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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!

Who Will Be the Next Game Grower of the Month?

0 - Published June 15, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Site News

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?!

Welcome to the Game: California JuCo Lacrosse Association

0 - Published June 13, 2013 by in College, Grow The Game, NJCAA

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!

First Seasons: Highlands In Texas Video

0 - Published June 11, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Videos

We brought you the story of Highlands Lacrosse in Texas a couple of weeks ago, as Mary Mattia wrote a great story on their program’s first year. Now, Teach For America has followed up with a video on this first season, and it’s a good one!

Lacrosse In Germany: The Universal Language

0 - Published June 10, 2013 by in Grow The Game

Please welcome Mark Schindler, of Nexus Lacrosse, back to LAS! Nexus is a proud LAS partner, and Mark has wowed us in the past with training tips and drills, and some great perspective on the game. Now he’s back with a journal on a recent trip to Germany to Grow the Game!

Meet Claudette Wilmot, Jamaica Game Grower

0 - Published June 5, 2013 by in Game Grower Spotlight, Grow The Game

Congratulations to Claudette Wilmot of Jamaica, the May 2013 Game Grower of the Month.

Photo of the Week: Jamaica

0 - Published May 21, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Jamaica Lacrosse

This week’s photo comes to us from our very own Jeff Brunelle. JB was very blessed to be able to take part in an eye-opening trip to Jamaica with Fields of Growth. The picture is of 9 year old Daniel, a very enthusiastic young man from Jamaica who has fallen in love with the sport of […]

David DiPiazza: Only One Hand? NO PROBLEM!

5 - Published May 17, 2013 by in Grow The Game

Nick Condon sent over a highlight video of David DiPiazza, a lacrosse player out of Mandeville, Louisiana who only has one hand, and I don’t mean that he just needs to work on his left.

CityLax Gansevoort Fundraiser: DJ Billy Bitter

0 - Published May 16, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Words of Wisdom

On May 22nd, CityLax is hosting a great night of lacrosse (and fundraising!) at the Gansevoort in Manhattan. The event will run from 8:30 to 11:30 and will be teeming with current CityLax volunteers, pro lacrosse players, and the New York City lacrosse faithful.

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Hot Pot: First Season – Calling All NEW Programs!

0 - Published May 15, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Hot Pot

Lacrosse All Stars is putting the call out there to new programs from across the country, and around the world, to submit stories about their first year (or their first years) out on the field.

First Seasons: Highlands In Texas

1 - Published May 14, 2013 by in Grow The Game, High School

We’ll be looking at a number of first year programs this year, and publishing reports from the coaches and supporters of these new teams. Our first report comes from Mary Mattia, out of Highlands, Texas. She played a key role in getting a new program off the ground, and continues to support these boys with their dreams in big ways. We LOVE sharing stories like this one!

Who Will Be the Next Game Grower of the Month?

0 - Published May 10, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Site News

Help us find someone who screams, I’m a Game Grower, with not only his words, but his 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?!

Empowering Lives Through Lacrosse

0 - Published May 8, 2013 by in Grow The Game

US Lacrosse, and the US Lacrosse Foundation, is also doing their part to GTG, and their most recent focus has been on Empowering Lives Through Lacrosse. They released a new promo video last week, and it’s definitely worth a watch.

Game Grower of the Month: April 2013

0 - Published May 1, 2013 by in Game Grower Spotlight, Site News

Congratulations to Jamie Plunkett of Berlin, Germany, the April 2013 Game Grower of the Month.

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Editor’s Note: GTG Jamaica Intro

0 - Published April 20, 2013 by in Grow The Game

After nearly 36 hours of travel, I’ve arrived in Jamaica and met up with the Fields of Growth crew. Fields of Growth is a non-profit organization founded by Kevin Dugan, former director of operations for the Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team. Its mission is to harness the passion of the lacrosse community into positive social impact through […]

Who Will Be the Next Game Grower of the Month?

0 - Published April 11, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Site News

Help us find someone who screams, I’m a Game Grower, with not only his words, but his 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?!

And the Next Lacrosse Hotbed will be in…?

7 - Published April 9, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Site News

This week’s reader poll is all about emerging areas. You know well enough by now that we love the rapid expansion and growth of lacrosse. It’s only a matter of time before a new major hotbed pops up and starts spitting out NCAA phenoms.

Growing The Game: Lacrosse in La Crosse

2 - Published March 27, 2013 by in Grow The Game

Recently I came in contact with a passionate lacrosse fan from Wisconsin who has been working to create a very special day of lacrosse.

CityLax Gala: Breaking Records, Helping People

1 - Published March 25, 2013 by in Grow The Game, High School, Words of Wisdom

CityLax, a large not-for-profit volunteer group that focuses on growing the sport of lacrosse in NYC, held their annual fundraising Gala just over a week ago, and they got a great turnout, and raised a ton of money, which will go towards supporting lacrosse in New York City public schools.