Throwback Thursday #tbt

This week’s Throwback Thursday player is Delby Powless.

Selected first overall in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) 2004 entry draft by the Buffalo Bandits.


Powless played two years at Herkimer County Community College and two at Rutgers University. He was the Scarlet Knights’ leading scorer in 2003 and 2004.  At Herkimer, he was a two-time All-American. At Rutgers, he was also a two time All-American. He received his bachelor’s degree at Bellevue University.

NLL Career:

2005-10 Buffalo Bandits

NLL Regular Season Statistics:

GP 68, G 74, A 127, Pts. 201, LB 213, PM 28

NLL Playoffs:

GP 9, G 8, A 25, Pts. 33, LB 21, PM 8

OLA Career:

Junior A:

1996-2000 Six Nations Arrows

Regular Season:

GP 95, G 195, A 210, Pts. 405, PM 192


GP 70, G 133, A 139, Pts. 272, PM 94

Major Series Lacrosse (MSL):

2000-2010 Six Nations Chiefs

Regular Season:

GP 116, G 149, A 257, Pts. 406, PM 89


GP 41, G 43, A 69, Pts. 112, PM 28

MLL Career:

Powless played for the Toronto Nationals in 2009 and 2010. 


2008 Won a Champions Cup with the Buffalo Bandits

2009 Won a Major League Lacrosse Championship with the Toronto Nationals.

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 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.



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