Beyond the obvious issues to Olympic Lacrosse, there are some lesser known hurdles, and this post will talk about both as well as the growing Iroquois issue, so that the community has a better sense of our sport’s true Olympics position at this moment in time.
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Emery Lehman, a 17-year-old senior and midfielder at Oak Park-River Forest (Ill.) High in suburban Chicago, will represent the United States in both the 5,000- and 10,000-meter speed skating events starting this weekend in Sochi, Russia.
We can all get caught up in the moment, and sometimes the spirit of competition blinds us to the needs of others who are struggling… but at other times we look past our immediate goals and try to do the right thing. In one of yesterday’s Olympic cross country skiing events we saw Sportsmanship in practice, and it was superb.
Chris Langton (Melrose, MA), a former standout lacrosse player for Cornell University, has been named to the US Bobsled team as push athlete. He joins 10 others as push athletes and joins his brother, Mike, on the team. Mike was a push athlete in 2010 for the US and was a member of the 2013 World Champion team. Three pilots were also named to the team, round the group out at 14 members.
The Federation of International Lacrosse has been accepted in to the IWGA, and this is a major step towards the end goal of Olympic participation. The IWGA runs the World Games, and that is where smaller, non-Olympic sports often go, especially if they aim to play in the Olympics eventually.
Lacrosse in the Olympics has been a hot topic lately, so Connor Wilson is here to lay it all down for you in one place, and lay out Lacrosse’s SECRET challenge to becoming an Olympic sport.
The Olympic Closing Ceremonies did not deliver the stellar musical punch we were anticipating. To right some wrongs, and get you excited for Brazil in 2016, CW has a much better selection of songs to offer!
The Olympics we see on TV and in the media are very different, and much smaller, than the total experience. Are we losing our way when it comes to the Olmypic Spirit?
This week’s Old School takes a quick look at lacrosse in the Olympics! Two Gold Medals have been handed out and the US has never won. Let’s get the sport back in, and change that history!
With the 2012 London Olympics in full swing, we couldn’t help but join the movement. We’ve designed some apparel that will help push lacrosse toward the podium. Capture that gold medal in style, my friends!
The 2012 Summer Olympics in London have taken over my brain! I’m bummed lacrosse isn’t being played, but I have still found the BEST Olympic Sport this time around. My choice may surprise you!
This week’s Old School takes a photo journey back to 1928 to see what it looked like when original Grow The Game’rs were doing their thing. Jump in and see some pictures and how Tarzan won two gold medals.
Awesome lacrosse photo from 1924. Plus news and notes as always.
Highlights from Oregon State’s home opener against the Montana Grizzlies last Saturday. Plus news & notes.
There are always things to complain about and since I can now call myself an established blogger (that was fast!), I am taking full advantage of that dubious distinction and complaining without offering too many solutions. Life is good!