Tag: national lacrosse league

Obscure Sports News (10/17/18)

Here are the latest new sports franchises which will begin play soon: Amarillo (To-Be-Named) will be a new farm team for the San Diego Padres in the Texas League (TL) to begin play in 2019.   The San Antonio Missions franchise relocated to Amarillo as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox...

Obscure Sports Report (6/13/18)

The Saskatchewan Rush won their third National Lacrosse League (NLL) title in Game 3 of the championship series against the Rochester Knighthawks.  Jeff Shattler scored four goals in the series-deciding game in the 15-10 win.  For the Rush, the win was particularly sweet redemption after having their two-year reign...

Georgia Swarm Buzzes To NLL Title

The Georgia Swarm completed a sweep of the Sasakatchewan Rush to claim the National Lacrosse League Champions Cup.  The title is the first professional sports title for an Atlanta team since the Atlanta Braves won the 1995 World Series Okay, maybe indoor (or box lacrosse) isn’t a major sport...

The Obscure Sports Report

Major League Lacrosse (MLL) – The Denver Outlaws opened the league’s 16th season with a 13-12 win over the Charlotte Hounds in the first week of action.  Mike Bocklet led the defending league champions with four goals and one assist in the win.  Bocklet scored the game winner off of...

Obscure Sports News

Are you ready for some “women’s” football?  It’s not September but some women’s teams have taken the field to kick off their spring seasons and it isn’t a fashion statement or for the faint-of-heart. The local Music City Mizfits defeated the Knoxville Lightning, 36-14, on Saturday.  The Mizfits, members...

Obscure Sports Report

The Baltimore Blast will battle Soles de Sonora in the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) championship series.  Soles de Sonora punched their ticket with a thrilled 11-10 win over the San Diego Sockers in game two of the series.  The first game of the title series will be on...

Obscure Sports Report

Atlanta’s Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team won their first game on Sunday when they blasted Minnesota 6-1 in a snow flurry in front of over 35,000 fans.  Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez scored a rare hat-trick while Miguel Almiron scored twice and Jacob Peterson scored once.  Atlanta dropped a...

Obscure Sports Report

Here is this week’s sports news about sports you won’t see reported on your local news: Playoffs are set in the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) with the two-game divisional championships to kick off today.  Here are the matchups: Baltimore Blast vs. Harrisburg Heat Kansas City Comets vs. Milwaukee Wave...

Obscure Sports News

Here are some sports stories you probably won’t see on SportsCenter…. The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) regular season is winding down and gearing up for the playoffs.  The defending champions – Baltimore Blast – have clinched the Eastern Division title and will face the Harrisburg Heat in the division...