Lacrosse national champions crowned at second annual IMG Nationals



More than 40 teams from 15 states and Canada faced off for the second annual IMG Nationals year-end lacrosse national championship at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., Nov. 21-23. After two intense days of competition, four teams earned national championships in the U13, U15, U17 and U19 divisions. Read More…

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IMG Academy announces next wave of lacrosse enrollees for 2014-15



Bradenton, Fla. (August 27, 2014) – Following a successful second season that saw the program finish with a combined 16-4 overall record, competing against the likes of Don Bosco (N.J.), Lawrenceville (N.J.), Haverford School (Pa.), Episcopal of Dallas (Texas) and Army (N.Y.) and Navy Prep (R.I.), IMG Academy has announced the latest wave of lacrosse enrollees for 2014-15. Read More…

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IMG Academy lacrosse announces first wave of enrollees for 2014-15

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BRADENTON, Fla. (June 17, 2014) – Following a high-scoring inaugural season, the IMG Academy lacrosse program continued to raise the bar in year two. The program’s teams combined for a 16-4 overall record, competing against the likes of Don Bosco (N.J.), Lawrenceville (N.J.), Haverford School (Pa.), Episcopal of Dallas (Texas) and Army (N.Y.) and Navy Prep (R.I.). In the wake of such a successful second-season, the program welcomes its first wave of enrollees for 2014-15. Read More…

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American Indoor Lacrosse Association Announces Date for IMG Nationals Regional Qualifier in Georgia



Philadelphia, PA – September, 2013 – The American Indoor Lacrosse Association (AILA) today announced it will hold a regional qualifying event for the inaugural IMG Indoor Nationals on Saturday, November 23rd at the SGAA Dual Deck Hockey Arena in Snellville, GA. The IMG Indoor Nationals is an invitation and qualification only event series for U15, U17 and U19 US indoor lacrosse teams. Read More…

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Regional Qualifier for Inaugural IMG Indoor Nationals Coming to Minnesota on Sept. 28-29



Philadelphia, PA – August 30, 2013 – The American Indoor Lacrosse Association (AILA) today announced it will hold a regional qualifying event for the inaugural IMG Indoor Nationals on September 28-29th at the Hastings Civic Arena in Hastings, MN. The IMG Indoor Nationals is an invitation and qualification only event series for U15, U17 and U19 US indoor lacrosse teams. Read More…

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DICK’S Sporting Goods Launches Extensive Digital Training Resource for Athletes; Powered by IMG Academy

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PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2013 – DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, announced today an innovative, digital training platform with world-renowned sports training provider, IMG Academy, to help athletes maximize performance beginning “Day One” of each new season. The state-of-the-art platform, which is now live at www.DicksSportingGoods.com/DayOne, is customized for individual sports and offers comprehensive training regimens to help athletes achieve peak performance. Read More…

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IMG Academy lacrosse program reloads with top talent from across North America following high-scoring inaugural season



Bradenton, Fla. (May 31, 2013) – IMG Academy has announced new additions to its lacrosse team, which finished the 2012-13 season with an impressive 11-1 record, including three exhibition match wins against top national programs and a major university’s junior varsity team. Reflecting on the program’s impressive inaugural record, Bill Shatz, IMG Academy’s Director of Lacrosse, remarked, “With the addition of talented players from across North America to our core of returning starters, in combination with our experienced coaching staff, comprehensive approach toward player development, and unique offensive system, we’re aiming even higher next season.” Read More…

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IMG Nationals Lacrosse National Championships Announces First Wave of Qualifying Events



Bradenton, Fla. (February 20, 2013) – The IMG Nationals, a lacrosse national championship, has announced the first wave of local qualifying events for 2013. The winners and runners-up at each regional qualifier will be invited to the world-renowned IMG Academy for the inaugural event held on Nov. 22-24, with the chance to earn the U15, U17 or U19 national championship title. Read More…

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IMG Lacrosse Academy announces 2013 Team Training Opportunities

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Bradenton, Fla.(March 1, 2012) – The IMG Lacrosse Academy has announced registration for team training in 2013 is now open. Fully-customizable team programs are available; players eat, sleep and train on IMG Academies’ gated and secure 450-acre campus. Read More…

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Official Coach 24 Shirts for Carthage High School Head Lacrosse Coach Kirk Ventiquattro

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Kirk Ventiquattro has made the Ventiquattro name synonymous with lacrosse success in upstate New York. As coach of Carthage High for more than 20 years, Kirk has registered 350+ wins and helped produce more than 40 D-I players and 13 All-Americans. Now however, “Coach 24,” which he is often referred to, is battling Stage 4 prostate cancer. In an effort to raise awareness LaxBal has made “Official Coach 24 Shirts.” Read More…

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