Heeyoung Leem, one of the FOGOs on the Team TLN team I played on last weekend, rocked a GoPro in some of our games and got some great footage. The camera falls off right away in the first game, and is picked up by the ref – all hilariously caught on camera. Hee strapped on the GoPro for another game and caught footage of our warmups and some of the game.
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Established 24 years ago, the Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Tournament has developed a rich history and become one of the premiere lacrosse events in the country. This year’s tournament runs from August 5th until the 11th, and feature boy’s and girl’s scholastic divisions, men’s and women’s open divisions, men’s Masters, Grand Masters, and Super Grand Masters.
If the title of this post alone didn’t intrigue you, I’m not sure what will. This past weekend, I suited up with Team TLN of The Lacrosse Network, and Salisbury long pole Knute Kraus made me look really good after I fed him this ball.
Here’s a great shot captured by TLN’s Contest Colin. The player pictured is Southland Laxer Knute Kraus (Salisbury ’15), and not only is he rocking a jammy pack pre-game, but the Orange Balloon is prominently featured in the background.
In this episode of WLA Weekly we cover the games form the last regular season of the Western Lacrosse Association. We look forward to the playoff games, the NLL’s return to British Columbia, and an interview with Maple Ridge Burrards Captain Jarrett Davis.
Krieg Shaw and Kevin Rowen were both playing in the men’s division at the Lake Tahoe Lacrosse Tournament two weekends ago, and Kevin captured some pretty solid iPhone video from the action.
Cassie Brunelle and Co. took on the Lake Tahoe Lacrosse Tournament last weekend, and while they didn’t emerge as champions, they definitely emerged as WINNERS! Fun times on the Lake. It’s Summer lacrosse in Nevada!
The Oakville Rock took on the Brooklin Redmen on July 24, 2013 in Senior A Major Series Lacrosse action, and the game erupted into a pretty serious brawl, where both teams left their benches after one of the Oakville players (Brendon Niesink) went over to the Brooklin bench and started throwing punches.
Last weekend I played in my first ever Lake Tahoe Lacrosse Tournament, and it was a blast! While my team went 2-2 on the weekend, Krieg’s team advanced to the quarterfinals, losing by one goal to eventual runner-up Dub C. Dub C was taken down by a score of 9-8 in the finals by the Adrenaline Tropics, who’s 2013 title gave the club three Tahoe championships in a row.
Below we’ve got video from both 2013 Vail Shootout semifinal games as well as the finals. This is one of the best Summer tourneys each year, has been running for decades, and turns a ski town into a lacrosse town for two weeks every year.
In this week’s episode of WLA Weekly, we interview Curtis Dickson of the Maple Ride Burrards. We also look at last week’s games, the standings, and a look into what will be happening next week in the WLA!
Starting on Friday, July 19th, Masters box lacrosse teams from Canada descended on the Kahnawà:ke Sports Complex for the Canadian Masters Lacrosse Invitational. KTV spoke with organizer, Al “Arbour” Diabo about bringing the tourney to Kahnawà:ke.
On my trip to the Tahoe Lacrosse Tournament, I just had to snap a picture featuring Southland Lax. Check it out in this week’s POTW!
Bend, Oregon is the home of the Bigfoot Summer Bender Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. 2013 was the 3rd year of the tournament’s existence. In each of the previous years, the Bender has seen exponential growth in not only participants in the tournament, but the talent as well.
Colton Raichl was out in Bend, Oregon for the Summer Bender, and will have a tourney recap and full highlight video up tomorrow. For now, enjoy this excellent Behind The Back effort, coming at you from Bend, OR.
In this weeks episode we interview George Daniel, the commissioner of the NLL, and Head Coach Chris Hall about the Vancouver Stealth’s return to British Columbia. We also look at last week’s games, the standings, and look into what will be happening next week in the WLA!
Whitney Thayer works for CityLax, in New York City, and played her collegiate lacrosse at Williams College, in Massachusetts, but a big part of her heart remains out in Colorado, where the Vail Shootout is held annually. Whitney made it out to Vail this year, and has some wonderful and stirring thoughts on this legendary Summer field tournament!
Note: Rhino Lacrosse is a proud partner of LaxAllStars.com As I pulled into the Saratoga Polo Association grounds in Saratoga Springs, New York, I couldn’t help but notice the incredibly green, never ending fields that surrounded the club house. Lacrosse players of all ages, parents, siblings, and coaches were scattered across the fields as far as I could see, and I felt that sense of excitement I only get once in a while, when I know I’m about to experience something…
While high schooler and young bucks everywhere are trying to get ahead with their respective traveling teams, camps, and other recruitment venues, us old men know what summer really means – Men’s Club Ball!
Update on the winners from the Salt Shakerz Invitational in NYC last weekend: On the men’s side, KAG Lacrosse took home the title, and UnCommon Fit did a great on their jerseys, by including the logos of the players’ colleges on the hem of their uniforms. Best Dressed went to Chill-Lax Wear, who lost to KAG in the finals.