Black Wolves Win Back and Forth Battle With Swarm 1/19/19

January 22, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Justin Ivey The Georgia Swarm (4-2) came into the weekend with the only perfect record left in the NLL.  Friday night, they lost a tough game in Toronto and Saturday wasn’t any better.  The New England Black Wolves’ (3-1) only loss on the season came in their first game in Georgia, and they returned the favor…

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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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Swarm Spoils Crowley’s Return to Philadelphia and Stay Undefeated 1/12/19

January 13, 2019

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Georgia Swarm (4-0) visited the Philadelphia Wings (0-4) at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday January 12, 2019.  The 12,688 fans who showed up were hoping to see Kevin Crowley return to the Wings lineup and help them to their first win of the season.  Crowley was acquired from the New England Black Wolves earlier in the week in exchange for their…

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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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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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The Battle for First in The East 4/29/18

April 30, 2018

Justin Ivey, Beat Writer, New England Black Wolves Lacrosse Is Awesome The final week of the NLL season has never been quite like this.  Until this week’s action, no team had clinched a playoff berth in the East Division.  Saturday night’s games determined the players – but seeding wouldn’t be finalized until the completion.  Rochester secured the two seed by beating Buffalo, and Toronto was eliminated with the loss against…

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The Battle at the Hive 4/8/18

April 11, 2018

Tom Coyne, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome A great game of lacrosse happened at the Infinite Energy Arena in Atlanta when the Toronto Rock (7-8) came down to Georgia to face off against the Swarm (8-7) hoping to avoid a season sweep and joining New England in the NLL’s Eastern Division cellar.  This was the NLL/Twitter Game of the Week.  Both teams entered the contest with identical records (7-7) and…

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Swarm Hold Off Black Wolves Rally 3/24/18

March 25, 2018

Justin Ivey, Beat Writer New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome Less than 24 hours after the New England Black Wolves (6-7) lost at home to the Buffalo Bandits, they visited the Georgia Swarm (7-7) for their second game of the weekend.  The Black Wolves were looking to rebound after a blowout loss to Buffalo, and the Swarm were hoping to climb in the standings of the tight East Division. …

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The Swarm Halts the Bandits 3/18/18

March 20, 2018

Tom Coyne, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome The last time the Buffalo Bandits (6-7) played the Georgia Swarm (6-7); they were at home in February and won big over the Swarm 19-8. Sunday March 18, they had to play away at “The Hive” in Georgia where 3,863 fans were buzzing on Hero Night.  The Swarm needed this win but so did Buffalo.  A win for Georgia would get them out…

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