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.
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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!