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…


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…


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…


NLL: Jamieson leads Thunderbirds over Bandits

March 11, 2020

Cody Jamieson carried the Halifax Thunderbirds to an 11-9 victory over the Buffalo Bandits on Sunday afternoon at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. With two minutes left in the game, Corey Small scored to give Buffalo the 9-8 lead. But Jamieson refused to let Halifax lose. He scored a point in all of Halifax’s six goals in the first half and still had some magic left in the fourth quarter….


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…


NLL: Rochester’s Rylan Hartley gets first win

March 5, 2020

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (2-8) survived a late rush by the New York Riptide (1-11) to escape with a 13-12 victory in front of 6,006 fans at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester New York. Rylan Hartley collected his first career NLL victory by stopping 49 of 61 shots including some very crucial saves in the final couple minutes. “I’m just worried about the next shot and focus on…


NLL: Bandits win it for Tucker

March 4, 2020

The Bandits won one for Tucker. On a special night in Buffalo, Banditland came together to honour the memory of Tucker Williams and came away with a 13-9 victory over the Halifax Thunderbirds. It was the Bandits’ seventh annual Tucker Out Lymphoma game. “Both teams fought hard to win that game in tribute to Tucker,” said Bandits’ head coach John Tavares. The 8-year-old son of former Bandits’ great Shawn Williams…


NLL: New England ends three-game losing streak

March 2, 2020

New England’s three-game losing streak came to an end as they defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 18-7 on February 22. In a game that saw the most goals scored by New England so far in the 202 season, the Black Wolves started this game down two as Rochester notched a pair of early goals. In a matter of six separating goals from New England’s Callum Crawford and Joe Nardella, the two-goal…


Press Release: Tucker Out Lymphoma Night returns for 7th year

February 25, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 24, 2020) — The Buffalo Bandits today announced the team will host its seventh annualTucker Out Lymphoma Night when the Halifax Thunderbirds visit KeyBank Center on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. The evening will honor the memory of Tucker Williams. Tucker, the son of former Bandits player Shawn Williams, lost his battle with Burkitt lymphoma in 2014. Dylana Williams, Tucker’s sister, will sing the Canadian national…