Turnovers haunt Griffs in loss to Hobart

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team started their 2019 campaign against the Hobart Statesmen, who blew out the Griffs last Saturday at the Pinnacle Sports Complex in Victor, N.Y., 21-12. Before their first game, head coach Mark Miyashita implied that the Griffs could have a tumultuous start to the … [Read more...]

After strong first year at helm, Miyashita looking forward to new season

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team starts its 2019 season Saturday as the Blue and Gold looks to defend their status as the reigning MAAC champions. The Griffs experienced significant change last offseason as longtime head coach Randy Mearns left the program to become the first head coach of St. … [Read more...]

Baseball to play quartet of Power Five schools this season

Canice Ejoh and the Canisius baseball team will be playing some high-profile teams in non-conference play this spring. (Marshall Haim / The Griffin file photo) Griffin Staff Report Coming off of an appearance in last year's NCAA Tournament, Canisius baseball will open their season on Feb. 15 with a three-game series in Durham, … [Read more...]

Daley to help Team Canada; Kearnan, Alleyne selected in MLL Supplemental Draft

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Next August, Canisius women’s lacrosse head coach Allison Daley will be donning the Red and White while on the sidelines for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Cup in her hometown of Peterborough, Ont. It was announced on Wednesday that Daley would assume associate head coach … [Read more...]

Kearnan selected by San Diego in NLL Draft

By Mike Pesarchick Copy Editor Two weeks after Jermaine Crumpton announced he had signed a deal to play professional basketball in Luxembourg, another former Griff is taking his play to the professional level. Connor Kearnan, a member of the class of 2018, was drafted into the National Lacrosse League by the expansion San Diego … [Read more...]

Griffs clinch spot in MAAC Tourney

By Nolan Hopkins Assistant Sports Editor The men’s lacrosse team clinched a spot in the conference tournament with their win over Manhattan last Friday, 19-11. The Griffs came into the contest losers of their last three games but quickly swung momentum in their favor as they scored three goals within the first eight minutes of … [Read more...]

Miyashita, Griffs vying for MAAC Tourney bid

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team has a chance to clinch a spot in the MAAC playoffs this weekend with a win against the Manhattan Jaspers. The Griffs had an opportunity to earn their third conference win of the season this past weekend against the Quinnipiac Bobcats, who entered the game in … [Read more...]

Laxers drop pair to Detroit, Robert Morris

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team hosted the Detroit Mercy Titans and Robert Morris Colonials this past week, as they move ever closer to the end of the regular season. The Griffs entered the game against the Titans with a record of 2-0 in the conference, looking to bolster their place in the … [Read more...]

Colgate, Albany have own way with Griffs

    By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team was defeated twice in the past week, as they were trounced by the Colgate Raiders and outclassed by the Albany Great Danes. After starting the season 3-1, the Griffs have lost the last two games, as they played the two best teams on their … [Read more...]

Performing better than expected

    By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team has started the season strong, winning three of their first four games. Their lone loss came in the first game of the season against Dartmouth when they gave up the game-deciding goal with one second left in the contest. Coach Mark Miyashita … [Read more...]


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