MLL Week 9: Shakeup in the standings

August 15, 2019

After eight weeks of action and the All-Star break there is finally a shakeup in the standings. Denver, who held the number one spot for most of the season, is now in a three-way tie for first place. Boston, Denver and Chesapeake all sport 6-3 records. The Boston Cannons are in the number one spot due to head-to-head wins and points differential. Boston traveled to Denver and opened fire on…

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MLL: Second loss in a row as Outlaws fall to Cannons

August 14, 2019

The Denver Outlaws and Boston Cannons both had something to fight for going into August 3rd’s game in Denver. They were in first and second place in the MLL as we get closer to the playoffs. The Outlaws were coming off a loss before the all-star break against the Dallas Rattlers in Denver and looking to get back in the win column, but it was not to be as they…

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World Lax: U.S. wins women’s U19 world championship

August 13, 2019

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — The world championship is coming back to the United States. The United States completed a dominant run through the field, culminating with a 13-3 victory over Canada, to win the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship. “I’m just really proud of the team,” said head coach Kelly Amonte Hiller. “I think we worked pretty hard this week, all throughout the week, on our defense. I feel…

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World Lax: Team Kenya, U19 tournament darlings, finish round-robin play at 1-3

August 6, 2019

Team Kenya finished up round-robin play at the 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championships with a 15-5 loss to Team China, putting them at 1-3. They didn’t make the Round of 16 but will face off against Israel on Tuesday and Belgium on Thursday as they compete for as high a finish as possible in their first year of competition. The African nation is the first to participate in a…

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ILWT Feature: Healing power of lacrosse helps Brett Queener’s biggest fan

August 2, 2019

Brett Queener strutted across the floor during warm ups one night in Philadelphia and saw a little girl who gave him a thumbs up when it seemed like everyone else was booing. The boos made sense – Philly fans never give the opposing team a warm welcome. The little girl couldn’t tell you what drew her to the member of the Boston Blazers. Maybe it was his quirky ways. Possibly…

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NLL Season in Review: Vancouver Warriors

July 27, 2019

Season in Review The Vancouver Warriors had high hopes for the 2019 season with Canucks Sports and Entertainment taking over ownership, giving the team a new identity and new home in downtown Vancouver. But it turned out to be a disappointing season for Warriors’ fans, players and coaches as the team ended up with the second worst record in the National Lacrosse League with five wins and 13 losses. The team…

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MLL Week 8: Atlanta rises again while Rattlers sting champs

July 26, 2019

This past weekend in Major League Lacrosse proved a combination of Gone with the Wind and Caddyshack. Like Scarlet O’Hara, the Atlanta Blaze rebound from a tough two-loss weekend and took down the second place Boston Cannons 15-12. Dallas secured their first win of the season behind the stellar play of undrafted free agent Sean Sconone. Bill Murray’s weed whacking scene in which he talks about a young unknown out…

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MSL: Cobourg Kodiaks knocked out of playoff contention

July 25, 2019

The 2019 MSL playoff picture is almost set after a 10-6 loss to the Brooklin Lacrosse Club knocked the Cobourg Kodiaks out of contention for fourth spot on Wednesday night. The Kodiaks were all but mathematically eliminated going into the game after dropping eight-straight games midseason. They would have needed to win both their remaining games by large margins to squeak by either the Brampton Excelsiors or Oakville Rock. The…

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NLL: Season in Review: New England Black Wolves

July 24, 2019

It was a very inconsistent season for the New England Black Wolves in 2019 as they went 9-10 overall, losing to the Buffalo Bandits in the first round of the playoffs. Season in Review After starting the season with a pretty big loss in Georgia the Black Wolves went on a three-game winning streak where their offensive prowess really showed their worth. However, that didn’t last long as the Black…

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MLL: Lizards hold off late-game surge by Bayhawks

July 22, 2019

The New York Lizards beat the Chesapeake Bayhawks 14-10 despite a late game surge by Chesapeake  on Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Colin Heacock scored a hat trick while Lyle Thompson added two for the Bayhawks. The two combined for half of the goals the Bayhawks scored and showed why both are playing in the All-Star game in Annapolis next weekend. The Lizards had three guys net hat…

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