Dragons Roar, 78-67

The Drexel Dragons (13-11) looking to snap a three-game losing streak, welcomed the James Madison Dukes (9-14) to Daskalakis Athletic Center on Thursday evening.

Anchored by the usual suspects, Drexel snuffed out the losing skein thanks to the big first half which saw the Dragons seize a 43-33 advantage.

Drexel, a tremendous home-court team, ups their record to 10-2 on their home floor.

James Madison benefitted from a strong game from Deshon Parker who put it 23 points in the 34 minutes in which he saw action.

Matt Lewis helped the Duke’s cause and dropped 15 points.

James Butler was solid for the Dragons and drained 18 points.

Drexel also got positive contributions from Camryn Winter and Zach Walton each adding 11.

TJ Bickerstaff threw in 10 points to contribute to the statement victory.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.