The Rock Hand the Swarm First Loss of the Season 1/18/19

January 19, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo: Paul Sasso, MV Photo Concepts The Toronto Rock hosted the Georgia Swarm on Friday night January 18 at the Scotiabank Arena in front of a disappointing crowd of 7,118.  The Rock were hoping to avenge the one goal loss against Georgia two weeks ago.  The Rock put together a great defensive strategy that had the Swarm offense off of…

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Justin’s Picks NLL Week Six 1/18/19

January 17, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Week One: 1-2 Week Two: 2-1 Week Three: 3-2 Week Four: 4-1 Week Five: 4-1 Season Total: 14-7 Another perfect week ruined by a struggling home team.  Last week it was the Colorado Mammoth, and this week it was the Philadelphia Wings falling to the

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Lacrosse is Awesome would like to welcome Shawn Palmer, the newest member of our team!!

January 17, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Shawn started playing box lacrosse when he was 4 years old and played for 17 years, playing his minor lacrosse in Toronto and Jr. B in Aurora Ontario.  After being away from lacrosse for 10 years while playing Roller Hockey for the Canadian National Team he was brought back to the sport when his son was old enough to play. He has…

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Mammoth Look Extinct in Third Consecutive Loss to Rock 1/12/19

January 13, 2019

The Colorado Mammoth (0-3) hosted the Toronto Rock (3-1) on 80’s Rock Night in the Mile High City.  The 11,678 Mammoth fans were ready to see their team get their first “W” of the season.  But as has been in the previous two contests, Colorado couldn’t overcome their woes and would lose their third on the season giving them the worst start in franchise history.  The Rock would come into…

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Justin’s Picks NLL Week Five 1/12/19

January 11, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Week One: 1-2 Week Two: 2-1 Week Three: 3-2 Week Four: 4-1 Season Total: 10-6 The Colorado Mammoth ruined my perfect weekend, losing to the Calgary Roughnecks at home on Sunday. They kept it close, but just didn’t seem able to adjust during the game. My score predictions were quite off, and I am

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ROCK WIN OT THRILLER 11-10 OVER WINGS

January 4, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Adam Jones’ 5th Goal Of The Night Wins It Toronto, ON – Adam Jones scored his fifth goal of the night to power the Toronto Rock (2-1) to an 11-10 overtime win over the Philadelphia Wings (0-3) on Friday night at Scotiabank Arena.  Tom Schreiber also scored five goals, with his fifth tying the game with 20 seconds to play and

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Justin’s Picks NLL Week Four 1/4/19

January 3, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Week One : 1-2 Week Two: 2-1 Week Three: 3-2 Season Total: 6-5 Keep it positive. In week three of NLL action I got ABOVE .500, although barely. I did not foresee the low scoring Calgary win against San Diego and I most certainly did not

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Swarm Overtakes the Rock in the Last Seconds 12/28/18

December 28, 2018

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© On Friday December 28, 2018 a very busy lacrosse packed night in the NLL, the Toronto Rock (1-1) would open up their season at home in front of 10,123 Rock fans hosting their Eastern Division rivals the Georgia Swarm (2-0).  This game would not disappoint the fans as there wasn’t a single minute of down time as the track meet and net-minder battle…

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Justin’s Picks NLL Week Three 12/28/18

December 27, 2018

Justin’s Picks Week Three 12/28/18 & 12/29/18 Week One:  1-2 Week Two:  2-1 I was able to reverse my fortunes last week and reach .500 early in the season.  The self confidence boost was much needed.  Now comes the real test.  There are five games in the NLL this week, four on Friday and one on Saturday.  Can San Diego stay hot?  Will Philadelphia get their first win?  Read on…

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Justin’s Picks NLL Week Two 12/20/18

December 20, 2018

Justin’s Picks Week Two 12/22/18 Unfortunately, I did not get my picks submitted in time last week for everyone to see.  I had all three home teams picked to win and only one of them did, so I enter week two with a much less than perfect 1-2.  Week 2 of the NLL season has three matchups, two on Friday and one on Saturday.

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Mammoth End Rock Playoff Hopes 4/28/18

April 29, 2018

Di Miller, Beat Writer Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome The Colorado Mammoth (11-7) hosted the Toronto Rock (8-10) at the Loud House on Saturday night.  There were 15,767 Mammoth fans in attendance stoked to see their team break out of the three game slide and the worst streak Colorado has had.  They got their wish while the Rock saw their season end.  Final: Mammoth 19—Rock 15.

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The NLL Wild Wild East 4/21/18

April 22, 2018

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome On Saturday April 21, 2018, the Toronto Rock (8-9) headed south to face their Eastern Division rivals the Buffalo Bandits (8-9) at the Key Bank Center.  Attendance was above the season average with 16,630 Bandits fans set and ready to see their team return home after a two game road trip and losing streak.  However, it wasn’t in

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