October 2012

KNIGHTHAWKS SHARE PERSONAL STORIES OF BULLYING
10/31/2012 - 2:23pm

(October 31, 2012)… Knighthawks Joel White and Joe Walters shared their stories of bullying with over 150 sixth graders at Cosgrove Middle School today to kick off their “We Got Your Back” anti-bullying program.

Walters...

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KNIGHTHAWKS LAUNCH ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAM
10/31/2012 - 2:00pm

(October 31, 2012)... Sixth grade students at Cosgrove Middle School of the Spencerport Central School District attended three separate anti-bullying presentations orchestrated by Rochester Knighthawks players Joel White and Joe...

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MONTOUR, LLORD & FOUR PICKS SIGN DEALS
10/30/2012 - 10:21am

(October 30, 2012)… The defending champion Rochester Knighthawks signed veterans Ian Llord and Tom Montour to one-year contracts today. The deals were two of six announced by the Knighthawks, as Rochester also agreed to one-year...

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO HOST MINNESOTA IN HOME PRESEASON GAME
10/29/2012 - 3:09pm

(October 29, 2012)… For the second straight season, the Rochester Knighthawks will host the Minnesota Swarm in a National Lacrosse League preseason game at The Blue Cross Arena. On Saturday, December 8th, the Knighthawks will...

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COURTNEY DREAMING OF RETURNING TO THE FIELD
10/29/2012 - 2:59pm

The true story of Archie “Moonlight” Graham was immortalized in the movie “Field of Dreams.” The right fielder made his Major League debut and played one inning for the New York Giants in 1905. It was his first and only game in the pros as he...

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DIRTY LAX OFF TO UNBEATEN START
10/28/2012 - 1:18pm

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com—
The Dirty Lacrosse Club is off to a strong start at the 22nd Annual Hawaii Lacrosse Invitational at Kapiolani Park in Honolulu. Dirty Lax heads into Sunday’s semifinals after three...

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KNIGHTHAWKS COMPLETE TRYOUT CAMP
10/28/2012 - 7:12am

(October 28, 2012)… Chris Courtney was an aspiring National Lacrosse League player in 2008 with the Minnesota Swarm. Four years later, he was among the players in the Rochester Knighthawks Open Tryouts battling to take the next...

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KNIGHTHAWKS GET BACK TO WORK
10/27/2012 - 9:38am

(October 27, 2012)… The defending champion Rochester Knighthawks were back on the turf for the first time since they hoisted the Cup on May 19th. The Knighthawks hosted Day One of their annual Open Tryouts at the Iroquois...

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NO VACATION FOR DIRTY LACROSSE IN HAWAII
10/26/2012 - 12:29pm

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com—
In last year’s Hawaii Lacrosse Invitational Tournament, The Dirty Lacrosse Club lost a hard-fought 5-4 battle against the defending champions, Wimmer Solutions, in the tournament...

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A DREAM COME TRUE FOR KNIGHTHAWKS FAN
10/26/2012 - 11:18am

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com --
Mike Matteo has had season tickets for the Rochester Knighthawks since the team began playing in the National Lacrosse League in 1995. This weekend, the diehard fan will have a chance...

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BRIGHT SPOT SHINES ON KNIGHTHAWKS
10/26/2012 - 9:42am

(October 26, 2012)... The 13WHAM TV Bright Spot shined on the Rochester Knighthawks Thursday during the 6:00 p.m. newscast for their work with the military.

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO DELIVER ANTI-BULLYING MESSAGE
10/25/2012 - 10:58am

(October 25, 2012)… Last season, the Rochester Knighthawks signed an anti-bullying pledge to kick off their 2012 season. The “We Got Your Back” program, which was founded by Hurricanes Lacrosse, was supported by the players and...

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KNIGHTHAWKS' TOP PICK WAS TWO-SPORT STAR
10/25/2012 - 10:15am

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com – Defense and transition were the biggest area of need for the Rochester Knighthawks in the 2012 National Lacrosse League Draft. Although their first pick wasn’t until the third round...

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EVANS GETS THE CUP A SHAVE AND A TRIM
10/24/2012 - 11:46am

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com --
In the months following the Champion’s Cup victory over the Edmonton Rush, the members of the Rochester Knighthawks each had a day with the Cup. In Late October, Dylan Evans brought the...

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WALTERS ANNOUNCES TWO HOLIDAY PROGRAMS
10/23/2012 - 4:15pm

(October 23, 2012)… Rochester native Joe Walters will close out 2012 with two lacrosse camps. During November and December, kids will have two opportunities to learn from the three-time World Champion and four-time college...

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO HOLD OPEN TRYOUTS THIS WEEK
10/23/2012 - 9:48am

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com --
(October 23, 2012)…
The World Champion Rochester Knighthawks will hold Open Tryouts this weekend to kick off the 2013 National Lacrosse League preseason. Open Tryouts will be held on...

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO ‘RING’ IN NEW SEASON
10/22/2012 - 9:46am

Rochester opens training camp on November 24th at TSE --
(October, 22, 2012)… The 2012 National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks will “ring” in the upcoming season on Friday, November...

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HALL HANGS WITH RODDY WHITE
10/21/2012 - 10:02am

(October 21, 2012)… Late on a Monday night, Rochester Knighthawks and Hamilton Nationals lacrosse player Jordan Hall received a cryptic phone call about the following day’s photo shoot. (Photo courtesy of Reebok)...

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SIX NATIONS COMPLETES PERFECT SEASON
10/20/2012 - 5:23am

(October 20, 2012)… The Six Nations U-16 lacrosse team capped off a remarkable season with a Provincial “A” Bantam Field Championship. The youngsters edged Mimico 10-8 in overtime to complete a perfect 16-0 season.

“To...

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DINNER OF CHAMPIONS GETS ‘BIGGER AND BETTER’
10/19/2012 - 4:10pm

By Craig Rybczynski - October 19, 2012 --
On the back of the dinner program last night, among the sponsor logos and photos, was a quote from Glenn Styres, which has become the mantra of the self-made sprint car driver,...

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO LAUNCH KIDS’ TICKET PLAN SATURDAY AT TSE
10/19/2012 - 2:43pm

Rochester forward Joe Walters to sign autographs at noon
(October 18, 2012)…
Fans will have an opportunity to meet 2012 World Champion Rochester Knighthawk Joe Walters on Saturday, October 20th at Total Sports Experience...

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TRY OUT FOR THE WORLD CHAMPS
10/17/2012 - 8:13pm

The Knighthawks will hold open tryouts for the 2013 NLL season on Friday, October 26th and Saturday, October 27th at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena in Hagersville, Ontario.
Tyler Burton and Jamie Batson are just two of the...

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NLL ANNOUNCES NEW PROTOCOL & ENHANCED PROCEDURES FOR CONCUSSION TESTING
10/17/2012 - 5:02pm

All players to undergo baseline testing prior to the 2013 season; penalties stiffened for players making contact with the head of an opposing player

The National Lacrosse League has implemented a new standardized...

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CHAMPIONS COME TOGETHER TO FIGHT DIABETES
10/16/2012 - 1:28pm

(October 16, 2012)… It has been just over 16 years that Bill Gregory received the news that changed his life. The former marketing executive learned his year and a half old grandson, Lucas, had Type 1 diabetes and the rest...

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TEAM 22 HONORS BOWHUNTER CUP TEAMS
10/16/2012 - 9:37am

(October 16, 2102)… After defeating the United States Saturday, the Iroquois Nationals knelt in front of their home goal and posed for a team photo with the Bowhunter Cup. The Nationals triumphantly carried the trophy off the...

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KNIGHTHAWKS' STARS SHINE IN BOWHUNTER CUP
10/15/2012 - 2:13pm

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com—
The defending World Champion Rochester Knighthawks were well represented in the Third Annual Bowhunter Cup on Saturday. Not only was the game played in The Blue Cross Arena, but...

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McLEOD: LACROSSE'S VERSION OF TOM BRADY?
10/15/2012 - 9:46am

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com –
The Rochester Knighthawks held the last pick in the 2012 NLL Entry Draft, and with the 56th overall selection, they chose Cody McLeod.

McLeod will be joining the...

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CATALINO HAS BREAKOUT NIGHT IN BOWHUNTER CUP
10/14/2012 - 12:00pm

By Carly Szydlowski --
Rochester native Grant Catalino had an outstanding performance in the Third Annual Bowhunter Cup Saturday night in his hometown. Catalino recorded four goals and one assist and this certainly...

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IROQUOIS DEFENDS BOWHUNTER CUP
10/13/2012 - 11:14pm

By Travis Larner – Knighthawks.com –
The Iroquois Nationals held onto the lead late in the fourth quarter to defeat Team USA 12-10 in the Third Annual Bowhunter Cup at The Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, NY...

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USA AND IROQUOIS TO TAKE CENTER STAGE
10/12/2012 - 9:40am

The Third Annual Bowhunter Cup is set for Saturday, October 13th at 8:00 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena. The International Exhibition features the Iroquois Nationals and the United States. Each team has posted one win in the series.

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HUMMEL WILL ADD ANOTHER KNIGHTHAWKS JERSEY TO HIS COLLECTION
10/11/2012 - 1:09pm

By Carly Szydlowski, Knighthawks.com --
When Matt Hummel heard his name announced as the Rochester Knighthawks’ fourth round pick, he was left “speechless”.  
“It has been my childhood dream to be selected to...

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'KEDOH' HILL BACK IN TOWN
10/10/2012 - 3:59pm

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com -- 
On Saturday, Alex “Kedoh” Hill will be returning to Rochester for the first time since he hoisted the Champion’s Cup after defeating the Edmonton Rush in a thrilling 9-6 comeback....

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KNIGHTHAWKS AND ROCK BRING LACROSSE BACK TO MONTREAL
10/10/2012 - 11:58am

(October 10, 2012)… For the first time in a decade, lacrosse was back in the Bell Centre in downtown Montreal. The home of the Montreal Canadiens was filled with media and dignitaries for the announcement of a National...

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JOHNSON ADDED TO IROQUOIS COACHING STAFF
10/09/2012 - 8:34pm

(October 9, 2012)… With the Third Annual Bowhunter Cup set for Rochester on Saturday, October 13th, it’s only fitting that the Rochester Knighthawks have the most representation in the International Exhibition Game....

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CHRIS ATTWOOD RECAPS DRAFT DAY
10/09/2012 - 4:39pm

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com –


Many of the players on Rochester Knighthawks have come up through the Six Nations junior system. The reigning World Champions went back to the Six Nations talent pool with...

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DEFENSEMAN OF THE YEAR PROUD TO BE A KNIGHTHAWK
10/08/2012 - 9:57am

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com --

With the 29th overall pick in the third round of the 2012 NLL Entry Draft, the Rochester Knighthawks selected defenseman Cody Hawkins of the British Columbia Junior “A”...

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FORMER KNIGHTHAWK AMONG HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
10/06/2012 - 9:24pm

The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome four new members with the induction of Jacques Monte, Patty Queener, Brent Rothfuss and John Hayes as the Class of 2012. The 19th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester...

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OPEN TRYOUTS OCTOBER 26-27
10/05/2012 - 9:24pm

Tyler Burton and Jamie Batson are just two of the lacrosse players that used the Rochester Knighthawks Open Tryouts to launch their professional lacrosse careers. The defensemen went from undrafted free agents to members of the 2012 World...

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'MEET THE DRAFT PICKS' SERIES KICKS OFF MONDAY
10/05/2012 - 10:55am

(October 5, 2012)… The 2012 NLL Champion Rochester Knighthawks welcomed five players into the organization Monday night at the National Lacrosse League Entry Draft by Robbie Campbell, Cody Hawkins, Matt Hummel, Chris...

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KNIGHTHAWKS SIGN VANEVERY
10/04/2012 - 11:07am

(October 4, 2012)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced the signing of transition man Torrey VanEvery to a one-year deal. VanEvery had an impressive showing at the National Lacrosse League Combine on Sunday. The 21-year-old...

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LACROSSE GAME A LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR BOTH TEAMS
10/03/2012 - 5:03pm

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks.com –
On Saturday,...

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NLL HONORS KNIGHTHAWKS’ DIETRICH TONIGHT
10/02/2012 - 5:32pm

(October 2, 2012)… On Monday night, the National Lacrosse League focused on the future. Tonight, it will honor its past. The NLL will induct Rochester Knighthawks and NLL goaltending legend Steve Dietrich into its Hall of Fame...

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NLL HONORS KNIGHTHAWKS’ DIETRICH TONIGHT
10/02/2012 - 5:32pm

(October 2, 2012)… On Monday night, the National Lacrosse League focused on the future. Tonight, it will honor its past. The NLL will...

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DEFENDING CHAMPS GO WITH DEFENSE/TRANSITION
10/01/2012 - 8:47pm

(October 1, 2012)… The defending champion Rochester Knighthawks went after defense and transition tonight at the 2012 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft in Toronto. The Knighthawks used four of their five picks to add depth to...

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OPEN TRYOUTS OCTOBER 26-27
10/01/2012 - 1:24am

Tyler Burton and Jamie Batson are just two of the lacrosse players that used the Rochester Knighthawks Open Tryouts to launch their professional lacrosse careers. The defensemen went from undrafted free agents to members of the 2012 World...

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