MLL NAMES SPENCER FORD FIRST EVER SPECIAL ASSISTANT 12/3/18-

December 4, 2018

[MEDIA RELEASE] MLL NAMES SPENCER FORD AS FIRST-EVER SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR ALUMNI DEVELOPMENT New Position to Focus on Recognizing Players’ Contributions to League Growth BOSTON, MA (December 3, 2018) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the hiring of Spencer Ford as its first-ever Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Alumni Development.

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Denver Moves On Blaze Go Home 8/4/18

August 4, 2018

Di Miller, Beat Writer Denver Outlaws Lacrosse is Awesome On Saturday August 4, the Denver Outlaws (8-6) headed to Kennesaw State University in Atlanta to face the Atlanta Blaze (7-7) in front of 2,204 fans for what started out to be a “Both teams can move on” to a “Winner takes all”.  Due to a rain delay with only 4:58 having been played, the teams were able to see much…

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Dallas Does it Again 6/23/18

June 24, 2018

Tom Coyne, Beat Writer Dallas Rattlers Lacrosse is Awesome Major League Lacrosse was busy Saturday June 23 and so were the Rattlers or as I like to refer to them as the “Battlers”.  If you have not been paying attention, there is a new sheriff in town. The Dallas Rattlers (8-2) the first team to win eight games in 2018.  They won their third in a row and continue to…

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Bayhawks Put Out the Blaze 6/16/18

June 20, 2018

Lance Crafton, Beat Writer Chesapeake Bayhawks Lacrosse is Awesome The weather couldn’t have been any better for the capital of Maryland last Saturday as the Chesapeake Bayhawks squared off with the Atlanta Blaze. With a local tournament in the Annapolis area, the stands were flooded with young boys sporting their club’s jersey and their exuberance helped electrify Navy and Marine Corps Memorial Stadium as they cheered for their favorite players.

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Atlanta Flexes Their Offense Against Boston 4/28/2018

May 5, 2018

John Zumbado, Beat Writer Atlanta Blaze Lacrosse is Awesome The Atlanta Blaze (1-1) won their first game of the 2018 season with a 19-12 win over the Boston Cannons (0-2) at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on Saturday, April 28, 2018, in front of an energetic hometown crowd.  The win was a first for both Head Coach Liam Banks and goaltender Chris Madalon who made his first start.  The Blaze hit…

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Damp Weather Douses the Blaze in Home-Opener 4/22/18

April 24, 2018

John Zumbado, Beat Writer Atlanta Blaze Lacrosse is Awesome The Atlanta Blaze (0-1) kicked off the 2018 MLL season hosting the Florida Launch (1-0). It was a rain soaked and windy day at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw; and although the weather played a part in the sparse crowd, others were prepped and ready to brave the damp weather to see their team open the season.   Final Score:  Florida…

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Tragedy Strikes the Atlanta Blaze Head Coach Huntley Passed Away 12/18/17

December 18, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE Atlanta Blaze December 18, 2017 Kennesaw— Today, the Atlanta Blaze suffered a terrible loss, as Head Coach Dave Huntley passed away suddenly at the age of 60 while coaching a clinic. He was known as a player’s coach first; when reached for comment, General Manager and Assistant Coach Spencer Ford said, “To me, there was Huntley and then there was God.”

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Cannons Go Down in a Blaze 8/5/17

August 10, 2017

Photo Credit: Kevin S. Clancy Kevin S. Clancy, Beat Writer Boston Cannons Lacrosse is Awesome The last game of the season for the Boston Cannons (3-11) and Atlanta Blaze (6-8) took place in front of a crowd of approximately 4,200 in Boston on Saturday, August 5.  Both teams will not play in the playoffs, but the end of the regular season is important for the draft picks to continue learning…

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Red Hot Rattlers Net Minder Douses the Blaze 7/29/17

August 1, 2017

Al Giscombe, Beat Writer Atlanta Blaze Lacrosse is Awesome On Saturday July 29, 2017 it was the last home game of the season for the Atlanta Blaze.  They would host the Rochester Rattlers (7-6) at the Fire Pit of the Atlanta Blaze (5-8) and proceeded to extinguish the Blaze in a low scoring slugfest earning a convincing 11-7 victory.  The Rattlers victory maintains their post season hopes as the Blaze…

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Bayhawks Smolder the Blaze 7/22/17

July 24, 2017

Al Giscombe, Beat Writer Atlanta Blaze Lacrosse is Awesome On Saturday July 22, 2017, the Atlanta Blaze (5-7) hosted the Chesapeake Bayhawks (6-6) and at game time it was a sweltering 90 degrees on the field. The game took place on Armed Forces Appreciation Night, and in all essence, was a playoff elimination game.  With two playoff positions still undetermined, either team had a chance to move closer to guaranteeing…

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MLL All-Star Game 7/8/17

July 14, 2017

Featured Image Photo Credit: Pretty Instant Jonny Vegas Namer, Interactive Writer Lacrosse is Awesome The 2017 MLL All-Star game has come and gone and we’re in the midst of another successful year in the sport of professional lacrosse.  Fans that were in attendance got to see the best in the game play the sport they love the most.  Final Score in OT:  Stripes 21–Stars 20.

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Outlaws Extinguish the Blaze 7/4/17

July 5, 2017

Di Miller, Beat Writer Denver Outlaws Lacrosse is Awesome On Independence Day 2017, the Denver Outlaws (7-2) hosted the Atlanta Blaze (4-6) in front of an amazing crowd of 26,614 fans.  The two teams were tied in the series at one game apiece and this would be the only time they would face each other during the regular season in 2017.  Atlanta had just come off a stunning victory over…

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