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Show LAS Your Old School: 1998 Texas GTG Video

Old School Lacrosse

Editor’s note: The Old School submissions have dried up and this series needs YOU to keep it going. Got something to share? Email  [email protected] with “OLD SCHOOL” in the subject to keep the memories alive.

There’s nothing we love more than having a true Grow The Game moment to share with the masses.

To that point, Here is some 1998 video showing how new lacrosse was to Texas and especially the sportscasters who had trouble describing it to the masses.

As great as the bucket helmets and football practice jerseys were back in the day, the sportscasters in this clip did their best to take the shine off.

Did he just say "LACLOSS"?

"The subject is to carry the ball and put it in the net more than the other guys."

Now, I’m not trying to be mean-spirited but seriously? These sportscasters looked and sounded like they went to the “Boom goes the dynamite” school of sports journalism.

Thankfully, we know the game in Texas has been booming since 1998. Keep that Grow Texas Lacrosse train rolling, fellas.

About the author


Ryan Craven is a Co-Founder of Lax All Stars and has taken his passion for lacrosse from coast to coast and back again. Contact him at [email protected]

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