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!
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The Canadians have bounced back from the loss to Team USA on opening night to remain undefeated since and propelling themselves back in to the gold medal game. Thursday night in front of 7,889 fans, Canada stepped their game up in preparation for the rematch.
Other than the USA, Canada Lacrosse is the only national program to ever claim an FIL World Championship. Canada won titles in 1978 and 2006, and has never finished outside of the Top 3. In 1967, 1982, and 1994 Canada finished third, behind Australia.
The year was 1985, and the Philadelphia Spectrum was playing host to the IBLA Exhibition Series between the US and Canada. This series pitted the best US box players against the best that Canada had to offer and the guys on both rosters served as a who’s who of lacrosse in the mid 80s. This event was also called the North American Cup, and was a very cool concept.
There is something to be said for basic, get-down-to-business apparel, both athletic and otherwise. I don’t mind that there are so many manufacturers of apparel out there, but I am slightly concerned that the focus isn’t where it needs to be most of the time. In fact, I’m pretty sure we’re starting to get to leather jogging pants levels in some cases.
Are these 15 year old Canadian box lacrosse players better than you? I’m pretty sure they are better than me! This is the Coquitlam Adanacs (British Columbia) Midget A1 team, which currently sits at 19-0-1, with 158 goals for, and 56 goals against.
If you don’t pay attention to Canadian box lacrosse, you might not be aware that there is a MAJOR controversy brewing North of the border. It all revolves around a new Canadian Lacrosse Association rule which stipulates some new requirements for a CLA-legal face mask.
Check out this beautiful, and prototypical, Canadian goal from the Duel in Denver! Jordan Macintosh to John Grant Jr, who goes behind the back to Jordan McBride, who finishes on the crease. SICK.