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National Signing Day, Le'Veon Bell, Veteran's Day

National Signing Day, Le’Veon Bell, Veterans Day

National Signing Day, Veteran’s Day, and NFL star Le’Veon Bell pondering lacrosse… all in one week!

The top high school lacrosse players in the world just took one step closer to their dreams. Wednesday was National Signing Day, where future collegiate student athletes sign the contract making it official!

The big news didn’t just contain itself to North America. Germany had their first athlete sign to go D1, with Per Olters going with Vermont. Thousands of others also made their commitments to academic institutions all over.

These are bright times for the sport and the game just keeps growing.

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Crosse Clicks 11/09/2017

Monday’s funeral for Navy men’s lacrosse academic representative Captain Owen G. Thorp III brought approximately 1,500 mourners to the United States Naval Academy chapel in Annapolis, Md.

The chapel couldn’t have held any more…

Louisville’s search for next lacrosse coach ongoing as ‘group effort’ runs team day-to-day (Courier Journal)
“The University of Louisville is on the hunt for a replacement for women’s lacrosse coach Kellie Young. Young was fired Monday amid a litany of issues surrounding the program, including allegations of abuse, mass transfers and a lawsuit.”

Lacrosse retailer LAX World shutters stores and leaves Cockeysville headquarters (Baltimore Sun)
Call it a sign of the times, but LAX World has closed its door across the country. Find out what likely led them to the sudden mover.

Le’Veon Bell ponders a career in lacrosse (Pittsburgh Post Gazette)
What would the game be like if NFL running back would have chose a life in lacrosse instead of football?

A new supplier takes over the floor in the NLL this season.

National Signing Day: Another Kelly to North Carolina lacrosse (Baltimore Sun)
Calvert Hall, boys lacrosse standout Jacob Kelly follows in his father’s foot steps and joins his cousin, Timmy, who is currently a junior midfielder with the Tar Heels. The Cardinal standout made it official as he signs his NLI yesterday afternoon.

Could Louisville lacrosse players who quit rejoin the team after Kellie Young’s firing? (Courier Journal)
Interesting question for a very sticky situation…

Legend Series (Stringking Instagram)
Legendary players need legendary gear. The new Legend heads are now available!

ILIndoor Top 50: Mike Messenger and Jeremy Thompson, No. 42 (tie) (Inside Lacrosse)
A tie for no. 42 in the Top 50 Indoor lacrosse breakdown. The Saskatchewan Rush can get use to this as both players are defenseman for them. Check out what the experts have to say and who is competing for the crown!

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