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2013 Ales Hrebesky: LCC Radotin Vs Ladner

0 - Published April 18, 2014 by in Box

Here is a short video that shows off the level of play and styles of lacrosse that meet in Radotin (in the Czech Republic) for the annual box lacrosse tournament known as the Ales Hrebesky Memorial! LCC Radotin is the host club, and the video below showcases their playoff game last year against the Ladner Pioneers.

2014 Ales Hrebesky Memorial Preview

0 - Published April 17, 2014 by in Box

The 21st annual Ales Hrebesky Memorial box lacrosse tournament kicks off in the Czech Republic in less than one week, and we couldn’t be more excited. Players and coaches are already starting their long journeys to get to Radotín, so it’s time to preview the 2014 version of the event!

My American Box Lacrosse Experience

0 - Published April 16, 2014 by in Box, Club

Living boxla legend Randy Fraser put together a star-studded team, made up mostly of former PLL and NALL players from Boston and Baltimore. We took on the Vermont Voyagers and Syracuse Stingers up in Syracuse’s OnCenter War Memorial arena. What a weekend of box lacrosse!

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NHL Star Sidney Crosby Suits Up as NLL Goalie

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in Box, General, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Could the NHL All-star Sidney Crosby make the jump to the National Lacrosse League?

Tonight’s Preview: Demons Looking To Keep Creators’ Cup In Six Nations

0 - Published April 4, 2014 by in Box

The 2014 Canadian Lacrosse League season will come to a conclusion on Friday night when the regular season champion Ohsweken Demons play host to the Niagara Lock Monsters. With the two clubs on top of the CLax standing the entire regular season, this showdown seemed destined-to-happen for weeks. The prize for the winner: the Creators’ Cup.

Throwback Thursday: USA Vs Canada Box Lacrosse 1985

0 - Published April 3, 2014 by in Box, Featured, International

The year was 1985, and the Philadelphia Spectrum was playing host to the IBLA Exhibition Series between the US and Canada. This series pitted the best US box players against the best that Canada had to offer and the guys on both rosters served as a who’s who of lacrosse in the mid 80s. This event was also called the North American Cup, and was a very cool concept.

Demons, Lock Monsters To Play For Creators’ Cup

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in Box

Sports fans love upsets. At this time of the year March Madness often dominate the headlines with lower seeds knocking out college basketball giants (Mercer!) in the opening rounds of the tournament. In the Canadian Lacrosse League playoff semifinals no such “shockers” occurred last weekend as the top two teams both advanced in highly-contested games.

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CLax Creators’ Cup Semifinals Set For Sunday

0 - Published March 27, 2014 by in Box

The 2014 Canadian Lacrosse League season came to a conclusion last week with the top four teams shuffling for final playoff position. The red-hot Barrie Blizzard (4-4) were the big movers of the final weeks, winning four-in-a-row to earn the third seed in the quest for the Creators’ Cup. They will travel to Seymour-Hannah Sports Centre on […]

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Tasko Cup: English Box Lacrosse on the Rise

0 - Published March 20, 2014 by in Box, International

Lacrosse is growing! Whether you’re looking at internationally where this year’s World Championships will have more nations represented from, or in, Britain with the growth of junior programs and the explosion of participation at universities, our great sport is becoming more popular every day.

Video: Box Lacrosse Hidden Ball Trick

0 - Published March 13, 2014 by in Box, International, Videos

Who doesn’t love a good hidden ball trick video? At last year’s Ales Hrebesky Memorial, LCC Radotin pulled off the HBT in the finals against the Megamen. It was very well executed, and of course we have video!

Demons, Lock Monsters Clash Opens CLax Week 5

0 - Published February 26, 2014 by in Box

Week 5 in the Canadian Lacrosse League opens with what could be the biggest matchup of the season. League-leading Ohsweken Demons (4-0) are set to host Niagara Lock Monsters (4-1) is a clash that could go a long way in deciding who comes out on top of the CLax standings at the end of the season.

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Box lacrosse gaining popularity in State of Hockey

0 - Published February 20, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The handful of Minnesota Swarm players taking part in Wednesday’s small practice session were a bit late to arrive, but the four Canadians had a good reason: they had to watch the second period of Canada’s hockey game against Latvia in the Sochi Olympics.

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Throwback Thursday: Salmonbellies vs. The World

0 - Published January 23, 2014 by in Box, Club

Salmonbellies Vs. The World, the self-proclaimed “story of the most famous team in lacrosse & their greatest rivals” delivers thoroughly. The information packed pages are a vivid trip through the New Westminster Salmonbellies’ long and storied existence and they are filled with stories, opinion, and plenty of research, along with a staggering number of historical and amazing photographs from the earliest days of the club.

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NLL Week 4 Preview & Predictions

0 - Published January 18, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Seven games went down in the books this past weekend and the results shook up the standings and changed my opinions on certain teams. Let’s start off with Buffalo, then we’ll look at the rest of the teams, and make predictions for this weekend!

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Tweet of the Week: John Tavares, Ageless Wonder

0 - Published January 16, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

In my opinion, there are two indisputable legends of the indoor game currently playing in the NLL. The first is John Grant Jr. The second scored an OT winner for the Buffalo Bandits last weekend while playing against the Philadelphia Wings. His name is John Tavares.

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Vintage MILL Greatest Hits and Bloopers

0 - Published January 10, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Our friend Chris shared this little gem with us. Don’t have a lot going on this weekend? Spend a solid 30 minutes watching some very entertaining vintage box lacrosse. As most of us know, the MILL eventually became the NLL in which we love today. Let’s get back to the roots!

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BLA Delivers New Option for Youth Box Lacrosse

0 - Published January 6, 2014 by in Box, High School, Youth

The Box Lacrosse Association of America (BLA) has formed to give American players a new option for playing “real” box lacrosse.

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NLL Week 2 Preview & Picking Winners

0 - Published January 3, 2014 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The Knighthawks raised their second consecutive Champions Cup banner, and then proceeded to down the Swarm 8-6 at Blue Cross Arena. Edmonton was able to hold on to a close win over Colorado in front of nearly 16,000 fans. The Philadelphia Wings made a loud and clear statement that they are not going to roll over this season as they topped the newly revamped Buffalo Bandits on the road. What will happen in Week 2?