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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.

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YBL Championships a Booming Success

0 - Published May 23, 2014 by in Box, Youth

It was an exciting Sunday afternoon at the Chaska Community Center, as the Minnesota Swarm wrapped up its sixth season of the Youth Box League (YBL) with four championship games touting the best and brightest youth box lacrosse players across the metro area. The championships capped off yet another successful YBL campaign and the inaugural season for the YBL Elite League.

Game Photos: Roughriders Vs FCA

0 - Published May 19, 2014 by in Youth

Craig Chase departed the confines of Loyola’s Ridley Athletic Complex after the Hounds got eliminated, and got right back to work. The level of play may not be NCAA D1 anymore, but the photos are still great!

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Ask a Ref: Officiating Goal-Crease Play Pt. 2

0 - Published May 9, 2014 by in Featured, General, High School, Youth

The privileges and responsibilities of the goalie are very specific and unique for lacrosse. These athletes are dedicating their life to the craft of goaltending, we must stay up on the rule and game changes to be confident that we are calling the best game that we can. Goalies count on us to get the little things right, if a player of the opposite team steps in the crease, no matter what, a flag or whistle must be blown.

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This Is The End: A Lacrosse Parent’s Journey

0 - Published May 7, 2014 by in Featured, High School, Youth

Lee Southren comes over to LAS from time to time to share his thoughts as a dedicated and passionate lacrosse parent. While Lee is regarded by many to be outspoken and blunt, he has another side which is very contemplative and deep. We’d like to thank Lee for sharing his personal thoughts, and we hope it helps other lacrosse parents who might be struggling with the concept of “the end”.

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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 […]

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.