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Weekend Lacrosse Shorts: New Helmets, Streaker Sports, Playoff Games, Lax On TV And MORE!

It’s the Weekend again! But this weekend is different. There are 8 college games on TV (at least EIGHT!) between today and tomorrow, the NLL Finals are on LIVE and we have new shorts to vote on, news, links, and great video. All lacrosse, all for you, all the time.

If you’re not going to a lacrosse game, playing in one, or watching one on TV, then I can’t help you.  You have bigger problems right now.  THIS, right here, right now, is where it starts getting really good.  The playoffs have arrived for the college lax players, and many high schools have wrapped up their seasons.  412 has you covered for video highlights and posts galore!  Now on to the Weekend Action!

Hopkins And Delaware Get The Z-Wrap Treatment

Hopkins got new helmets.  Both Sweet Sweet Lax and 412 have different photos.  Delaware got new helmets.  And both wraps were designed by Zima Gear down in Florida.  Tyler Diugozima designed both wraps and the Zima Gear peeps should definitely be pleased with all the exposure!

Hopkins Delaware Zima Gear ZWraps
Nice work, Tyler!


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High School Select Team Lax Players Needed (New England, especially Mass)

Royal lacrosse is trying to fill remaining spots for their U-17 select team… for this summer.  Tournaments will be on the weekends of July 3rd (at the Groton School), July 17th (at Yale) & July 23/24th (at UMASS).  The team will practice on June 20, 21, 22 & 24, July 15 & 22 (at Lawrence Academy), along with 4 more practices in July at either Lawrence or Lexington.  All practices will be set in the evening hours around 5:30 – 6.  The cost is going to be $875.00, which includes practices, 3 – 4 tournaments, and custom uniforms (shooter, reversible & shorts). Visit the Royal Lacrosse website for more information!


Lacrosse On TV!!!!!!!

There is a ton of lacrosse on TV today and Sunday.  At noon, Hofstra and Hopkins play on ESPN2.  Then, at 2:30 Penn plays Notre Dame on ESPNU.  At 5, also on ESPNU, Duke plays Delaware.  At 7:30 on ESPNU, Hartford takes on Cornell.  On Sunday, Maryland plays UNC on regular old ESPN at 1pm.  At 3pm, ESPNU plays the Bucknell – Virginia game.   At 5:15 they play the Denver – Villanova game.  At 7:30, Siena plays Syracuse.  ALSO on SUNDAY, on Versus at 2pm, the NLL Championship game between the Toronto Rock, and last year’s champs, the Washington Stealth, goes down live.


Weekend Shorts Poll:  Which Streaker Sports Shorts do YOU Prefer?

Vote in our poll and help us decided which ones we like more.  Two great pairs of shorts, but very different!  So many tough choices in life!  That’s why we need your help!

LAS_white short by Steaker Sports
Short Number 1!
LAS_royal short by Streaker Sports
Shorts Numero Dos!

Which Shorts Do YOU Prefer?survey software


Get To Know The Hop Valley Lacrose Club

Direct from Ryan McCloskey’ (of HVLC) email: I’m a former MCLA’er (Chapman 00-04) and I run the Hop Valley lacrosse club in Eugene, OR.  As you can see in the article published by University of Oregon student publication, Ethos Magazine, we are comprised of mainly University of Oregon students and alumni.  We play in the Cascade Lacrosse League.  We’re currently 9-0 and we’re just trying to grow the game in the great Northwest.


GARY GAIT In The PDX Area!  That’s Portlandia.

We all know that Gary Gait loves growing both the men’s and women’s game all across the country, and seeing him in person is a treat for anyone who loves the game.  Word has it that Gary will be at the Oregon Select Shootout @ Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District all day on May 22nd and be at the Oregon Girls High School final four on the 23rd. See the OGLA website for details.

If you want some more time with Gary, you can find him directing the Gamebreaker Lacrosse camp for boys and girls July 18-21 at Athey Creek Middle School in West Linn, Oregon.

Don’t pass up a great chance to learn from a legend!


Denver VIDEO Interviews!

Denver did Video Interviews.  And now you watch them.  Weekend of lax commence!  These guys are definitely ready to roll this year!  Is 2011 going to be magic for the Pioneers?  Watch and learn!

[fvplayer src=”″ splash=”” caption=”DU men’s lacrosse senior Jamie Macdonald’s pre-game comments”] [fvplayer src=”″ splash=”” caption=”DU men’s lacrosse senior Cameron Flint’s pre-game comments”] [fvplayer src=”″ splash=”” caption=”DU men’s lacrosse senior Andrew Lay’s pre-game comments”]

Okay, remember, every interview you ever do should start with the phrase, “Okay”.


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Look no further than RIGHT HERE for the explanation.

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