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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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Denver 2014 International Lacrosse Update

0 - Published February 18, 2014 by in Denver 2014, International

The FIL 2014 World Lacrosse Championships are rapidly approaching. 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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Blue Division 2014: Iroquois In, Germany Out

0 - Published December 5, 2013 by in Denver 2014, International

News is starting to hit the wire that the FIL member vote on the Iroquois – Germany proposal has come back in, and that the Iroquois Nationals will be placed back in the Blue Division for the upcoming world lacrosse championships in Denver this Summer while Germany will be bumped out of the Blue Division.

Update – Denver 2014: Iroquois In, Germany Out?

0 - Published November 14, 2013 by in Denver 2014, International

The Iroquois were voted back into the Blue Division for the 2014 World Championships in Denver, but now it looks like Germany may be getting knocked out of the top division to make room for the Nationals. The matter is up for a vote this month by the FIL member nations.

20 Years Of German Lacrosse – BLax

0 - Published September 4, 2013 by in International

2013 marked 20 years of lacrosse in Germany, and as things would have it, SCC-BLAX (where I coach in Berlin) is celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2013 as well. The occasion was celebrated a couple of weeks ago, where the club invited everybody to the fields for a day of lacrosse fun. Free beer and bratwurst can make anybody happy, and always generates a good crowd.

Who Wants To Coach (and Play) Lacrosse In Germany?

0 - Published August 20, 2013 by in International

Are you interested in coaching and playing lacrosse in Germany? We have started to come across more and more opportunities for American and Canadian players to #GrowTheGame in Europe, especially in Germany. Here is some info on German lacrosse, as well as some job postings for coaches!

Editor’s Note: Help the German Women’s National Team

0 - Published July 1, 2013 by in International

Shout out to Colleen O’Connor, one of two American women playing for the German National Team. She emailed us this morning to let us know about the team’s new crowdfunding campaign to help offset player travel costs to Canada for the Women’s Lacrosse World Championships later this month. There are 18 players and 6 staff members on the team, and it […]

Lacrosse In Germany: The Universal Language

0 - Published June 10, 2013 by in Grow The Game

Please welcome Mark Schindler, of Nexus Lacrosse, back to LAS! Nexus is a proud LAS partner, and Mark has wowed us in the past with training tips and drills, and some great perspective on the game. Now he’s back with a journal on a recent trip to Germany to Grow the Game!

Germany Lacrosse Blog: Season Finale

0 - Published May 22, 2013 by in Club, International

Editor’s Note: Please welcome Thorben Fiswick to the LAS Network. Thorben is 21 years old, studying law and playing Lacrosse in Marburg, Germany. He had his first experience with Lacrosse when he was 16 while going to school in England. Fast forward two quick years and he is still very active in the game. In this short […]

Germany Lacrosse Blog: One Weekend, Two Games

0 - Published May 21, 2013 by in Club, International

Editor’s Note: Please welcome Thorben Fiswick to the LAS Network. Thorben is 21 years old, studying law and playing Lacrosse in Marburg, Germany. He had his first experience with Lacrosse when he was 16 while going to school in England. Fast forward two quick years and he is still very active in the game. In this short […]

Europe Box Lacrosse Recap: Lax In The Box

0 - Published May 21, 2013 by in International

Simon Krause is reporting back on the Lax in the Box Tournament, held in Dresden, Germany each year. This year saw men’s and women’s teams from three different countries make their way to Dresden, and each enjoyed a great experience.

Germany Lacrosse Blog: Ruhrpott Pirates

1 - Published April 29, 2013 by in Club, International

Lacrosse was not represented in the area of the Ruhrgebiet in Germany until 2009. Around Dr. Christian Späth, a small group of former players of other teams including Düsseldorf, Greifswald and Helsinki (Finland), founded the first lacrosse team in the Ruhrgebiet. The Ruhrpott Pirates.

Germany Lacrosse Blog: A Good Start

0 - Published April 29, 2013 by in Club, International

Our new season started early this year, so we had to play against the second team of the Cologne Indians Lacrosse Club on the 9th of march . It was the first test for us after our voluntary go down to the second division of the German Lacrosse League and it went very well.

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Europe Box Lacrosse Update: Interviews, Tourneys, Players Needed!

2 - Published March 26, 2013 by in International, Interviews

I’m interviewing Sean Gibson (the new Euro Box Coordinator), looking for Israeli box lacrosse players, talking Lax in the Box (and how you can play!) and filling you in on Deutschland Adler’s (Germany) upcoming box lacrosse trip to North America!

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Germany Lacrosse Blog: Introductions

0 - Published March 20, 2013 by in Club, International

Thorben Fiswick joins the LAS Network to talk lacrosse in Germany.

Lacrosse the World: Indoor Lacrosse and the German Military

0 - Published January 18, 2013 by in International

Expats Brian Potter and Jamie Plunkett head to the Bundeswehr to teach Indoor Lacrosse to members of the German Military University!

Photo Of The Week: German Camera SMASH

0 - Published December 4, 2012 by in The Life

This week’s Photo of the Week comes all the way from Germany and it’s a sad reminder that not every camera survives every photo shoot.

Deutschland Adler Wins ELL Championship!

0 - Published October 20, 2012 by in International

The European Lacrosse League Championships have been settled. Year 2 of the box league in Europe has been won by the Deutschland Adler LC, an expansion team! Congrats DALC!