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Adrenaline High Rollers SoCal 2013

Photo of the Week: ADRLN High Rollers SoCal Sunset

0 - Published November 19, 2013 by in Club, High School

The Adrenaline High Rollers: SoCal recruiting event went down last weekend in Orange County, and ADRLN co-founder Scott Hochstadt snapped this awesome photo of a beautiful Southern California sunset.

Better Behind The Back Face Off Video

0 - Published November 19, 2013 by in High School, Videos

I’m pretty sure this will never become super popular amongst college players or coaches, but for the kids who really hone their F/O craft, it’s impressive, and adds another level of challenge to winning a draw. This time around it’s Kieran Lee, a 2015 player out of Pine River HS in New York. Like Stephen Cuccurullo, Lee is also a FoGolax.net product.

jason kelly

Size, Speed, Skill: Jason Kelly ’14

0 - Published November 18, 2013 by in High School

The production value of the video above doesn’t hurt, but what’s really good about it is the skill on display from attackman Jason Kelly of Salesianum Lacrosse. He’s got a strong left hand, good size, and a nice ability to parlay that size, speed, strength, and skill into tons of solid scoring chances. He also buries the ball pretty well, and finds open teammates nicely.

10 Players Of Note: UP Lax Annapolis

0 - Published November 18, 2013 by in High School

Club teams from Canada, the West Coast, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and several regions descended upon Annapolis during the second weekend of November for UP Lax. I took in the games, and while the players listed below are not necessarily the best players at the event, each of them captured our attention in one way or another during the games that we saw.

Ever Seen A Behind The Back Face Off?

0 - Published November 16, 2013 by in High School

Stephen Cuccurullo of the Tenacious Turtles wins a face off clamp, pulls the ball out with one hand, and goes behind his back to keep possession. I am pretty sure I couldn’t do that! The ref is in the way, but the video should be slow enough where you can see the action. Pretty insane stuff from a kid who is still quite a few years away from playing in college.

Las Vegas Lacrosse Showcase

Lax Vegas 2013: Photos from the Las Vegas Lacrosse Showcase

0 - Published November 14, 2013 by in Club, High School, MCLA

The 2013 Las Vegas Lacrosse Showcase went down last weekend in Sin City, and I was there with UCLA competing in the Best of the West collegiate division. I was able to snap some photos of play in all divisions, though, and here are some of the best!

An Ugly Situation: Shoreham-Wading River

0 - Published November 14, 2013 by in High School

For 19 consecutive seasons Tom Rotanz has been the Head Boys Lacrosse Coach at Shoreham-Wading River High School on Long Island. An SWR school board meeting on Tuesday night revealed that Rotanz would not retain his job as the coach of the team, and what had been an ugly situation set to brew, is quickly becoming a steaming hot pot of disaster for people on both sides of the debate.

Oregon Lacrosse Classic

Lacrosse Legends Team Up to Create Oregon Classic Tournament

0 - Published November 13, 2013 by in High School, Youth

Rhino Lacrosse has teamed up with the organizers of the renowned Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Tournament, George and Kevin Leveille, to present the Oregon Lacrosse Classic, a three-day lacrosse festival in Bend, Oregon.

Myth Busted Refs Gordon Corsetti

Busting Rule Myths in NFHS and NCAA Boys Lacrosse

0 - Published November 6, 2013 by in College, High School, Youth

You hear really strange rule interpretations when working as a traveling lacrosse official. I listen to the most incorrect explanations of what the current lacrosse rules are at every level I officiate and every region I do games in. In this post I cover what I consider the Top 10 Rule Myths in NFHS and NCAA Boys Lacrosse and I bust those myths using the 2013 rulebooks for each respective level.

The World Needed Another Gordon Purdie

The World Needed Another Gordon Purdie

0 - Published November 5, 2013 by in High School

Last Thursday, I threw it back to the 80′s, showing the highlights of the Aldephi lacrosse program, specifically when they took down Harvard. It looks like the passion for lacrosse didn’t stop there, we were informed by big Gordon himself that there is another Gordon Purdie on the scene. His son, Gordon, is a 2015 product, tearing up the sport out in New York.

HBCU All Star Game Howard University

Inaugural HBCU Lacrosse All-Star Game to be Held in D.C.

0 - Published November 4, 2013 by in College, High School

The initial HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Lacrosse All-Star Classic to be held November 17 at Howard University’s Greene Stadium in Washington, D.C. The event is a doubleheader, kicking off with a high school all-star game at 1 p.m., followed by a college all-star game at 3 p.m.

Jr. Swarm

Junior Swarm: A Model For America

0 - Published October 17, 2013 by in Box, High School, Youth

Minnesota is on board, are you? If you read my last article about the Jr. NLL, you probably noticed the guys dressed in the yellow honey comb jerseys. That would be the Junior Swarm and although they haven’t been playing lacrosse indoors for very long, the instruction and commitment they have received from Aime Caines, Ryan Benesch and the rest of the Swarm organization, is what I believe rocketed them to the top.

2016 Non-Hot Bed FoGo

0 - Published October 4, 2013 by in High School

Lacrosse in Missouri is definitely growing, but it has a long way to go before it’s considered a hot bed of recruitable D1 lacrosse talent. At this point in the state’s development, the above is to be expected, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t ANY D1 level talent in the state! To prove you wrong, I’d like you to meet Alex Bean.

Throwback Thursday: 1975 New Jersey Lacrosse

0 - Published October 3, 2013 by in High School

Welcome to Throwback Thursday! Corey Robert sent in this great video featuring some high school lacrosse in New Jersey from 1975! Corey’s dad was the goalie for Boonton in the above game where they played Montclair from the State Championship. Montclair won in 1975, and Boonton took the title in 1976, with Mr. Robert still in goal.

Monday Night Memories: Brian Gets Crushed

0 - Published September 16, 2013 by in High School

Welcome back to Monday Night Memories! Last week, Randy Fraser detailed an insane box lacrosse brawl that he saw up close and personal. This week, Brian Cost joins LAS to detail how he got CRUSHED back in 2004, and how it was so very well worth it!

Starz Lacrosse

Hot Pot: National vs. Local Club Teams

0 - Published September 11, 2013 by in High School, Hot Pot

Someone recently posed this question to me: Are there national lacrosse brands? This question was asked in reference to club programs, specifically high school club teams, rather than to “brands” in the sense of gear manufacturers. So, are there “national lacrosse brands,” and if so, are they better than local club teams?

The Addicted Lax Dad: Past, Present, And Future

0 - Published September 10, 2013 by in High School

Lee Southren started the NJ Riot 2016 club team, and it is quickly morphing into something bigger. This growth has put Lee in a new position as the man running a club team. It is a big switch from being the man who is used to questioning club teams! Read about Lee’s experiences as a club administrator, and how it made him think of his own actions as an addicted Lax Dad.

Texas United, StickStar

The Summer with StickStar

0 - Published August 30, 2013 by in High School

This summer, I had the great privilege of being able to coach with the StickStar program based out of Texas. Being a part of this organization gave me a different perspective on the game and ultimately helped me to become a better lacrosse player and coach in the end.