Tag: obscure sports

Rambo Leads Whipsnakes to Lacrosse Title

Yep, you read that right.  It’s not another new Rambo movie but another man named Rambo who was the hero on the lacrosse field on Sunday in the Premier Lacrosse League’s championship game. Never heard of the Premier Lacrosse League?  Not many people have outside of the lacrosse community. ...

New York, Indianapolis, Dallas and San Diego seek AUDL title

This weekend will be the final four in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) as the New York Empire, Indianapolis Alley Cats, Dallas Roughnecks and San Diego Growlers play for the championship at San Jose, California. The champions of the Midwest and South will join the New York Empire...

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...

Are You Ready For Some Quidditch?

Believe it or not this is an actual sport.  No, really. Major League Quidditch (MLQ) is a professional quidditch league based in the United States and Canada.  The 16 teams play from June to August with each team playing nine games.  The current list of teams are: East Division: ...

The NASCAR Of Lawn Mowing

Marcel Dupepe is not a household name.  Well, not in the house anyway. Dupepe is a racer.   You won’t see his name on the NASCAR points standing but you will see his name at the top of the United States Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA). Yes, this is a...

Obscure Sports Report

  PENNSYLVANIA TEAM WINS THIRD NATIONAL MARBLES CHAMPIONSHIP Allegheny County residents Sierra Ricci, 12, of Shaler and Eli Murphy, 14, were crowned national champions at the 94th National Marbles Tournament on Thursday in Wildwood, N.J.   This is the third time since 2008 that both girls and boys champions come...

Obscure Sports News

The Baltimore Blast return to the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) finals after edging out the Milwaukee Wave 2-1 in a series-deciding mini game.  The Blast won the first game of the series in Baltimore 8-7 in overtime on Saturday.   The Wave returned home and took control early with...

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...