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StringKing Announces New High Performance Type 1s Mesh

0 - Published November 5, 2013 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing

Yesterday was a big day for StringKing Lacrosse with the release of Type 1s Lacrosse Mesh, a new product the company spent months engineering. StringKing touts that the softer construction of Type 1s Mesh allows a lacrosse player to be more aware of where the ball is sitting in his pocket during both the cradle and the release.

Forum Friday

Getting To Know the LAS Community

0 - Published October 4, 2013 by in Stringing

This week’s Forum Friday is awesome. So much of what we discuss as lacrosse players, especially in the LAS Community Forums, revolves around stringing. So why wouldn’t we want to get to know each other…through our stringing!

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Talking Pockets: Michael Tomita, Sonoma State

0 - Published September 12, 2013 by in MCLA, Stringing

Talking Pockets is back with another MCLA interview. This time, we talk pockets with Sonoma State sophomore Michael Tomita, who strung up a then-brand new Lakota U head at the beginning of the summer.

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Talking Pockets: Sam May, UCLA

0 - Published August 29, 2013 by in MCLA, Stringing

For our first entry in our expanded Talking Pockets series, we’re bringing you another player interview, this time from the MCLA ranks. A few weeks ago, Sam May, sophomore middie at UCLA, took some time to talk about his newly strung pocket at Bruins Lax Summer Camp.

Stringing The Perfect Mesh Lacrosse Pocket

0 - Published July 14, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Tutorials

This pocket is perfect for CW, and it is now his go-to style of stringing sticks. He used to use a V or U shooter, but since that’s no longer legal in college, CW had pretty much taken it out of how he strings sticks. Here is Connor Wilson’s perfect mesh lacrosse pocket stringing tutorial.

Traditional Thursday: Goalie Traditional

0 - Published July 11, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Traditional Thursday features a feat none of us at the LAS mothership have ever tried before: A Goalie Traditional.

Breaking In Traditional With Greg Rose

0 - Published June 29, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Here is a little video from Greg about breaking in your traditional pocket, and getting the leather to stretch, without getting too much whip on your wand!

Talking Pockets With UVA’s James Pannell

0 - Published June 25, 2013 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing, Stringing Rules

When James Pannell wasn’t coaching kids, or playing a vicious game of P-I-G against his brother, Rob, he was getting peppered by questions from yours truly. This time around I asked James about his custom UVA dye, his pocket, and how he and his classmates adjusted to the new college rules, including the 2010 heads, and 2013 stringing rules.

Forum Friday

A Crosslace here, a Crosslace there

0 - Published June 14, 2013 by in Gear

This week, Forum Friday is all about the crosslace?

Traditional Thursday: Reader Questions Answered!

2 - Published March 14, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

This week’s Traditional Thursday selects a couple of readers’ questions, and then answers them! Want to know more about the floating sidewall? Or how to keep your stick from bagging out and whipping shots into the ground?

Stringing With Old Grey Laxer

0 - Published March 8, 2013 by in Gear, Mesh, Stringing

“It’s not the wand, it’s the wizard” – Duff Goldman. Truer words could not have been spoken, especially when it comes to lacrosse. The problem comes when a new lacrosse player has a brand new stick with a horrendous factory pocket in it.

Traditional Thursday: The Eagle’s Nest Pocket

6 - Published January 10, 2013 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

#TraditionalThursdays are back, and we’re featuring a two-leather pocket called the Eagle’s Nest. It almost looks like Monster Mesh, but it’s cross lace and leather.

NCAA LACROSSE FINAL FOUR OPEN THREAD + CONTEST

Top 12 Most Discussed Stories of 2012

1 - Published January 1, 2013 by in Club, College, Gear, Pro Lacrosse

There has been some great conversation so far this year. See what interested the LAS Nation the most in 2012!

Traditional Thursdays: Bitter’s Bad Boy

1 - Published December 20, 2012 by in Gear, Stringing, Traditional

Billy Bitter gets in on the #TraditionalThursdays action with a wide diamond traditional in a Maverik Bad Boy head.

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Thursday Lacrosse Video Explosion: K18, Michigan, Tusculum

0 - Published December 13, 2012 by in College, Pro Lacrosse

It’s another wonderful Lacrosse Video Explosion. Wondering K18 ever opts for power over accuracy? Want to see Mark Millon highlights? Or Michigan getting meaty? All that and more inside…

Show LAS Your Old School: Ever Pocket Video

0 - Published December 6, 2012 by in Gear

Even with all of the detailed photos, it can be just a little hard to see all the detail in the EverPocket2, so we’re showing off a nice how-to video in this week’s Old School.

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Hot Pot Of Lax: Youth Sticks Are Holding Back The Game

18 - Published May 11, 2011 by in College, Gear, High School, Site News, Youth

This week we take a look at the pockets manufacturers put in their youth sticks. It’s a travesty I tell ya! Plus we’ve got the Lacrosse Video of the Week and ALL the links worth reading!

Ice Box: Required Lacrosse Accessories

4 - Published January 19, 2011 by in Gear

The Ice Box returns with another 3 item installment. This time we’re covering things lacrosse coaches and dedicated players absolutely MUST have for the 2011 season. These gear items are all no brainers! Get educated.