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String King Metal Plus Review


String King gives us a handle a little thicker than the Metal but still lighter that just about everything else that is on the market. There may be a couple new shafts coming out that could be a gram or two lighter but, by last years numbers, it’s only number two to the Metal.   […]

String King Metal Review


String King put over a year into the Metal and Metal Plus shafts and for good reason. They conducted thousands of tests to make the lightest shafts on the market that will still hold up under hard play. They decided on metal over carbon for consistency.   Shape 10 out of 10 The String King […]

Epoch Lacrosse releases Dragonfly Techno-Color Shafts


Epoch Lacrosse just released their Limited Edition Dragonfly Techno-Color Gen.6 C30 shafts in yellow, red or blue. The Epoch Gen.6 Dragonfly Techno-Color Shafts are now available at retailers across the country.

Posted in: Accessories, Epoch

StringKing Stick Taping Sesh with Kevin Rice & Nick Galasso


The good guys at String Kings brought in Kevin Rice and Nick Galasso to show us how us varying tape styles. Conclusion: We are all unique snowflakes when it comes to our stick setups.

Surgeon Sciti

This year STX made the Surgeon Sciti 8% lighter and changed the shaping of the shaft in order to improve the durability. The 2016 model is an all-around improvement for STX’s top end handle. Shape 9 out of 10 This years shape for the STX Surgeon Handles is different from any they have done before. […]

Posted in: Sticks/Shafts, STX

Surgeon Scandium

Surgeon Scandium

The slightly thicker model of the Surgeon SciTi the new Surgeon Scandium 2016 sports the same updated shape and reduction in weight this year. Still slightly heavier this handle comes with a lower price tag too. Shape 9 out of 10 This years shape for the STX Surgeon Handles is different from any they have […]

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True Temper Sports Announces TRUE Lacrosse Brand

True COMP SF 4.0

MEMPHIS, TN – After 10 years crafting handles for the top brands in the lacrosse industry, True Temper Sports announced today the launch of its own brand, TRUE Lacrosse. Now, the sport’s leading engineers and designers can bring top design and elite performance directly to athletes at a great value. “Players at all levels have […]

Epoch’s Future Design Concepts


Lacrosse Playground had the opportunity to view new designs and concepts this past weekend at the US Lacrosse Convention in Philadelphia. We conversed with some of the foremost manufacturers in the business. One company being Epoch Lacrosse. Epoch afforded us the pleasure to view new equipment for 2013 as well as design concepts for 2014. Read More…

Posted in: Epoch, Sticks/Shafts

Rutgers Lacrosse Equipment 2013


The Scarlet Knights of Rutgers will be looking fresh this season! The squad just received new gear from Nike and Maverik to improve their record from last season. Gear includes Maybach Deuce arm pads, Rome gloves, Wonderboy and H2 shafts, Pro7 helmet, pinnies, Dri-Fit apparel and Nike Vapor footwear. Read More…

Posted in: Arm Pads, D1

STX Neon Alliance Shafts


The Alliance shaft is built with STX’s Flex Technology, which optimizes performance by matching a specific flex level to a player’s style and field position. It’s constructed with lightweight and high-strength composite materials and has a concave octagon profile with super fine texture for best handle feel. Read More…

Posted in: Sticks/Shafts, STX