Weather has been a bit of a factor here in Denver for every team participating in the World Championships recently. After warming up twice and even playing fifteen seconds in the first quarter, our game with Italy was yet again delayed.This took us out of our mindset and we came out very flatfooted.
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The men of Israel Lacrosse are absolutely operating at the highest of levels right now in Denver, but nonetheless keeping the weight of the turmoil in the Holy Land on their hearts. It’s hard to play lacrosse halfway across the globe when your friends, family and community are always under constant attack from senseless rocket fire.
With the international lacrosse community on full display at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships in Denver, Colorado, enthusiasts of the game unite.
Castro David Onen, a 26-year-old baker who had to quit his job to play for the inaugural Uganda men’s national team, became the first African player to score a goal in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, as the Ugandans made their long-anticipated debut Friday against Ireland.
Team China was just as busy today as we were yesterday, and I’m sure our schedule will be similar throughout the entire tournament. We were able to practice at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park before scrimmaging Argentina.
Day Five of TLA boot camp was not only productive for the players, who faced Mexico in a scrimmage, but for President Payu Nerngchamnong, who presented the plans for Thailand’s lacrosse stadium to the FIL and other nations.
The National Lacrosse Team of China is in Denver and things are really starting to come together for the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship.
The Dutch have landed in Denver and have set their sights on their first opponent, China. Under the leadership of Neal Powless, Ryan Demorest, Bill Bjorness and Jared Fotis, the Orange are ready to make a push and improve on the 8th position achieved at the last World Championships.
The third day of practice for TLA represented the future of Team Thailand while also reminding the athletes and staff of the country and culture they represent.
Dylan Bassham is back and this time he’s giving us the day by day for the Chinese National Team. Hearing the stories from the player’s perspective is an invaluable resource we’re glad to share.
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I took on Brodie Merrill in the third installment of Connor Versus, and I actually won! How did I pull that off? Well, I challenged Brodie right after a Canada scrimmage/practice, totally sandbagged him, and only picked events that I thought I could win.
For today’s Social Sneak Peek, we’re continuing to look at the International Gear posted on lacrosse social media accounts in preparation for the World Lacrosse Championships which start Thursday in Denver.
Men’s lacrosse’s Team USA begins it run toward the gold medal this Thursday nights against Canada. By the looks of the guys’ social media accounts, the bounty of photos show they’re ready.
We are out in Denver, CO for the World Lacrosse Championships, and while we’re extremely busy getting Thailand ready for their first ever WLC appearance, we’re also all over the place, checking in with teams, watching practices, and scoping out all the fresh new gear.