Author Archive | Craven

A Pick-Me-Up For Humpday

0 - Published June 24, 2009 by in Lifestyle

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 […]

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 […]

W1LDF1RE Talks Naked Bike Rides And Summer League

0 - Published June 17, 2009 by in Club, Lifestyle

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. […]

Say Hello To A New Writer: W1LDF1RE Come On Down!

0 - Published June 15, 2009 by in Gear

Hello World! This is my first post on and I am fired up about it. This site has been ragin’ for almost a year now and is beginning to draw some serious attention from the lacrosse world. I’m going to be ranting about all kinds of topics, hopefully centered around lacrosse, but to begin […]

We Just Got Struck By Blogs With Balls

1 - Published June 14, 2009 by in Site News

Yesterday, your intrepid LacrosseAllStars Co-Founders found themselves in a dark basement filled with a bunch of generally white guys between the ages of 20 and 40. Was it an AA meeting? Not this time…and our underground fight club meets on Thursday nights so that could only mean one thing…

Humiliating A 5 Year Old Has Never Been More Satisfying

0 - Published June 11, 2009 by in Youth

WGN-TV Reporter Pat Tomasulo thinks kids these days are soft and to prove it he’s going to lay down the law.  Oh, who cares if the child’s mother gets upset? Pat Tomasulo doesn’t feel your human emotions.  He’s a warrior sent back in time to teach the world how men should act… one sobbing pre-schooler […]

Coach’s Book of Frustrations – Chapter 3

0 - Published June 11, 2009 by in High School

The coverage of lacrosse on ESPN and ESPN 2 is so minuscule that people still ask “what sport is that?” when they see highlights. I would like to see Sportscenter regularly highlight all top 20 D1 games, expand lacrosse knowledge and help it become a mainstream sport.

Head Coach Flip Naumburg Steps Down At Colorado State

0 - Published June 10, 2009 by in College, MCLA

Bill Tierney, Jason Lamb, and now Flip Naumberg.  The coaching carousel is in full motion right now in LaxNation. The long time CSU coach announced on his always entertaining “Flip’s Journal” Blog that he is stepping down as head lacrosse coach of the Rams. 

GET JACKED! With Strength Coach Scott Umberger

1 - Published June 10, 2009 by in Training

This Week’s GET JACKED! – Scott is back with a workout article perfect for staying in shape over the summer.  If you can’t always make it to the gym, you’re going to need a simple, effective way to stay in peak condition.  Welcome to Kettleball Workouts 101 with your video professor Scott Umberger.

Coach’s Book of Frustrations – Chapter 2

0 - Published May 30, 2009 by in High School

“Coach that is your first and final warning,” This phrase has become commonplace at most sporting events across the United States. The frequency of statements like this from officials isn’t from ill tempered coaches; but from lack of game knowledge, experience, and maturity it takes to correctly officiate a sporting event.