2014 US Lacrosse National Convention Wrap Up

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Don’t worry if you couldn’t make it to the 2014 US Lacrosse Convention in Philadelphia, PA,  because Lacrosse Playground has you covered.  We got the chance to interview a wide range of vendors to show you just what the weekend is all about. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Accepting Grant Applications for 2014 P.E. Workshops and Soft Lacrosse



ALTIMORE, Jan. 7, 2014 — US Lacrosse is now accepting applications for 2014 physical education lacrosse workshop grants and soft lacrosse equipment grants. Both grant applications can be accessed online atwww.uslacrosse.org\PEgrant, and submitted to US Lacrosse through March 1, 2014. Grant awards will be announced by the end of March. Read More…

Loyola Lacrosse Alumnus Mark Frye Named To US Lacrosse Baltimore Hall Of Fame



BALTIMORE – Loyola University Maryland men’s lacrosse alumnus Mark Frye ‘99 is one of 10 who has been named to the USLacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter’s Hall of Fame Class of 2014. Frye was a three-time All-American for the Greyhounds, and he is the last player in school history to earn All-America First Team honors in back-to-back seasons (1998-99). Read More…

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US Lacrosse Partners With ArbiterSports and NFHS to Host a Central Lacrosse Hub



BALTIMORE, Dec. 10, 2013 — US Lacrosse today announced its partnership with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and ArbiterSports, a game management solutions provider that streamlines the process of coordinating games, assigning officials, and paying participants. A one-year partnership has been signed with anticipation of annual renewal. Read More…

US Lacrosse Announces 2013 Michael Breschi Scholarship Recipients



BALTIMORE, Dec. 4, 2013 — US Lacrosse is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Michael Breschi Scholarship, Cameron Lynch from Glascow (Ky.) High School and Conor Resch from La Salle College (Pa.) High School. The scholarship was established in 2007 to honor the life and memory of Michael Breschi, son of the University of North Carolina’s head coach, Joe Breschi. This is the second time since the inception of the scholarship that two males have won the award. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Launches New ShopUSLacrosse.com Official Online Store

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BALTIMORE, November 18, 2013 — US Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse, is pleased to announce the launch of ShopUSLacrosse.com – The Official Online Store of US Lacrosse. This new online shopping experience is the result of a newly forged partnership with Turnkey Merchandise Programs, LLC, a boutique marketing agency based in Battle Creek, Mich. ShopUSLacrosse.com will offer customers an improved shopping experience with a fresh layout, easy navigation and new inventory. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Announces 2014 Men’s Post-Collegiate Rules



BALTIMORE, Nov. 18, 2013 — US Lacrosse today announced the 2014 men’s post-collegiate rules for players ranging from recently graduated college players through age 45-and-older. The US Lacrosse Men’s Game Committee and US Lacrosse Board of Directors approved the rules, which are the result of modifications to the current NCAA men’s rules that focus primarily on age-appropriate checking and body contact. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Announces 2013 First Stick Program Award Recipients



BALTIMORE, Oct. 8, 2013 — US Lacrosse today announced that 125 teams nationwide have been awarded development grants through the 2013 First Stick Program. This national USL initiative is designed to deliver comprehensive resources, including equipment, US Lacrosse membership and coaches training, to awarded teams. The program is geared for new and developing youth and high school lacrosse teams nationwide. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Opens Registration for 2014 Regional Championships

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BALTIMORE, Oct. 1, 2013 — US Lacrosse today opened registration at uslacrosse.org for the US Lacrosse Regional Championships, powered by Lacrosse Unlimited. The national governing body’s 17th annual series of youth lacrosse tournaments will feature boys’ and girls’ U13 and U15 teams competing at four sites in June 2014. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Releases How to Make Proper Contact in Men’s & Boys’ Lacrosse Online Course



BALTIMORE, Sept. 30, 2013 – US Lacrosse today released its new online instructional course, How to Make Proper Contact in Men’s & Boys’ Lacrosse, free of charge to all of its members. After several years of development and collaboration with professionals in martial arts, gymnastics and other contact sports, US Lacrosse has developed the course to help reduce the number of injuries resulting from illegal and hard hits by teaching proper technique to deliver and receive contact in men’s and boys’ lacrosse. Read More…

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