The privileges and responsibilities of the goalie are very specific and unique for lacrosse. These athletes are dedicating their life to the craft of goaltending, we must stay up on the rule and game changes to be confident that we are calling the best game that we can. Goalies count on us to get the little things right, if a player of the opposite team steps in the crease, no matter what, a flag or whistle must be blown.
Tag Archives | Officiating
In this series Mark and I are covering different aspects of officiating the crease. He is taking most of the calls related to the goalkeeper, and I’m handling officiating the crease in common situations.
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 […]
This week, Mark and Gordon are breaking down how to handle contact made to the head or neck as emphasized in the 2014 NFHS Rulebook.
Today, Gordon Corsetti will be addressing the Defenseless Player rule which has been added as a 2014 rule change for boys lacrosse.
Gordon Corsetti and Mark Donahue team up to bring back the popular “Ask a Ref” series. Today, the refs are here to address the 2014 rule changes for boys lacrosse.
Gordon Corsetti and Mark Donahue team up to bring back the popular “Ask a Ref” series. The guys are here to address questions, comments, and concerns about the rules of lacrosse. It’s an open forum, so ask away!
With Connor off laxing in Prague, Krieg Shaw takes over the ‘Hot Pot of Lax’ to touch on an issue that occurs in lacrosse all too often: disrespecting the officials.
On September 3rd, the NCAA announced its intention to experiment with instant replay during televised lacrosse games in the spring of 2010. Is the game of lacrosse conducive to this kind of technology?
It almost feels like a Shakespearian tragedy. If you do your job well, nobody even realizes you were there. Officials generally don’t become well known around a league unless they make a call egregious enough to burn their image into a player or coach’s mind. The pay can be minimal and the glory hard to come by. So how do we entice more qualified individuals to sign up?