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,…

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Rush Use Quick Start to Secure #1 Seed in West 4/27/19

April 28, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent/Co-Editor Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Saskatchewan Rush In their final regular season game, the Saskatchewan Rush (11-7) hosted the Colorado Mammoth (6-12) in front of 13,860 fans.  The Rush scored eight unanswered goals to open the game, and Colorado was never able to recover despite a strong fourth quarter.  The win for Saskatchewan crowns them West Division champions for the sixth straight season.  Colorado…

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Justin’s NLL Picks Week Twenty 4/26/19

April 26, 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 Week Eighteen: 1-5 Week Nineteen: 3-2 Season Total: 56-38 Wow.  New England could not win on the road.  And now they must visit Buffalo again in the first round.  I thought a lot of these late…

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No Rush for Saskatchewan as Riggers Dominate in Sell Out 4/20/19

April 21, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Candice Ward With the biggest crowd on hand in the NLL this weekend, a meager 19,289 Calgary fans which included a few busloads of Rush fans, it was ‘Fan Appreciation Night’. The Roughnecks (10-8) did not disappoint the loudest fans in the league (my ears are still ringing), taking the best of three series 2-1 in regular…

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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…

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Seals Give Up No. 1 Seed to Rush in Loss at Home 4/12/19

April 13, 2019

Matteo Nobile, Correspondent San Diego Seals Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: National Lacrosse League Pechanga Arena in San Diego hosted the Saskatchewan Rush (9-6) going head to head against the home town team, San Diego Seals (9-7) in a battle for first place in the west. Heading into this game the series was split with each team winning one at home. It was “Stick Up For The Cure”…

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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,…

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The Rush Have Denver’s Number 4/6/19

April 10, 2019

Matteo Nobile, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Bart Young On Saturday April 6, the Pepsi Center in Denver Colorado hosted this defensive battle between the Saskatchewan Rush (8-6) and the Colorado Mammoth (6-9). It was LaCrosse Out Cancer Night in Colorado and the Mammoth were hoping to take advantage of the hometown crowd of 12,841 Loud House fans to help them get the “W” and clinch…

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Warriors Can’t Overcome First Half Dominance by the Rush 3/30/19

March 31, 2019

Di Miller, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Saskatchewan Rush As the season winds down, for the teams who are sitting at the bottom of the pack, its do or die.  Last night’s contest was just this for Vancouver as they are sitting last in the West at 4-11 while Saskatchewan has now clinched their playoff spot and moved into second in the West with a…

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The Seals Squeak By for Fourth Consecutive Victory 3/22/19

March 23, 2019

Matteo Nobile, Correspondent San Diego Seals Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: NLL The Pechanga Arena in San Diego was home for this matchup of the top two teams in the West. San Diego (8-4) is sitting in the number one spot and Saskatchewan Rush (6-6) were one game back before losing in a close battle against the Seals on Friday March 22. The Seals took the lead after…

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