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Lax Hacks: How to Maintain Your Lacrosse Head

#LaxHacks: Stick Prep, Part 3

0 - Published 23 hours ago by in Featured, Gear, Lax Hacks, The Life

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.

WINNER! – The 2014 LAS March Madness Bracket Challenge

0 - Published April 8, 2014 by in Contests, Site News, The Life

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!

North Carolina vs Duke Rivalry week

North Carolina vs. Duke: The Battle For Tobacco Road

0 - Published April 8, 2014 by in College, Featured, NCAA

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.

Welcome to Rivalry Week 2014

0 - Published April 7, 2014 by in College, Featured, General

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!

The Ultimate Lacrosse Helmet Competition

0 - Published April 6, 2014 by in Contests, Featured, Gear, Site News, The Life

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.

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End Caps: Don’t Disrespect

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in General, The Life

Let’s get back in my head, this time UCSB, ADRLN and RESPECT.

Protecting Your Stick

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in Training

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.

“Lacrosse Makes Friends”

0 - Published April 3, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

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.

Throwback Thursday: USA Vs Canada Box Lacrosse 1985

0 - Published April 3, 2014 by in Box, Featured, International

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.

Is This D1 Lacrosse Poll Serious?

0 - Published April 2, 2014 by in College, NCAA

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!

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Hot Pot: Does Technology Make Sports Better?

0 - Published April 2, 2014 by in Technology

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?

The Road East vs West The past, present and future LXM Pro Featured

The Road: East vs. West – Past, Present and Future

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in LXM PRO, Pro Lacrosse, The Life

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.

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Denver 2014 International Lacrosse Update #6

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in Denver 2014, International

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!

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Ask a Ref: All About Faceoffs

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in General, High School, Youth

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 […]

College Sports: Is Complete Change Coming?

0 - Published March 31, 2014 by in College, NCAA, Pro Lacrosse

Sportscasters, College Presidents, and the even the average man on the street, typically dismissed the idea that college athletes should get paid. A select few saw a new potential reality, but now that Northwestern’s Football Team has been granted the right to unionize, people are starting to approach the topic with more nuance (well, sometimes…) and some deserved gravitas.