Calgary Drops Second in a Row 1/18/19

January 20, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Calgary’s troubles continue as they would lose by the score of 15-9 to the San Diego Seals, putting the Roughnecks in third place in the western division. “We need to be better than we were tonight,” he said. “We need to clean up some things and make sure that the lows aren’t the big lows that they are. We keep digging…

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Calgary Chemistry Off in Loss to Black Wolves 1/12/19

January 13, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Candice Ward On Saturday January 12, 2019 in the Scotiabank Saddledome, twelve thousand plus fans in attendance were there to see Curtis Dickson’s return to the Roughnecks line up. His return was not what he had expected after signing a multiyear deal with Calgary as they would lose only their second of the season.  Final Score:  New…

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Roughnecks Control the Seals 12/28/18

December 29, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Cover Photo Credit:  Candice Ward The Calgary Roughnecks (2-1) were looking for their second win and hosted the expansion San Diego Seals (1-1) at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday December 28, 2018. Calgary’s twelve thousand plus fans witnessed the Roughnecks to a 9-5 victory. Seals starting goaltender (92) Frankie Scigliano and former teammate to Calgary’s goalie (35)

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Calgary Home-Opener One to Forget 12/19/18

December 19, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome The rebranded Vancouver Warriors started the season on Saturday December 15, 2018  1-0 in a dramatic overtime 14-13 win over Calgary in the Roughnecks home opener. A four all tie rounds off the first quarter in what had been a high action start. (44) Dane Dobbie had the touch on this night leading the way with five goals and four…

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Calgary Roughnecks 2018-2019

December 13, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome The Calgary Roughnecks 2019 Lacrosse season will show a change in the line up at the home opener on December 15, 2018 at the Scotia Bank Saddledome where they will host the revamped Vancouver Warriors. The Roughnecks 21-man active roster is now confirmed and they’ll have a few new faces on the bench. With expansion of San Diego Seals the…

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Rush to the 2018 NLL Championship Series

May 16, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome On Sunday May 13, 2018, the Saskatchewan Rush defeated the Calgary Roughnecks 15-13 in the Western Division Semi-Finals at the Sasktel Centre in Saskatoon. There were 11,568 fans in the arena in support of their 10-4 Rush. Calgary has not defeated the Rush in their eleven meetings since the team moved to Saskatchewan, and the streak

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Calgary Can’t Beat the Rush 4/28/18

May 5, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome The Calgary Roughnecks (8-10) finished off the season dropping a tight game on the road to the Saskatchewan Rush (14-4).  Final Score:  Rush 11—Roughnecks 10. As expected from these two teams it has been the action has been back and forth. The game’s first goal to (90) Ben McIntosh catching Calgary’s (35) Christian Del Bianco off balance for the over…

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Calgary Ends Vancouver’s Hopes for a Home Finale’ Win 4/21/18

April 22, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome It was a rough 2017-2018 season for the Vancouver Stealth (2-15) as they dropped their third in a row at home in another high scoring game, losing 26-11 to the Calgary Roughnecks (8-9) at the Langley Events Centre. Vancouver’s first shift wasted no time in scoring 34 seconds in off Rhys Duch’s (1G, 2A) point shot low glove side on

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Calgary Rides Big Second Half to Hold Back Bandits 4/14/18

April 17, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome On Saturday, April 14 the Buffalo Bandits (8-8) visited the Saddledome in Calgary for the Calgary Roughnecks (7-9) last home game of the regular season.  The game was fan appreciation night and a benefit night for the Humboldt Broncos hockey team, who were involved in a tragic bus accident just a week ago.  To show their support for the community,…

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Calgary’s Win Sends Them to the Playoffs 3/31/18

April 1, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome On Saturday March 31, the Calgary Roughnecks (6-8) would make their first trip to the cost to face the Vancouver Stealth (2-13).  The Langley Events Centre was filled with 3,363 faithful Stealth fans in the hopes of seeing their teams playoff chances stay alive. Calgary would halt any chance for a Stealth playoff run and became the third team to…

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Rock Roll Over the Roughnecks 3/24/18

March 25, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome It was Superhero Party Night at Scotiabank Saddledome and the Twitter Game of the Week.  The Calgary Roughnecks (5-8) hosted the Toronto Rock (7-6) in front of 12,097 screaming Riggers fans.  Both teams came into the game with a “W” the weekend before. At this point in the season, every win is more significant, and one step closer to

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Georgia Defense Swarms Toronto 3/3/18

March 4, 2018

  Marcelo A. Saguez, Beat Writer Lacrosse is Awesome After suffering a tough loss on Friday night at home against Colorado, the Georgia Swarm (5-6) travelled to face the Toronto Rock (5-5) for their second game in as many nights.  Toronto was without Tom Schreiber (knee) and Brodie Merrill (ankle) for the East Division matchup.  Georgia showed little signs of fatigue after the loss and travel.  The defense and goaltender…

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