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…

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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…

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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…

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Battle of the Expansion Teams Knighthawks vs Riptide 2/29/2020

March 1, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Micheline V On Leap Day 2/29/2020 the Rochester Knighthawks (2-8) played host to the New York Riptide (1-11) on Military Appreciation Night at the Blue Cross Arena in front of 6,006  fans.  This was a game of runs.  Rochester would get off to a slow start with New York finding the back of net first and the ‘Hawks…

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Black Wolves Remain Unbeaten on Road 2/29/2020

February 29, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The New England Black Wolves (6-3) visited the New York Riptide (1-10) on Friday night for the second meeting of three between the two East Division rivals.  This game was nothing like the first meeting where the Black Wolves won easily.  Plagued by slow starts, New England again found themselves behind early.  A six-goal run between the second and third quarters, as well…

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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…

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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…

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Roughnecks Ride the ‘Tide for the Win 2/8/2020

February 9, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image by Jim Wells/Calgary Roughnecks On Saturday February 8, the Calgary Roughnecks (3-4) shook the monkey off their back winning 13-9 at home in front of 12,384 fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome over the New York Riptide (1-8). The win is a huge boost for the captain less Calgary team who put together a solid and consistent four quarter game. …

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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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Riptide Makes History at the Expense of the Swarm 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent New York Riptide Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: New York Riptide On Saturday January 18, the New York Riptide (1-5) would face their North Division rivals the Georgia Swarm (2-3) for the first time this season in the hopes that they would finally break that ever present “Goose Egg” on the standings board.  On the other side of the score sheet, the Swarm were hoping…

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