Just like we promised, Joenanadez is reporting LIVE from the MCLA tournament and LacrosseAllStars is changing the way you follow the games. Tired of having to wander the web aimlessly for the latest content? Don’t feel like the live game blogs give you the real Colorado experience?
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This Week’s GET JACKED! - What do all of the teams competing for championships right now have in common? Sacrifice. Get ready because the blood, sweat, and tears are only starting. It’s never too early to prepare for a productive off-season. Dedicate yourself to getting better and next year you will be the one holding that trophy instead of hanging out on your couch.
Want to follow or comment on the the MCLA Tournament action in real-time? Day 1 was full of intense action and some exciting games, and one way you can follow ALL of it is by searching the #MCLA09 hashtag on Twitter.
Editor’s note: Being a lacrosse fan puts you in the unique position of appreciating not only one sport, but a variety of sports that use the same basic skills. Basketball has similar fast breaks and zone defenses, football has raw physical violence, and soccer/hockey have vaguely similar rules and field set ups. With that in mind we welcome you to “The Lax Newb Chronicles”.
With tournament action ready to kick off in the MCLA, lets take a look at some of the lower seeded teams who are heading to Denver trying to shock the world. These teams are faced with seemingly insurmountable odds on their quest for lacrosse glory. Stranger things have happened in the wide wold of sports so throw down that mop and broom, Cinderella, it’s time ball it up.
This Week’s GET JACKED! - Sometimes it’s about more than just strength and conditioning. In this week’s post, Scott talks about the training that needs to happen between your ears. Let’s discuss outworking the competition. Let’s chat about “win or go home ” because it’s playoff time in LaxNation. Where will amazing happen this year?
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Let’s re-cap one of the most interesting weekends the MCLA has ever seen. Who’s in? Who’s out? What are the most compelling 1st round match-ups? Lets check out the final brackets and see who punched their ticket to Denver.
Another LAS first! We experimented with a “Live Blog” of the PNCLL championship webcast. It was a wild ride as we strapped in for an afternoon of grainy online feeds and deli sandwiches. Jump in the comments and see our take on the action:
This week we have another exciting 2-part podcast:
Part I - Mr. BS, Striding Man, and Wheniwasakid talk about lacrosse in Australia, traditional vs. mesh, Loyola vs. Hopkins, and even the dreaded swine flu
Part II (starts at 20:33) – Interview with the creator of an online lacrosse petition for an EA Sports Lacrosse video game. Take a listen!
This Week’s GET JACKED! - The dedication and sacrifice needed to become a champion also means you have to be a little crazy….maybe even a little delusional in the head. Winners fight and claw when any sane person would quit. It’s time to learn what it takes. Come on up and get down with the sickness.
Thanks for bearing with us these past few days, LaxNation. We’ve been working on a lil of the business side of the site and the posts have been few and far between. Trust me when I say that we have some good things cooking in the LAS kitchen and paitence is a virture / a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush / don’t pee into a strong wind / never pet a burning dog…yadda yadda yadda. Thanks for all the support and look for more amazing lacrosse content coming your way. Jermaine of Flight of the Concords said it best…
Year after year the crown jewel of the season is the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship Tournament. 16 teams make the D1 field but the way they are selected is a far from neutral process. The NCAA factors in cost, flights, and revenue in determining the first round matchups. Did you ever wonder about the lacrosse selection process? Guess what? The economy is going to have an impact.
Ranked #18 in the country in the most recent polls, the rising Bluejays are getting ready for out of conference action next weekend in Colorado. Here’s an update on their recent games against Cornell College and Nebraska-Omaha:
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This Week’s GET JACKED! - Scott talks about changing your practice routine to get more game-specific skills. No more standing around!
In growing lacrosse communities, the current economic crisis is impacting the push for recognition. Schools are losing money and the resulting environment has cooled plans to make lacrosse a sanctioned high school sport in Oregon. How else will the economy change the game?
This week we have a special 2-part podcast:
Part I - Mr. BS, Striding Man, and Jumbo Jack give thoughts on rivalry games and “ONE thing”. Also, Jumbo tells his lacrosse journey and gives some great advice for choosing a school.
Part II (starts at 18:22) – GMODT joins in to riff on sports and inspirational movies. Also: how lacrosse is portrayed in film and his pitch for a lacrosse movie.
This Week’s GET JACKED! – Miss a week? Here is a recap of our weekly training series with Scott Umberger. Need some workout tips? Want a motivational quote to get you ready to dominate? Scott has covered a variety of great topics so far and has the advice you need. He’s also sending a call out to LaxNation for some help writing his Lacrosse Training Manual.