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.
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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 will be replaced on the 23-man roster by Burlington, Ontario native Jordan MacIntosh.
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 the year.
Big deals goin’ on in the US Lacrosse shop on Friday! Headphones and snapbacks are on sale! (2/28/14)
The Ohio Machine have gotten an LXM infusion. Kyle Harrison was picked first by the Machine in the special Major League Lacrosse waiver wire process opened to include LXM Pro Tour players after the deal announced Feb. 13 between MLL and Adrenaline that allowed LXM players to play MLL and vice versa.
Emery Lehman, a 17-year-old senior and midfielder at Oak Park-River Forest (Ill.) High in suburban Chicago, will represent the United States in both the 5,000- and 10,000-meter speed skating events starting this weekend in Sochi, Russia.
The Bucknell and St. Joe’s Prep (Pa.) lacrosse communities are reeling in the wake of the death last week of Joe Walsh, a 19-year-old freshman attackman for the Bison who was a 2013 graduate and three-year letterwinner for the Hawks.
This is a open letter from Morgan Crutchfield, editor of The Source e-magazine, to the US Men’s National Team. She originally authored this post on DVCCentral.com.
One of the ultimate ironies of sports occurs when coaches discipline “lazy” players by making them run.