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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!

Frederic Larsson A Brit Abroad Lacrosse

A Brit Abroad: My American Lacrosse Adventure

0 - Published September 8, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International

Join us in welcoming Frederic Larsson to LaxAllStars! Fred is a UK native spending the year abroad here in the US at Cal State Long Beach in Southern California. He will be sharing his experiences in the States all year on LAS, starting with today. So without further ado, here is the beginning of Fred’s American lacrosse adventure!

Sam Lane Maineiax lacrosse coach

Game Grower Spotlight: Sam Lane

- Published May 7, 2014 by in Featured, Game Grower Spotlight, Grow The Game, Interviews

Sam Lane is the MAINEiax boys director and head coach as well as the head coach of men’s lacrosse at the University of Southern Maine. Sam played at Washington College, a Division III powerhouse in Maryland, before moving on to become a well respected game grower and coach in the Portland, ME, area. Let’s catch up with Sam on the growth of lacrosse in Maine!

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!

“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.

Denver city lax Ben Allison Interview

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.

France Men's Lacrosse prepares for Denver 2014

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.