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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
What’s wrong with youth sports? Too much money, too much parent involvement, and too many brokenhearted 6-year-olds.
USBOXLA announced their tournament schedule for the 2014 summer series. The best youth box lacrosse teams from the United States and Canada will participate in each event.
In this series Mark and I are covering different aspects of officiating the crease. He is taking most of the calls related to the goalkeeper, and I’m handling officiating the crease in common situations.
Chunking is taking a complex task and breaking it down into smaller, more easily achievable parts. Coaches of even the most elite athletes dedicate substantial time getting the individual parts to work correctly before adding complexity.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Today Mark and Gordon will be diving in to the theory and execution of quick and slow restarts, new to the 2014 NFHS Rulebook.
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.
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.