PLL: Chaos, Atlas and Whipsnakes join Waterdogs in Sept. 5 semi-finals

August 25, 2021

After an exciting weekend in Salt Lake City, the Premier Lacrosse League semi-finals are set. On Saturday, September 5, when the PLL returns to Philadelphia, the first place Waterdogs will take on the defending champion Whipsnakes, while Chaos and Atlas battle in the day’s first game. HOW THEY GOT THERE Chaos 13 vs Archers 10 Chaos defeated Archers in a quarterfinal upset 13-10. Archers LC has consistently been one of…


PLL: Late night heroics from MacKay lifts Chaos past Archers

August 16, 2021

While most of the country had called it a night and gone to bed, a few die-hards stayed up to take in the back half of a Friday night double header featuring the Archers LC taking on the Chaos LC in PLL action. An earlier three-hour lightening delay pushed back the start of the game to 11:30 p.m. local Albany time. Although the sun had set hours earlier, the conditions…


PLL: Whipsnakes and Archers play a barn burner for first place

July 9, 2021

Is there anything better than a Sunday afternoon battle for first place on Premier Lacrosse League weekend? For fans, no. Especially when they were treated to the back-and-forth affair that was Whipsnakes/Archers for top spot in PLL. For Archers, yes. A win would’ve been better than just being part of the epic clash as Whipsnakes had three players with hat-tricks en route to a 15-14 victory over Archers. Archers entered…


PLL: Carlson’s winner lifts Whipsnakes over Archers

July 7, 2021

The most anticipated game of PLL’s Week 4 featured the league leading Archers LC taking on the reigning champion Whipsnakes LC and this game definitely lived up to the hype. In a wonderfully offensive affair, it was Jay Carlson scoring on a turn-around jump shot with 0:32 seconds left that proved to be the game winner in a 15-14 Whipsnakes victory. The win moves the Whips to 4-1 and vaults…


PLL: Chrome knocks off another top-rated team

July 4, 2021

Chrome Lacrosse Club scored late in the fourth quarter and held the undefeated Archers Lacrosse Club to only one goal at the end of the game to upset a dominant lacrosse team for the second week in a row, taking the 8-7 win in Friday night PLL action. The group of lacrosse veterans on Chrome seem to have found their niche in the Premier Lacrosse League these last two weeks. Although…


PLL: Archers assert dominance over Waterdogs

June 27, 2021

What a game for Adam Ghitelman. The Archers’ goaltender not only stopped nine shots in the team’s 17-8 win over Waterdogs LC on Saturday night, he added an assist and a two-point goal. And he did both in style. Midway through the second quarter with Archers up 7-3, Ghitelman scooped up a loose ball near his crease and ran 65 yards downfield, making it to the Waterdogs’ arc before passing…


PLL: Archers in first after win over Chaos

June 17, 2021

The Premier Lacrosse League’s second weekend of action came to a close Sunday with the Archers using an 11-2 scoring run over the final three quarters to beat Chaos 12-8. The win vaults the Archers to the top of the PLL standings with a 2-0 record – tied with Whipsnakes, but ahead on goal differential – while the Chaos second loss in Atlanta keeps them winless on the season, now…


PLL: Archers rout Atlas 18-6 on opening weekend

June 6, 2021

Welcome to the Premier Lacrosse League, Ryan McNamara. The Archers’ second-round pick in the PLL Entry Draft scored a hattrick in his team’s first half, helping lead them to an 18-6 rout over Atlas on Saturday night. Eleven different Archers scored over the course of the triple-header finale, en route to shooting over 62 per cent for the game. Of their 26 shots on net, the first eight counted in…


PLL: Chaos in control after 13-9 win over Archers in semi-finals

August 8, 2020

A quiver holds an archer’s arrows, but a quiver can also be a reaction from panic or fear. Thursday night in the PLL semi-finals Chaos LC made the Archers LC quiver from panic as the number seven seed controlled the entire game. The Archers didn’t have enough arrows in their own quivers to fight back, falling 13-9 to Chaos. Blaze Riorden had another strong game for Chaos, stopping 18 shots….