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Teaching Lacrosse “PBS Style”

1 - Published March 15, 2009 by in Training

This informative YouTube series by Prime Sports Training really reminds me of mid ’90′s PBS, more specifically Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Apparently Warrior is big into Hockey???

4 - Published March 11, 2009 by in Gear

Looking through last week’s Sports Illustrated on the subway, I saw some pictures of the Montreal Canadiens and noticed the Warrior logo on their gloves and pants. Did anyone else know that Warrior makes hockey stuff?

49th Time’s the Charm!

0 - Published March 4, 2009 by in College

Congrats are in Order to the Wagner College Men’s Lax team, who broke their 48 game losing streak March 3rd by defeating Presbyterian 12 to 7. The Seahawks’ last win was on May 1, 2005. Although it’s been a long time coming, almost 4 years, I’m sure the ‘Hawks welcome the monkey jumping off their back.

Let’s Hope Lacrosse Combines Don’t Mirror The NFL

2 - Published February 24, 2009 by in Pro Lacrosse

“Why not ask which player can punch Ray Lewis the hardest then run away? Or run down a burning staircase carrying two bucketfuls of kittens? Both test strength, dexterity, poise and character and are likely much better television.”

The Art of the Blowout and Giving It Your All

0 - Published February 23, 2009 by in College

Everyone knows that the best teams in every sport (the ones with the most scheduling pull) always start their season out with “tune-up” games. Usually it’s against teams from weaker conferences with weaker abilities, but sometimes there’s just a big difference between the top and bottom of in-conference play.

LaxAllStars Exclusive: Interview with Tom Gravante

0 - Published February 13, 2009 by in College, Interviews

With the MCLA season already underway, the eyes of the lacrosse community now turn to the NCAA ranks, where the last pre-season scrimmages are taking place this weekend in preparation for the 2009 season. Today marks another step forward for LAS as we get an inside look from a very reputable D1 head coach…

Lacrosse Trips: Rules of the Road

4 - Published February 10, 2009 by in College, The Life

Yee Haw! The 2009 season is OFFICIALLY underway, and yesterday was the 3rd official launch day of the new MCLA website. Guess what? It actually happened this time! As many teams prepare to make their first road trips of the season, I’ve decided to provide you with a few crucial rules to live by while bunking at Motel 6 with your teammates…

#92… on the Jerk Scale

3 - Published February 3, 2009 by in The Life

I watched a great NFL Championship Game last night and ate wings and chilli dogs just like 95.4 Million other red blooded Americans. Similar to last year’s classic game there were ups and downs for both teams; we saw…

How to Put Fun Back Into Practice

3 - Published January 30, 2009 by in Training

Are some of your practices looking like this?

Well, I’ve got a way for you to break up that monotony.
Enter Dodgeball.

OT done the right way

2 - Published January 26, 2009 by in The Life

Did you check out the ’09 edition of the NHL All-Star game played up in Montreal? Perusing through the boobtube last night I saw the 12-11 final and was surprised that it was such a high scoring affair. Aren’t hockey games supposed to be 3-2? The best part was that there was actually a winner.  After ending in an 11 to 11 tie and a scoreless OT, they went to a shootout won by the East Team.