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It’s all about the kids! More kids play lacrosse today than ever before. Our sport is quickly becoming the #1 choice for young athletes.

Spreading Lacrosse in The Holy Land

- Published April 8, 2014 by in Grow The Game, International, Youth

Israel Premier League teams Ashkelon and Netanya traveled to Ramla to play in an exhibition to Grow The Game and introduce lacrosse to a new audience.

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Ask a Ref: All About Faceoffs

0 - Published April 1, 2014 by in General, High School, Youth

Editor’s Note: This post is co-authored by Mark Donahue and Gordon Corsetti. The following information is based on the 2014 NFHS Rulebook, Official’s Mechanics Manual, and knowledge gained from many years of repetition. Duties of the Lead Official After a goal is scored or to begin a half, as the Lead Official, bring the ball […]

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Ask a Ref: What Angle Are You Working?

0 - Published March 21, 2014 by in General, High School, Youth

It is an American pastime for the fans to work the refs. We are here to help you recognize which angle you are working and providing tips to apply towards your preventative officiating.

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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.

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.

Stonington Lacrosse Program Says Planned Fees Are Foul

0 - Published February 25, 2014 by in General, Youth

Officials and parents from the Stonington Seals youth lacrosse program are criticizing plans by the town to charge their players and those on other youth teams to use the town’s athletic fields, some of which have recently been renovated at a cost of $2.8 million.

Beginner’s Guide to Your First Stick: Picking a Head

- Published February 23, 2014 by in Gear, Youth

When buying your first lacrosse stick, all of the options can be quite overwhelming. That’s where we come in. The Beginner’s Guide to Your First Stick will help those who are new to the game of lacrosse decide what type of stick will work best for them.

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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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Coaching Youth Teams

0 - Published January 24, 2014 by in Training, Youth

Have you ever coached a youth team? It sometimes can be challenging, and usually challenges coaches in different ways than an older team would. So what is the best way to coach youth players and teams?

Bitter Lacrosse Oceana Lax Festival coming to Santa Barbara Jan. 25-26

- Published January 15, 2014 by in Youth

Bitter Lacrosse is hosting its inaugural Oceana Lax Festival at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club this Jan. 25-26. With its Endless Summer-inspired tagline, “in search of the perfect game,” Bitter Lacrosse’s first California event will host six boys divisions and three girls divisions.

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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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Jingle Brawl (Florida) Recap & Photos

0 - Published December 16, 2013 by in High School, Youth

While practice may be relegated to the confides of an indoor gym up North, teams all across the state of Florida gathered at North Broward Preparatory School in Coconut Creek this past weekend to compete in the 5th Annual Jingle Brawl 7 v 7 Lacrosse Tournament.

Ryan Powell On The Saratoga Shootout

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

Registration is now open for the second annual Saratoga Lacrosse Shootout. The 2014 Shootout features youth boys’ competition in grades 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and High School A and B divisions. We thought it would be a good idea to ask Rhino himself some questions about the 2014 version of the event, and of course, Ryan Powell obliged!

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New to Lacrosse Family Needs Your Help

0 - Published November 15, 2013 by in Grow The Game, Youth

Our brethren up in Washington needs your help! The following letter was passed along to us asking for any help they can get. Let’s show them what we got. Nike has already donated sticks, but they still need everything else. Let’s help a family in need.

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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.