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In The News

By Kelsey Doherty |  7/3/13 12:00 PM

In The News


We’re entering week ten and the playoff talk is heating up in the in the lacrosse world and there’s plenty of talk in the media.  Make sure you don’t miss out on any of the MLL news as the eight teams make a bid for the playoffs. Below are some of the emerging stories from the past week of MLL action.

Across the League

Washburn’s MLL Power Rankings: Charlotte Rising(LaxMagazine.com, 6/26/2013)

“There are just six games remaining in the 2013 regular season, which means the playoff race has officially begun. Denver and Hamilton are the only teams in the league with winning records, and could lock up their invitations to PPL Park in next couple weeks. That leaves Charlotte, Chesapeake, Boston, New York and Rochester all in the mix for the two remaining spots. While Ohio is not mathematically eliminated it would require a herculean effort to make the playoffs after a 1-7 start…”(read more)

Bayhawks owner Kelly wins regional Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award(BaltimoreSun.com, 6/27/2013)

“The Chesapeake Bayhawks announced Thursday that owner Brendan Kelly is a winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Award. The honor recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities….” (read more)

John Grant Jr. ‘Still the Best Stick in the Sport’(InsideLacrosse.com, 6/29/2013)

“While training with the Canadian national team for the World Lacrosse Championships in 1978, Dave Huntley noticed his teammate's son hanging around the squad during practices and workouts….”(read more)

Video: Kyle Denhoff, Rochester Rattlers(13WHAM.com, 6/30/2013)

Check out the work that Rochester Rattlers’ Kyle Denhoff is doing to help Children Awaiting Parents, an organization that assists with finding adoptive families for children. (read more)

K. Leveille, Schwartzman, Flint Earn MLL Weekly Honors(InsideLacrosse.com, 7/1/2013)

“Major League Lacrosse announced the weekly award winners for Week 9 of the 2013 season, which concluded on June 30. The winners are chosen every week by the League, and are based on outstanding in-game achievements. Rochester's Kevin Leveille picked up Warrior Offensive Player of the Week, while Denver's Jesse Schwartzman earned Warrior Defensive Player of the Week. Cam Flint took home Boston's second consecutive Cascade Rookie of the Week accolades….”(read more)

MLL Week 9: Cannons Helped by fresh Legs(LaxMagazine.com, 6/29/2013)

“The city of Boston has a long history of sports success and the Cannons are no exception, having taken home the 2011 Major League Lacrosse championship and serving as runner-up last season, in addition to being a perennial title contender before that. That's why their slump at the start of the season — a 1-6 start that is one of the worst in franchise history — was so surprising and cost Steve Duffy his job as head coach…” (read more)

3up and 3down for week nine of 2013(InsideLacrosse.com, 7/2/2013)

“This was a big week in Major League Lacrosse, instead of idividual players again I went with units this week. Some stand out performances from some and some mental errors and breakdowns from others that absolutly affected the outcome of these games…” 

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MLL MVP Race: Gurenlian the Man?(InLacrosseWeTrust.com, 7/2/2013)

“This MLL season has brought forth a season of dominances. From Greg Gurenlian at the face- off x or Kevin Crowley and Chris Bocklet lighting the lamp like it was playing against high schoolers, or Jesse Schwartzman and Kip Turner dueling it out as the two best goalies…” (read more)

Chesapeake 17, Nationals 10

Bayhawks Get Revenge With 17-10 Win vs. Nationals(InsideLacrosse.com, 6/30/2013)

“The Chesapeake Bayhawks avenged their early season overtime loss against the Hamilton Nationals with a 17-10 victory Saturday at Ron Joyce Stadium in Hamilton, Ontario…”(read more)

The Chesapeake Bayhawks avenge their early season loss to the Hamilton Nationals in week 9(LaxDirt.com, 7/1/2013)

“The Hamilton Nationals played at Ron Joyce Stadium for the first time in over a month this past weekend. Despite the homecoming, the defending MLL Champion Chesapeake Bayhawks (4-4) spoiled the Nats return home defeating  the Nationals (6-2) 17-10 Saturday before a season-high crowd of 3,612…”(read more)

Bayhawks prey on weak Nationals defence(TheSpec.com, 7/1/2013)

“Home wasn't so sweet to the Hamilton Nationals on Saturday night. The Nationals returned to Ron Joyce Stadium for the first time since May 17, and suffered a crushing Major League Lacrosse loss at the hands of the Chesapeake Bayhawks…” (read more)

Boston 13, Ohio 10

Game Preview: Boston Cannons at Ohio Machine(Dispatch.com, 6/29/2013)

The Machine ranks last in goals (61), shots (307), shooting percentage (.199) and faceoffs (40.7 percent) in Major League Lacrosse. … Former Sacred Heart University coach Tom Mariano joined the Machine’s staff as an assistant on Wednesday. (read more)

Flint Helps Cannons Rally by Machine(LaxMagazine.com, 6/29/2013)

“The Boston Cannons won their third straight game Saturday night in Ohio over the Machine by a final score of 13-10. The win improves the Cannons' record to 4-5 and drops the struggling Machine to 1-8 overall...”(read more)

Cannons Win Third Straight, Down Machine 13-10(InsideLacrosse.com, 6/30/2013)

“The Boston Cannons won their third straight game Saturday night in Ohio over the Machine by a final score of 13-10. The win improves the Cannons' record to 4-5 and drops the struggling Machine to 1-8 overall…”(read more)

The Boston Cannons make it three in a row with a win over the Ohio Machine(LaxDirt.com, 7/1/2013)

“The Boston Cannons continued their win streak on Saturday against the Ohio Machine in Columbus. Aside from Denver, the Cannons may be the hottest team in Major League Lacrosse right now, with another outstanding performance from the talented group of rookies including Will Manny and Brine Player of The Game Cameron Flint Boston continues to be right in the mix for the fourth playoff spot in Championship Weekend…”(read more)

Denver 17, Charlotte 11

Denver Outlaws beat Charlotte Hounds 17-11(DenverPost.com, 7/1/2013)

“The Denver Outlaws remained unbeaten and became the first team in Major League Lacrosse to clinch a playoff berth Saturday night with a 17-11 victory over the Charlotte Hounds at Sports Authority Field at Mile High...” (read more)

Outlaws Rout Hounds to go to 9-0(LaxMagazine.com, 6/29/2013)

“The Denver Outlaws walked away with their ninth win of the season, taking one over the Charlotte Hounds, 17-11 on Saturday night at Sports Authority Field Mile High Stadium. With this win the Outlaws have tied the 2005 Baltimore Bayhawks for the best start in an MLL season…”(read more)

Outlaws Off to 9-0 Start After Beating Hounds(InsideLacrosse.com, 6/30/2013)

“The Denver Outlaws walked away with their ninth win of the season, taking one over the Charlotte Hounds, 17-11 on Saturday night at Sports Authority Field Mile High Stadium. With this win the Outlaws have tied the 2005 Baltimore Bayhawks for the best start in an MLL season…”(read more)

The Charlotte Hounds collapse in the second quarter ad Denver Outlaws lock up MLL playoff berth(LaxDirt.com, 7/2/2013)

“Charlotte is a super talented team, but they were bested this past weekend when the undefeated Denver Outlaws continued their winning streak by defeating the visiting Hound 17-11. Jesse Schwartzman grabbed MLL Defensive Player of the Week honors from the MLL with his 27 saves and rookie Eric Law continued his excelled play, pacing the team with 4 goals and a sole assist. On the Charlotte side, rookie Mike Sawyer led his squad with 3 goals, while the All-Star caliber Matt Danowski put in two in the loss…”(read more)

Rochester 13, New York 10

Rochester Rattlers defeat New York Lizards(DemocratandChronicle.com, 6/30/2013)

“The Major League Lacrosse schedule makers were not very kind to the Rochester Rattlers in the first half of the season, but an upcoming stretch of home games actually played at Sahlen’s Stadium may be just what they need…”

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Rattlers Top Lizards 13-10(13WHAM.com, 6/30/2013)

“The Rochester Rattlers defeated the New York Lizards 13-10 on Sunday, June 30thin front of 1,091 fans in their first home game at Sahlen’s Stadium since June 2nd…”(read more)

Rattlers Hold Off Lizards, 13-10(InsideLacrosse.com, 6/30/13)

“The Rochester Rattlers used a six-goal second quarter to fuel a 13-10 decision over the New York Lizards on Sunday, at Sahlen's Stadium. With the win, Rochester improves to 4-5 and remains in the hunt for a playoff position…” (read more)

Rattlers Hold Off Lizards to Stay in Hunt(LaxMagazine.com, 6/30/2013)

“The Rochester Rattlers used a six goal second quarter to fuel a 13-10 decision over the New York Lizards on Sunday, at Sahlen's Stadium. With the win, Rochester improves to 4-5 and remains in the hunt for a playoff position...” (read more)

Rochester Rattlers hold off a late New York Lizards comeback to get the win(LaxDirt.com, 7/1/2013)

“Rochester (4-5) used a big second quarter to top New York (3-6) 13-10 on Sunday. The Rattlers outscored the Lizards 6-2 in period number two. Mike Leveille led all scorers with five points (three goals, two assists)…”(read more)



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