Warriors Band Together, Earn Rematch Win Over Mammoth 1/17/2020

January 18, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse Is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The last time Colorado played Vancouver (1/4/2020), the Warriors (2-4) offence shot out to a 4-0 lead before the Mammoth (3-3) even knew they were in a game. The right side and left side of the Warrior’s offence were synchronized early. Eventually, Coach Pat Coyle called a time-out and then pulled Dillon Ward to get the…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 8 -1/17/2020

January 17, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 19-8 Justin Ivey 19-8 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 17-10 Chris Vale 15-12 As the leader of this group, nothing gets me more excited than a 5-0 weekend with the picks!  Finally, I have evened up with Shawn for the group lead.  We aren’t going to dwell on last week because this week crazy.  Another weekend with EIGHT GAMES scheduled, so let’s get…

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Rush Hold Off Seals in San Diego – 1/12/2020

January 13, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Saskatchewan Rush (3-1) travelled south to play the San Diego Seals (1-4) in the final game of Week 7 in the NLL on Sunday.  The team stat line showed an even match.  The Rush outshot the Seals 58-52, but the Seals gathered more loose balls (73-70).  Both teams were dead even in the faceoff circle going 12-24.  The difference maker was the…

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Bandits Break Out in Georgia & Dominate Swarm 1/11/2020

January 12, 2020

Chris Vale, Correspondent Buffalo Bandits Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Kyle Hess The Buffalo Bandits (2-1) came off the bye week and headed down to Georgia and took down the Swarm (2-2) by the score of 16-10. One big take away from this game was the return of Bandit’s forward Chase Fraser (3G, 3A) who had himself a six point night and earned himself the Player of the…

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Toronto Wins Nail-biter at Home Over Rochester 1/11/2020

January 11, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Ryan McCullough The Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) visited the Scotiabank  Arena in Toronto for game two of a back-to-back contest after dropping the first game to the Rock two weeks ago in Rochester.  The 8,865 Rock fans were on the edge of their seats, but in the end saw their team win their third in a row.  The Toronto…

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Lightning Strikes & Thunderbirds Roll 1/11/2020

January 11, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Colorado Mammoth The Colorado Mammoth (3-2) headed to Halifax, Nova Scotia to face the Thunderbirds (4-0) in a game that many thought would bring down one of the only two undefeated teams in the league.  The Nest was filled with 7,623 Thunderbirds fans who were prepped and ready to watch their team take on the mighty Mammoth.  Both…

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Face-Offs=Possessions=Goals:  Wings Take All 1/10/2020

January 10, 2020

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The Philadelphia Wings (3-1) hosted the Vancouver Warriors (1-4) at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. The arena was packed with LaxCon in town and the 9,676 fans would not be disappointed.  The Wings would come away with the win, their third consecutive victory; the first time in franchise history they have won back-to-back-to-back contests.  Vancouver would…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 7 -1/10/2019

January 10, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 15-7 Justin Ivey 14-8 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 14-8 Chris Vale 12-10 Week 6 only had two games, but they were exciting!  The Colorado Mammoth completed an outstanding come from behind victory over the Vancouver Warriors on the back of their gritty defense.  The New York Riptide had a similar scenario to get their first win of the season against the Philadelphia…

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LATRELL HARRIS PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE 1/10/2020

January 10, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Toronto Defender Out With Upper Body Injury Oakville, ON – Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick announced a pair of roster moves today.  Defender Latrell Harris has been placed on the Injured Reserve list, while defender Mitchell Gustavsen has been shifted to the Active Roster from the Practice Roster. Harris sustained an upper body injury during the Rock’s Dec. 10 practice and has not appeared in…

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GEICO Extends Partnership With National Lacrosse League For Full 2019-20 Season 1/9/2020

January 9, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE]  Renewal of League’s Major Partnership Another Big Step Forward For NLL And The Sport of Lacrosse  Philadelphia, January 9​, 2020 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) has announced an extension of its groundbreaking partnership with GEICO, one of the largest insurance providers in the United States.  GEICO will be the official insurance provider of the NLL for the full season after becoming a partner in March of 2019….

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GF SPORTS NAMES RICH LISK AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT 1/7/20

January 7, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] NEW YORK, January 7, 2020 – GF Sports, a live events and sports media entertainment company, announced today the hiring of Rich Lisk as Executive Vice President. Lisk brings more than 25 years of experience in the sports marketing industry to GF Sports, including leadership positions with professional sports teams in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and Arena Football League (AFL). “Rich brings a wealth of experience on…

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New England Black Wolves Clark named General Manager, D’Orazio adds Assistant General Manager Tag 1/7/2020

January 7, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Lisk departs to become Executive Vice President of GF Sports UNCASVILLE, CT. (January 7, 2020) – The New England Black Wolves announced today that General Manager Rich Lisk will depart the organization on Jan. 31, 2020. Head Coach Glenn Clark will take on a dual role, adding General Manager duties and Assistant Coach Clem D’Orzaio will also become Assistant General Manager. Clark enters his fifth season as head…

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