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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…

Posted in: MLL

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…

Posted in: High School

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

stylin strings merry laxmas

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…

Posted in: Heads, Retail Spotlight

Former Navy SEAL, Syracuse All-American Rorke Denver Named Keynote Speaker at US Lacrosse Convention

BALTIMORE, Dec. 11, 2014 — US Lacrosse today announced Commander Rorke T. Denver, a 13-year Navy SEAL and current author and actor, as the keynote speaker at the 2015 US Lacrosse Convention, set for Jan. 23-25 in Baltimore. Denver, who has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and led special-forces missions in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, among other international hot spots, will kick off the lacrosse world’s largest educational and networking event at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Baltimore Convention Center. Read More…

Posted in: Coverage

Looking for Lacrosse Gift Ideas? We’ve Got You Covered!

Looking for Lacrosse Gift Ideas? We’ve Got You Covered!

It’s that time of the year again! Mistletoe, egg nog, a cozy fireplace, and family are all we really need to have a grateful and thankful holiday season, right? Oh yeah, and new lacrosse gear!

Provided by the lacrosse gear experts over at Lacrosse Scoop, below you will find a list of some of the newest and best lacrosse gear to both give and receive as lacrosse gifts this holiday season.

Posted in: Apparel, Companies

STX Signs Major League Lacrosse 2014 Goalie of the Year John Galloway

John Galloway STX

Baltimore, MD – Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, today announced that it has signed a two-year contract with Major League Lacrosse (MLL) 2014 Goalie of the Year John Galloway. He led the Rochester Rattlers to MLL’s Championship Game for the first time since 2008 and finished the 2014 regular season with 194 saves. Read More…

Posted in: Goalie equipment, MLL

Quartet Named Preseason All-Americans By Face-Off Yearbook

BALTIMORE – Loyola University Maryland senior attacker Nikko Pontrello was named a member of the Preseason All-America Second Team for the upcoming 2015 season this week when Inside Lacrosse released its list of top players in the Face-Off Yearbook. Read More…

Posted in: D1

Rhino Lacrosse Announces First Annual Maine Lacrosse Classic In Portland


Manlius, New York, December 9, 2014 – Rhino Lacrosse is pleased to announce that team registration is now open for the company’s first annual Maine Lacrosse Classic. This first time event offered by Rhino Lacrosse includes youth boys’ competition in 3/4, 5/6, 7/8 grades as well as HS and HS Elite divisions. Read More…

Posted in: High School

Lax Stache Madness VI Grows Record Breaking $122,000

Holmes, PA – On Monday, December 8th, Lacrosse Mustache Madness (LMM) founder Ken Clausen proudly announced that the fall fundraising campaign in support of the HEADstrong Foundation™ (HF™) raised a record breaking $122,000, shattering the previous record of $108,000 set in 2013. Read More…

VMI Lacrosse Announces Challenging 2015 Slate

“Our players came to VMI to be challenged every day both on and off the field,” said Anken of this year’s slate. “Playing a tough, demanding schedule is the best way for our program to continue building confidence, character and most importantly displaying our commitment to success.” Read More…

Posted in: D1