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StringKing Metal Review

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StringKing challenged both me and Rob to review their Metal shafts (here’s Rob’s take).  The Metal weighs in at only 130 grams, making it the lightest shaft on the market, and when I picked it up for the first time, I was shocked by how light it felt. Even after taping it up and putting […]

Grip ‘N Rip: Steele & Wells Stanwick

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In a world controlled by the mesh industry, Under Armour pros Steele and Wells Stanwick have kept it old school throughout their entire lacrosse careers by using traditional-style pita pockets strung-up by their dad. I got a chance to talk sticks with the both of them and dig further into why they love traditional so much. Both […]

Streaker Sports tips their hat to the past

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The gents at Streaker Sports are always cranking out great retro looks for all sports. Selfishly, we are loving these two lacrosse looks. One traditional and one “Endless Summer” look.       Let us know what you think on our Instagram (@lacrosseplayground). Give them a shout on theirs (@streakersports).

Posted in: Apparel, Shirts

Keepin’ it Traditional #1: Traditional Stringing 101

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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

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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

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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

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

East Coast Dye’s Trick Shots!

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Posted in: East Coast Dyes

ECD Focus Shaft Review

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ECD surprised me when I heard that they were going to enter into the metal shaft game. Most companies would normally choose to focus on what they have already brought to the table, then try and make it better. Instead, ECD decided to throw everything off the table and start from scratch. Bold move, but […]