NLL: Roughnecks refusal to lose results in back-to-back weekend wins

February 13, 2023

These are the dates coaches circle on the calendar – the daunting double-header weekend. It has the potential to reveal your team as a legit playoff contender or it can expose all of the weaknesses you really possess. Just two weeks ago, the Calgary Roughnecks came off a crushing OT loss to the Toronto Rock that could’ve put this team on life support –  especially if this weekend went badly….


NCAA: Syracuse beats Vermont 7-5 on opening weekend

February 8, 2023

Save for the handful of over-hyped Syracuse fans who expected this year’s highly touted freshmen class to instantly bring Magic Johnson’s Showtime offense to The Dome, every Syracuse and Vermont fan, whether they lean toward the “glass half-full” or “glass half-empty” side of life, could easily find support for their dreams or fears in Saturday’s season opener. The game was up for grabs as Syracuse and Vermont ended the 3rd…


NLL: Roughnecks fail to take advantage of understaffed Warriors team

February 21, 2022

No Buque, no Hamer-Jackson, no Jones, no problem for the Vancouver Warriors. Chris Gill’s underrated and undermanned team continued to impress in a hard-fought 11-10 victory over the Calgary Roughnecks on Friday night on the Westjet Field at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. Former Rigger Riley Loewen stung his old team, scoring the game-winner with 2:12 left. The victory extends Vancouver’s winning streak to three and keeps them solidly in a…


Second-half surge from Rock tops Wings

February 7, 2022

Both the Philadelphia Wings and the weather were blisteringly cold Saturday night while the Toronto Rock were red hot. Toronto doubled up Philadelphia 14-7 at Wells Fargo Center and rolled forward in a decisive victory. The Wings came and strong as last week’s hero, Ben McIntosh, had three goals. Two of those goals came in the first few minutes of the game, while Toronto was struggling. Goaltender Nick Rose appeared to…


NLL: Three Wings hit milestones as Philadelphia takes down Rochester 18-10

January 24, 2022

Tempers raged; fists flew. Words and gestures were exchanged. Boos for the players and the officials vibrated the stadium seats. It was like old school lacrosse was back in Philadelphia. And in a city that prides itself on being gritty, it was exactly what the Philadelphia Wings needed to beat the Rochester Knighthawks 18-10 in front of a boisterous crowd of over 6000. The game started slowly for both teams. Tied 2-2 at the end of…


NLL: FireWolves beat Wings in afternoon affair

January 17, 2022

The Albany FireWolves went on a midday hunt in Philadelphia on Saturday at noon. The FireWolves emerged from the prowl victorious, winning 9-8.The game featured a lot of hard hitting from both sides. It is clear that there is still no love lost between these two teams, the old Wings and the new Wings. And although the defensive players who were on the Covid list and Zach Higgins looked like…


2021-22 PREVIEW: Buffalo Bandits

December 3, 2021

Well, a new season is upon us, and Buffalo Bandits fans have a lot to be excited about. First and foremost, it will be the first full season since the shortened 2019-2020 campaign. The last game the Bandits played was March 8th 2020, which was an 11-9 loss to Halifax. If you compare the roster from that game to present day, a lot is the same. However, there were many…


PHOTOS: Rochester Knighthawks @ Philadelphia Wings, January 19, 2020

November 18, 2021

We’re dipping into the archives today to relive THAT game – you know the one. Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at Wells Fargo Center. The Philadelphia Wings and Rochester Knighthawks combined for 103 penalty minutes in a 12-4 Wings’ win. Things got a little nuts in the third period with several different scrums. We love lacrosse for the skill, but a little silliness isn’t always a bad thing. Click the link…


PHOTOS: Vancouver Warriors @ Philadelphia Wings

February 2, 2021

We’re reaching back into the archives today with some never before seen photos, revisiting a game between the Vancouver Warriors and Philadelphia Wings from January 10, 2020. It was the Wings’ home opener and they took the game 18-10. Josh Currier led the Wings with four goals while Blaze Riorden, Kevin Crowley and Brett Hickey all scored three. Zach Higgins got the win in goal. More photos here.