Good morning ladies and gentlemen! As we move into the new year, let’s keep in mind that there’s a balance that should be upheld between physical and mental fitness. While it’s not the case for everyone, and it certainly holds true for some people prior to, I’ve found that once people enter the professional/working world, the mental/physical balance becomes lopsided. “There’s just not enough time in the day,” or we are “too busy with other things.”
Lacrosse isn’t just a game, it’s a lifestyle. Catch up on what’s cool here, and live the lax lifestyle everyday.
There are a lot of really nice old wooden sticks out there, and there are a number of stick makers who do fantastic work. Alf Jacques and Mitchell Brothers are two men who still make wonderful sticks today, but back in the day an Etienne Martin was another gem, and if you can find one of these oldies, scoop it up!
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! In the last moments before pre game concludes, part of the focus is on execution. By this point, I’ve already evaluated the last game. I’ve watched film, and in my head I’ve replayed my own performance over and over throughout the week. We’ve had practice, so we’ve already addressed concerns and made what we feel are the necessary adjustments. We’ve also implemented a plan of execution for this game, and in these moments, that’s what…
Good morning, ladies and gentleman! I’ve had the opportunity to begin a weekly blog for The Giving Athlete, and last night I posted a blog that was essentially the same as yesterday’s Words of Wisdom. I think I did better job of writing and explaining myself, however. If you care to read that version, you may do so here!
As I was making my way across the internet news scene this morning, I came across the most discouraging and tragic story I have encountered in a long while. It involves lacrosse at a low level, but on a much larger scale, it tells a darker story of America, where success in the face of adversity can be wiped away in a flash by a random act of violence.
We have seen A LOT of Huarache spottings in the NFL this season. Many of them that we’ve pointed out have been courtesy of tips from reader Sergey Baklykov, and this one is no different. Here we have our first Pittsburgh Steeler player spotted in Huaraches, and it’s Emmanuel Sanders.
It was my first time fixing up a woodie, but the stick came out great, and throws on a dime. It was so nice that I convinced myself I could shoot a skeet pigeon out of the air… I did come pretty close!
Hot and fresh out the kitchen! Yes, it’s that time of the week again. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and start to Hanukkah. Since I’m sure all of you were remixing your Thanksgiving dinners into leftover sandwiches and stews all weekend, I figured it was a great week to bring you some chopped up and revamped versions of recent hip hop songs, starting with none other than our beloved JT. Justin Timberlake – “TKO (Black Friday Remix)” Featuring Pusha-T, J….
Great Monday morning, ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to December. Hard to believe that we are about to close 2013 out already. When I think of December I compare it to the last few minutes of pregame before kickoff, tipoff, or faceoff. In that last little bit of pregame, I’m not concerned with our team’s record. I’m not concerned with whether we won or lost the last game. I’m not concerned with how I played last game, or even how I practiced the…
End Caps, a weekly review from the mind of Mark Donahue. Every weekend he will refresh your memory on what happened over the last 7 or so days. Lacrosse news and junk from the world around us! This week, Nick Jonas, Project 9.9 and more (12/02/2013)
Justin Scott aka Big K.R.I.T. is a rapper/producer hailing from Meridian, Mississippi. A member of the 2011 XXL Freshmen class, K.R.I.T. brings the flavor of the South along with passion and plenty of bass. One of my favorite quotes by K.R.I.T. is “If it don’t touch my SOUL, I can’t listen to it.” In other words, why bother listening to empty music with no message? Take a listen and be sure to turn up that sub!
Happy Friday, ladies and gentlemen! “None of us can exist in isolation. Our lives and existence are supported by others in seen and unseen ways, be it by parents, mentors or society at large. To be aware of these connections, to feel appreciation for them, and to strive to give something back to society in a spirit of gratitude is the proper way for human beings to live.” – Daisaku Ikeda
John Grant, Jr., is one of the best Canadian lacrosse players of all time, not to mention one of the best lacrosse players of all time period. But did you know he recently gained American citizenship? What does this mean for his Thanksgiving plans? Canadian Thanksgiving is in October, which means it already happened. Does that mean he gets double the turkey and pumpkin pie?
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and happy Thanksgiving!
Our friends at The Lacrosse Network retweeted this photo earlier this month, and it was just too good not to feature. Here we have a young lacrosse player watching the game between Maverik United and Team STX at LXM|ATS 214, complete with backwards TLN hat and stick in hand.
Tipster Rick brings us another spotting! This time, we look at a Parks and Recreation episode with a lacrosse stick front and center.
I went over to Maverik’s office in NYC and met up with Kyle Sweeney to drop off a newly strung Pita pocket. Kyle decided to test it out a bit in the bullpen, and he was nailing pipes and corners from the get go. He’s a pro. No shocker there.
Good Monday to all the Lax All Stars across the globe! With Tom and Peyton grappling for NFL legend status and Kanye and Miley battling for the controversy spotlight, I thought it would be appropriate to stay off the beaten path for another Music Monday.
Welcome back to another Music Monday LAS! A few weeks ago LAS contributor Josh Rottman passed a video along. It’s a cover of Allen Stone’s “Bed I Made” by Jules Houts. Jules played at UC Davis along with Josh. I really enjoyed the cover wanted to share it along with a few other covers. Take a listen!
End Caps, a weekly review from the mind of Mark Donahue. Every weekend he will refresh your memory on what happened over the last 7 or so days. Lacrosse news and junk from the world around us! This week, Serbia, Griff Whalen and more (11/23/2013)