Just before the Nepean Knights Lacrosse Tournament, Jeff McSorley started to get worried. The assistant coach of the Fundy Riptide was 1,000 kilometres away in Saint John, NB, and his bantam team’s roster was shrinking – fast.
Axemen fall 3-1 in lacrosse league championship series
Updated On: September 6, 2014
In front of an Earl Armstrong Arena crowd, the Ottawa Axemen took one game from the Kahnawake Mohawks in their Quebec Senior Lacrosse League championship series, but wound up dropping the best-of-5 series 3-1 to the winners of seven consecutive league crowns.
Axemen seek return trip to lacrosse nationals in Year 2
Updated On: August 11, 2014
After an impressive debut season in the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League last season, the Ottawa Axemen have shown no signs of a sophomore jinx as they prepare to play in the league championship series.
Chopping down the competition
Updated On: July 13, 2014
In just their second season of existence, the Ottawa Axemen are leading the way in the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League with an 11-1 record. 24-year-old Tim Bergin, a former Gloucester Griffin, is the runaway scoring leader for Ottawa and in the league with 24 goals and 40 assists in 10 games.
Axemen’s 1st-year run ends at lacrosse nationals
Updated On: September 9, 2013
Playing in the national championship tournament in just their first year of existence, the Capital Region Axemen opened their Presidents Cup competition with a 13-12 victory over Onondaga, but were defeated in each of their next 5 matches at the Aug. 26-Sept. 1 event.
Lacrosse league rookies take debut act to nationals
Updated On: August 5, 2013
In their rookie year, the Capital Region Axemen had one goal: the President’s Cup. After a first round playoff sweep of the Vermont Voyageurs, that is even more possible.
Old friend haunts Axemen in sr. lacrosse play
Updated On: July 10, 2013
The Capital Region Axemen dropped below .500 in their inaugural Quebec Senior Lacrosse League season, losing each end of a home-and-home series against the Kahnawake Mohawks July 6 and 7.
Ottawa teams win respect, medal at OFSAA
Updated On: June 14, 2013
Field lacrosse may be a relatively new sport for the NCSSAA but two national capital high school teams made a big impact at OFSAA this year with an antique-bronze medal win and an appearance in the consolation final.
Emphatic entrance for Axemen
Created On: June 14, 2013
The Capital Region Axemen are bucking the expansion franchise trend as Ottawa’s new Quebec Senior Lacrosse League team is off to a 4-3 start in their inaugural season, including a perfect 4-0 home record.
Tigers lead quest for local OFSAA lacrosse berths
Created On: May 17, 2013
Field lacrosse is only in its fifth year of operation as an official NCSSAA sport, but the national capital high school sports association will play host to the OFSAA provincial festival for the second time in that span.