bayhawks 18-11 in New York on Saturday at James M. Shuart Stadium. This win allowed the Lizards to secure fourth place in the MLL and the final playoff spot. Chesapeake relied on specific players to get the win, and this proved to be problematic as once again a strong defense targeted those specific players…

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MLL Week 14: Two-win weekend for Atlanta

August 4, 2018

Chesapeake 11 Atlanta 12 Chesapeake failed in their attempt to secure the second playoff spot as they lost a close game to Atlanta. Atlanta roared out to a 7-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. Even with a one-goal output by the Blaze offense in the second quarter, they continued to lead 8-6 at halftime. The Bayhawks’ offense went dormant in the third quarter as the Blaze…

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