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 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”.
Over on the Iroquios Nationals site, IroquoisNationals.org, it is being reported that Team USA has withdrawn from the Bowhunter Cup. This is the news we didn’t want to hear.
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 […]
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!
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.
It’s not a new trend by any means, but if anyone was wondering, a brawl in the stands should NEVER happen at a lacrosse game. I’d say it should never occur at any sporting event, but for some games the fan brawl has become a regular thing.
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 […]
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. […]
The 1907 Wooden Lacrosse Stick is something extremely special. It’s incredibly rare, important to the history of the game as far as patents go, and it’s a serious piece of art work! Welcome to Traditional Thursday!
This 8th grader plays varsity lacrosse, and he dominates! Meet David Garcia, who played varsity lacrosse on lacrosse-crazy Long Island.
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 […]
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 […]
I’m breaking down the in’s and out’s of the NEW Traditional Head from TLAX! That sidewall, that beautiful sidewall!
It’s Friday and the news is coming in hot and heavy! So heavy that we had to create a Friday News Blast post, and we’re combining it with a Video Explosion. We’ve got new pro teams, big time pro lacrosse players retiring, a lacrosse-only college stadium for a big time D1 program, and much, much […]