The refrain from Loyola coach Charley Toomey this fall has been that there may be a new cast of characters involved but the Greyhounds are still planning on stay true to who they are. “Play fast,” he said, echoing the up-tempo, high shot output philosophy they’ve ridden up college lacrosse’s national ladder.
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A sea of red and white emerges to echoes of “Carmen Ohio,” the oldest school song played by the “Best Damn Band in the Land.” More than 30,000 fans peer onto the turf field in Ohio Stadium, affectionately known as the Horseshoe, to watch what has become a valued spring tradition — a lacrosse game.
US Lacrosse today announced that 126 schools and civic organizations across 32 states and Washington, D.C. have been selected as 2014 Soft Lacrosse Equipment Grant recipients. Each organization will receive modified “soft” lacrosse sticks and balls, as well as instructional guides and DVDs to help support the introduction of the sport in their curriculum.
Boston College Eagles football team to represent Welles Crowther, former lacrosse player whom lost his life on 9/11/01. Red bandanas will be distributed to the entire student section as well.
“There’s no memory in recruiting,” Hofstra men’s coach Seth Tierney said. “Every year, there’s an all-new set of ninth- and 10th-grade parents coming through recruitment and don’t know the potholes.”
You could hardly call the late Nolan Rogers an unsung hero in lacrosse. He’s in the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame. That’s as loud as we sing in this sport. But Nolan was unsung.
Castro David Onen, a 26-year-old baker who had to quit his job to play for the inaugural Uganda men’s national team, became the first African player to score a goal in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, as the Ugandans made their long-anticipated debut Friday against Ireland.
The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announced today that forward John Grant Jr. will not be playing for Canada in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championships that begin next week in Denver, Colorado. He will be joining Coach Randy Mearns’ staff on the sidelines to help Canada win its third World Championship and […]
After a tryout process that included 98 players and spanned 11 months, US Lacrosse has named the Team USA final 23-man roster for the FIL World Championship.
Paul Rabil has spent his life preparing to win the gold for Team USA on his home soil.
The 2014 induction class for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame has been approved by the US Lacrosse Board of Directors. This year’s eight-person class will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 25, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Md.
The Tewaaraton Award selection committee will narrow the men’s and women’s fields for college lacrosse’s highest individual honor Friday night, with announcements coming during the ACC men’s tournament on ESPNU.
Chunking is taking a complex task and breaking it down into smaller, more easily achievable parts. Coaches of even the most elite athletes dedicate substantial time getting the individual parts to work correctly before adding complexity.
On Monday Wills became the first female named to a Major League Lacrosse roster in any capacity, making the New York Lizards’ six-person practice squad to start the 2014 MLL season.
Guided by the leadership of its Sports Science and Safety Committee, US Lacrosse is providing nearly $78,000 of its $185,000 annual research budget to support three studies during its first funding cycle for 2014. Additional funding grants are expected to be announced in coming months as the national governing body fulfills its research budget for […]