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…


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…


The Swarm Overtakes the Warriors 2/29/2020

March 1, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Devin Manky A well-oiled machine steamrolled into Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday February 29 and when the smoke cleared, the Georgia Swarm emerged victorious over a flattened Vancouver Warriors squad. Georgia’s record improved to 6-4 while the Warriors sank to 4-8.   Final Score:  Georgia 14—Vancouver 7. The Swarm are a ”team” in the true sense. Their highly…


Roughnecks Win OT Thriller for First Victory in Georgia 2/23/2020

February 23, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Credit to Kyle Hess One player can make a difference.  Roughneck’s Captain Dane Dobbie (6G, 1A) returned to the line-up after a six-game absence Saturday night and led Calgary to their first win ever in Atlanta.  His floor presence ignited the Roughneck stars.  Rhys Duch (4G, 4A) and Curtis Dickson (5G, 5A) had arguably their best games of the…


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…


Wings Last Minute Heroics Not Enough to Overcome Georgia Sting 1/31/2020

February 1, 2020

Ron Schell, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse Is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Philadelphia Wings It was the second and final meeting between the Georgia Swarm (4-3) and Philadelphia Wings (5-3).  When the smoke cleared and someone told you that Philadelphia Wing’s Trevor Baptiste, the Face-off Phenom dominated the face-off circle winning 24 of 28, you would automatically think that the Wings won the battle. They won the face-off battle on Friday…


Black Wolves Fall to Swarm in OT – 1/27/2020

January 27, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Tragedy struck the sports world on Sunday.  Just after halftime at Mohegan Sun Arena, the news of the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine individuals including Kobe Bryant and his daughter, started to circulate through the media booth.  Disbelief.  Bryant’s mentality extended well beyond the basketball court.  His outreach even touched lacrosse as Saturday he was working with high school lacrosse…


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…


New England vs. Georgia: Get the Buzz 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Justin Ivey UNCASVILLE, CT. (January 24, 2020) – The New England Black Wolves will welcome the Georgia Swarm for Sunday Funday at Mohegan Sun Arena on Jan. 26 for a 1pm matchup. In honor of ​Black Wolves mascot Hunter’s birthday celebration, mascots from around the region will be on hand, and as part of a season-long Sunday special, kids are invited to come on the field after…


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…


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…


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…