ILWT Memories: The 2012 Powerball Lacrosse Tournament

April 19, 2020

In these complex times of postponed sports, fans have been taking to social media with their favourite games and memories. The lacrosse world is no different. A quick scroll through any fan’s timeline will show pictures from player’s youth, coaching, throwback games and, yes, father/daughter TikTok dance battles. It is with all this in mind we ask your indulgence as we personally look back on some of our favourite games…

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NLL: In conversation with Paul Day

April 10, 2020

With seven weeks remaining in the 2019-20 NLL regular season schedule, the COVID-19 pandemic caused a stoppage in all sports and public gatherings. Arenas are closed, gymnasiums, all non-essential business are closed, and in Philadelphia a “Stay at Home” order has been extended to April 30th. As lacrosse fans, we have been brought closer together with fans rallying around classic MILL/NLL games on YouTube, posting pictures and making lists of…

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Press Release: NLL cancels remainder of 2020 regular season

April 8, 2020

National Lacrosse League Announces Cancellation of Remaining Regular Season Games League Looking At All Possible Scenarios For When A Return To Play Is Both Safe And Beneficial For All Involved Philadelphia, April 8, 2020 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the longest running and most successful professional lacrosse league in the world, today announced that the League will cancel the remainder of the regular season. League officials are looking at…

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PHOTOS: New England @ Philadelphia

April 1, 2020

Photos from the New England Black Wolves’ 9-7 win over the Philadelphia Wings at Wells Fargo Center on March 7, 2020. Refresh your memory of this exciting game with our recap here: https://inlacrossewetrust.com/nll-wings-fall-to-wolves-at-wells-fargo/.

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ILWT Feature: The kaleidoscopic world of Brodie Merrill

March 24, 2020

A kaleidoscope is a tricky device that uses light to make things that are ordinary blend together to make brilliant patterns. This describes Brodie Merrill perfectly – one of the best defenders to play the game in either field or box, but a quiet, humble person. It can be argued that Merrill paved the way for Canadian lacrosse players to come to colleges and universities in the United States in exchange…

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NLL unveils new logo to celebrate fans, players and sport

March 18, 2020

(Philadelphia, March 18, 2020)- The National Lacrosse League today unveiled a new logo to honor all constituencies during these challenging times. The logo contains images from all areas connected to the league and will be updated periodically as fans, players, and other interested parties send in new images. A press release from the league stated: “We cannot celebrate our games, but we can celebrate our fans, our players, and our…

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NLL suspends play in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

March 12, 2020

The National Lacrosse League announced today that the 2020 season would be put on hold during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The NLL is not the only sports league to take preventative measures, joining the NBA, NHL and MLB as well as the NCAA. The Ivy League was among the first in the lacrosse world to act, cancelling the remainder of the spring sports season including men’s lacrosse. The Arena Lacrosse…

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NLL: Schreiber’s return not enough to help Rock past Roughnecks

March 11, 2020

Riding a four-game home win streak, the Toronto Rock received an offensive boost Sunday prior to their lone matchup this season against the Calgary Roughnecks. Both Tom Schreiber, who missed six games to injury, and Dan Dawson, who missed the last two, returned to the Rock lineup. The excitement surrounding their return was evident in the building, but it would be short lived as Calgary eventually spoiled the party with…

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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….

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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…

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