Hounds Select Thul With First Pick In Supplemental Draft

Major League Lacrosse today held its 2015 Supplemental Draft, giving teams the opportunity to build out their 23-man protected rosters to a 40-man preseason roster. The draft consisted of 12 rounds and the Charlotte Hounds had 13 picks, including the first overall. With that pick the Hounds selected Garrett Thul, a left-handed attackman out of Army. Read More…

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East Coast Lacrosse Long Sleeve Shirts

long sleeve lacrosse shirt

East Coast Lacrosse just dropped some new shirts. These shirts, with International flare, are made from lightweight and quick-drying material with a set sleeve for traditional fit and top end performance. Designed in house and made in America.They are also offering free two day shipping to Facebook fans. Head here for more info.

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US Lacrosse Creates Guidelines for a Concussion Management Plan

BALTIMORE, Dec. 17, 2014 — Using input from national experts on concussion and head injury, US Lacrosse has created and published guidelines to assist lacrosse organizations in the development of a concussion management plan. The guidelines are based on national and international concussion research and consensus statements, and endorsed by US Lacrosse’s Sports Science and Safety Committee. Read More…

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MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY MEN’S LACROSSE ANNOUNCES 2015 SCHEDULE

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Monmouth University head men’s lacrosse coach Brian Fisher recently revealed the Hawks’ 2015 schedule, which features 13 games for the second-year program, as the Hawks will have six home contests at Monmouth Stadium. Read More…

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Poillon and Taylor named preseason All-Americans; Lehigh men’s lacrosse ranked 15th

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Senior goalie Matt Poillon has been named an Inside Lacrosse second team preseason All-American while classmate Dan Taylor has earned honorable mention recognition as announced on Monday. In addition, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team is ranked 15th in Inside Lacrosse’s annual Face-Off Yearbook. The Mountain Hawks’ defense is ranked sixth in the nation while junior defenseman Tripp Telesco has also been named preseason All-Patriot League by the publication. Read More…

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Ithaca College Lacrosse Documentary, Stacking 24′s

It also takes the viewer inside the lives of two players, Israeli national team member, Matt Greenblatt, and Senior attackman, James Manilla as they share their stories of being a member of the bomber lacrosse family. Head coach, Jeff Long, and his assistant, Mike Silipo, also share stories about their time with the team, and the impact each one has had on the program. Read More…

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STX Stallion 500 Lacrosse Helmet Review

stallion helmet

The helmet game has been pretty one sided for awhile now in the game of lacrosse. STX has partnered with Schutt this year to make their first effort into the helmet game with the Stallion 500 helmet. Helmets are a difficult piece of equipment to design with many aspects to consider making STX’s partnership a good decision when working into this market. Read More…

2015 Supplemental Draft to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 17

BOSTON (December 15, 2014) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, will be holding the 2015 Supplemental Draft on Wednesday, December 17 at 12 noon. The draft will be 12 rounds, allowing each team one selection per round, and will be conducted via teleconference. Read More…

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USA Today Sports Announces Partnership With 3d Lacrosse To Launch Great State Showdown

McLEAN, Va., December 12, 2014 – USA TODAY Sports Media Group President Dave Morgan announced today that USA TODAY Sports has entered into a partnership agreement with 3d Lacrosse, one of the leading training and event-staging organizations in the sport, to launch an annual championship showcase that for the first time ever will annually pit the best boys and girls youth and high school lacrosse players from 16 states against each other to determine a national champion in each of four age groups. Read More…

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Stylin Strings Laxmas Sale With Exclusive Discount Code For Lacrosse Playground Users

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Happy Holidays from the crew here at Lacrosse Playground and Stylin’ Strings Lax. We want to say thank you for following our social media, our great content, and opening our emails all year long. We work hard to provide the latest and greatest on what’s going on in the world of lacrosse. We have a big line up for 2015 so we hope to provide you with more great content next year. Read More…

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