Each week the Weekly Mashup brings you links to some of the articles you may not have seen that involve lacrosse or lacrosse players. Here are some of the news-makers from this week. The weekly Mashup is presented by Eva Mendes and Reebok EasyTone Apparel Launch.

Maryland’s John Tillman has worked his way to the top:
As a player, Tillman had to scrap just to get into the lineup. A walk-on at Cornell, he never started, played in 12 contests overall and lettered once, as a senior. He played three positions in college, reinventing himself time and again in an effort to launch his career.

More life from lax equipment sought: Souhegan High School sophomore Connor Holbrook organized a lacrosse equipment swap at the middle school in February to benefit local youth who are just starting out in the sport.

Napa Force Lacrosse Grows Sport on Youth Level: The Force program grew at such a rapid rate, as part of the ever-growing Northern California Junior Lacrosse Association, that Justin-Siena High School took advantage of a relationship with the Force to add lacrosse to list of spring interscholastic sports offerings.

Soccer, Lacrosse goals stolen in Hamilton Township: Police in Hamilton are investigating the theft of soccer and lacrosse equipment.

Q&A With Marquette Lacrosse Supporter Dave Sullivan (’86): Sullivan pioneered club lacrosse as an undergrad.


Sporting goods and printing business to open on Main Street, Canton: A Main Street storefront is to be the home of a sporting goods and printing business, freeing up space at a growing lacrosse stick stringing workshop outside of town. Opening a retail store in downtown Canton will make for more room for his booming lacrosse stick stringing business between Potsdam and Canton.

Richmond Men’s lacrosse looks to build tradition: The University of Richmond’s men’s club lacrosse team continues to gain legitimacy as it begins its first season playing under the varsity club title.

Lowell leads special lacrosse clinic: Lacrosse is one of my many passions. I began playing the sport in middle school and have continued to pursue my love for it in high school as I am a proud member of the American Heritage girls’ lacrosse team.