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Warrior MLL Players of the Week – Week of 7/4/17

Warrior MLL Players of the Week – Week of 7/4/17

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via MLL press releases   Warrior Offensive Player of the Week - Will Manny   BOSTON (July 5, 2017) – Making his New York Lizards’ debut, attackman Will Manny was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week for Week 11. Manny and the Lizards defeated the Ohio Machine with a final score of 15-14. After being acquired via trade from the Boston Cannons last Tuesday, Manny scored five goals in his debut, including two goals less than 10 seconds apart in the fourth quarter. This was the most goals for Manny in a single game since May 14 last season against Rochester, where he scored a six goals. Manny has racked up a total of 35 points for the 2017 season. Manny is the second Lizards player to win the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week in 2017. Previou
Yuck . . . Launch Fall to Blaze 17-4

Yuck . . . Launch Fall to Blaze 17-4

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  Author's Note:  I was going to write this one up like I do high school games and had my pen and pads in my lap and ready to go but as the game progressed I thought better of it and will just go with the Launch's post-game recap.  Suffice to say this was one of those nights.  The simple fact is that the Launch scored one goal in the last 47 minutes of the game.  And after the first goal when Dylan Molloy found Nick Mariano in the middle of the defense for the goal the offense descended into a parade of one on one play as each player tried to put the team on their back as the score mounted, but until the team incorporates more motion and more off ball cuts the offense will be susceptible to games like this.  The team certainly missed converting on a number of dodging attempts where t
Watch Tonight’s Launch Game From Atlanta!  7:00pm!

Watch Tonight’s Launch Game From Atlanta! 7:00pm!

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  Author's Note:  Yes, I'm running the same article from last week . . . because it's WORTH IT!   Those who are not already signed up with the Lax Sports Network really need to think about it if you are a lacrosse fan.  LSN offers a FREE 14-day trial and with the next Launch game on the road you can try the network for free while watching the MLL games!  Don't forget that ALL MLL games are available on the network. Here is the link to the site for sign up . . . you can choose $7.99 per month or $79 for the entire year as a way to watch great lacrosse over the year.  They cover all sorts of levels of the sport, including Florida high school games, like last season when they broadcast live FOUR Florida games. https://www.laxsportsnetwork.com/ I strongly suggest you gi
Week 11 Preview: Florida Launch Look to Sweep Atlanta Blaze in Final Game of Road Trip – Tonight at 7:00pm!

Week 11 Preview: Florida Launch Look to Sweep Atlanta Blaze in Final Game of Road Trip – Tonight at 7:00pm!

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via Launch press release   Moving on from last week’s road loss, the Launch are looking to get back in the win column this Saturday, July 1 against the Atlanta Blaze. Faceoff is set for 7 p.m. The game will be broadcasted live on Twitter as the MLL Game of the Week. In the second meeting with the Blaze, the Launch are hoping to regain momentum and make franchise history against the Blaze. With a win against Atlanta, the Launch would have six victories and three sweeps this season, two new franchise records. "A lot of us have the same formula. You’ve got to be smart with the ball. You’ve got to capitalize on the opportunities that present themselves. We’ve got to limit their pure clean looks. We’ve got to make them work and learn,” said coach Tom Mariano to Lax Sports Netwo
Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation Selected as Charity Partner of the Florida Launch

Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation Selected as Charity Partner of the Florida Launch

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via the Launch   The Florida Launch of Major League Lacrosse announced today the selection of the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation as their official charity partner of July. The partnership will kick off with the Launch’s auction of their autographed game-worn jerseys after their final home game at FAU Stadium on July 22, with all proceeds benefiting the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. “It’s an honor to partner with such a great local organization. We’re excited about the great work they do and excited for the chance to get involved and give back to this community,” said Launch Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Michael Zeff. Earlier this season, Florida Launch players, coaches, and front office staff had the opportunity to visit the Nicklaus Chil