Men’s lacrosse panel reverse decision on faceoff grip



A ruling that had banned the use of the “motorcycle” grip on faceoffs in men’s lacrosse has been reversed. After reviewing membership feedback, the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Rules Committee retracted a decision made at its August meeting and decided to allow players to use the grip on faceoffs. That action and others will be forwarded to the Playing Rules Oversight Panel for review and voting on Sept. 21. Read More…

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Fans to Faceoff for Charity & Bragging Rights in Annual Tournament

Fans from the Philadelphia & Rochester teams face off on the field during the 2011 Fann Cup. Photo Credit: Larry Palumbo


The great fans of the National Lacrosse League will once again come together this summer to play the game they love, while raising money for charity. The 2012 Fann Cup, a lacrosse tournament of teams comprised of fans of the NLL, will be played on Saturday, July 28th in Minneapolis/St. Paul suburb of Blaine, Minnesota. The host team this year is the Minnesota Stingers, a team comprised of fans of the Minnesota Swarm. Read More…

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Long Island Lizards’ Greg Gurenlian Tests the New Warrior Blade Pro (Video)

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After getting my hands on the new Blade Pro from Warrior, I strung it up and put it to the test. I did my usual routine for warming up and compared the heads side-by-side. I then checked for flexibility, scoop, and a bunch of other features. Here’s my comparison. Read More…

Posted in: Heads, MLL

Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Player Blog: ‘Bring on the Terps’

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The privilege of playing lacrosse together still at this point in May is also special in its own right, but again by no means any source of complacency. A new opponent, a new opportunity, and a plethora of new naysayers are on the horizon. As has been the case since the days of my recruitment to Lehigh, though, the more that people predict us to lose, the more motivated (and more likely) we are to win. Bring on the Terps, bring on the NCAA Tournament, bring on the doubt…bring on whatever and I’m confident that it will only make this Lehigh lacrosse family stronger in the end. Read More…

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Bon Jovi’s Son Plays Lacrosse with a Blaze of Glory

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The “I’ll be there for you, These five words I swear to you” rocker has offspring who stirs the tea at the face-off X for his high school team. Jesse Bongiovi is Poly Prep’s FOGO and apparently crushes it. The New York Post recently ran an article about the Runaway. Read More…

Posted in: High School, Pop Culture

FOGO Lacrosse, Inc. Announces Two Summer Camp Dates For 2012



BALTIMORE CITY, MARYLAND – April 5, 2012 – FOGO Lacrosse announced their Summer Face-Off Camp schedule this week. Currently the schedule includes only two camps, both of which will be held in Maryland at the Gerstell Academy. FOGO Lacrosse will kick off the summer season with a camp to be held June 15th through June 17th, which will give previous campers and newcomers a chance to improve their technique prior to a summer presumably filled with recruiting camps and tournaments. The second camp is scheduled for August 11th through the 13th. Read More…

Posted in: Training

Warrior Blade Pro X6 Head

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The most popular face off head of all time has returned. The Blade Pro X6 comes with reinforced sidewalls and the perfect pinch for winning the draw every time. Only legal for NCAA play. Order today to reserve your Blade Pro X6. Head will begin to ship beginning April 16th.

Posted in: Heads, Warrior

Warrior Blade Pro Head

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The most popular face off head of all time has returned. The Blade Pro comes with reinforced sidewalls and the perfect pinch for winning the draw every time. This head is legal for High School.

Posted in: Heads, Warrior

Tampa Set to Faceoff Against Florida Southern in Historic Game



TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa lacrosse team is set to begin its highly anticipated inaugural season on Friday against conference rival Florida Southern College at 7 p.m., at Pepin Stadium. It will be a historic night for the city of Tampa as UT plays it first ever collegiate lacrosse game. City of Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn will be on hand as the city welcomes college lacrosse. University President Dr. Ronald Vaughn will also be in attendance. Read More…

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The STX National Faceoff Tournament

NCAA LACROSSE: MAY 25 Mens Division I Championship Game - Cornell v Syracuse


On November 5th, a monumental recruiting advancement will take place. The event is called the National Faceoff Tournament and it will be held at South River High School in the Annapolis, Maryland, area. As evident by its name, it is solely for faceoff men in a strong attempt to aid their recruitment process. Read More…

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