Around The World of Lacrosse

  • US Lacrosse Unveils New Resources in Spanish
    DiversityParentsPlayersKeith Quigley is the founder and executive director of PUCKidz, which offers lacrosse instruction to kids through clinics and after-school programs. Based in Chula Vista, California, PUCKidz is a member of US Lacrosse’s Urban Lacrosse Alliance and is actively involved in bringing the sport to the area’s Hispanic population. One ... read more
    Source: US LacrossePublished on 2019-06-28
  • For Colorado, the Expansion Draft is One Big Game of Chess
    For the Colorado Mammoth, the answer wasn’t always “who”. It was often times “where”. The tough decisions in building a protected list for the 2019 National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft had a lot to do with geography for Mammoth Head Coach and Interim General Manager Pat Coyle. “That’s one of ... read more
    Source: National Lacrosse LeaguePublished on 2019-06-28
  • Way-Early 2020 Rankings: No. 5-1 (Division II Women)
    In some respects, the 2019 NCAA Division II women’s lacrosse season ended the same way that other recent campaigns have ended, with perennial power Adelphi hoisting the championship trophy. Unlike other seasons, however, Adelphi did not take its usual path in claiming its ninth national title and fourth in the ... read more
    Source: US Lacrosse MagazinePublished on 2019-06-28
  • The Black Wolves Have Been Preparing for the Expansion Draft
    The 2019 Expansion Draft wasn’t going to sneak up on Rich Lisk. The New England Black Wolves General Manager has been dedicating quite a bit of time to what possibilities were lying ahead.   “I actually started this process during our (regular season),” Lisk said. “We talked about it a ... read more
    Source: National Lacrosse LeaguePublished on 2019-06-27
  • US Lacrosse Nationals to Appear on Lax Sports Network
    EventsPress ReleaseSPARKS, Md. — Lax Sports Network will stream the championship games of the four divisions of the upcoming US Lacrosse Nationals. “We’re very excited to help showcase the talents of these outstanding young lacrosse players,” said Kim Rogers, director of special events for US Lacrosse. “Lax Sports Network has ... read more
    Source: US LacrossePublished on 2019-06-27
  • WPLL Stars Ready for International Competition in England
    Megan Douty and Haley Warden have played a lot of lacrosse over the past two weeks, but they jumped at the chance for more. They are two of the 12 players from the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League that will travel to Aldershot, England, this weekend to play three exhibition games ... read more
    Source: US Lacrosse MagazinePublished on 2019-06-27
  • Sharing the Message About Playing Sun Safe
    Health & SafetyParentsPlayersHearing the statistics about melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, can be sobering. It’s the second most common form of cancer in young people between the ages of 10-19, and the most common cancer among those between the ages of 20-30. While a combination of factors ... read more
    Source: US LacrossePublished on 2019-06-27
  • Way-Early 2020 Rankings: No. 10-6 (Division II Women)
    In some respects, the 2019 NCAA Division II women’s lacrosse season ended the same way that other recent campaigns have ended, with perennial power Adelphi hoisting the championship trophy. Unlike other seasons, however, Adelphi did not take its usual path in claiming its ninth national title and fourth in the ... read more
    Source: US Lacrosse MagazinePublished on 2019-06-27
  • Roughnecks Already Have Eyes On Next Season After Championship Run
    The champagne was popped. The confetti fell from the rafters and the Calgary Roughnecks celebrated the 2019 National Lacrosse League Championship after a rollercoaster season.   While an offseason of celebration is being shared by players and fans, the front office is already eyeing up next season.   “It sunk ... read more
    Source: National Lacrosse LeaguePublished on 2019-06-26
  • Teams On The Path To Platinum At The Adrln Invitational PA
    The Adrenaline Invitational PA  is here and surely not an event to be overlooked in the midst of a hectic summer schedule. Not only does this tournament bring in 50+ college coaches, it is also a ticket into the most highly touted, invite-only recruiting event of the year, the ... read more
    Source: Adrenaline LacrossePublished on 2019-06-26
  • Video: Experts Discuss Overtraining and Sport Specialization
    Health & SafetyParentsPlayersSport specialization, defined as intense training in one sport at the exclusion of other sports, has become increasingly more common among younger athletes, including those who play lacrosse. But is it the right decision?  Does intense training and specialization heighten the risk of injury, or increase the chances ... read more
    Source: US LacrossePublished on 2019-06-26
  • Way-Early 2020 Rankings: No. 5-1 (Division III Women)
    For the second time in four years and the seventh time overall, the NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse season ended with Middlebury celebrating a national championship. The Panthers stumbled just once in 2019, losing their season opener 11-10 in overtime against Bates, but then showed the grit of a champion.  Middlebury answered that ... read more
    Source: US Lacrosse MagazinePublished on 2019-06-26
  • For the Warriors, Difficult Decisions Come with the Expansion Draft
    It can be said that waiting is the hardest part. Last year, the Vancouver Warriors had to wait until the end of the National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft to see which players would be taken from their roster. The answer came in the final two rounds as Casey Jackson and ... read more
    Source: National Lacrosse LeaguePublished on 2019-06-25
  • NLL Announces Protected Player Lists Ahead of Expansion Draft
    The National Lacrosse League has released the protected players list from each team in advance of the 2019 Expansion Draft on July 9th. The Rochester Knighthawks hold the first overall selection in the 2019 Expansion Draft as a result of the Expansion Draft Coin Toss. The New York Riptide will ... read more
    Source: National Lacrosse LeaguePublished on 2019-06-25
  • Way-Early 2020 Rankings: No. 10-6 (Division III Women)
    For the second time in four years and the seventh time overall, the NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse season ended with Middlebury celebrating a national championship. The Panthers stumbled just once in 2019, losing their season opener 11-10 in overtime against Bates, but then showed the grit of a champion.  Middlebury answered that ... read more
    Source: US Lacrosse MagazinePublished on 2019-06-25