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Brendan Looney Film Presented At The Tewaaraton Ceremony

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In his life, Brendan Looney found the peace and quiet inside himself to inspire the people around him to reach their potential as leaders. Humble and capable, he was one of those rare individuals to which others naturally gravitated. Read More…

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Team USA All-Access Series Coming to The Lacrosse Network Feb. 2-5

Team USA All-Access Series Coming to The Lacrosse Network Feb. 2-5

Following the U.S. Men’s National Team Blue-White game at Champion Challenge, a US Lacrosse event, Team USA has partnered with The Lacrosse Network on an all-access series entitled “Road to the Rockies: Making Team USA.” Read More…

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The Navy SEALs Want Lacrosse Athletes and Then Some

July 6, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; A member of the Navy Seal Leap Frog's gets ready to land at Fenway Park prior to a game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-US PRESSWIRE

The United States Navy’s Sea, Air, and Land Teams are comprised of athletes who are a part of the special operations force, Naval Special Warfare Command, and SOCOM. In other words, they are badass mofos who can squash your head with their pinky. Yet, it seems like they have a shortage of recruits, so they want more lacrosse players to inquire within. The following video features a number of SEALs who were college lacrosse players. Other videos feature wrestlers, swimmers, and even motocross athletes. Read More…

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Fallen Heroes Lacrosse Classic Tonight at Navy

Tonight will mark the inaugural Fallen Heroes Lacrosse Classic featuring between DeMatha (Md) and LaSalle (Pa). The two teams are meeting for the first time to honor LT Brendan Looney, USN (DeMatha) and 1st LT Travis Manion, USMC (LaSalle) who gave their lives serving in our Armed Forces. Both graduates of the United States Naval Academy, Looney and Manion were outstanding athletes in lacrosse and wrestling, respectively, best friends, and most importantly outstanding role models for everyone who knew them. Keep Reading…

Videos: Brothers In Arms Buried Together

Monday night, the nightly news for CBS and NBC paid tribute to true American heroes. Travis Manion and former Navy lacrosse standout Brendan Looney were roommates at the naval academy and became as close as brothers. One became a Marine stationed in Iraq, the other, a Navy Seal in Afghanistan. Both have died and were laid to rest side-by-side in Arlington’s National Cemetery. View Videos…

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Looney Funeral, Flag Flown at Half Staff

Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half staff on Monday, October 4, 2010 from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Lt. (SEAL) Brendan J. Looney, former Navy lacrosse player, who died on September21, 2010 during combat operations in the Zabul province, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Video: Former Navy Lacrosse Player Dies in Helicopter Crash

Brendan Looney, a former Navy lacrosse player who lived in Silver Spring, was among nine U.S. military personnel killed in a Blackhawk helicopter crash Tuesday in southern Afghanistan. The cause was believed to be accidental. Looney a 1999 graduate of DeMatha Catholic High played football and baseball before matriculating to the Naval Academy. Keep Reading…

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