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Ridiculous Miles Thompson Goal

0 - Published August 11, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Miles Thompson was named Coke Player of the Game for the Rochester Rattlers this past weekend, and he did so on the back of a 5 goal, 1 assist effort. One Miles Thompson Goal was particularly amazing. When asked about why that night was special, Miles said his new traditional stick was starting to get […]

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How Do You Go From First To Worst?

0 - Published August 11, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

Both the Chesapeake Bayhawks and Charlotte Hounds experienced first to worst seasons this Summer in Major League Lacrosse. Did everyone else in the league just get that much better? Did Chesapeake and Charlotte get that much worse? Or is something else going on? Is it possible that the gap in parity was so slim this […]

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Introducing WoodLacrosseSticks.com!

0 - Published August 8, 2014 by in Gear

Justin Skaggs and I have talked about, compared, and share secrets when it comes to wooden lacrosse sticks. He appreciates these vestiges of our past as the part of our future that they are. When he told me about his new idea, I was excited, and I think he’s just the man for the job. […]

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Den Haag Beach Lacrosse Tournament 2014

0 - Published August 8, 2014 by in General

Timo Samson brings you an update on the 2014 Den Haag Beach Lacrosse Tournament, which is held annually in the Netherlands. This is a great example of the lacrosse community growing in Europe, and a decade ago, this event did not exist.

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Traditional Thursday: Stanwick Lacrosse Camp

0 - Published August 7, 2014 by in Traditional, Training

The Stanwick Lacrosse Camp is run down in Maryland, and we were lucky enough to get photos from the camp from Craig Chase. The early premise of this post focuses on the traditional sticks on display at the camp, but it quickly degenerates into Scott Rodgers doing bicep curls with campers, ice bucket challenges, and […]

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Throwback Thursday: 1996 Vail Lacrosse Video

0 - Published August 7, 2014 by in Club

I found this amazing Vail Lacrosse Video from the 1996 version of the Shootout, and it’s nothing short of awesome. It’s also making me think about the good old days of Summer lacrosse, where the STARS came out to play against the rest of us! Who is playing in the Vail Lacrosse Video from way […]

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Which 2017 Lacrosse Recruit Is More Electric?

0 - Published August 5, 2014 by in High School

Today I’m showing you two electric 2017 lacrosse recruit highlight reels, but I want to know which one you think is MORE electric. Is it Alex Trippi of the Bullis School? Or Westy McLaughlin of Avon Old Farms? Both players just finished their freshman seasons in high school (I know, how are they this good?), […]

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Gear Review: The Hawk by Epoch Lacrosse

0 - Published August 5, 2014 by in Gear, Gear Reviews

Today I’m checking out The Hawk by Epoch Lacrosse on LaxAllStars.com! I have been exposed to this head for months now, and I’ve seen it develop through 3D printing, talked to the original creator (Flip Naumburg), and learned a lot by being so intimately involved. This first hard experience gives me an unparalleled insight into […]

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College Lacrosse Shot Clock Debate Renewed

0 - Published August 4, 2014 by in College, Featured, NCAA

The Rules Committee for NCAA Lacrosse is meeting this week and that means the college lacrosse shot clock debate is relevant fodder for editorializing and conversation wherever lacrosse is played or consumed. Let’s take a look at all the different influences on the shot clock debate.

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John Grant Jr MLL Record: 280 Goals

0 - Published August 2, 2014 by in Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

The lax world is talking about a new John Grant Jr MLL Record, and it has to do with him passing Kevin Leveille as the all-time leading goal scorer in Major League Lacrosse. Junior entered the game with 276 goals, and needed just one to tie Leveille at 277. Instead, John Grant Jr dropped four […]

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World Lacrosse Championships Gear Explosion!

0 - Published August 1, 2014 by in Denver 2014, Gear, International

The World Lacrosse Championships always offer up some truly fantastic examples of lax gear. It’s not the point of the event, actually that’s far from it, but it is an undeniable end result. We could stick our heads in the sand like an ostrich, or we can embrace this world lacrosse championships gear on some […]