Author Archive | Craven

What Do Ya Want For Nothing? A Rubber Biscuit? [Weekend!]

0 - Published July 10, 2009 by in The Life

Elwood: It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark, and we’re wearing sunglasses.

Jake: Hit it.

GMODT’s Summer Movie Podcast Extravaganza

0 - Published July 9, 2009 by in The Life

GMODT.. errr excuse me “Get Mitch Or Die Tryin” (he demands to be called by his full title) drops by for some copious discussion about summer movies and pop culture insanity.  Check it out at home, take it with you in the car, or just fall asleep to the soothing sounds of robots tearing each other apart. Alright, enough talk. Let’s get your podcast on.

The Running Man [Good Morning LaxNation!]

0 - Published July 9, 2009 by in The Life

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1st Ever US Lacrosse U-15 National Championship Continues

0 - Published July 8, 2009 by in Youth

The U-15 boys are playing right now down in Bel Air, Maryland and the U-15 girls just finished up with Team CheckHers (Maryland) beating Stars Gold (Virginia) in the final. Growth at the youth level is always good to see so congrats to all the youngsters participating in the event. Hopefully one day lacrosse can rival the AAU national circut for basketball.

The Possibility Of Alien Lax’ers Is High [Good Morning LaxNation!]

0 - Published July 8, 2009 by in The Life

Sip your cup of coffee this morning and stare into the infinite reaches of the galaxy. Space, the final frontier…

What would futuristic space age sports be like? I know Joenandez had some ideas but my only hope is they don’t turn out like this.

Under-Armour All-American Game Highlights

0 - Published July 7, 2009 by in High School

HD video online keeps getting better and better. has highlights from the recent Under-Armour All-American game in crystal clear High Def.  Regional teams competed and showed off their stuff with predictable results (read East Coast hotbeds still lax it up big time).

Abandon Hope And Your Computer, The End Is Nigh [Good Morning LaxNation!]

0 - Published July 7, 2009 by in The Life

And now I saw a pale horse, and its rider’s name was Death. And there followed after him another horse whose rider’s name was Hell. They were given control of one-fourth of the earth, to kill with war and famine and disease and wild animals.

Book of Revelation/ what will happen when the internet breaks

Happy 4th Of July

0 - Published July 4, 2009 by in The Life

Cheers! Here’s wishing you and yours a helluva good time this 4th of July.  The 4th also marks the 1st birthday of LacrosseAllStars and your dashing Co-Founders are sitting on a beach smoking stogies to celebrate. 

In honor of the occasion, I can’t think of a better man to turn to for inspiration.  He lead us through the dark times of war and was brave in the face of near annihilation. 

GET JACKED! With Strength Coach Scott Umberger

0 - Published July 2, 2009 by in Training

This Week’s GET JACKED! - Summer, summer, summertime! I know it’s the 4th of July weekend but put that hot dog down, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and grab the nearest tire.  Scott has more strongman lifts that don’t require a $300 membership to a fu-fu gym.  You’re a SHHHHHAAAARRRKKK this week on GET JACKED!

Goodnight Sweet Infomercial Prince

0 - Published June 28, 2009 by in The Life

God must have spilled something on his favorite shirt and needed some Oxyclean pronto because famed pitchman Billy Mays died today. Wandering over to my computer after a break from the USA soccer choke-fest, I was shocked to hear he passed in his sleep at the age of 50. Famous for his shouting delivery, Mays could sell an igloo to an Eskimo. 

NBA Draftopolooza Plus Bizzaro Lacrosse POV

0 - Published June 27, 2009 by in The Life

More than any other sport, the spectacle and intrigue of the NBA Draft is extraordinary and one of my favorite times of the year.  Over the past few days I’ve spent my time pondering the results of the draft in addition to debating which Michael Jackson song was the best and which one was the most epic (Billy Jean and Thriller obviously).  Now that we have THAT settled, let’s review how the top 10 draft picks shook out shall we?

Lets Ring In Another TGIF And Go For Glory This Weekend

0 - Published June 26, 2009 by in The Life

To celebrate another weekend spread out before us, let’s turn to some inspirational quotes and clips to get you in the right frame of mind.  The goal: to improve your game and conquer the next two days.  Hit it, Maya Angelou! (wait…what?)

GET JACKED! With Strength Coach Scott Umberger

0 - Published June 25, 2009 by in Training

This Week’s GET JACKED! - Scott has more workout video’s showing you exactly how to get ripped.  Scott Umberger is back and this ain’t no 80′s workout video. This is GET JACKED, baby.

A Pick-Me-Up For Humpday

0 - Published June 24, 2009 by in The Life

It’s Wednesday and even though it’s now officially summer, the grind of the week can be a drag.  The world is a rough place and sometimes you just need a kick in the pants.  Your lax summer ball team might be 0-3, you may have accidentally taken a steamroller for a joyride last night, or maybe NBA draft coverage is dominating your life.  Fear not because the answer to all your motivational problems lies out in a small school in Montana.

Stop Hardly Working, It’s The Weekend!

0 - Published June 19, 2009 by in The Life

School’s out, work’s over and it’s time to carpe diem the hell out of the weekend.  Make some noise, get out there and lax it up!

Watch A Lax Team Descend Into Madness After Quarantine

0 - Published June 19, 2009 by in High School

A U-21 lacrosse team from Australia was having a nice little trip to South Korea until swine flu decided to change their plans.  3 days later, the team is still quarantined in their lax bungalow and we’re one zombie outbreak / mysterious disappearance away from the beginning of a really good horror movie.  Check out their video plea for help after the jump.

NLL Team Tries To Move To Seattle, Gets Confused And Ends Up In Everett

0 - Published June 19, 2009 by in Pro Lacrosse

The big lacrosse news today was the relocation of the National Lacrosse League’s San Jose Stealth to Everett, Washington.  Why Everett you ask? Well, first off how dare you not recognize the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington. Second off, Seattle is jam packed with sports teams at the moment, thank you. 

W1LDF1RE Talks Naked Bike Rides And Summer League

0 - Published June 17, 2009 by in Club, The Life

Well my lax friends and family, the summer is well upon us, and you know what that means. That’s right…the naked ride in Portland, OR. If my sources are correct, it is legal to ride your bike naked in the city at all times and not just when a thousand other people are doing it. I had the great fortune of happening upon this unsightly scene of skin the other night while coming home from a few beverages with my running crew.