Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League – Day One

This year’s season is being played in a two-weekend, tournament style season, in which each team will play 8 games (two games per day). All games will be played at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC).

Seeing the skills of Tom McConvey, Alex Simmons, Austin Hasen, Payton Cormier, etc.  Goaltending by Landon Kells, Devlin Shanahan, Cam MacLeod, Steven Orleman, etc. had everyone thankful that live lacrosse was finally back!

Day One:

Burlington Chiefs 9 vs. Six Nations Arrows Express 9

Mimico Mountaineers 11 vs. Toronto Beaches 3

Brampton Excelsiors 6 vs. Oakville Buzz 3

Whitby Warriors 8  vs. Peterborough Lakers 4

Mimico Mountaineers 9 vs. Orangeville Northmen 7

St. Catharines Athletics 13 vs. Kitchener-Waterloo 5

Oakville Buzz 11 vs. Six Nations Arrows Express 3

Peterborough Lakers 7 vs. Toronto Beaches 8

Brampton Excelsiors 4 vs. St. Catharines Athletics 7

Orangeville Northmen 7 vs. Whitby Warriors 6

Burlington Chiefs 16 vs. Kitchener-Waterloo 12


East Division:

Mimico Mountaneers 2-0

Whitby Warriors 1-1

Orangeville Northmen 1-1

Toronto Beaches 1-1

Peterborough Lakers 0-2

West Division:

St. Catharines Athletics 2-0

Burlington Chiefs 1-0-1

Brampton Excelsiors 1-1

Oakville Buzz 1-1

Six Nations Arrows 0-1-1

Kitchener-Waterloo 0-2

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.