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…

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Mammoth Outgunned by the Bandits Lose Heartbreaker in OT 1/25/2020

January 26, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The Colorado Mammoth (4-4) hosted the Buffalo Bandits (4-1) at the Pepsi Center in Denver on Saturday January 25.  It was Beach Party night at the Loud House and the 10,094 Mammoth fans were excited to see their team back in action after three weeks on the road.  Colorado had just come off a strong win…

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Roughnecks Having a Rough Go & Still Winless at Home… 1/25/2020

January 26, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Jim Wells On Saturday January 25, 2020 the Calgary Roughnecks (2-4) hosted the Halifax Thunderbirds (6-0) in front of 15,362 faithful Riggers fans.  The 2019 NLL Champs were hoping to be the first to bring down the undefeated Thunderbirds and get back to their winning ways.  Halifax took the “No Quit” attitude and their preparation paid off. …

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Seals Shred “Tired” Riptide 1/25/2020

January 26, 2020

Ron Schell, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Devin Manky The 2019 Expansion team, New York Riptide (1-7) took on the 2018 Expansion team San Diego Seals (2-5) on Saturday night at home on Long Island. The night before, the Seals had the luxury of sitting back watching the Riptide play the Philadelphia Wings while they rested in wait in their hotel rooms. They watched the Riptide…

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Wings Strong Second Half Propels Them Past the Riptide 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: New York Riptide The Philadelphia Wings hosted the New York Riptide Friday January 24 for the second meeting of the teams played this year.  The Wings won the first contest 15-12 and New York was hoping to even the season series and go on a win streak after their first NLL victory last week against Georgia.  The Wings outscored…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 9 -1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Justin Ivey 25-10 Shawn Palmer 22-13 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 20-15 Chris Vale 18-17 Vancouver started off last weekend with a low scoring win over Colorado, setting the stage for an underdog weekend that saw both New York and Rochester get their first wins as franchises.  Philadelphia flexed their muscles, pushing New England to OT in a loss on Saturday, and then completely dismantling…

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Colorado Looks to Keep Rolling as Mammoth Host Bandits 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller LOOKING BACK: Colorado finished last weekend’s back-to-back series with a 12-6 victory over the Saskatchewan Rush Jan. 18 after dropping a 7-5 decision to Vancouver Jan. 17 to open the trip. Despite spotting Saskatchewan an early 3-0 lead, the Mammoth limited the Rush to scoring three goals for the rest of the contest and logged five-consecutive tallies in the second quarter. Colorado…

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New England vs. Georgia: Get the Buzz 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Justin Ivey UNCASVILLE, CT. (January 24, 2020) – The New England Black Wolves will welcome the Georgia Swarm for Sunday Funday at Mohegan Sun Arena on Jan. 26 for a 1pm matchup. In honor of ​Black Wolves mascot Hunter’s birthday celebration, mascots from around the region will be on hand, and as part of a season-long Sunday special, kids are invited to come on the field after…

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Speculation About Major League Lacrosse in 2020 1/23/2020

January 23, 2020

Di Miller, MLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Right now, there is a plethora of speculation around the country with regards to how the restructuring of the League is going to affect the fans.  Lets face it, it’s the fans who make the league and without those fans, you wouldn’t have a league.  Some of the articles we’ve seen are so vague that it’s got people scratching their heads wondering what…

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Knighthawks Fall From the Sky Lose to the Wings 1/19/2020

January 20, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Kate Frese The Rochester Knighthawks (1-5) had double duty this weekend as they took on the Calgary Roughnecks in the first game of the doubled up weekend picking up their first win of the season over the Roughnecks.  Rochester would then travel south to the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday January 19, to take on the Philadelphia Wings…

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Knighthawks Get First Win in Franchise History Defeating 2019 NLL Champs 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] (Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Knighthawks (1-4) battled back from a 12-11 deficit with two fourth-quarter goals and held on for the final seven minutes of regulation as they took down the defending NLL champion Calgary Roughnecks (2-3) in thrilling fashion Saturday at Segar & Sciortino Field at The Blue Cross Arena for their first win in franchise history. The 13-12 victory also snaps Rochester’s four-game slide to…

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Thunderbirds Stay Hot & Grab Win No. 5 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

Matteo Nobile, Correspondent Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Trevor MacMillan On Saturday January 18, the Scotiabank Centre home of the Halifax Thunderbirds (5-0) hosted for the first time in their inaugural season, the San Diego Seals (1-5). The Thunderbirds one of two expansion teams in the NLL, are off to a red hot start winning their first four games. They were looking to continue their winning…

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