John Grant Junior just led the Denver Outlaws to their first MLL Championship with a Championship Game MVP performance to top off an outstanding season, and Casey Powell led the Florida Launch in their first year of existence – and the entirety of Major League Lacrosse – in points this year to be named overall season MVP. Have we gone back to the future?
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Chris Rosentall recently tweeted something about this the other day, and he brought up the fact that both Casey Powell and John Grant Jr. both use orange heads. Why don’t more MLL players use orange sticks?
The lax world is talking about a new John Grant Jr MLL Record, and it has to do with him passing Kevin Leveille as the all-time leading goal scorer in Major League Lacrosse. Junior entered the game with 276 goals, and needed just one to tie Leveille at 277. Instead, John Grant Jr dropped four goals (and four assists!) to move to 280 total goals, and set a new MLL record.
Things are starting to shake out in Major League Lacrosse! It’s a week 5 recap from the one and only Chris Rosenthall. New York, Ohio, Denver, and Rochester all picked up big wins!
So we’ve had a few Thompson Trio Tweets of the Week already, but this one definitely takes the cake. Casey Powell just called out the Thompson Trio on Twitter, and they responded with an open invitation to come play a game of lacrosse HORSE.
End Caps, a weekly review from the mind of Mark Donahue. Every weekend he will refresh your memory on what happened over the last 7 or so days. Lacrosse news and junk from the world around us! This week: Casey Powell and more (02/07/2014)
Casey Powell made his return to the NLL last weekend, and a Mammoth return it was. Pun fully intended.
After missing the first seven games of the 2014 NLL season, Colorado Mammoth forward Casey Powell is set to return to the team this weekend. With the team looking to get back on track, Powell will make his season-debut against the Minnesota Swarm at Pepsi Center on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET.
The biggest news out of Florida so far has been the Casey Powell – Joe Walters swap that went down yesterday. Powell was a leader for the Bayhawks last year, and helped them win their second straight title. It’s a little surprising to see Powell leave such a monster team, but when you consider all the promotion work he did for the last MLL All-Star game (held in Florida), it starts to make a lot of sense…
While at the Saratoga Springs Lacrosse Shootout in July, I got the opportunity to witness all three Powell brothers reunited and ready to put on a show. For the first time in nearly 6 years, Casey, Ryan, and Mike hosted “The Powell Hour” in front of a few hundred of Upstate New York’s most passionate lacrosse players and fans.
Back in 1998, Sports Illustrated published an article profiling brothers Casey Powell and Ryan Powell as they led Syracuse University toward another successful lacrosse season. The article, written by Seth Davis and published in the May 5th issue, provides a great insider’s look at how both brothers inevitably came together to play at Syracuse and chase their […]
The 10,000 hour rule is an interesting concept. Malcolm Gladwell raised the idea a number of times in the book Outliers, and the theory basically states than any “master” of a particular discipline has put in at least 10,000 hours of dedicated work to learn and perfect their skill set within that discipline. While the exact number of hours is still up for debate, and further statistical analysis is needed, I am confident that the overall point stands: The truly great put in the hours and the effort in order to be truly great.
It’s pretty common knowledge that Matt Gibson is one of the best tweeters in the lacrosse world, if not the entire world. This week he just had too many good ones to pick only one Tweet of the Week, so here are three. With cameos from Casey Powell and Connor Martin, this is a Gibby Trifecta.
Casey Powell shares a little something Gary Gait taught him with youth and high school lacrosse players at the first annual Saratoga Springs Lacrosse Shootout in Upstate New York.
Since it was just MLL Championship Weekend, and my favorite team, the Chesapeake Bayhawks, were crowned champs for the second consecutive season and fifth overall (some would call that a dynasty), I’m allowing two tweets for this week’s Tweet of the Week. And what do they teach us? No one passes like the Hawks, and heroes are remembered, but old man legends never die.