Bandits Remain Perfect Topping the Swarm 1/15/22

January 15, 2022

Christopher Crane, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  M. Hetzel The National Lacrosse League action started a day early for the Buffalo Bandits (4-0) with their game that was originally scheduled for Saturday being moved to Friday night due to the Buffalo Bills NFL playoff game.  They would play host to the Georgia Swarm (1-3) at the Key Bank Center in front of a crowd of 7,744.  Though…


Riordan Calls Game in Wings Thrilling OT Win Over the Swarm 1/8/22

January 8, 2022

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Philadelphia Wings (3-1) hosted the Georgia Swarm (1-2) at the Wells Fargo Center for a matinee game today after both teams had not played in over three weeks due to the Christmas break and the one week COVID pause.  The two offenses took a half to get started but came on to produce a back and forth exciting game that Georgia forced…


The Mammoth Sting the Swarm on Opening Night 12/5/21

December 5, 2021

Di Miller, Colorado Mammoth Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Courtesy of Colorado Mammoth The Colorado Mammoth (1-0) have gone up against the Georgia Swarm nine times in their history and have dominated the Swarm winning seven of the nine match ups.  With numerous changes to both rosters, fans are wondering if the strength of the teams would be affected.  Last night the Mammoth showed that they’ve put together…


MEDIA ADVISORY: National Lacrosse League Statement and Update on Game Play 3/12/2020

March 12, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY March 12, 2020 “The National Lacrosse League has determined that it is in the best interests of our fans, our players, our coaches and our staff to temporarily suspend play until further notice due to concerns over COVID-19. We will continue to evaluate this situation and remain in constant communication with health, team, business and league officials across North America. Security and safety is our top priority and focus in…


Swarm Over the ‘Tide for the Series 3/7/2020

March 8, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent New York Riptide Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: A. McIntyre The Georgia Swarm (7-4) made the trip to Long Island to face their East Division rivals the New York Riptide (1-12) for the third game of their series which was tied at one game apiece.  The Riptide had their one and only victory against the Swarm on January 18 and were hoping to get Win…


Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 15– 3/7/2020

March 7, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 45-24 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 43-26 Justin Ivey 42-27 I made a HUGE mistake.  Shawn DID NOT go 5-0 in Week 13, Stephonya did.  Lucky for Shawn, he is still in first place.  Standings have been updated and there were no changes after Week 14, although as a group none of us did so hot.  I had the best predictions and went…


The Swarm Overtakes the Warriors 2/29/2020

March 1, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Devin Manky A well-oiled machine steamrolled into Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday February 29 and when the smoke cleared, the Georgia Swarm emerged victorious over a flattened Vancouver Warriors squad. Georgia’s record improved to 6-4 while the Warriors sank to 4-8.   Final Score:  Georgia 14—Vancouver 7. The Swarm are a ”team” in the true sense. Their highly…


Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 14– 2/28/2020

February 28, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 42-19 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 38-23 Justin Ivey 37-24 Shawn went 5-0 last week – please everyone pay attention to this man’s picks.  I fell to last but somehow still am tasked with doing the write ups!  Stephonya only called one game wrong.  If it wasn’t for the will of Dane Dobbie, I might be a bit better.  This week has all…


Roughnecks Win OT Thriller for First Victory in Georgia 2/23/2020

February 23, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Credit to Kyle Hess One player can make a difference.  Roughneck’s Captain Dane Dobbie (6G, 1A) returned to the line-up after a six-game absence Saturday night and led Calgary to their first win ever in Atlanta.  His floor presence ignited the Roughneck stars.  Rhys Duch (4G, 4A) and Curtis Dickson (5G, 5A) had arguably their best games of the…


Swarm Hold Off Riptide, Avenge Loss – 2/16/2020

February 16, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© On Saturday night, the Georgia Swarm (5-3) hosted the New York Riptide (1-9) in front of nearly nine thousand fans at Infinite Energy Arena.  The lone win for the Riptide in their inaugural season came on January 18 when they hosted the Swarm.  In that game they were behind as many as five goals before mounting a comeback that ended with an overtime…


Wings Last Minute Heroics Not Enough to Overcome Georgia Sting 1/31/2020

February 1, 2020

Ron Schell, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse Is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Philadelphia Wings It was the second and final meeting between the Georgia Swarm (4-3) and Philadelphia Wings (5-3).  When the smoke cleared and someone told you that Philadelphia Wing’s Trevor Baptiste, the Face-off Phenom dominated the face-off circle winning 24 of 28, you would automatically think that the Wings won the battle. They won the face-off battle on Friday…


Black Wolves Fall to Swarm in OT – 1/27/2020

January 27, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Tragedy struck the sports world on Sunday.  Just after halftime at Mohegan Sun Arena, the news of the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine individuals including Kobe Bryant and his daughter, started to circulate through the media booth.  Disbelief.  Bryant’s mentality extended well beyond the basketball court.  His outreach even touched lacrosse as Saturday he was working with high school lacrosse…