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Jan 8, 1994…Detroit Turbos vs. Baltimore Thunder.
The Detroit Turbos hope to spoil the Thunder’s home opener in this ESPN2 Game of the Week broadcast at the Thunderdome.
The Baltimore Thunder had struggled in the past and were hoping to start the year on a winning note against Detroit.
Lindsay Dixon, Tim Welsh, Butch Marino, Jeff Jackson, and Jeff Klodzen led the Thunder offense against the perennial powerhouse of Detroit.
The Turbos answered with Ted Dowling, Jim Meredith, Duane Jacobs, Peter Parke, with Chris Driscoll leading the transition team.
The goaltending matchup had David Lee for the Thunder vs. Steve Dietrich for the Turbos.
Although Baltimore had a good first half holding the Turbos to just five goals, it was only a matter of time before the flood gates would open, and the juggernaut Turbos would come to life.
Could the Thunder matchup with the Turbos?
Sit back, relax, and enjoy this game in it’s entirety.
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 10 years ago. Through the podcasts, he made an association with Kevin Neibauer of Lax Philly, who convinced him to come on board and write for them. The rest 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.
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).
Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.