Toronto Shuts Out the Lights in Georgia, Advance to Round Two 5/6/19

May 7, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Georgia Swarm On May 6, the Toronto Rock (1-0) travelled to Georgia (0-1) to face the Swarm in the Eastern Semi-Final for a rare Monday night lacrosse game.  Playing in front of 8,862 fans at the Infinite Energy Arena the visitors escaped with a win as Toronto pulled away in the second half and held on during a…


Justin and Friends Playoff Picks – Round 1 5/3/19

May 3, 2019

A few of us at Lacrosse is Awesome are here to deliver our predictions for the first round of the NLL playoffs.  In this first round, it is win or go home! West Division Colorado Mammoth (4) at Saskatchewan Rush (1) Friday, May 3 at 9:30 PM EST Justin Ivey These two teams are meeting for the second week in a row.  In the last week of the regular season,…


The Wings Were Keeper of the Hive in Georgia 4/20/19

April 21, 2019

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© On a warm night in Georgia, the Swarm (12-6) would host their Eastern Division rivals, the Philadelphia Wings (4-14) in front of a crowd of 8,735 hometown fans for their final game in the regular season.  Georgia looked sloppy in last night’s contest, especially for a team that needed the win to clinch the number one seed in the NLL East, and Philadelphia…


NLL Playoff Clinching Scenarios 4/18/19

April 18, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY April 18, 2019 Philadelphia, April 18, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League has released playoff clinching scenarios ahead of the final two weeks of the regular season. Both the Colorado Mammoth (6-10) and Vancouver Warriors (5-11) can still clinch playoff berths. •      Colorado Mammoth (6-10) can clinch a postseason berth with one win, either vs. San Diego on Friday or vs. Saskatchewan on April 27 or with one…


The Dobbie & Dickson Show in Roughnecks Victory 4/12/19

April 17, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Candice Ward The Calgary Roughnecks (9-8) put together back-to-back wins over the last two weekends, this time against the visiting Eastern Division Georgia Swarm (12-5) in a back and forth scoring game. Over 11,800 in the seats and a multitude of event dressed fans attended Hero Night in Calgary all the while enjoying an edge of your…


Justin’s NLL Picks Week Eighteen 4/12/19

April 12, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Weeks 1-9: 25-19 Week Ten: 4-2 Week Eleven: 2-1 Week Twelve: 4-0 Week Thirteen: 3-1 Week Fourteen: 4-2 Week Fifteen: 4-3 Week Sixteen: 2-2 Week Seventeen: 4-1 Season Total: 52-31 Last week the picks did not get in with enough time to post.  I blame my wife and her birthday on Saturday, but don’t tell her that.  I was confident in my selections,…


Swarm Don’t Let Rock Clinch Just Yet 3/22/19

March 23, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Toronto Rock The Toronto Rock (8-4) visited the Georgia Swarm (11-4) with the hopes of clinching a playoff berth.  With a win in either of their two games this weekend, they’re in.  The two-day stretch couldn’t have started any worse.  Toronto struggled mightily and Georgia led from start to finish in a blowout as Randy Staats finished with 10…


Rochester Suffers Sixth Consecutive Loss 3/16/19

March 17, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© In this week’s NLL action the Rochester Knighthawks (2-9) played host to the Georgia Swarm (10-4) in their final season match-up at the Blue Cross Arena in front of a crowd 5,428.  Despite the trading deadline on March 14th and the Knighthawks having a fire sale before time ran out, they would still sign names like Mike Manley; along with Mike Triolo…


Justin’s Picks NLL Week Fourteen 3/15/19

March 15, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Weeks 1-9: 25-19 Week Ten: 4-2 Week Eleven: 2-1 Week Twelve: 4-0 Week Thirteen: 3-1 Season Total: 38-23 ALMOST another perfect weekend, but Toronto had to drop their game to Calgary on Saturday