Lacrosse Playground

Laxification: Nature vs. Nurture

By Lacrosse Playground | September 1, 2009 |
When you take a look at a Gary Gait, or a Joe Walters, do you see them playing tennis? Does John Grant lace up the roller blades and get a game of street hockey in before dinner? Undoubtedly, athletes of that caliber could do reasonably well in any hard gritted alpha male contest, but they chose to play lacrosse. Or did they?

University of Vermont Signs Equipment Deal with Maverik Lacrosse

By Lacrosse Playground | August 31, 2009 |
Long Island City, NY, August 31, 2009 - Maverik Lacrosse today announced that it has reached an agreement with the University of Vermont (UVM) Catamounts Division I mens lacrosse team to wear its equipment starting in the Fall of 2009 and in the upcoming 2010 season.

New Gatorade Commercial: Lax Scene

By Lacrosse Playground | August 31, 2009 |
The new Gatorade commercial entitled "Pump It Up" features a lacrosse scene 22 seconds in to the commercial. The lacrosse scene follows slam dunk highlights from All-World bballer Dwayne Wade and WNBA phenom Candace Parker. The high octane commercial also displays Denver Outlaws and MLL All Star attackman Brendan Mundorf "pumping up" a Washington Bayhawk.

BroBible Unveils New Lax Pinney

By Lacrosse Playground | August 31, 2009 |
Our friends at BroBible are debuting brand new gear today in the retail section of their site. LPG first mentioned BroBible back in July as one of laxers top eight favorite blogs. BroBible loosely defines its demographic as “ambitious, socially active, sports- and recreation-minded men aged 18-up.”

Boathouse and lacrosse: What’s in store?

By Lacrosse Playground | August 30, 2009 |
Boathouse Sports, which started as a jacket-maker for rowing teams, has grown to become a major player in the lacrosse world for jackets, warm-ups, and uniforms. And some people may be surprised to find out just how much feedback lacrosse athletes give in determining a final design of Boathouse’s products.

Crushing It: Miles Fisher

By Lacrosse Playground | August 28, 2009 |
If you haven’t heard of Miles Fisher, then you must live under a rock. The young and talented actor/musician/photographer has been on the scene for well over a year now. The Texas native has appeared on the big screen in the films Gods and Generals and Superhero Movie! Fisher has also acted in Mad Men, The Cleaner, and Gossip Girl.

Maverik Lacrosse: Heritage Hoodie

By Lacrosse Playground | August 28, 2009 |
Maverik Lacrosse continues to be one of the leaders in the industry when it comes to stylish apparel. Today, we have another hoodie from Maverik, this time the black Heritage hoodie.


More from Con Bro Chill

By Lacrosse Playground | August 27, 2009 |
He brought you the Flowbucket and the ultimate search for flow. Now Connor Martin (a.k.a Con Bro Chill) has another new video out. Check it out:

Reebok's Houndstooth Hydro-Fusion Designs

By Lacrosse Playground | August 26, 2009 |
We first showed you a peek at Reebok's Hydro-Fusion heads a few weeks ago, and earlier we told you a bit more about the possibilities with the technology. Now, we wanted to give you a closer look at Reebok's Houndstooth design for heads with their Hydro-Fusion technology. More photos after the jump.


Reebok's Hydro-Fusion Designs Add Color to Lacrosse Heads

By Lacrosse Playground | August 26, 2009 |
We’ve definitely seen some heads out there that have looked pretty money after a sick dye job. But with Reebok’s factory-made heads, they might just give a new definition to the phrase “that head is money.” In 2010, Reebok’s line of heads will feature their new Hydro-fusion technology. With all of the major lacrosse companies now featuring their heads with factory colors that retain the same warranty as their traditional white heads, Reebok has taken that a whole step further be adding patterns and designs to the head. Find out more (and see tons more pictures) after the jump.


D-Middies and Their Shafts

By Lacrosse Playground | August 26, 2009 |
It’s no secret that defensive middies have been an integral part of the game. UVA’s Chris Rotelli and Billy Glading catapulted the reemergence of two-way middies just a few years ago which inevitably garnered attention to D-Middies. Coaches and spectators alike started to take notice. Fans started to not only cheer for the Kyle Harrison’s of the world, but instead they found themselves rooting for the Benson Erwin’s. The vital role D-Middies play in the MLL and at any level for that matter is irreplaceable.

The Ten Best Yard Sales of All Time That You Probably Haven’t Seen

By Lacrosse Playground | August 26, 2009 |
LPG searched for the most excruciating hits of all time on the lax field. A massive blow to an unwary opponent is otherwise known as the Yard Sale. Urban Dictionary depicts a Yard Sale as "a lacrosse term used when a player of the opposing team is stick checked hard enough that he drops his stick, causing him to sometimes fall, keep running, or grab his head in disgust before being laid out by a longpole." You will definitely find some of those occurrences in the following clips.