RMLL Junior Female Roundup 2023

July 16, 2023

The Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League is Alberta’s amateur league for post-midget players, both male and female. There are seven male divisions, from Junior B to Senior B and two female divisions—Junior and Senior. I have a cousin playing for the Red Deer Riot in the Junior Female Division. Checking the schedule, I saw that the closest her team would be to my hometown of Lethbridge this year was their June…


NLL: Late Run Pushes Rush Past Desert Dogs 13-12

May 1, 2023

A flurry of goals in the dying moments of the game earned the Saskatchewan Rush the 13-12 win over the Las Vegas Desert Dogs on Saturday night. The Rush close out the season in fifth place in the West Conference, with an 8-10 record while the Desert Dogs wrap up their first season in sixth place at 5-13. Marshal King drew first blood for the Desert Dogs, just 56 seconds…


NLL: Rush Take Out Mammoth in OT

April 27, 2023

The Saskatchewan Rush blew a three-goal lead to the Colorado Mammoth in the final five minutes of regulation on Saturday night, but managed to win the game in overtime, 12-11. The result had no direct effect on the standings, with the Mammoth remaining in fourth place in the West Division, and the Rush staying in fifth place. Saskatchewan never trailed in this game. They opened up the scoring on an…


NLL: 4th Quarter Rally Pushes Thunderbirds Past Rush, 15-11

April 18, 2023

After trailing for three quarters, the Halifax Thunderbirds erupted for nine goals in the final 15 minutes to earn a critical 15-11 win over the Saskatchewan Rush. The win keeps Halifax in a fourth-place tie with the Georgia Swarm in the East Conference, while the loss drops the Rush to 6-10 on the season, leaving them in fifth place in the West Conference, and out of the playoff picture for…


NLL: Swarm Win Fifth Straight, Take Down Rush 13-9

April 9, 2023

The Georgia Swarm scored early and often en route to a 13-9 win over the visiting Saskatchewan Rush on Saturday night. The win, in front of a season-best crowd of 9,332 fans, was Georgia’s fifth in a row, moving them up to a fourth-place tie with the Halifax Thunderbirds in the East Conference at 7-8. The loss for Saskatchewan drops their record to 6-9, keeping them in fifth place in…


NLL: Rush Earn OT Win Against Warriors

April 4, 2023

The Saskatchewan Rush survived a late-game run by the Vancouver Warriors on Saturday night to pull off a 12-11 overtime win. The victory snapped a five-game losing skid by the Rush and improved their record to 6-8, good for fifth place in the West Conference. The Warriors drop to 4-11 on the season and remain in last place in the conference. Lacrosse is often a game of runs and this…


NLL: Roughnecks Trounce Rush for Second Week in a Row

March 26, 2023

The Calgary Roughnecks handed the Saskatchewan Rush their fifth straight loss Saturday night, winning 14-6 to sweep their season series. The win improves the Roughnecks’ record to 10-4, putting them solidly in second place in the West Conference. The slumping Rush drop to 5-8 and are now in a fifth-place tie with the expansion Las Vegas Desert Dogs. This was never a close game. Calgary jumped out to a lead…


NLL: PCLC Outlast Desert Dogs 11-8

March 20, 2023

The Panther City Lacrosse Club jumped out to a three-goal lead in the second quarter and held on the rest of the way to earn a 11-8 win over the Las Vegas Desert Dogs on Saturday night. The victory puts PCLC (8-5) solidly in third place in the West Conference while the Desert Dogs (4-8) remain in sixth place. After an early PCLC tally from Callum Crawford, the Desert Dogs…


NLL: Late Rush Not Enough, Seals Take 12-11 Win

March 14, 2023

The San Diego Seals weathered a late-game surge by the Saskatchewan Rush to hang on to a 12-11 win on Saturday night. The win solidifies San Diego’s hold on first place in the West Division, while the slumping Rush are now in a fourth-place tie with the Colorado Mammoth. San Diego got out to the early lead when Tre Leclaire scored at the 10:51 mark. Dane Dobbie added to the…


NLL: Strong Finish Gives PCLC 16-10 Win Over Rush

March 7, 2023

Saturday night, the Panther City Lacrosse Club scored seven times in the fourth quarter to hand the Saskatchewan Rush their second straight loss, 16-10. PCLC (7-5) moves up to third place in the West Conference with the win while the Rush (5-5) slide down to fourth. “I think we are gaining a lot of confidence,” said Tony Malcom after the game. “I think there are a lot of underrated players…