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Stories about growing the sport of lacrosse and spreading the game to new areas. From beginners to professional players, anyone can #GrowTheGame!

You Can Play The Game Anywhere

0 - Published April 9, 2014 by in Grow The Game

Never let someone tell you that playing lacrosse is impossible. It IS possible, no matter what obstacles stand in your way. If you have a physical disability, you can play. If you don’t have a great stick, you can play. Heck, you don’t even need a real field to play the game!

Spreading Lacrosse in The Holy Land

- Published April 8, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International, Youth

Israel Premier League teams Ashkelon and Netanya traveled to Ramla to play in an exhibition to Grow The Game and introduce lacrosse to a new audience.

“Lacrosse Makes Friends”

0 - Published April 3, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

As a professional lacrosse player and coach, I’ve realized immense benefits from the game of lacrosse, it has opened academic doors, and even enabled me to travel the world, literally. But through my latest adventure running camps in Tokyo, Japan and now Melbourne, Australia, I’m reminded of lacrosse’s strongest gift – friendship.

Game Grower Spotlight: Lee Spitzer

- Published March 27, 2014 by in Game Grower Spotlight, Grow The Game, Interviews

Lee Spitzer is a living legend in the Columbus lacrosse community. From playing at Ohio State, coaching the historic Upper Arlington HS program, officiating youth through the professional level, Mr. Lee Spitzer is well experienced in the sport of lacrosse and is a true example of a Game Grower.

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Helping to Make a Dream Come True

0 - Published March 26, 2014 by in Denver 2014, Grow The Game, International

There are a variety of ways to help the French national lacrosse team afford their way to the World Championships this summer in Denver, CO.

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Game Grower Spotlight: Ben Allison

- Published March 19, 2014 by in Game Grower Spotlight, Grow The Game, Interviews

Denver City Lax is a not-for-profit youth lacrosse initiative based out of Denver, Colorado. I don’t want to spend too much time telling you what Denver City Lax is all about, because their website does a fantastic job of highlighting the goals and successes of such a wonderful organization. I do want to spend time highlighting one of the founders of the group, Ben Allison, who, with his father, Rod, began the development plans for the mission to grow the game amongst intercity youth in Colorado’s largest city, back when Ben was in high school.

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France is Ready to Grow the Game

0 - Published March 18, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

France is well-known worldwide for several reasons: the Eiffel Tower, its incredible variety of cheeses, wines, pastries or even bread. Oh, and I almost forgot mentioning unshaved women and an unfaithful President. But one thing that would certainly not come to people’s mind when thinking about the country of romance is Lacrosse.

Game Grower Spotlight: Richard Roy

- Published March 11, 2014 by in Game Grower Spotlight, Grow The Game, Interviews

Welcome to our first Game Grower Spotlight for 2014. Here at Lacrosse All Stars, our mission has been to Grow The Game since day one. Not only is it our passion to Grow The Game, but we recognize it is the goal of countless others across the world. We want to take the time to honor those that make up the backbone of the lacrosse community, starting this week with Richard Roy of Burns, OR.

La Asociación – Pereira (Teaser)

0 - Published March 11, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

There are currently 2 cities with active clubs within Colombia. The first being the capital, Bogota. The second being the charming small city of Pereira surrounded by lush mountains home to arguably the best coffee beans in the world. Join us for a look inside the beautiful city of Pereira.

Let’s Grow the Game in Colombia

0 - Published March 10, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

We’d like to introduce you to the newest international blog dedicated to growing the game of lacrosse in Colombia!

CityLax Gala Video: Famous People!

0 - Published March 7, 2014 by in Grow The Game, High School, Videos

We took part in the annual CityLax Gala last night at the Yale Club of New York City, and all the big names and faces of New York City lacrosse made their way to the event. Check out the great video below from CityLax that showcases the Gala event and runs down a small portion of who was there.

Forum Friday

Know Anything about Puerto Rican Lacrosse?

0 - Published January 31, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

Know anything about lacrosse in Puerto Rico? That’s the question this week’s forum member member has posed for LAS Community.

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Costa Rica Lacrosse: Ready to Grow

0 - Published January 22, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

Austin Colish recently took a trip down to Costa Rica to check out the lacrosse scene and to help Grow the Game. Learn more about Austin’s trip to spread knowledge of the game he loves.

New to Lacrosse? Learn from High Point University

0 - Published January 15, 2014 by in College, Grow The Game, GTG Tips, NCAA

If you, or any friends or family, are new to lacrosse the video from FOX 8 in North Carolina, on the basics of lacrosse featuring the High Point University men’s lacrosse team, is most definitely worth watching.

One Year with CityLax Video

0 - Published January 6, 2014 by in Grow The Game, Videos

CityLax (New York City) uses a public-private partnership model to develop and expand the game of lacrosse inside New York City public schools. The not-for-profit provides grants, equipment, free year round player clinics, PSAL trophies, coaches’ clinics in the Winter, and acts as a resource for the sport within the five boroughs of NYC.

Remembering Doug Maynard – A True Game Grower

0 - Published December 30, 2013 by in Grow The Game

Doug Maynard passed away on November 1st of this year at the age of 65. He played lacrosse the whole way through his years on this mortal coil, and scored a goal this past August in Lake Placid, just 3 months before passing on. He had played at Placid since 1991, was active in the New Hampshire lacrosse community for decades, and was a true lover of lacrosse.

Rob Pannell, Times Square, Wheaties, New York City

Photo of the Week: RP3 on the Times Square Big Screen

0 - Published December 17, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Major League Lacrosse, The Life

Rob Pannell posted a photo of himself on a big screen video board in Times Square a few days ago, and I have been waiting for Tuesday to roll around so I could share it all with you in this week’s Photo of the Week!

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Ankeny Hawks Lacrosse Club – Iowa HS Growth

- Published December 17, 2013 by in Grow The Game, High School

Beginning with the 2014 lacrosse season, Valley will no longer be the only boys’ high school lacrosse program in Central Iowa. Skyhawks Sports in conjunction with the Ankeny school district will sponsor a second club team in the metro’s northern suburb. Like Valley, the team will compete in the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League.