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Flex6 and the Last Frontier: Fairbanks Capitalizing on Small-Sided Gameplay

By redsticklacrosse | May 13, 2022

This article appears in the Pacific Northwest edition of USA Lacrosse Magazine. Join USA Lacrosse today to start your subscription. Colt Chase is a single father of four in Fairbanks, the second-largest city in Alaska and a destination for those chasing the northern lights or the midnight sun. The executive director of the Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association (FYSA),…

Opportunity the ‘Common Denominator’ for Arizona Lacrosse Academy

By redsticklacrosse | Apr 22, 2022

BRIAN LOGUE | FUEL This article appears in the Pacific Southwest edition of USA Lacrosse Magazine. Join USA Lacrosse today to start your subscription. A desire for working in underserved communities and a love for lacrosse spawned through his child’s involvement in the sport has developed into a passion project for Jason Andersen. A Chicago…

Endless Sports Provides Endless Possibilities

By redsticklacrosse | Apr 18, 2022

This article appears in the Southeast version of the April edition of USA Lacrosse Magazine. Help fuel the growth of the sport and get the magazine delivered directly to your mailbox. Join USA Lacrosse today. Ryan Alberque caught the lacrosse bug early. Then, just as quickly, he hit a roadblock. When his older cousins and…

Take Me Back: Nothing Better with Ryan Schriber

By redsticklacrosse | Jan 20, 2022

KIERAN WISEMAN | FUEL “Take Me Back”connects today’s lacrosse stars with the next generation of players from their hometowns. This month, Kieran Wiseman, 13, of the Wilton Lacrosse Association in Connecticut, interviews Michigan and U.S. U21 team defenseman Ryan Schriber, who previously played for Wiseman’s dad, John, at Wilton High School. Ryan: Kieran, man, how…

The Veteran Leadership of Hampden-Sydney’s Mike Daum

By redsticklacrosse | Nov 11, 2021

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…

Rosters Named for USA Sixes Evaluation Camp at Lake Placid

By redsticklacrosse | Aug 3, 2021

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…

Finding Balance in Conditioning

By redsticklacrosse | Apr 23, 2021

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…

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

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

By redsticklacrosse | Dec 16, 2020

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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Bridging The Opportunity Gap: Bridge Lacrosse Providing Pathway To Play

By redsticklacrosse | Nov 25, 2020

David Higbee was just a disillusioned college graduate looking to latch onto something he loved. The job market stunk. “2008 was not a great year to graduate college,” Higbee said. With a biomedical science degree from the University of Oklahoma, he moved to Dallas to work for a pharmaceutical company, the first in a series…

Kids, youth sports have a tough fight amid pandemic

By redsticklacrosse | Nov 17, 2020

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…