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23-0 Culver Academy Lacrosse Highlights

0 - Published August 28, 2014 by in High School

The Culver Academy Lacrosse Prep team had a really good season last year, going 23-0, and finishing as the #1 high school team in the Midwest. They also finished the year as the #2 team in the nation according to some rankings.

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Connor Versus: Mitch Belisle

0 - Published August 27, 2014 by in Pro Lacrosse

For the newest episode of Connor Versus, I met up with Mitch Belisle nice and early in Brooklyn’s Fort Green Park, and we did 1-on-1 battle for Connor Versus supremacy. Can you guess who won this epic NYC title belt tilt?

The Great Helmet Hoax of 2014

0 - Published August 27, 2014 by in Gear

Welcome to the great helmet hoax of 2014! Rumors have been swirling for over a year about a certain longtime lacrosse company getting into the helmet game, and when the alleged head protection device was supposedly shown off at Blue Chip this summer, the rumor mill officially switched to a higher gear.

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Terrible Fight In WLA Finals

0 - Published August 25, 2014 by in Box

The below terrible fight video comes out of the Western Lacrosse Association in Canada. The Maple Ridge Burrards and The Victoria Shamrocks are squaring off for the title in a multi-game series, and this is going down in Game 2, with Victoria up 12-8 on the Burrards.

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MLL Championship Game: Will You Watch It?

0 - Published August 22, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

In past years, the MLL Championship Game has drawn relatively large and small crowds alike, sometimes at the same venue of use, and sometimes with the same teams playing. What can we expect for 2014? Will people show up in Georgia? Will TV viewership be better or worse? And is Major League Lacrosse beginning to create some serious traction within the larger sporting world?

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TBT: Adam Richman Played Lacrosse!

0 - Published August 21, 2014 by in The Life

You know Adam Richman, right? He’s the man with over 600,000 Twitter followers who talks about great food on shows like Amazing Eats, Food Fighters, and Man Vs. Food. He has also been involved in the world of competitive eating… But did you also know that Adam Richman played lacrosse?

Hot Pot: Face Off Rule Changes Uproar… Again

0 - Published August 20, 2014 by in College, NCAA

The last time the NCAA tried to install some college lacrosse face off rule changes, the face off community reacted with a focused passion, and some of the rules (no motorcycle grip for example) were not adopted. Now, the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Rules Committee has provided an updated set of recommended changes, and the face off community has once again mobilized to combat the proposed changes.

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Hot Pot: Making Lacrosse Safer

0 - Published August 13, 2014 by in Coaching, Featured, Hot Pot, Youth

Everywhere we look, people seem to be talking about making lacrosse safer in one way or another. It ranges from hitting being reigned in at the collegiate level through new rules, to concussion studies, a debate about helmets for girls in Florida, and beyond.

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Trameshional Tradmesh Stringing Tutorial

0 - Published August 12, 2014 by in Featured, Stringing, Tutorials

A couple of months back, we put up a couple of tradmesh pockets photos on Instagram that I dubbed Trameshional. Perhaps that name is stupid, but I’d never seen this variation of tradmesh done before, even though I’m sure it has been. People asked for a tutorial, I took my sweet time in making one, and now it’s here.

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New High School Lacrosse Rules: Goodbye U Shooters

0 - Published August 11, 2014 by in Featured, High School

The National Federation for High Schools Sports (NFHS) has released new high school lacrosse rule changes for 2015, and many of them echo the moves in the college game. While many of the rules will impact the game in one way or another, one rule will definitely impact a number of players, and that is the 4″ rule for shooting strings. Say goodbye to U and V shooters!