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Hoodie Allen Show Me What You're Made Of music video lacrosse stick

Spotted: Hoodie Allen Music Video

0 - Published June 1, 2014 by in The Life

Rapper Hoodie Allen recently released a music video for his song “Show Me What You’re Made Of,” and it’s very Happy Gilmore-esque. But guess what? There’s a lacrosse stick in it.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: Backyard Ball the Difference for Thompson Trio

0 - Published May 22, 2014 by in NCAA, Training

The Thompson Trio’s incredible run may have ended last weekend against Notre Dame, but the three Albany attackmen certainly have inspired a lot of players with their play. And to think, they became that good at lacrosse from hours of hard work spent playing in the back yard, rather than a fancy summer or recruiting camp.

Colorado Wins National Title, Ends Arizona State’s Perfect Season

- Published May 18, 2014 by in College, Featured, MCLA

A late run by No. 1 Arizona State was not enough to defeat No. 2 Colorado in the 2014 MCLA Division I national championship game, as the Buffs captured their first title in a 13-12 win over the previously undefeated Sun Devils. Led by tournament MVP Riley Seidel’s six points, Colorado broke open a 5-5 halftime tie to lead 13-8 early in the fourth before ASU’s comeback attempt.

Grand Valley State wins first lacrosse national championship

One-Goal Thriller Ends in Grand Valley State’s First National Championship

- Published May 18, 2014 by in College, Featured, MCLA

In a back-and-forth game on a beautiful day in Orange County, Calif., the No. 1 Grand Valley State Lakers captured their first MCLA Division II national championship with a 12-11 win over No. 2 St. John’s. The Lakers and Johnnies both had appeared in but never won a championship game before today, with GVSU falling in the 2012 and 2008 finals and St. John’s dropping the 2007 final.

Orange County Product Cranston Powers Colorado through Semis

- Published May 16, 2014 by in College, MCLA

Orange County has played host to many players returning home for the 2014 MCLA National Championships, but none have had bigger games than Colorado’s Jack Cranston. Cranston, from nearby Santa Margarita, Calif., led his No. 2 Buffs team to a 12-10 victory over No. 6 UC Santa Barbara in the semifinals to earn a shot at the MCLA Division I championship on Saturday.

Lakers Avenge Loss in Semis, Hope for Same Versus St. John’s in Finals

- Published May 16, 2014 by in College, MCLA

Before an 11 game win streak that took Grand Valley State into the MCLA national tournament as the top seed, the Lakers started the 2014 season with two losses – first to St. John’s and then against St. Thomas. Yesterday GVSU avenged the St. Thomas loss with a 10-5 semifinal win, and Saturday they will have a chance to gain another rematch victory in the championship game against No. 2 St. John’s.

Tweet of the Week

Tweet of the Week: SoCal Living at the 2014 MCLA Tourney

0 - Published May 15, 2014 by in MCLA

The MCLA national tournament has been going on this week in Orange County, CA and although it just happens to be the hottest week of the entire year, it’s still SoCal, and the beach is right around the corner. The Montana State team, who gave No. 1 Grand Valley State a tough game in the opening round of Division II play, enjoyed some beach time on Tuesday. WARNING: Beautiful beach lacrosse photo ahead.

West Proves Dominance in Division I Final Four, Midwest in Division II

0 - Published May 14, 2014 by in MCLA

After two days of opening round MCLA national tournament action at UC Irvine, four teams remain in each division. The Division I Final Four will be an all Western affair with top seeds No. 1 Arizona State and No. 2 Colorado advancing along with No. 4 Chapman and No. 6 UC Santa Barbara. In Division II, the top four seeds – No. 1 Grand Valley State, No. 2 St. John’s, No. 3 Dayton, and No. 4 St. Thomas – all advanced, and all come from the Midwest.