The Boston Box Lacrosse League – the leading adult men’s box lacrosse league in the northeastern United States -- will begin fall-winter play on October 9 at the South Shore Sports Center in Hingham, Mass., with five teams competing in a season scheduled to end in mid-February.
The BBLL has built a reputation in lacrosse circles for its high-level box play, and with more professional-level and former top college players participating seemingly every year, the 2018-19 season could be the league’s most-competitive ever.
“The rivalries in this league are well-established, and while certain teams have topped the standings, we have proof from our last few seasons that all teams are vulnerable and that every game is a dogfight,” said Randy Fraser, the league’s founder. “This league has 100 of the best players in New England going at it each week, playing real box lacrosse at as high a level as you will find anywhere in America. The more we have played, the better the league has gotten, which is why I think we should see 2018-19 be our most-competitive season yet.”
This is the fourth year when the league is playing a combined fall-winter season, with each team playing 12 regular-season games, prior to two weeks of playoffs.
All five teams – the defending-champion Blazers, Bullseye, MegaWhales, Minutemen and PrimeTime – are organized and run by their captains, meaning that players who want to run in the fall-winter league must get a spot from a team...