MLL: Thompson scores five as Bayhawks extinguish Blaze 16-13

July 13, 2019

On Saturday night the Chesapeake Bayhawks (5-3) defeated the Atlanta Blaze (5-4) 16-13 in a rematch from a couple weeks ago when the Blaze embarrassed the Bayhawks 19-10. This time when the Bayhawks took the lead, they didn’t stumble. Starting with a hat trick from rookie midfielder Andrew Kew, who had four on the night as he played his second game this season. He made his Bayhawks’ debut on July 4th versus…

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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: Stormy skies no problem for Outlaws in Mile High Fourth of July comeback win

July 7, 2019

The Denver Outlaws kept up their winning ways on America’s favourite day with a 14-13 come-from-behind win over the Chesapeake Bayhawks during their annual Mile High Fourth of July game. It puts the Outlaws at 5-1 and in first place in Major League Lacrosse. In front of 26,210 fans the Outlaws rallied from a 13-9 fourth quarter deficit during a game that was delayed 75 minutes and featured two further…

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MLL: Blaze take down Bayhawks

July 2, 2019

The Atlanta Blaze soundly defeated the Chesapeake Bayhawks to end their undefeated streak and spoil the Bayhawks’ home opener on Saturday with a 19-10 win. Lyle Thompson’s magical goals kept Bayhawks’ fans entertained throughout the evening despite the loss. He took multiple hits that seemed to echo through the stadium. He was double teamed and triple teamed, yet he still found multiple ways to put the ball in the back…

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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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Baker: MLL and PLL give fans equal entertainment in first week of play

June 9, 2019

It happened one summer, it happened one time It happened forever, for one short time The Motels 1983 Summer arrived and this year in particular is historic as there are two organizations putting incredible lacrosse products on the field.  So far into this young season, the fans are the winners. The first weekend of professional field lacrosse took place with the two leagues turning in incredible performances. The established league,…

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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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