STX Hammer 500 Lacrosse Shaft Equipment Review

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Carbon Defensive shafts have been tried before by many companies in the game of lacrosse and typically, it has gone horribly. For a long time I believed there was no real solution for an aggressive pole who wants the carbon feel, the STX Hammer 500 is one solution that truly lives up to the promise and name. Read More…

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

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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

Barrier Lacrosse 10 Diamond Series Equipment Review

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Another series from Barrier Lacrosse one of the new mesh makers on the scene. Their 10 Diamond Mesh is pretty solid as well and comes in some great variants; Soft, Semi-Hard, and WAX. Their mesh proving to always be impressive and the versatility from a newer company even more so. Read More…

Barrier Lacrosse 6 Diamond Gear Review

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Barrier Lacrosse is a newer mesh company that we contacted to test their mesh after seeing some of their product and seeing that they are popular internationally and doing something pretty unique. Their 6 Diamond comes in a soft mesh variant that I personally had never seen before and was very interested in as 6 Diamond hard always seemed to take a long time to break in. Read More…

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Lacrosse Box Gear Review

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Lacrosse Box is an innovative concept that has taken some thought as to how to review it. This review is not so much the product but the concept and service involved. Lacrosse Box does not make gear but they make it happen for a reasonable price and a great element of surprise. 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

HEADstrong’s Fall Five Combine To Raise $200,000 To Support The Cause

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Holmes, PA – This fall, 55 programs including 38 collegiate men’s and women’s lacrosse teams united on the playing field to make a powerful statement in support of the HEADstrong Foundation™ (HF™). Through 5 special events including the 6th Annual Women’s Nicholas Colleluori Classic in Hempstead NY, 8th Annual Men’s Nicholas Colleluori Classic in Folsom, PA, 2nd Annual University City Classic in Philadelphia, PA, 2nd Annual Face-Off To Fight Blood Cancer in Hopkins, MN and the 1st Annual in HEADstrong Texas Players Clinic in Dallas, TX over $200,000 was raised to support the essential programs and services offered by HF™ to improve quality of life for cancer patients and their families. Read More…

Posted in: Coverage, Shoes/Cleats

Epoch Introduces Limited Edition 382c Hawk

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Minneapolis, MN — November 25, 2014 — Epoch Lacrosse today introduced its Limited Edition 382c Hawk to commemorate the launch of its first head. Why 382? The official Pantone and brand color of Epoch Lacrosse is 382C. Only 382 of The Hawk limited edition will be made available and go on sale the week of Thanksgiving at authorized Epoch retail stores priced at $100. Read More…

Posted in: Epoch, Heads

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

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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

Guardian Sports Announces Dates for Second Annual National Championships

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NEW YORK — November 19, 2014 — Over 150 goalies from across the country will be converging on the Spooky Nook Sports Center in Manheim, PA, on July 27-30, 2015 to take part in the second annual Guardian National Championships. The Guardian National Championship, an invite only event, brings together the best lacrosse goalies from across the country to compete against each other and display their skills in front of 50 plus Division I, II and III college coaches. Read More…