With the bright lights shining down at Homewood Field, a fierce head-to-head between Matt Rambo and Garrett Epple is on deck.
Whipsnakes’ Off-Ball Screens and Cuts By Joe Keegan | Apr 14, 2020 Every offense aims to maximize its catch-and-shoot chances. Moving the ball (and the goalie) gives the shooter an advantage. Across the league, six-on-six shooting percentage jumps 50.7% (from 21.6% when unassisted to 32.6% when assisted) when a pass is made. For the Whipsnakes, […]
From My Point of View: What I See Against the World’s Best Shooters By Kyle Bernlohr | Mar 26, 2020 I’ve spent the last few days of quarantine evaluating (aka over-evaluating) all the different shooters in the PLL and came to my own conclusion, who, from my perspective are the five best shooters in the […]
Lacrosse is a sport that showcases all skill sets. The game features speedsters, bulldozers, shooters, tacticians, and pure athletes. Those skill sets cross over to other sports, especially basketball. The inventor of basketball, James Naismith, gained inspiration from lacrosse when creating the new sport.
Blaze Riorden found out 10 minutes before warmups Sunday afternoon that he’d have an additional role during the inaugural PLL All-Star Game. With the late scratch of Miles Thompson, Team Rambo had only five attackmen, so the 25-year-old Chaos LC goalie volunteered for double duty. He procured arm pads plus a helmet without a throat guard from the equipment manager and borrowed Drew Snider’s backup stick.
Atlas LC defenseman Kyle Hartzell hadn’t suited up for a National Lacrosse League game since 2013 when Brodie Merrill texted him last month. The San Diego Seals captain — along with his brother, Patrick, who is the head coach and general manager — urged Hartzell to return to box lacrosse. A few days later, Hartzell was on the floor for the Seals matchup with the Toronto Rock.