MLL: Barrage’s second win eliminates Lizards from playoff contention

July 24, 2020

Thursday afternoon the Philadelphia Barrage (2-3) defeated the New York Lizards (0-5) 12-11. Colin Minicus would net the game winner with 1:55 remaining. This was a game where the winner would increase their chances at a playoff berth, and the loser would go home and wait for next season. The first quarter started out with a bang as the Barrage and Lizards would combine for three goals in 34 seconds….

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ILWT Feature: Divisional differences, or how athletes are closing the gap in professional lacrosse

July 24, 2020

It used to be that, on average, entire professional lacrosse rosters were made up of two groups. One group of professional players (the majority group in Major League Lacrosse) came from Division I colleges and universities in the United States. The second group was made up of outstanding Canadian players without the experience of collegiate Division I play in the United States. It seemed like a player had to fit into…

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MLL: Lightning display can’t stop Outlaws in 12-11 win over Lizards

July 23, 2020

Tuesday night the Denver Outlaws (3-0) defeated a tough New York Lizards (0-3) team 12-11. Despite New York’s record, this was the toughest battle so far for the Outlaws during this season. The game started with a very quick pace and the offense was on fire for both teams with eight different goals scorers in the first quarter, the final goal scored by the Lizards Nicky Galasso just as the…

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MLL: Hammerheads in the win column after 10-8 victory over Lizards

July 22, 2020

On a stormy and rainy Wednesday afternoon the Connecticut Hammerheads (1-2) picked up their first franchise victory 10-8 over the New York Lizards (0-4). With both teams needing a win, the Lizards came out pushing the tempo for the first quarter.  But it was Hammerheads goalie Sean Sconone who came up big in the first 10 minutes. Decker Curran finally found rope for the Lizards with just under five minutes…

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MLL: Chesapeake chisels away Lizards’ lead

July 20, 2020

The heat from the sky wasn’t the only thing on fire in Annapolis as the Chesapeake Bayhawks played like they had a hometown advantage Sunday afternoon against the New York Lizards at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Nine different players contributed to the scoresheet in the Bayhawks’ 18-13 win. Some of these goal scorers like Andrew Kew (two goals) and Lyle Thompson (three goals) were expected. However, one was not: C.J. Costabile, whose…

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MLL: Cockerton stakes Cannons to come-from-behind win over Lizards

July 19, 2020

The Boston Cannons kicked off their 20th season with a come-from-behind 16-14 victory over their rivals, the New York Lizards, on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, where the MLL is holding their week-long condensed season. The Lizards were hoping for a victory after finishing last in the 2019 season, but faced an uphill battle on offense. They had no more Mark Matthews to counteract the retooled…

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MLL: All American Lizards looking to bring championship to New York

July 16, 2020

Did you know that a group of lizards is called a lounge? You learn something new every day! Step in to our lacrosse lounge, where the topic of the day is the New York Lizards, who open the 2020 MLL season on Saturday vs. the Boston Cannons. Twenty-six players on the New York Lizards come from New York, a hotbed of lacrosse. This team is, interestingly enough, devoid of any…

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MLL Week 16: Kaut’s goal highlights last week of regular season play

September 24, 2019

Despite all four playoff teams clinching their spots last week, the final week of Major League Lacrosse regular season featured some close and high scoring games. The underdogs ruled the weekend as both teams that missed the playoffs – New York and Dallas – won their games rather than tank and enter into rebuild mode early. Perhaps the playoff teams wanted to rest for a championship run, but then again…

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MLL Week 12: Rattlers now MLL’s hottest team

September 4, 2019

This past week Major League Lacrosse saw the Dallas Rattlers defeat the Boston Cannons and the Chesapeake Bayhawks as Dallas continued their win streak and now find themselves a game behind fourth place Atlanta at 6-7. Dallas usurped the title of hottest team in MLL from Boston which dropped the Cannons down to second place and moved the Bayhawks into first despite Chesapeake losing to the Rattlers. Dallas now finds…

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