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The 2015 Holiday Buying Guide by Stylin’ Strings – Men


The below is a helpful holiday buying guide provided by our buddies at Stylin’ Strings. Did they miss anything? Please shoot us a note at [email protected] or on Instagram @lacrosseplayground.  Looking for the 2015 Women’s Guide? Click here.   Looking for the 2015 Women’s Guide? Click here.   The most frequent questions we hear from our customers are “What […]

SHOC Visor Review


We are excited to work with SHOC Visors on a review. Since it’s a visor, be sure to check out our video review as well. Some key points for SHOC: Some high schools do not permit colored visors, but they should be good to set the tone for summer ball and pick up games. For the older guys […]

Posted in: Helmets, SHOC Visors



PENN STATE MEN’S LACROSSE PARTNERS WITH CASCADE & MAVERIK LACROSSE: LIVERPOOL, NY – February 17, 2015 – Cascade and Maverik Lacrosse are proud to announce that they are now the official equipment supplier for the Penn State University men’s lacrosse program. Penn State will continue to wear Cascade helmets and while now exclusively use Maverik […]

Posted in: Cascade, Companies

STX Stallion 500 Lacrosse Helmet Review

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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…

Warrior Sports, Inc. Statement In Response To NOCSAE Press Release

Warrior Sports, Inc. has received notification from the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) that the Warrior Regulator lacrosse helmet no longer complies with the applicable NOCSAE standards. We disagree with and are disappointed in NOCSAE’s decision. Warrior has always been committed to the highest safety standards for our products. Warrior’s Regulator helmet has passed numerous safety tests performed by ICS, an independent, certified and fully-accredited lab. Read More…

Posted in: Helmets, Warrior

Cascade R and Warrior Regulator Lacrosse Helmets are Non-Compliant with NOCSAE Standards


BALTIMORE, Nov. 24, 2014 — US Lacrosse, the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse, has been notified by NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) that two lacrosse helmet models currently available in the marketplace — the Cascade Model R and the Warrior Regulator — do not meet the NOCSAE helmet standard, ND041. Read More…

Posted in: Cascade, Helmets

STX and Schutt Join Forces to Revolutionize the Lacrosse Helmet Market

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Baltimore, MD – November 17, 2014 – Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, has partnered with Schutt® Sports to revolutionize the lacrosse helmet, unveiling the Stallion 500™ helmets in retail stores around the country today. Schutt, the world’s leading maker of football helmets and faceguards, now has 50% of the skill position players in the NFL wearing their helmets. Read More…

Posted in: Helmets, STX

STX Stallion 500 Helmet Closer Look (Video)

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The STX Stallion 500 Helmet will be hitting the retail shelves in just a couple of weeks. Learn more about this unique partnership between the leading brand in lacrosse and the industry leader in helmet design and manufacturing. STX and Schutt have joined forces to change the game in lacrosse helmets. Read More…

Posted in: Helmets, STX

Dominican Penguins Cascade R Gorilla Wrapz

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Matt Blamey joins as new coach of Dominican University and has already made an impact. Blamey reached out to Gorilla Wrapz for a fully custom decals set for 2015. The Penguins, based in California, are coming off their first fall ball scrimmage defeating Simon Fraser, 14-8. Read More…

Posted in: Cascade, D2

STX Stallion 500 Lacrosse Helmet Is Finally Unveiled

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STX has finally compiled all of the puzzle pieces and unveiled the highly anticipated new helmet to hit the lacrosse market, the Stallion 500 helmet. We will be sure to post more updates about the new lid as it will be made available to us. What are your initial thoughts about STX’s new helmet? To view more angles of the lacrosse helmet visit STX.com.

Posted in: Helmets, STX