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String Your Own: Vertical Twist Top String

0 - Published May 20, 2014 by in Featured, Mesh, Stringing, Tutorials

I started looking at old dropped top strings that I had strung up and then dove into the depths of the interwebs to see what other people had done up. I think that one issue I have had with stringing a dropped top string like an Iroquois Top String is getting the tension right. I came across a Vertical Twist Dropped Top String and decided I would do a tutorial on how I strung mine up.

Notre Dame vs Albany Lacrosse 2014 NCAA Quarterfinal Credit: Joe Williams

Inside Look: Notre Dame’s Epic OT Win Over Albany

0 - Published May 19, 2014 by in College, Featured, NCAA

If you didn’t catch Notre Dame’s insane comeback on Saturday to defeat Albany in OT, you need to drop everything, go to ESPN3 right now, and spend two and a half hours watching one of the best NCAA D1 tournament games of all-time. Do you think I’m crazy for saying that? Watch the game, then […]

Colorado Wins National Title, Ends Arizona State’s Perfect Season

- Published May 18, 2014 by in College, Featured, MCLA

A late run by No. 1 Arizona State was not enough to defeat No. 2 Colorado in the 2014 MCLA Division I national championship game, as the Buffs captured their first title in a 13-12 win over the previously undefeated Sun Devils. Led by tournament MVP Riley Seidel’s six points, Colorado broke open a 5-5 halftime tie to lead 13-8 early in the fourth before ASU’s comeback attempt.

Grand Valley State wins first lacrosse national championship

One-Goal Thriller Ends in Grand Valley State’s First National Championship

- Published May 18, 2014 by in College, Featured, MCLA

In a back-and-forth game on a beautiful day in Orange County, Calif., the No. 1 Grand Valley State Lakers captured their first MCLA Division II national championship with a 12-11 win over No. 2 St. John’s. The Lakers and Johnnies both had appeared in but never won a championship game before today, with GVSU falling in the 2012 and 2008 finals and St. John’s dropping the 2007 final.

Casey Powell Florida Launch Ohio Machine

Digesting Major League Lacrosse: Week 3

0 - Published May 15, 2014 by in Featured, Major League Lacrosse, Pro Lacrosse

For a second there, it looked like things were headed back to business as usual and this whole “parity” thing was on its way out. Well, about that: After week three, five teams are sitting at 1-2, the teams that met in the 2013 Championship are at the bottom of the pile and once more, the league has turned us all into a bunch of season three Jon Snows, reminding us on a weekly basis that we, in fact, know nothing. Is it time to accept this as our new reality? It just might be.

Z dodge with connor martin

The Z Dodge and Rocker Step

0 - Published May 15, 2014 by in Featured, Training

This dodge is taught less and less, but it’s a beauty. Why is it taught less, and why should it be taught more? Does this dodge require a higher lacrosse IQ? How similar is it to the rocker step in terms of set up? The Z dodge is definitely a hard dodge to pull off and set up in games.