Since we’re in the middle of Hanukkah, it seemed like a good time to share one of Israel Lacrosse’s photos for Photo of the Week! Here we have some brand new players in Ashkelon, an Israeli city that is home to the Israel Lacrosse Association (ILA) and is the sister city of Baltimore.
Stories about growing the sport of lacrosse and spreading the game to new areas. From beginners to professional players, anyone can #GrowTheGame!
Ivan Negrojević sent over another killer video from Serbia about the growth of lacrosse in the country. The video also features Brian Gorodeztky, a Canadian player living in Belgrade, who brought lacrosse to Serbia. In case you need some English to understand what’s happening, Brian provides it.
Our brethren up in Washington needs your help! The following letter was passed along to us asking for any help they can get. Let’s show them what we got. Nike has already donated sticks, but they still need everything else. Let’s help a family in need.
Two of the best First Nations Lacrosse players in the World Cody Jamieson and Craig Point presented twelve deserving children with their first ever lacrosse sticks… “Walk With Us” is a program designed to promote lacrosse to first nations children and thus instilling in them a sense of pride in their culture.
We have a very special Forum Friday this week. At LaxAllStars we talk a lot about growing the game, and honestly, we mean it. So when we get a post in the Community Forum saying that a dad needs help picking his son’s first stick, we can’t but lend a helping a hand!
Chazz Woodson, and a group of trusted friends, have been working on the Sankofa Lacrosse Alliance for some time now, and their first event is just around the corner. On October 25th, the SLA’s elite team of black lacrosse players, The Ambassadors, will take on Brown and the English National Team in a scrimmage in Providence, Rhode Island, and we’ll be there! We wanted to sit down with Chazz to learn more about this game, but also the Sankofa Lacrosse Alliance!
Join Lacrosse All Stars today and support the growth of the fastest game on two feet in Jamaica. Learn more here: http://LaxAllStars.com/Jamaica SEE more abo…
Wyatt Melzer played lacrosse at Virginia, and after graduating he wasn’t exactly sure what he was going to do with his life. Through an alumni connection he got hooked up with Harlem Lacrosse & Leadership, and it all took off from there.
Welcome Gordon Corsetti back to LAS! Gordon has been researching the roots of the game, and sharing his findings with us. It’s an informative and exhaustive look at the history of modern lacrosse.
An official and Game Grower down in Atlanta, Gordon Corsetti has been answering great questions about lacrosse rules for us, and his responses have been in-depth, entertaining, and informative. Now Gordon is back on LAS with an account of the original lacrosse game, through the eyes of history and books, and he’s also researching and answering some intriguing “WHY” questions we simply needed answered!
On Saturday, August 24th, CityLax will host the fourth annual Southampton Shootout, a one-day charity field lacrosse tournament, held at Southampton High School on the East end of Long Island. The tourney proceeds benefit CityLax directly, and it all goes towards Growing The Game in New York City public schools.
Lacrosse fans from San Francisco, California share their passion for the game.
Rob Birkenbelt joins LAS to write about his experiences in Israel, teaching lacrosse to a brand new group of passionate enthusiasts. The experience of traveling to Israel was clearly amazing, and the first hand Grow The Game clinics were pretty amazing too. The future is bright for lacrosse in Israel…
This week, we’re rolling out 2 new membership levels on our website. These are in addition to the standard FREE membership we will always offer. MVP ($45) and GTG ($75) members receive the following: streaming access to Stringing Revolution, a 10-lesson video series that will teach you how pockets work and how to string for your game ($35 retail value; hosted by Greg Rose, who we like to think of as Bob Ross for lacrosse!), plus loads of exclusive MVP…
Help us find someone who screams, I’m a Game Grower, with not only their words, but their actions. We want to reward all of the best Game Growers nationwide with your help!
As a sponsor of boys and girls lacrosse at the 2013 JCC Maccabi Games, Israel Lacrosse hosted a clinic in between games to expose people who had never seen lacrosse before to the sport. Israel Lacrosse brought in former Dartmouth and Long Island Lizards goalie Andrew Goldstein so that everyone at the clinic could take some shots against a great keeper!
Congratulations to Kevin Kelley of California, the July 2013 Game Grower of the Month.
No camp is complete without games, though, and my favorite as a camp coach is Sharks and Minnows. Here’s the calm before the sharknado… (and what comes after!)
Help us find someone who screams, I’m a Game Grower, with not only their words, but their actions. We want to reward all of the best Game Growers nationwide with your help! Besides, who wouldn’t want to help their friends get a sweet new set-up from Easton Lacrosse?!
There is a brand new player in the Junior College lacrosse scene, and it’s all the way out West in the great state of California! Let’s welcome the California Junior College Lacrosse Association (CJCLA) to the game officially!