Author Archive | Craven

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.

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 I’d like to talk about how I became acquainted with the greatest team sport known to man.

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 old at a time.

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.

Special Podcast With Chris Meade Of

0 - Published June 8, 2009 by in College, High School

If you are a high school lacrosse player or parent then this is the podcast for you. Chris Meade, CEO of, stopped by our HQ for a lively discussion of the recruiting process and how to get your name in front of college coaches.

LacrosseAllStars In June Issue Of Lacrosse Magazine

0 - Published June 4, 2009 by in Site News

You heard right LaxNation, gets a shout out in this months issue of Lacrosse Magazine (a publication of US Lacrosse).  Look for us under the ‘Quote Of The Week’ section.

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.