From Coquitlam to San Diego – How I Made It

Wes Berg Chris O'Dougherty Vancouver Stealth Calgary Roughnecks NLL 2016 Photo: Garrett James

Before the championships, before the professional contracts, and before the gold medal, there was Coquitlam. Growing up, box lacrosse was lacrosse. Field was barely an option in Coquitlam, British Columbia, where I lived. Not until I was already leaving for college did the field game build any real presence in the area. Some schools had […]

Born for the Bandits – Thank You, Buffalo

Dhane Smith Buffalo Bandits 2018 NLL

In 2002, the Buffalo Bandits drafted my cousin, Billy Dee Smith, with the No. 3 overall pick. I was a 9-year-old boy in Kitchener, Ontario, who immediately became the biggest Buffalo fan there was. I grew up watching Billy Dee suit up for Buffalo. I always wanted to be a professional box lacrosse player like […]

Major League Life – Why I Wrote a Book About Lacrosse

Major League Life - Why I Wrote a Book About Lacrosse

Editor’s Note: Before he tells his own story, I want to welcome the passionate Phil Shore to Lacrosse All Stars. Phil has spent the past decade covering primarily professional lacrosse and in 2019 he published his first book on the subject, Major League Life: Why Major League Lacrosse Players, Coaches, and Fans Share a Passion […]

The Heat Is On! – An Israel Adventure

After a very long Thursday that included 15 hours of air travel, a welcome party for the Iroquois Nationals and coverage of the opening ceremonies, it was time to really get to work. Although I may not be completely caught up on my sleep, it was imperative to hit the ground running on Friday to […]

Israel Adventure: The Journey Begins!

Follow along on Rien Zabor’s Israel adventure to the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships! Get the lowdown on what it’s like to work at Lacrosse All Stars.

High Peaks Summit Classic is BACK for Second Year in Lake Placid

High Peaks Summit Classic Lake Placid 2017

Last year we saw the debut of the High Peaks Summit Classic. This addition to the Summit Lacrosse Ventures’ offerings is a way of building up Lake Placid as a lacrosse destination for more than just one week every year, and we love it. Year two will be held this weekend, June 23 and 24 […]

Skills Competitions Set For High Peaks This June

skills competitions at high peaks lacrosse tournament

Two exciting new elements have been added to the High Peaks Summit Classic in its second year. First, there’s the skills competitions. Something new and different that’ll be fun to watch. Then there’s the fact that teams can now qualify for a spot at the Lake Placid Summit Classic in August by winning the tournament. […]

2018 Copenhagen Lacrosse Camp – Success!

Two short weekends ago, Copenhagen Lacrosse hosted the 2nd annual Copenhagen Lacrosse Camp in sunny Copenhagen, Denmark. The Copenhagen Lacrosse Camp is an open ages lacrosse camp, with sections for men and women, of all abilities and experience levels. It’s about teaching, and growing the game, while having fun as a community. Last year’s camp […]