Lacrosse withdrawal is a serious thing, and if you were out at the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championhips in Denver, CO, this Summer, you’re probably feeling it pretty hard right now.
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Connor caught a LOT of lacrosse games off the beaten path. Check out the new World Lacrosse Championships Video and find the LaxAllStars Channel on YouTube for continued FIL visual excellence!
Canada Lacrosse beats a seemingly unbeatable Team USA 8-5 in the World Lacrosse Championship finals and all hell breaks lose. Honestly, I’d expect nothing less!
I took on Brodie Merrill in the third installment of Connor Versus, and I actually won! How did I pull that off? Well, I challenged Brodie right after a Canada scrimmage/practice, totally sandbagged him, and only picked events that I thought I could win.
We are out in Denver, CO for the World Lacrosse Championships, and while we’re extremely busy getting Thailand ready for their first ever WLC appearance, we’re also all over the place, checking in with teams, watching practices, and scoping out all the fresh new gear.
Recently Rochester native, Joe Walters, sent his unreleased Maverik Optik head to me and the guys at Throne of String for some tender loving care.
What goes in to making a trip to the World Lacrosse Championships successful? You have to do a lot of work leading up to the event, and then you need to make that final push in the final two weeks. There are a lot of different ways to do this, and how you decide to tackle last minute issues can make all the difference in the world.
We now know the 23 men who will represent Team USA at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships this July in Denver, so it’s finally time to take a deeper look at USA Lacrosse, and their chances of repeating as World Champions.
Many of you noticed that Miles Thompson had stopped using a traditional pocket when he joined Major League Lacrosse’s Rochester Rattlers. Some said he was now a “mesh guy”, but the more likely explanation for the switch is that a traditional pocket takes time to break in, and Miles had used a Nike head in college, which he couldn’t use in the MLL, because of manufacturer deals. But now he’s back with a new Miles Thompson MLL Traditional pocket!
We are inching ever closer to the FIL World Lacrosse Championships in Denver, and therefore it’s time for another Denver 2014 international lacrosse update! The games are only 11 days away! Rosters are being trimmed down to a final set of 23, numbers are being assigned, players are working harder than ever to prepare, and any fundraising effort that isn’t done already is nearing its final stages!
Back in 2008, the Philadelphia Barrage were returning to defend their 2007 Major League Lacrosse crown, but were without a home. This was also the first time we saw the Inside The MLL show pop up, and it’s been with us ever since.
Connor Wilson takes on Steve DeNapoli of the New York Lizards in the newest episode of Connor Versus. Can CW take down a pro lacrosse player 1 on 1?
I’ve been working lacrosse camp again this week, and each day, we come up with a word of the day. On day one, Dom DiNapoli (assistant coach at St. John’s University) gave us the word CHARACTER. On day two, Dom’s brother Steve (who plays for the NY Lizards) gave us the word PRIDE. Both words have something to do with one another, but they also have their own nuance.
The Six Shooter Pocket tutorial has been long awaited, and requested many times over, and now… it’s finally here! The Six Shooter has been around for a long time, and while most people today know about it because Miles Thompson used this pocket last year at Albany, the pocket has been around for a long time, and it’s a total classic.
I’m coaching at an instructional lacrosse camp in New York City this week and next, and it’s serving as a great reminder as to why instructional camps are so important, and why I like them so much.