Keepin’ it Traditional #1: Traditional Stringing 101


Howdy, folks. I’m super excited to be Lacrosse Playground’s resident traditional writer. Please let me know if you would like me to cover a certain topic @lacrossemage.  Overview A traditional pocket requires only a handful of tools. Please note if you are under the age, have a parent help you with using the knife or scissors […]

Posted in: Brine

The best M1 Lacrosse head in America by default, killer faceoff pockets, and LEEEROYYY JEEENKINNNNS

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Welcome to the 82nd episode of the world renowned Ship Out Shout Out by Stylin Strings Lacrosse. The staff is overjoyed about the upcoming Christmas Season and we start this week off with a Nike CEO strung up with some East Coast Dyes Hero Mesh in our new Face-Off pocket.

Posted in: Brine, Companies

Breaking: Redline Relaunch Coming Soon


We have word that Minnesota-based Redline is relaunching their brand in the coming days. We’ll be the first to post both product images and reviews as soon as they become available. Updates will be here and @lacrosseplayground.  

Posted in: Equipment/Gear, Redline

The Hawk Sequel is here


Epoch unveiled The Hawk Sequel today. Check it out: Epoch’s heads are known for their durability, but the Sequel’s technology is focused mostly on it’s scoop. We’ll have a review for you as soon as they ship in mid-to-late December.

Posted in: Epoch, Heads

Grip ‘N Rip: Joe LoCascio, Florida Launch


University of Maryland grad and 17th overall draft pick by the Florida Launch, Joe LoCascio dropped by to share some insight to the stick that’ll be using to throw some serious heat in the MLL this coming season. The Lindenhurst, New York native graduated from the University of Maryland in 2015 with USILA Third Team […]

Falcone Zone #2: How to Pinch a Lacrosse Head


Today, I’m showing you how to pinch a lacrosse head.  Pinching a lacrosse head changes the face shape of it more to your liking.  This can be used to make an old very wide head have a more modern pinch or could make it narrow (like a typical “box head”).  For these instructions, I am […]

Posted in: Falcone Zone, Heads

Stylin’ Strings: 2016 Notre Dame Pockets, Part 1

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Our buds at Stylin Strings show off some heads bound for South Bend:   Welcome to the 81st episode of the world renowned Ship Out Shout Out by Stylin Strings Lacrosse. This week we highlight a few sticks that we are sending out the the Notre Dame Irish lacrosse program. We start off with a […]

Posted in: Notre Dame, Stringing

Review: TradiTree Retro


TradiTree has released iteration after iteration of the already innovative original TradiTree that include one for pita pockets, six-shooters, and even for a women’s stick. Most recently they have release the TradiTree Retro. At first glance, it might just look like the original TradiTree.  It has four branches that hold the leather in place so […]

Posted in: Stringing

Falcone Zone #1: Intro to Stringing and Dyeing


Howdy, I’m the new resident stringing and dying writer for Lacrosse Playground. The Falcone Zone will feature my work, the work of other great stringers, and reviews of new products coming to the market. I’ll be sharing tips and tricks as well, of course (how else are you going to get started?). The first head I’m showcasing […]

Posted in: Falcone Zone, Stringing

East Coast Dye’s Trick Shots!

Posted in: East Coast Dyes