There are a lot of really nice old wooden sticks out there, and there are a number of stick makers who do fantastic work. Alf Jacques and Mitchell Brothers are two men who still make wonderful sticks today, but back in the day an Etienne Martin was another gem, and if you can find one of these oldies, scoop it up!
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The lacrosse world championships traveled down under to Perth, Australia in 1990 but playing in the Southern Hemisphere didn’t do much to change the pecking order for national teams. Canada and the US obviously matched up for a great game and the video picks up the play with the US up 5-2 early in the second quarter.
Gordon Purdie is the Head Coach at NCAA D2 Adelphi, and a YouTube user with the same name uploaded a great video featuring Adelphi Lacrosse from the 1980s. We can only assume it’s the same guy! Either way, the video is awesome, and well worth a watch or two.
Jimmy Lewis is, in my humble opinion, the greatest lacrosse player I know of. I had the luck and honor of being coached by his brother, John Lewis (an Adelphi legend himself) back in high school, so I may be perpetually biased when it comes to holding the Lewis family in such high regard.
Back in 1998, Sports Illustrated published an article profiling brothers Casey Powell and Ryan Powell as they led Syracuse University toward another successful lacrosse season. The article, written by Seth Davis and published in the May 5th issue, provides a great insider’s look at how both brothers inevitably came together to play at Syracuse and chase their dreams. Below you’ll find a brief excerpt of the article, followed by a link to the full thing in the SI Vault, plus a couple…
Welcome to Throwback Thursday! Corey Robert sent in this great video featuring some high school lacrosse in New Jersey from 1975! Corey’s dad was the goalie for Boonton in the above game where they played Montclair from the State Championship. Montclair won in 1975, and Boonton took the title in 1976, with Mr. Robert still in goal.
Image Courtesy: Toledo Blade Back in the day, the Bowling Green Falcons were a NCAA lacrosse team. Today BGSU is a club squad competing in the NCLL. This video, a straight black and white short from ’69-’70, is a series of clips over two years of match ups against Kenyon College and Denison University (both are also in Ohio, but currently compete at the NCAA Division III level) as well as The Ohio State University. According to John Bowen’s video,…
We’re counting down the days to Major League Lacrosse’s Championship Weekend present by Smartlink, and we’re kicking it off in video style with this week’s Throwback Thursday! We’ve got a great short clip of Casey Powell chasing someone down from behind, and then scoring a goal off the dodge, against the Bayhawks.
Tommy Gilligan is helping out at a yard sale today in New York, and he came across a true gem… an old plastic Brine goalie stick from Geneseo State!
Mike Brand tipped us off to this most excellent video of a lacrosse game from Western New York, which took place in 1996. The game features the Griffith Institute taking on Williamsville South High School in a wet and wild game.
This week’s Throwback Thursday post features a great video from AccessLacrosse, which features the Brooklin Redmen taking on the Vancouver Burrards in the 1991 Mann Cup.
What more is there to say, really? It’s 1962, it’s England, and they’re playing lacrosse. 100% class.
What are your goals? We are not talking the top shelf where Grandma keeps the cookies or the “5” hole. I am talking who you want to be, where you want to go, and what you want to accomplish?
Get to know one of the most important people in lacrosse! Jimmy Butler has never stepped onto a field as a player, but he’s been on two world championship teams. Learn more about the man, the myth, the legend: Jimmy Butler!
Welcome to another installment of Throwback Thursday! With two games left in his freshman season at University of North Carolina, William Benz “Billy” Bitter got an email from his father, Ward Bitter, that provided a little extra motivation to close out the year. Billy posted the email on his Intagram account earlier this week, and we thought it’d be worth sharing with LAS readers. 4/10/08 Billy, With two games left it is time to make a statement. It’s about next year….
This week, we are opening the vault for an exclusive inside Randy Fraser’s gear closet.
We’re taking you back to Nazareth and Washington Colleges’ glory years in D3 lacrosse. It’s the late 90s all over again brought to you by the power of video.
This week’s Throwback Thursday focuses on the Garber Gorilla from UMass. It’s an unofficial, throwback mascot, which might be making a modern day comeback!
This week’s Throwback Thursday post features another stellar family style look at the past. This time we go old school lacrosse with Mike, Ryan, and Casey. You may know them as the Powells.
Throwback Thursdays roll on and this week we’re showing off some Old School Neal Powless lacrosse action, plus a glimpse into the future!