Josh Schafer

The Weekend Preview: PLL in SLC

The Weekend Preview: PLL in SLC By Josh Schafer | Aug 12, 2022 Tweet Since the onset of the pandemic, we’ve longed for the return to normal, for the proper image of something that looked totally different in 2020. This weekend we’ll have the PLL version of a return to normal. For the first time […]

The Weekend Preview: Throwbacks in Denver

This week’s PLL Weekend is one for nostalgia. It’s an ode to 1990 something when Walkmans, and the launch of Friends dominated pop culture. It’s an ode to 1990 something, when a trip to Colorado meant bright-colored ski gear and an emerging sports scene. It’s an ode to 1990, a time when mesh jerseys ruled the lacrosse world.

Weekend Preview: Week 8 in Dallas

Weekend Preview: Week 8 in Dallas By Josh Schafer | Jul 30, 2022 Tweet Grant Ament wasn’t happy with his play last week. After missing the first five games of the season due to injury, the reigning Eamon McEneaney Attackman of the Year didn’t instantly look like himself.  “Shooting zero percent’s never great,” Ament said. […]

The Weekend Preview: Second half starts in Fairfield

The Weekend Preview: Second half starts in Fairfield By Josh Schafer | Jul 23, 2022 Tweet The All-Star Game is behind us. So, it’s time to start talking about playoff scenarios. Through five games, Atlas, Chrome and Whipsnakes all sit atop the league at 4-1. All of them, and the 3-2 Archers, have a 99% […]

The Weekend Preview: Week 5 in Minnesota

The Weekend Preview: Week 5 in Minnesota By Josh Schafer | Jul 1, 2022 Tweet The time has come to cast your ballot for the 2022 PLL All-Star Game. That includes players, of course, but also rule changes. In past years we’ve seen quarters without faceoffs and quarters with a ball drop, akin to hockey’s puck […]

The Weekend Preview: Rivalries renewed at Homewood

The Weekend Preview: Rivalries renewed at Homewood By Josh Schafer | Jun 24, 2022 Tweet The boys are back in town. Yes, the PLL hits Homewood Field in Baltimore this weekend, which is notorious for its 2019 sellout crowd. But more importantly, a few PLL teams will be arriving to the land of crabcakes and […]

To finally pass the test, Archers created a new lesson plan

Matt Moore still has homework. Less than a month removed from college, the recent master’s school graduate hasn’t moved on from the late nights studying and reporting back to his professor. Only outside of the Princeton pedigree, Mr. Schreiber isn’t your typical college instructor. The nine-year pro lacrosse veteran allows his students to file assignments via email and there are no hard deadlines.

The Weekend Preview: HOF Weekend on Long Island

The Weekend Preview: HOF Weekend on Long Island By Josh Schafer | Jun 17, 2022 Tweet Imagine filming your life from the moment college ended. Not the beach trips with friends or the summer road trip, but the real stuff. The time you accepted your first job. The moment you’re promoted and the moment after […]

The Weekend Preview: Teat vs. Thompson

The Weekend Preview: Teat vs. Thompson By Josh Schafer | Jun 10, 2022 Tweet Happy Friday! Normally, we’ll start this newsletter with one big thing to consider heading into the weekend. This week I’m thinking about starpower. Specifically I’m thinking about scorers. Last weekend two of the world’s best put on a show with a […]

The Opening Weekend Preview

The Opening Weekend Preview By Josh Schafer | Jun 3, 2022 Tweet After 257 long days, the Premier Lacrosse League is back. There’s plenty of storylines to preview heading into the league’s fourth season, but if you’ve been following recent sports headlines, there’s nothing more enthralling in sports than a fantasy game. So let’s break down […]