Vegas Held All the Cards in the First Ever Match Up Against Rochester 2/25/24

February 25, 2024

Christopher Crane, Rochester Knighthawks Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Scott Cordaro In the first ever meeting of the two teams, the Rochester Knighthawks (3-6) played host to the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (4-6) on Casino night at Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks would be fueled by Connor Fields 6-point night (3g, 3) and another strong performance by Joe Post at faceoff winning 16/24 (66%). Las Vegas would…

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The Rush Kept the Desert Dogs on a Short Leash 12/15/23

December 15, 2023

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Mike Kirschbaum The Saskatchewan Rush (1-2) headed to Michelob Ultra Arena on Friday December 15, 2023, to take on the Las Vegas Desert Dogs.  The Rush have quite a few new players on the roster after multiple pre-season trades of some of their veterans. Zach Manns was picked in a trade with the Toronto Rock sending Mark Matthews to…

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Balanced Offense Leads Firewolves to Season Opening Win in Vegas – 12/1/2023

December 2, 2023

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor Lacrosse is Awesome© The Albany Firewolves (1-0) traveled to visit the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (0-1) on Friday night for both clubs’ season opening game.  With a lot of new faces on both sides, this game was expected to come down to the wire and the back-and-forth affair was exciting.  Albany did not lead the contest until the first goal of the fourth quarter, and even then,…

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Desert Dogs Chase the Knighthawks from the Pound Who Drop Second in a Row 3/25/23

March 26, 2023

Christopher Crane,  Rochester Knighthawks Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  S. Rosenthal This weekend’s NLL action had the Rochester Knighthawks (9-5) traveling out West to take on the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (5-8) at Michelob Ultra Arena for Tucker Out Lymphoma Night.  This was the first ever meeting of the two teams as well.  Rochester would be looking to bounce back from last week’s overtime loss against the…

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Warriors Blow Out Desert Dogs to Claim Season Series – 3/11/2023

March 13, 2023

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Las Vegas Desert Dogs (4-7) hosted the Vancouver Warriors (3-9) on Saturday night in the rubber match between the two West Division foes.  In the previous two matchups this season, in back-to-back weeks, the home team won a close game.  The third and final regular season matchup did not follow the same script.  The visiting Warriors led almost from start…

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Kells Closes the Door on the Roughnecks Giving Vegas Win No. Four 2/23/23

February 25, 2023

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  S. Rosenthal The Calgary Roughnecks (7-4) visited the Vegas Desert Dogs (4-5) on Friday night February 23, 2023 for their first ever matchup.  Vegas comes in winning two games in a row while Calgary has won four in a row.  Vegas jumped out to a 6 -1 lead in the first quarter only to see if disappear in the…

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Desert Dogs Extinguish Firewolves in Albany 2/18/2023

February 19, 2023

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Albany Firewolves (2-6) came into Saturday night’s game against the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (3-5) having lost three straight games and hoped to turn the fortunes around at home.  The defense hasn’t necessarily been the weak cog, as Doug Jamieson (33SV) continues to play at a stellar level.  Rather, the offense has been struggling to find consistency and Las Vegas…

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Mammoth Luck Runs Out In Vegas 2/4/23

February 5, 2023

Di Miller, Colorado Mammoth Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Candice Ward On Saturday February 4, 2023, the Colorado Mammoth (4-3) headed to Michelob ULTRA Arena to face the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (2-5) for the first meeting ever of the two teams.  The Mammoth had just come off an exciting but grueling victory the night before against the Georgia Swarm (0-5) in a close contest that went…

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Desert Dogs Take a Bite out of the Warriors For First Franchise Victory 1/20/23

January 21, 2023

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: S. Rosenthal In a rematch of last weekends contest, the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (1-4) would play host to the Vancouver Warriors (1-5) at Mandalay Bay Arena, in Vegas on Friday January 20, 2023.  The crowd wasn’t what you’d expect given all the hype with the newest team to enter the league but the Dog House was still loud…

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Panther City Spoils Desert Dogs Debut with Home Opener Win – 12/9/22

December 10, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: M. Bowen Last year’s expansion team, Panther City Lacrosse Club (1-0) welcomed this year’s expansion Las Vegas Desert Dogs (0-1) on Friday night at Dickie’s Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.  Panther City fought off more than one run from a determined Desert Dogs squad that looks to have immediate chemistry under first year NLL coach Shawn Williams. …

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