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By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,Contributing Writer | February 11, 1995
Thunder forward Jeff Klodzen plopped down in a seat in the stands at the Baltimore Arena during Wednesday night's practice and, staring out at his teammates participating in an intrasquad scrimmage, spoke of the magnitude of today's 2 p.m. matchup with the visiting Rochester Knighthawks."
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Sports Digest | December 30, 2013
National Lacrosse League Ex-Terp Walters helps Knighthawks take opener Forward Joe Walters (Maryland) had a goal and an assist, and the two-time defending league champion Rochester Knighthawks rallied for an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Swarm before an announced 6,238 on Saturday at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. Forward Scott Jones (UMBC) had an assist for the Swarm, which was held to its lowest scoring total since 2007. The Knighthawks scored three times in the final 7:35 to rally from a 6-5 deficit.
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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | March 1, 1998
Heading into last night's National Lacrosse League game, Baltimore felt like it had something to prove to Rochester.The Thunder led the Knight- hawks only by a half-game, and Rochester had won the now-defunct Major Indoor Lacrosse League championship last year.But it was Rochester that made its best argument, rallying from four goals down in the fourth quarter and edging Baltimore, 15-14, before 6,719 at the Baltimore Arena.With the win, the Knighthawks improved to 6-2 and moved into second place in the NLL. The Thunder slipped to third with a 5-2 record.
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The Baltimore Sun | December 5, 2013
The Rochester Knighthawks of the indoor National Lacrosse League have re-signed forward Joe Walters (Maryland) for two seasons. The Terps' all-time leader in goals (153) and points (227) enters his sixth season with the Knighthawks in 2014 after winning back-to-back NLL championships. “I am happy that the front office has done an outstanding job keeping our team together, which I am sure was one of their main goals” Walters said. “I am grateful to be a part of this championship team.” Walters scored the game-winning goal in an 11-10 victory over the Washington Stealth in the the 2013 NLL championship, adding to his five assists that night.
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By Steve Bradley and Steve Bradley,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 12, 1998
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Bob Martino likes coming home, but twice in a week seemed like a little much to the Thunder captain, so he did something about it.Martino, who grew up 25 miles from Rochester in Canandaigua, N.Y., set up Chris Panos for the tying and winning goals as the Thunder rallied for a 16-13 National Lacrosse League victory over the Rochester Knighthawks last night before 6,373 at the Rochester War Memorial.The victory gives the second-place Thunder home-field advantage next Sunday against the Knighthawks (6-6)
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By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | January 26, 1997
Having been exploited for six goals and five assists by Gary Gait in last week's loss to Philadelphia, the Thunder was looking to take out its frustrations on Gait's twin brother, Paul, in last night's matchup with the visiting Rochester Knighthawks.Paul Gait had other ideas.The six-time All-Pro tallied three goals and three assists, and teammate Chris Driscoll added five goals and two assists to help Rochester stave off a late rally and escape with an 18-16 victory last night before 4,803 at Baltimore Arena.
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By From Staff Reports | January 15, 1995
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Paul Gait scored all five of his goals in the fourth quarter to help the Rochester Knighthawks come back to defeat the Thunder, 16-13, last night.Trailing 12-6, the Knighthawks (2-0) outscored the Thunder 10-1 in the final quarter.Bob Marino had three goals and three assists for the Thunder (0-2). Paul Cantabene added five assists.Baltimore ..4 ..4 ..4 ..1 ..-- 13Rochester ..5 ..0 ..1 .10 ..-- 16
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March 22, 1997
Opponent: Rochester KnighthawksSite: War Memorial, Rochester, N.Y.Time: 8Radio: WJFK (1300 AM)Outlook: The Thunder (2-6) could win its final two regular-season games and still not make the playoffs. Baltimore dropped its last two games to the New York Saints, despite Jeff Klodzen's five goals in their most recent meeting March 7. The Knighthawks (4-4), coming off a 12-11 overtime loss to Boston, could nail down a playoff berth with a win. Rochester is 2-0 against the Thunder at War Memorial and leads the series 2-1. The Knighthawks are led by Paul Gait, who is four points away from breaking teammate Duane Jacobs' single-season points record.
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April 17, 1999
Thunder tonight: NLL semifinalsOpponent: Rochester Knighthawks Site: Baltimore Arena Time: 7: 30Radio: WCBM (680 AM)Outlook: Both teams were 8-4, but the Thunder gained home-field advantage for this game by winning both regular-season encounters, 20-13 and 14-11. The Thunder has defeated the Knighthawks in each of their last four meetings. Baltimore is the highest-scoring team in the league (by 40 goals) and is led by the NLL's two top scorers, Gary Gait (50 goals, 32 assists) and Joe Hiltz (34, 46)
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Sports Digest | April 29, 2013
Running Holt victorious in Half Marathon in Columbia Bridget Holt , 34, of Gambrills won the second annual Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon in Columbia in 1 hour, 21 minutes, 22 seconds. Tyler Brannen , 41, of New Hampshire took the 5K in 19:43. More than 2,000 runners competed in the event, which raised more than $25,000 for the Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center at Howard County General Hospital. Nike Women Half Marathon: Samia Akbar , a Washington-area native and resident and 2003 All-American at American, won the Washington race in 1:19:32.
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Sports Digest | December 15, 2012
Pro lacrosse Knighthawks deal ex-Jay Rabil to Wings The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League on Friday acquired former Johns Hopkins All-American Paul Rabil from the Rochester Knighthawks as part of a blockbuster six-player trade that sends Wings forward Dan Dawson and defenseman Paul Dawson to the Knighthawks. For Rabil, the trade is the third in less than a year. In August, the Edmonton Rush dealt Rabil to the Knighthawks after Rabil refused to play for Edmonton and declared his desire to be with an Eastern team.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 18, 1999
Except for a brief stretch of less than 90 seconds during the first period, the Thunder trailed the Rochester Knighthawks throughout its National Lacrosse League semifinal playoff match last night at Baltimore Arena and ended up bowing, 14-12, ending its season.Down by as much as five goals twice, the Thunder came back from a four-goal deficit early in the fourth period and closed the deficit to a goal with about four minutes remaining.The home team could get no closer, however, as game Most Valuable Player Pat O'Toole stopped just about everything sent his way in goal.
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April 17, 1999
Thunder tonight: NLL semifinalsOpponent: Rochester Knighthawks Site: Baltimore Arena Time: 7: 30Radio: WCBM (680 AM)Outlook: Both teams were 8-4, but the Thunder gained home-field advantage for this game by winning both regular-season encounters, 20-13 and 14-11. The Thunder has defeated the Knighthawks in each of their last four meetings. Baltimore is the highest-scoring team in the league (by 40 goals) and is led by the NLL's two top scorers, Gary Gait (50 goals, 32 assists) and Joe Hiltz (34, 46)
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March 27, 1999
Opponent: Rochester KnighthawksSite: Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, N.Y.Time: 7: 35Radio: WCBM (680 AM)Outlook: Losing three of its last four games, the Thunder (6-3) has slid into a tie with Rochester (6-3) for first in the National Lacrosse League. Despite the skid, the Thunder can clinch a playoff spot with a victory tonight. The Knighthawks are the NLL's hottest team, winning four straight, including a 17-11 victory at Buffalo.Pub Date: 3/27/99
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | January 3, 1999
Trying to stop the Thunder man-to-man can prove rough at times. But give the Thunder an added advantage and prepare to take cover.Scoring eight times on power plays, the Thunder made an excellent first impression this season, pounding the Rochester Knighthawks, 20-13, before 4,123 at the Baltimore Arena last night.The Thunder (1-0), the National Lacrosse League runner-up last season, outshot Rochester, 65-43, and found its offensive niche late with eight fourth-quarter goals. The Knighthawks (0-2)
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By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | April 20, 1998
The Thunder couldn't find the net in the first quarter of yesterday's National Lacrosse League semifinal against the visiting Rochester Knighthawks.In the second quarter, Baltimore couldn't seem to miss it.After being shut out in the opening quarter, the Thunder scored 10 goals in the second and then matched the Knighthawks the rest of the way to claim a 15-14 victory and a berth in the NLL best-of-three championship series.Baltimore will face the Philadelphia Wings, who advanced Saturday by defeating the Buffalo Bandits, 17-12, next weekend at an undetermined site and time.
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By Steve Bradley and Steve Bradley,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 12, 1998
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Bob Martino likes coming home, but twice in a week seemed like a little much to the Thunder captain, so he did something about it.Martino, who grew up 25 miles from Rochester in Canandaigua, N.Y., set up Chris Panos for the tying and winning goals as the Thunder rallied for a 16-13 National Lacrosse League victory over the Rochester Knighthawks last night before 6,373 at the Rochester War Memorial.The victory gives the second-place Thunder home-field advantage next Sunday against the Knighthawks (6-6)
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