It’s Friday and the news is coming in hot and heavy! So heavy that we had to create a Friday News Blast post, and we’re combining it with a Video Explosion. We’ve got new pro teams, big time pro lacrosse players retiring, a lacrosse-only college stadium for a big time D1 program, and much, much more! It’s go time. Let’s get right into this!
On Monday the NLL Draft will take place. Who are some of the top picks for 2014-15? Which teams have big holes to fill? Who is only going to get better with a new draft class? With only nine teams, the average talent level is already high in the NLL, who’s going to take it higher?
If anyone ever asks you if a lacrosse player has left college early to declare for the pros, you can now say, “yes, that has happened, and it was a D3 player from RIT named Casey Jackson, who left school and declared for the NLL Draft.”
Before there was the NLL, there was the MILL! Back in 1994 the New York Saints blew out the Philadelphia Wings and we’ve got the ESPN 2 broadcast!
With the second annual Jr. NLL Tournament set to get underway, excitement is in the air and soon enough 21 youth clubs, representing eight NLL franchises, will hit the floor at Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC) in Oakville, Ontario this weekend. As the first player in the youth’s program history to ascend to the ranks of a professional team, Law has truly begun to make a name for himself in the box lacrosse world.
Welcome to my new series Red, White and BOX!
Let’s throw this up front, box lacrosse is Canada’s game and I’m not going to deny that. Whether you want to call us renegades, wanna-be’s, or noobs, we don’t care, there is a small, but solid, core group of Americans who have experienced box lacrosse in one way or another and this is where we can band together to share information and successes of box lacrosse entities in the United States.
The National Lacrosse League has announced the 2015 NLL regular season schedule. The 29th season of professional indoor lacrosse will open on Friday, Jan. 2 with the Buffalo Bandits visiting the recently-relocated Connecticut-based franchise at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Welcome back to our new weekly series, Tuesday Tie Up! Each week, we will have a different lacrosse pro or personality talking about how they string up their head, and each post is brought to you by Epoch Lacrosse. Today we’re tyin’ up with Ryan Benesch!
This Lacrosse Video Explosion is VERY focused, and it only has the newest, least seen, but still awesome lacrosse video out there. A new LAS gem, a BHSVideoDad instant classic, and some other top notch stuff. Enjoy the Summer lacrosse video excellence on this fantastic friday!
When rumors started swirling that the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League were going to leave Philly I was less than shocked. In fact, the only thing that shocked me was the fact that the Wings had remained in Philadelphia for as long as they had
The 2014 Rochester Knighthawks made history by becoming the first NLL team to ever 3-peat in the Champions Cup. We talked to Joe Walters about the organization’s monumental accomplishment.
The Vancouver Stealth announced today that Head Coach and Vice President of Lacrosse Operations Chris Hall is retiring from coaching due to health related matters.
Welcome to a Postseason Video Explosion! The college season may be over and done with, but the video is just getting good now. That’s kind of how it works. These things take time! Settle in, it’s going to be an awesome ride.
In case you missed Game 1 of the NLL Finals, The Lacrosse Network has you covered! Check out the full game below, and get ready for Game 2 this weekend! If Rochester wins, there will be a third, 10-minute mini game to decide the 2014 Champ! It’s all going down to the wire in the NLL…
The West Division champion Calgary Roughnecks host the East Division champion Rochester Knighthawks for Game One of the 2014 NLL Champion’s Cup Finals series at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday, May 24 at 9 p.m. ET.