This week’s Throwback Thursday player is Cory Bomberry
Drafted by the Rochester Knighthawks 3rd overall in 1997.
1997-03 Rochester Knighthawks
2004-05 Arizona Sting
2006-09 Buffalo Bandits
2010 Rochester Knighthawks
NLL career statistics:
GP 183, G 235, A 419, Pts. 654, LB 754, PM 105
GP 23, G 21, A 45, Pts. 66, LB 79, PM 10
Won 2 Championships
– 1997 with Rochester
– 2008 with Buffalo
Twice recognized by the Turtle Island News ( leading Native weekly newspaper) as the National Lacrosse League Native American MVP Award.
Won 2 Mann Cups with the Six Nations Chiefs (1994 & 1995)
Played in 3 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships…2003, 2007, 2011, winning Silver medals in all three tournaments.
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.