The Veteran Leadership of Hampden-Sydney’s Mike Daum

By Matt Kinnear | Inside Lacrosse Mike Daum was sitting on the side of a mountain in Northern Afghanistan when he shared a dream that seemed a world and a lifetime away. “You know what’d be really cool right now? I’m pretty sure it’s Memorial Day Weekend rolling around,” Daum recalls. “How cool would it…

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Rosters Named for USA Sixes Evaluation Camp at Lake Placid

By Brian Logue USA Lacrosse Staff SPARKS, Md. — USA Lacrosse has named the men’s and women’s players that will participate in evaluation camps for the new World Lacrosse Sixes discipline during the Lake Placid (N.Y.) Summit Classic from Aug. 2-4. Sixes is a fast-paced version of the sport played on a smaller field (70 x…

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Finding Balance in Conditioning

By Lauren Davenport US Lacrosse As coaches, we recognize the need for our players to be physically fit. As such, part of our role is to provide opportunities for our athletes to improve their physical bodies by incorporating exercises that involve strength, agility, cardio, endurance, stamina, coordination, power, and speed. Hopefully, with the overall intent…

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Breaking: PLL and MLL to Merge, Unifying Pro Outdoor Lacrosse

Atlas LC midfield Paul Rabil (99) during a Premier Lacrosse League game between Atlas LC and Redwoods LC on June 2, 2019, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Fred Kfoury | Getty Images

From US Lacrosse Magazine LOS ANGELES — The Premier Lacrosse League (“PLL”) and Major League Lacrosse (“MLL”) have merged with subsequent season operations and activities to formally exist under the Premier Lacrosse League. As part of the merger, the PLL will immediately expand to include the Boston Cannons as the PLL’s eighth team, under the…

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Kids, youth sports have a tough fight amid pandemic

Professional and college sports are playing through the pandemic, although it’s taken a toll. Many athletes and prominent coaches have contracted the virus; games have been postponed. Still, the sports press on, bolstered by regular testing, and spurred by fan interest and the quest for money. It’s been much harder for youth sports. Many kids…

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USL: Youth boys’s LAX is moderate risk activity

As the nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, youth and high school sports have served a role in helping to improve the mental and physical health of young athletes. Earlier this year, US Lacrosse issued a set of Return to Play recommendations to assist lacrosse organizations throughout the country with sport-specific guidance to…

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Red Stick Summer League Champion Crowned

Red Stick 2020 Summer League Champions

    Team Red claimed the 2020 Red Stick Summer League title Saturday, September 21, at Glasgow Middle School in Baton Rouge. The team composed of boys high school lacrosse players from Catholic High, The Baton Rouge Mustangs, and Central High School Wildcats outlasted the Red Stick White team in a thrilling 13-12 game. The…

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How will fall sports changes affect high school lacrosse?

    High school football games were played in some parts of the country this past weekend, while other regions are still working on plans to get fall sports off the ground. Such is life in 2020. High school lacrosse is still months away from starting, but how states handle fall sports could have significant…

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Former Mustang Poret wins US Lacrosse Award

Catholic High Senior Long Stick Defenseman Tucker Poret

  Catholic High School 2020 Graduate Tucker Poret is the 2020 US Lacrosse (USL) Bob Scott Award Winner for Louisiana. The Bob Scott Award recognizes high school seniors who go above and beyond service to their team, school, and community. These athletes, who truly honor lacrosse, are invested in developing the game in their town…

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