The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have invited free agent Ty Thompson to the Training Camp. The forwards will join the Knighthawks on Saturday, Nov. 21st as they open camp at noon at Total Sports Experience in East Rochester.

“It’s an awesome feeling. I am just really excited for this opportunity,” said Thompson. “I grew up watching a lot of Rochester Knighthawks games. It feels pretty good to just have this chance to show my stuff.”

Ithaca, NY October 29 – The Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Program would like to announce the Open Tryouts dates for the U19 Iroquois Nationals, November 14 & 15th at the Nichols School in Buffalo, NY. Player registration will begin at 10am sharp. Please bring your own equipment along with cleats as we will be on a Field Turf Surface. All high school and college players born between Sept. 1, 1996, and July 6, 2000, are eligible and encouraged to attend.

Players will need to bring with them the following:

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TORONTO — The National Lacrosse League’s newest fans will get to see the sport’s most celebrated brother act since the Gaits, as the Georgia Swarm selected Lyle Thompson first overall in the 2015 NLL draft Monday night in Toronto.

Thompson, the two-time Tewaaraton Award winner out of Albany, will join his brother, Miles, on the Swarm, who relocated from Minnesota to Georgia in the offseason. He’s only the second player history to go No. 1 in both the MLL and NLL drafts (Kevin Crowley, 2011).
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By Sean Kirst | The Post Standard

Even after a hard defeat, Rich Kilgour did Sunday what he’d been doing with eloquence, all week.

His Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team had just lost to Team Canada, 12-8, in the finals of the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships at the Carrier Dome. The defeat was especially painfully for the Nationals, because the tournament was hosted for the first time by a native government – the Six Nations, or Haudenosaunee – with most of the games played at the Onondaga Nation.


Photos from the 2015 World International Lacrosse Championships Final game.