The West Coast Senior Lacrosse Association (WCSLA) Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Gene Regier as the new League Commissioner, effective immediately. Regier is no stranger to senior lacrosse in British Columbia, having served as chair and commissioner of the BC Intermediate Lacrosse League (now part of the BC Junior B Lacrosse League) for many years since the league's inception.
The Canadian Lacrosse Association has approved the bid by the Nanaimo Timbermen to host the 2018 Presidents’ Cup national senior B lacrosse championships at Frank Crane Arena. The announcement came seven weeks after the WCSLA selected the bid from the Harbour City. The Tri-City Bandits (now Coquitlam Adanacs) were the last BC team to host the Presidents' Cup in 2014. For more information or to volunteer for the event, visit the Timbermen's Facebook Page.
The Vancouver Stealth are back for another season of exciting National Lacrosse League action at the Langley Events Centre! The next home game for the Stealth is Saturday, February 24th when they host the New England Black Wolves at 7:00pm. Come out and cheer on the squad in their quest for the NLL Champions Cup.
Party on another level this season before your night out. Experience the best social atmosphere in the Party Deck for just $22.95. Watch the game from the Suite Level, take advantage of a dedicated bartender and full bar service.
Bring the family to a game with a Boston Pizza Fan Pack. For $99.00, you get 4 tickets to the game, 1 large gourmet pizza, cactus cuts appetizer, and 4 soft drinks at participating Lower Mainland Boston Pizza locations.
The Ladner Pioneers represented British Columbia at the 2017 CLA Presidents' Cup in Six Nations, Ontario. The BC champions wrapped up the tournament by defeating the Kahnawake Mohawks (QC) 13-10 in the fifth place playoff game Sunday September 3rd.
The Pioneers opened the tournament with a 17-4 win over the Saskatoon Brewers, followed by an 15-5 victory over the Nova Scotia Privateers. The Pioneers then dropped five in a row: 12-4 to the Six Nations Rivermen (ON), 15-5 to the Native Sons (CanAm), 16-7 to the St. Albert Miners (AB), 12-2 to the St. Regis Braves (TNSLL) and 16-7 to the Mohawks, before closing out the round-robin portion of the tournament with a 9-8 win over the host Six Nations Slash.
The 2017 All-Star Teams and individual award winners have been announced. Check out the Awards Page for details.
The Ladner Pioneers are the 2017 WCSLA and Provincial Champions after winning Game 5 in the best-of-5 final series with the Royal City Capitals by the score of 10-4 Wednesday August 16th at Sungod Arena. Ladner had earlier won Game 1 (9-8) and Game 4 (13-4) while Royal City took Game 2 (14-7) and Game 3 (8-6). Click on the thumbnail above for the full team photo.
The regular season is over and the Ladner Pioneers locked up top spot with a record of 11-3-0-0, with the Royal City Capitals finishing second and also earning a first round bye in the playoffs. It will be Langley hooking up with Coquitlam and Victoria facing their island rivals from Nanaimo in the best-of-three quarter-finals. Mark Negrin of Royal City is the league's top scorer with 61 points and the top sniper with 36 goals, while Langley's Bryan Poole is the top assist getter with 32. Kevin Hill of Ladner is the top goaltender with a save percentage of 84.4%.
2017 Standings - Final
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Action Photos Courtesy of:
Abbotsford News, Advantage Action Photography, Dan Brodie Photography, Delta Optimist, Goldstream News Gazette, Nanaimo News Bulletin, Royal City Record, Tri-City News, Alan Wallace
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