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That Old Lacrosse Head: STX X2 – John Jay Dye

0 - Published October 3, 2014 by in Mesh, Stringing

Welcome to Episode 2 of That Old Lacrosse Head! Today I’m fixing up a nicely dyed STX X2 head. The John Jay dye job is classic, and it needed to be cleaned up a little bit. The pocket? Well, the pocket was shallow, short disaster, and it needed a complete overhaul!

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2014 Bowhunter Cup Canceled

0 - Published October 2, 2014 by in Box, International

2014 Bowhunter Cup Cancelled. I know this is not the news anyone wanted to hear. Today, the Nationals have announced that the 2014 Bowhunter Cup has been canceled. They also note that they “look forward to posting a rescheduled date”.

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Hot Pot: Recruit The Coach’s Son

0 - Published October 1, 2014 by in College, Featured, High School

Recruit the coach’s son. Which coaches; sons? The good ones. Yeah, but which one are the good ones? All of them! The children of good lacrosse coaches seem to see success at the college level at a somewhat uncanny level. Yesterday I showcased Jack Raba, the son of Wesleyan head coach John Raba, and I […]

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Talented 2018 To Watch: Jack Raba

0 - Published September 30, 2014 by in High School

It’s time to introduce Jack Raba to the lacrosse world. Jack Raba is a 2018 but he plays on the CT Cardinals 2017 team and he led the team in goals. I like his game, and his dad is a college coach… that tends to mean high IQ!

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Loyola Alumni Scrimmage Report and Photos

0 - Published September 30, 2014 by in College, NCAA

Thanks to the one and only Craig Chase, we have photos of the Loyola Alumni Lacrosse Scrimmage! Lots of big name players made it back for the Alumni Game, and there was plenty of Loyola lacrosse gear from over the program’s age.

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That Old Lacrosse Head: OG Brine Edge

0 - Published September 26, 2014 by in Mesh, Stringing

Welcome to the first EVER episode of That Old Lacrosse Head! This weekly series will feature an older lacrosse head which has been donated to CityLax (in NYC) that is in need of some tender loving care. I’ll take the old stick, show you a little before action, run through what I did to fix […]

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What Makes A Great Coach?

0 - Published September 26, 2014 by in College, High School, Youth

A great coach is a valuable commodity. At any level, from that of our youth to national teams, a great coach can be the difference between disappointing performance and the highest levels of success. A great coach also guides athletes to better lives off the field, and serves as another type of educator in life. […]

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Hot Pot: Celebrate The Wizard Not The Wand

0 - Published September 24, 2014 by in Hot Pot, Training

To focus on the stick of a pro or top level college player too much is a mistake for sure. So how can you get away from caring about your actual stick so much, and start to focus on your stick skills? I’ve got one simple tip that you may find bizarre, but that you […]

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Who Won The NLL Draft?

0 - Published September 23, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Nine teams entered and nine teams left the NLL Draft last night. But who WON the NLL Draft on Monday night? Who drafted the best players? Who addressed immediate needs? Who is drafting towards the future? Did any of the teams have a terrible draft? It’s time to look through the picks and break down […]