I often get questions about picking up a groundball with a long pole, and more often than not, it seems to come from the dad of the player who is 3’2″, weighs about as much as a bag of feathers and has what seems like a 30lb and 20ft long pole. Let me start by saying that I don’t think any player should use a long pole longer than themselves.
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Stick Prep continues with some great advice on maintaining the shaft and butt end of your lacrosse stick! Balling on a budget, and enjoying the beautiful game of lacrosse… that’s what it’s all about.
UPDATE: We have a winner, and there can only be one! …. It’s time for the Big Dance. Fill out your bracket and join the LaxAllStars league for a chance to win a ton of great prizes!
One of the most famous rivalries in all of college sports takes place inside the state of North Carolina. Neighbors, Duke University and the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill are two schools who just don’t get along, on or off the field.
It’s Rivalry Week 2014 and we’re celebrating the top rivalries in college lacrosse. Not only that, it’s also Contest Week! Check the site and social media pages daily for chances to win!
Got a nasty lacrosse helmet in your collection of gear? LaxAllStars.com is searching for the best and worst looking buckets in the history of mankind.
Let’s get back in my head, this time UCSB, ADRLN and RESPECT.
Understanding stick protection is key to playing lacrosse but especially as an attackman. It’s all about keeping your body between the defensemen and your stick.
As a professional lacrosse player and coach, I’ve realized immense benefits from the game of lacrosse, it has opened academic doors, and even enabled me to travel the world, literally. But through my latest adventure running camps in Tokyo, Japan and now Melbourne, Australia, I’m reminded of lacrosse’s strongest gift – friendship.
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.
Now that almost every D1 college lacrosse team has played at least seven or eight games we can start to question the polls once again. Forget about what’s on paper… how are these teams TRULY fairing, and where should they be ranked? It’s time to break down the USILA Top 20 Poll!
Any time you ask a broad question, like the one posed in the title of the post, you are bound to get answers that run from one end of the spectrum to the other. Certain situations merit an easy ‘yes’ or a hard ‘no’, while others are seemingly stuck in a grey area of limbo. Where does the technology in sport debate fall on this spectrum? Is this a question we can even answer?
LXM Pros Erik Krum, Shamel Bratton, Matt Russell, and Peter Baum discuss their own upbringings in the sport, including the experience of getting recruited and turning pro, and the apparent differences in the sport of lacrosse when it comes to East Coast versus West Coast.
The FIL 2014 World Lacrosse Championships are only a Spring season away, and we’re all extremely excited. National teams around the world are preparing to make the trip to Colorado for two weeks (or more in some cases) in July, and that means a lot of training camps, scrimmages, and quite a bit of fundraising!
Editor’s Note: This post is co-authored by Mark Donahue and Gordon Corsetti. The following information is based on the 2014 NFHS Rulebook, Official’s Mechanics Manual, and knowledge gained from many years of repetition. Duties of the Lead Official After a goal is scored or to begin a half, as the Lead Official, bring the ball […]