Knighthawks Get First Win in Franchise History Defeating 2019 NLL Champs 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] (Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Knighthawks (1-4) battled back from a 12-11 deficit with two fourth-quarter goals and held on for the final seven minutes of regulation as they took down the defending NLL champion Calgary Roughnecks (2-3) in thrilling fashion Saturday at Segar & Sciortino Field at The Blue Cross Arena for their first win in franchise history. The 13-12 victory also snaps Rochester’s four-game slide to…

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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…

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Mammoth Double Dip the Rush and Win the Series 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  ckom.com In a frigid night in Saskatoon, the Colorado Mammoth (4-3) went head to head against their West Division rivals the Saskatchewan Rush (3-2) on Saturday January 18.  The Sasktel Centre was packed with 12,542 faithful Rush fans ready to see their team get their first win at home this season.  While the Mammoth having just come off…

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Rock End Three Win Game Streak on the Road in Buffalo 1/18/2020

January 18, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Sara Schmidle The Toronto Rock (3-2) drove down the QEW highway to visit the Buffalo Bandits (3-1) at the KeyBank Center in front of 12, 026 Bandits fans.  Unfortunately, they had to do it without two of their top offensive players as Tom Schreiber and Adam Jones were both out with upper body injuries.  They started fast and…

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Warriors Band Together, Earn Rematch Win Over Mammoth 1/17/2020

January 18, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse Is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The last time Colorado played Vancouver (1/4/2020), the Warriors (2-4) offence shot out to a 4-0 lead before the Mammoth (3-3) even knew they were in a game. The right side and left side of the Warrior’s offence were synchronized early. Eventually, Coach Pat Coyle called a time-out and then pulled Dillon Ward to get the…

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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…

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Toronto Wins Nail-biter at Home Over Rochester 1/11/2020

January 11, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Ryan McCullough The Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) visited the Scotiabank  Arena in Toronto for game two of a back-to-back contest after dropping the first game to the Rock two weeks ago in Rochester.  The 8,865 Rock fans were on the edge of their seats, but in the end saw their team win their third in a row.  The Toronto…

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Lightning Strikes & Thunderbirds Roll 1/11/2020

January 11, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Colorado Mammoth The Colorado Mammoth (3-2) headed to Halifax, Nova Scotia to face the Thunderbirds (4-0) in a game that many thought would bring down one of the only two undefeated teams in the league.  The Nest was filled with 7,623 Thunderbirds fans who were prepped and ready to watch their team take on the mighty Mammoth.  Both…

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GEICO Extends Partnership With National Lacrosse League For Full 2019-20 Season 1/9/2020

January 9, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE]  Renewal of League’s Major Partnership Another Big Step Forward For NLL And The Sport of Lacrosse  Philadelphia, January 9​, 2020 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) has announced an extension of its groundbreaking partnership with GEICO, one of the largest insurance providers in the United States.  GEICO will be the official insurance provider of the NLL for the full season after becoming a partner in March of 2019….

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GF SPORTS NAMES RICH LISK AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT 1/7/20

January 7, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] NEW YORK, January 7, 2020 – GF Sports, a live events and sports media entertainment company, announced today the hiring of Rich Lisk as Executive Vice President. Lisk brings more than 25 years of experience in the sports marketing industry to GF Sports, including leadership positions with professional sports teams in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and Arena Football League (AFL). “Rich brings a wealth of experience on…

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New England Black Wolves Clark named General Manager, D’Orazio adds Assistant General Manager Tag 1/7/2020

January 7, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Lisk departs to become Executive Vice President of GF Sports UNCASVILLE, CT. (January 7, 2020) – The New England Black Wolves announced today that General Manager Rich Lisk will depart the organization on Jan. 31, 2020. Head Coach Glenn Clark will take on a dual role, adding General Manager duties and Assistant Coach Clem D’Orzaio will also become Assistant General Manager. Clark enters his fifth season as head…

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Mammoth Defense Sparks Comeback 1/5/20

January 5, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Di Miller When the Vancouver Warriors (1-3) arrived at the Pepsi Center on Saturday night January 4, 2020 to meet the (3-1) Mammoth, they had in hand a well-developed game plan. The Warriors were familiar with their West Division rival. Last year, it was the Mammoth who destroyed any chance that the Warriors had at making the playoffs….

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