By Samantha Blair | 7/30/14 12:20 PM
Mt. St. Joe's hires alum Berger as varsity lax coach(athlonsports.com, July 22, 2014).
“BALTIMORE — Stephen Berger, who holds the single-season record for points at Washington College, is taking his lacrosse game home to Mount St. Joseph High School. The Gaels announced Berger’s hiring as their varsity lacrosse coach in a June 27 posting on the school website…”
Devitte: What if the Cannons Won Their Close Games?(insidelacrosse.com, July 24, 2014).
“I watched the gold medal game of the 2014 FIL World Championships this past Saturday. Canada’s win was deserved and calculated; they played lacrosse well within the rules and despite many American detractors, whole-heartedly deserved their gold medals…”
USA's Paul Rabil still on top of lacrosse world(usatoday.com, July 24, 2014).
“Playing lacrosse is technically a part-time job for Paul Rabil, but promoting the sport is without a doubt his full-time gig…”
Major League Lacrosse parity a partially a result of depth at face-off position(laxdirt.com, July 25, 2014).
“For years the face-off X has been dominated by the same cast of characters in Major League Lacrosse. Greg Gurenlian, Chris Eck, Anthony Kelly, Geoff Snider and Alex Smith have been the cream of the crop when it came to the face-off position for the better part of the last five plus years…”
Machine Accomplishes First-Ever Zero Waste Game in Major League Lacrosse History(oursportscentral.com, July 26, 2014).
“COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 26, 2014) - The Ohio Machine has more than last Saturday's overtime win against the Charlotte Hounds to celebrate this week…”
Shawnee grad LaPierre keeps hand in lacrosse(courierpostonline.com, July 27, 2014)
“During the week, Chris LaPierre is cutting his teeth as a young businessman in New York City…”
Casey Cittadino gets a second chance to play in the lacrosse world championships(charlotteobserver.com, July 27, 2014).
“Four years ago, pro lacrosse player Casey Cittadino was offered the chance to try out for the U.S. national team preparing for the 2010 world championships…”
Boston 17 Florida 23
Launch Take Off Over Cannons, Win 23-17 (inlacrossewetrust.com, July 27, 2014)
“Boca Raton—The Boston Cannons traveled to south Florida this weekend for their first-ever meeting with the Florida Launch. The Cannons won’t be very eager to come back after getting trounced 23-17 by a much better Florida Launch group tonight…”
McArdle's 10 Points Leads Launch Past Cannons, 23-17 (insidelacrosse.com, July 27, 2014).
“The Florida Launch broke their five game losing streak after beating the Boston Cannons 23-17 at FAU Stadium on Saturday night in their last home game of their inaugural season. Both Boston and Florida are now tied for fifth place with a 5-7 record…”
Charlotte 9 Rochester 13
First-Place Rattlers Top Hounds, 13-9 (insidelacrosse.com, July 27, 2014)
“Jordan Wolf propelled the Rochester Rattlers (9-3) past the visiting Charlotte Hounds (4-8), 12-9 at Sahlen’s Stadium in Rochester Saturday evening, officially clinching a playoff spot for Rochester. The Rattlers now sit alone in first place in the MLL standings…”
Rattlers Defeat Hounds to Secure Playoff Spot (inlacrossewetrust.com, July 27, 2014)
“ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Rochester Rattlers became the first team to clinch a berth in the Major League Lacrosse playoffs Saturday, pulling away in the fourth quarter to beat the Charlotte Hounds 13-9…”
Chesapeake 12 New York 11
Bayhawks claw back in 4th quarter of 12-11 win at New York (baltimoresun.com, July 28, 2014)
“The Chesapeake Bayhawks had been officially eliminated from playoff contention entering their game against the New York Lizards on Sunday. That didn't stop them from making a late comeback in a 12-11 road win for their fourth win of the Major League Lacrosse season.”
Lizards fall to Chesapeake 12-11, win streak ends at 4 (newsday.com, July 27, 2014)
“The Lizards may have come into Sunday's game as the hottest team in Major League Lacrosse, but they cooled off in a hurry…”
Denver 22 Ohio 23
Ohio Machine Outlasts Denver Outlaws in Overtime, 23-22 (columbusunderground.com, July 27, 2014)
“In the second overtime matchup in as many games at Selby Stadium, the Ohio Machine beat the Denver Outlaws 23-22 in the highest scoring game in club history…”
Machine 23, Outlaws 22: Kyle Harrison scores to extend winning streak (dispatch.com, July 27, 2014).
“DELAWARE, Ohio — Minutes before faceoff, an Ohio Machine fan wearing a cowboy hat and with an inflatable horse around his waist screamed into a megaphone that the Denver Outlaws were heading for their last roundup…”