We’re excited for another season of the European Lacrosse League in 2013, and can’t wait to track the wins, losses, and growing passion for box lacrosse that the ELL encompasses, and helps nurture. In last year’s final, Deutschland Adler LC defeated LC Bison Radotin, 10-9, for the DALC’s first ELL title, in their first year of existence.
Lacrosse isn’t just growing in the United States, it’s exploding across the World. The game is now played on 6 of 7 continents. This is where you’ll find International Lacrosse news and coverage from around the globe.
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!
This morning in our travels of the interwebs, we ran across this great video of some Slovak Lacrosse action. At just over two minutes and thirty seconds, you have no reason NOT to watch how much our sport has grown around the world.
This week, our Tweet of the Week comes from lacrosse legend Mark Millon. He posed an interesting question on Twitter which I then relayed to @LaxAllStars, but I think that it’s a great question that deserves more discussion.
At 2pm Eastern (US) Standard Time, head on over to the LAS YouTube channel for a European Box Lacrosse hangout with Simon Krause of Limegreen Lacrosse, Sean Gibson of the European Lacrosse Federation, and hopefully Jamie Plunkett of the Deutschland Adler Lacrosse Club, as well as Artjom Merjasch, a German national team hopeful!
Inside you can find a GREAT video on the 2013 FIL World Cup, which took place in Oshawa, Ontario. The women’s world championships crowned the US as champs, and the team set a number of records in the process. This was the US’ seventh (out of 9 total) title, and the first time the Canadians had won Silver.
US Lacrosse has announced the 98 man list of players that will try out for the 2014 US Men’s Team on Labor Day Weekend at Goucher College in Baltimore. Below you will find the list, which certainly contains many of the biggest names in the game, but we’re curious to know if YOU think anyone obvious was left off?
News is quickly spreading that the 2018 International Lacrosse Championship, hosted by the FIL, will return to Manchester, England. 2018 will mark the FOURTH time England has hosted to FIL games (1978, 1994, 2010 and now 2018), and this will give England more FIL games hosted than any other country.
Starting on Friday, July 19th, Masters box lacrosse teams from Canada descended on the Kahnawà:ke Sports Complex for the Canadian Masters Lacrosse Invitational. KTV spoke with organizer, Al “Arbour” Diabo about bringing the tourney to Kahnawà:ke.
In Sean Christman’s past work for LAS, he has written about Division 3 NCAA lacrosse and the MLL. However, this piece is entirely different. When looking through the Lehigh senior night program, Sean saw something that caught his eye. Senior midfielder Kyle Stiefel was trying out for the Israeli national team.
The US Women’s Lacrosse Team has claimed it seventh world title with a 19-5 win over Canada in the finals of the tournament, which has held in Oshawa, Ontario. The US was up 14-2 at the half and cruised to victory in the second, still outscoring their opponents 5-3. This is the ninth international tournament, and the ninth finals appearance the US women have made.
The Summer of 2013 has been a special one for Israel Lacrosse so far, and with a number of events still to come, it’s high time the lacrosse world got to know one of its newer members a little more intimately. Israel Lacrosse was born in 2010, but 2013 is the year where it is taking its first BIG steps!
This week’s Reader Poll gets way too far ahead of ourselves and takes us to the 2014 FIL World Championships that will happen in Denver, Colorado next July 10th to the 19th. Yes, we’re very excited for this.
Just around the half-way point of the season both the MSL and WLA are a getting serious. The MSL top three teams are all neck and neck. The WLA is keeping everyone on their toes as the teams that started off hot have cooled, and those teams that started slow are starting to find their groove.
Shout out to Colleen O’Connor, one of two American women playing for the German National Team. She emailed us this morning to let us know about the team’s new crowdfunding campaign to help offset player travel costs to Canada for the Women’s Lacrosse World Championships later this month. There are 18 players and 6 staff members on the team, and it […]