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The NYC Report: PSAL Lacrosse Season!

0 - Published March 19, 2014 by in High School

Welcome to the New York City Report, brought to you by Apple Lacrosse, NYC’s first lacrosse store! This week Billy Nguyen dives deep into the world of Public School lacrosse and introduces us to some of the teams in the PSAL for 2014.

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Ask a Ref: Contact to the Head & Neck

0 - Published March 14, 2014 by in High School, Youth

This week, Mark and Gordon are breaking down how to handle contact made to the head or neck as emphasized in the 2014 NFHS Rulebook.

Making Elite Recruiting Events Truly Elite

0 - Published March 11, 2014 by in High School, Interviews

A decade ago, there were only a handful of truly elite recruiting camps and tournaments. If you wanted to be seen by top level coaches, and play against the best, this small number of events were where you wanted to be. Fast forward to today, and it seems like there are more recruiting events than there are recruits!

Ask a Ref: Quick vs. Slow Restarts

0 - Published March 7, 2014 by in High School, Youth

Today Mark and Gordon will be diving in to the theory and execution of quick and slow restarts, new to the 2014 NFHS Rulebook.

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.

Ranking High School Lacrosse Teams: Why?

0 - Published February 28, 2014 by in High School

There are a couple of polls out there that attempt to rank the Top 20 or Top 25 US high school lacrosse teams, and when you look at it as an extension of the NCAA Top 20 polls, it seems to make some initial sense, but when you look a little deeper, the rationale begins to fall apart pretty quickly. Why do we rank high school lacrosse teams nationally in ONE ranking system? Heck, why do we even rank them at all?

NCAA Lax Recruiting an Age-Old Problem

0 - Published February 28, 2014 by in High School

Brodie Merrill highlights the details of early recruiting in NCAA lacrosse.

Chicago-Area High School Laxer a Speed Skating Olympian

0 - Published February 18, 2014 by in Adventures, High School, The Life

Emery Lehman, a 17-year-old senior and midfielder at Oak Park-River Forest (Ill.) High in suburban Chicago, will represent the United States in both the 5,000- and 10,000-meter speed skating events starting this weekend in Sochi, Russia.

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Why ADRLN? Players & Coaches on Adrenaline Tournaments

0 - Published January 29, 2014 by in High School, LXM PRO, Youth

A few weekends back, I spent the entire day outside of Los Angeles for the final LXM PRO event of the 2013-2014 season. With the event also came the final Adrenaline tournament of the year. But what is it that keeps bringing teams back to ADRLN tournaments? Here’s what players and coaches have to say.

Hot Pot: 5 Rules For Lacrosse Players

0 - Published January 29, 2014 by in High School, Hot Pot, Youth

As we approach the Spring season, it’s easy to let our excitement take over and forget about what got us to where we are. I’ve got FIVE basic rules that every player can follow, and I am willing to bet that if you follow these guidelines you’re going to experience a fantastic 2014! We’re hoping that everyone has a great Spring, and we hope this list assists you in getting it done.

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Why Running Isn’t a Solution for Disciplining Your Players

0 - Published January 28, 2014 by in High School, Youth

One of the ultimate ironies of sports occurs when coaches discipline “lazy” players by making them run.

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Why Finding The “Best Team” May Not Be What Is Best For Our Kids

0 - Published January 21, 2014 by in High School

There is a constant search amongst parents and players to be on the “best team” that wins the most games and tournaments. It is no longer enough for our children to play on a local youth or high school team and enjoy the experience of playing sports.

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BLA Delivers New Option for Youth Box Lacrosse

0 - Published January 6, 2014 by in Box, High School, Youth

The Box Lacrosse Association of America (BLA) has formed to give American players a new option for playing “real” box lacrosse.

Respect My Authority!

0 - Published January 6, 2014 by in College, High School, Youth

Coaches, players, and fans often compare sports referees to police officers when explaining the authority that a referee has over a game. While it is an easy comparison to make, everyone who makes it seriously understates the amount of authority that a referee actually possesses.

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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.