Author Archive | Nate Fritts

Concussions in Lacrosse

Concussions in Lacrosse: Part 2 of 3

0 - Published November 5, 2013 by in The Life

Last week, we covered the basics of what a concussion actually is, what symptoms can be experienced, and the common causes in the game of lacrosse. In this post, I’ll be discussing why we should care about concussions and what type of consequences can be associated with this type of injury. A 2012 study reported that among high school sports, concussion rate was […]

Music Monday The O's

Music Monday: Oh, it’s The O’s

0 - Published November 4, 2013 by in The Life

Let me introduce to you the Dallas duet known simply as The O’s. Taylor Young and John Pedigo played together in various other bands before striking out alone on their guitar and banjo in 2008. These two can absolutely jam and really show it on their new album, entitled Thunderdog, which let’s be honest is one […]

Concussions in Lacrosse: Part 1 of 3

0 - Published October 28, 2013 by in The Life

Over the past few months, concussions have been gaining more and more attention in the media, schools, sports leagues, and the medical world. FRONTLINE recently aired League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, which left viewers reeling about the subject. Around the same time, Lacrosse Magazine published a few stories on concussions, including one featuring former Duke and Cannons stand-out Brad Ross.

Music Monday: A Tribe Called Red

0 - Published October 28, 2013 by in The Life

ATCR recently dropped their latest album, Nation II Nation, which includes tracks like “Sisters” and “Bread and Cheese” below. CW put it best, this music “Makes me want to play lacrosse!”

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Music Monday: Not So College Rap

0 - Published October 21, 2013 by in The Life

Today we’re checking in with two well-known “college rap” rappers that have been maturing over the last couple years… and moving away from the party rap scene into their own deeper genres.

Music Monday: The Wind Down

0 - Published October 7, 2013 by in General, The Life

Our man Fritts is back with another stellar installment of Music Monday.

Music Monday: BTVII

0 - Published September 30, 2013 by in General, The Life

Earlier this year, we introduced you to my favorite band, Blitzen Trapper, in ‘The Nemo Edition’ of Music Monday.

Music Monday: Keep Watching

0 - Published September 23, 2013 by in General, The Life

A few months back, I introduced you to two young emerging talents in the rap game, Logic and Chance The Rapper. Well those two have continued to impress me and recently put out some new singles that I wanted to bring to you as a follow up edition on this Monday night. Moving forward, don’t forget about these two as they continue to make noise and turn heads.

Music Monday: One Monday, Three Genres

0 - Published September 16, 2013 by in General, The Life

Fritts is back! This week with four songs from three different genres. Mixing it up on Monday!

A Night’s Worth of Music Monday

0 - Published September 9, 2013 by in The Life

Just as it sounds, we’re back with the nightly post of Music Monday to give you three new tracks that make up a perfect night of music…just enough of everything. ‘Nuff said.

Music Monday: T.G.I.L.D.

0 - Published September 2, 2013 by in Reviews, The Life

Thank God it’s Labor Day! Thanks to those good ol’ Knights of Labor, we had an extra day to keep the weekend alive and celebrate the end of summer.

Music Monday: New Avicii

0 - Published August 26, 2013 by in General, The Life

So what happened at the MTV VMAs? At least *N’SYNC reunited right?…Although summer may be fading out, world-renowned 23 year old DJ Avicii is set to release his new album in September.

Music Monday: Ocean Music

0 - Published August 20, 2013 by in The Life

Today on LAS, we are introducing you to a medley of relaxing, kickback beach music. I’m writing from the beautiful San Juan Islands in Washington, where I’ve been laying back, watching the glassy water, and listening to tunes like this all week.

Music Monday: Deer Tick

0 - Published August 6, 2013 by in The Life

Here at LAS, I’d like to think we’ve been on a roll as of late bringing you some great music that you won’t find on the Billboard charts or iTunes top lists, and we’re keeping the ball rolling on that theme this week.

Music Monday: Those Pesky Kids II

0 - Published July 29, 2013 by in General, The Life

A few months back, we hit you with an edition of Music Monday titled “Those Pesky Kids,” full of new music by some ridiculously young artists that make a guy like me feel old these days.

Music Monday: The Pete and Mike Band

0 - Published July 22, 2013 by in The Life

Our man Fritts is here for your Monday night dosage of music!

Music Monday: Off the Charts

0 - Published July 16, 2013 by in The Life

First off, let me say how excited I am to have a double dose of Music Mondays from here on out on LAS!

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Music Monday: Beat the Heat

0 - Published July 8, 2013 by in The Life

Music Monday is back from it’s two week hiatus and is better than ever! Seeing as I left you cold and alone to find your own music for some of the hottest months of summer, I’m asking for your forgiveness with this hat trick post.