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Tweet of the Week: Back to the Future for John Grant Junior, CP22

0 - Published August 28, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse

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?

2014 MLL Championship Game Denver Outlaws vs. Rochester Rattlers

Denver Outlaws Pick Lock, Score MLL Hardware For 1st Time

0 - Published August 26, 2014 by in Featured, Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

On August 23, 2014, the Denver Outlaws brought home the franchise’s first Major League Lacrosse championship after 5 title appearances in just 9 seasons. The winningest major league sports franchise in Pat Bowlen’s portfolio of teams, Denver is also the first professional lacrosse organization West of the Mississippi to ever win a championship. Branden Geyer hits us with awesome game photos and a full recap.

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John Grant Jr MLL Record: 280 Goals

0 - Published August 2, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

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.

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Canada’s Grant Jr. Out for World Championship

0 - Published July 4, 2014 by in Community Links, Denver 2014, International

The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announced today that forward John Grant Jr. will not be playing for Canada in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championships that begin next week in Denver, Colorado. He will be joining Coach Randy Mearns’ staff on the sidelines to help Canada win its third World Championship and will be replaced on the 23-man roster by Burlington, Ontario native Jordan MacIntosh.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Snapchats with Junior

0 - Published April 24, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

John Grant Junior recently hit a huge NLL milestone: 600 career goals. Junior is only the third player to hit this mark, joining John Tavares and Gary Gait in the 600 club. A lot of well-deserved congratulations went out to the Mammoth star, but none funnier than this from face-off man Jerry Ragonese:

John Grant Jr. NLL Behind the Back One Handed Bounce Goal

Photo of the Week: Junior’s No. 3 SportsCenter Top Play

0 - Published January 21, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

If you haven’t seen this shot by now, you’ve been really out of the loop the past few days. John Grant Jr. scored a goal for the Colorado Mammoth that many are calling the best goal of all time. He actually scored on this same shot two seasons ago as well, but the consensus is that Junior outdid himself with this year’s version.

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Tweet of the Week: Thanksgiving for Junior?

0 - Published November 28, 2013 by in The Life

John Grant, Jr., is one of the best Canadian lacrosse players of all time, not to mention one of the best lacrosse players of all time period. But did you know he recently gained American citizenship? What does this mean for his Thanksgiving plans? Canadian Thanksgiving is in October, which means it already happened. Does that mean he gets double the turkey and pumpkin pie?

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Monday Night Memories: Anthony Kelly Loses His Helmet

0 - Published September 30, 2013 by in Box, International

Welcome back to Monday Night Memories! Randy Fraser Remembered the Rough Stuff, and Brian Cost Got Rocked in our first two stellar editions of this series. This time around we’ve got a story from Anthony Kelly. John Grant Junior stole his helmet! It’s 2007, the US is playing Canada in the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, and Anthony Kelly is about to learn a valuable lesson.

John Grant Jr: Vehicle & OHL Goalie Trick Shots

0 - Published September 25, 2013 by in Box

John Grant Jr is a man of many trick shots on the box lacrosse floor. He makes it pretty, and he makes the opposition pay in a number of ways. And not that surprisingly, his trick shot game in flip flops is also rock solid. It’s the Summer, Junior is having some fun and repping Gait and Toyota in his latest trick shot video.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: MLL Championship Edition

0 - Published August 29, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse

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.