Faceoffs are a source of wonderful tension in a tight game — they can be the catalyst for momentum swings. I would never want to see faceoffs eradicated. But the current system doesn't work, and I'd like to see a simple rule change: A faceoff man cannot leave the field until there is a shot on goal or change of possession.
The Chesapeake Bayhawks have acquired standout Joe Walters (Maryland) in a blockbuster trade with Florida Launch, Major League Lacrosse's newest team, and Florida will receive three-time MLL champion Casey Powell.
Attackmen John Grant Jr. and Casey Powell powered the Chesapeake Bayhawks to a 10-9 victory over the Charlotte Hounds in the Major League Lacrosse title game Sunday at PPL Park before an announced 3,792.
After a record-setting 2013 season, Denver Outlaws goalie Jesse Schwartzman (Pikesville, Johns Hopkins) has been named Major League Lacrosse Goalie of the Year for the second time in his career, the league announced Friday.
By rallying from a five-goal deficit in the third quarter to overcome the Charlotte Hounds, 16-14, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on Saturday night, the Chesapeake Bayhawks (9-5) earned the No. 2 seed in the Major League Lacrosse playoffs and will face No. 3 seed Hamilton Nationals (9-5) Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.
Prior to the regular-season finale against the Charlotte Hounds, Chesapeake Bayhawks coach Dave Cottle said he was more concerned with his team's momentum than his opponent's. Saturday night, Cottle got a glimpse of the team's character.
Rookie long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt (Maryland) was chosen as the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week after the Chesapeake Bayhawks¿ 12-8 win over the Rochester Rattlers on Saturday night, Major League Lacrosse announced Monday.
Major League Lacrosse announced that Denver defenseman Lee Zink (Maryland) won Warrior Defensive Player of the Week honors after the Outlaws' 14-12 win over the visiting Chesapeake Bayhawks on Saturday afternoon.
The 98-player tryout roster for Team USA for the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship was announced during halftime of the Major League Lacrosse game between the Chesapeake Bayhawks and Denver Outlaws on Saturday afternoon.
Chesapeake Bayhawks attackman Casey Powell earned Warrior Offensive Player of the Week after his season and team debut in Saturday's overtime win over the Boston Cannons, Major League Lacrosse announced Monday.
Jazmine Eldridge and Tiffany Hoffman could go on for hours listing their favorite qualities of former lacrosse teammate Kellie Thompson Shiley, who died in June 2012 at age 31 of complications from giving birth to healthy twin girls.
Katie Schwarzmann (Century, Maryland), Kelly Berger (Hammond) and Ally Carey (John Carroll) scored two goals apiece as Team USA opened round-robin play in the Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup with a 17-7 win over England in Oshawa, Ontario, on Thursday night.
In a blockbuster deal before Tuesday¿s Major League Lacrosse trade deadline, the Boston Cannons sent rookie attackman Steve Mock and a 2014 first-round Collegiate Draft pick to the New York Lizards for midfielder Stephen Berger (Washington College, Mount St. Joseph) and second- and sixth-round 2015 Collegiate Draft selections.
John Grant Jr. doesn't put down his stick often. A two-time MVP in the National Lacrosse League, he's a star in the indoor game for the Colorado Mammoth. When his season with the Mammoths ended in April, he rejoined the defending champion Bayhawks to start the season in Major League Lacrosse, where he's also been MVP twice.
Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., has appointed former Washington College coach Terry Corcoran as its first lacrosse coach. Corcoran brings 31 seasons of experience as a head coach to a Little Giants program that will move from club to varsity status in 2014-15.
After winning the school's first-ever national championship, the Stevenson men's lacrosse team has been selected to receive the Henry Ciccarone Memorial Award by the Touchdown Club of Annapolis as the organization's Collegiate Team of the Year.