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Kyle Harrison on the New k18 Head

By Lacrosse Playground | September 9, 2009 |
Lacrosse Monkey has a new video of Kyle Harrison taking about the new K-18 head. He mentions that the head was made stronger than the last version and also points out the turtle on the throat of the head. Check out the video below:

Some noteworthy lacrosse fights

By Lacrosse Playground | September 7, 2009 |

The fight from the Mann Cup (above) has been making the rounds on the Internet this weekend, hitting sites like Deadspin. As a result, we reached back in time and pulled out some of our favorite lacrosse fights to ever hit YouTube.

Brine launches new Facebook fan page

By Lacrosse Playground | September 6, 2009 |
Brine has launched a new Facebook fan page for fans of Brine lacrosse products to keep up on the latest news and information. Pictures of much of Brine's gear for the coming season can be found on the Facebook fan page. To visit the fan page you can go to

(And, of course, you can also become a fan of Lacrosse Playground at

Stick Care: A Little TLC Goes a Long Way

By Lacrosse Playground | September 5, 2009 |
As summer draws to a close we have to face the fact that it won't always be bright and sunny outside. Rain can do the worst things to your lacrosse stick, from making it throw like a windsock to destroying your strings with the resulting mud. There are a few steps you can take to ensure that your pocket will actually throw the next day, and it just involves giving your head a little TLC. These things will also make sure your pocket lasts as long as possible, so it's really worth taking the extra few minutes when you get home from a drencher.

Reebok Adds Explosive Attackman Zack Greer To Lacrosse Roster

By Lacrosse Playground | September 3, 2009 |
CANTON, MA (September 2, 2009) – Reebok is proud to announce the addition of Zack Greer to their growing lacrosse roster. The 3rd overall pick in the 2009 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Draft by the Long Island Lizards, Greer is one of the most explosive players and gifted goal scorers in the world. He is projected by many to be the #1 pick in the 2009 National Lacrosse League (NLL) Draft on September 9th. He joins Reebok’s already stellar line-up of professional lacrosse players including Brodie Merrill, Matt Alrich, Mark Steenhuis and Dan Dawson.

Breaking In Your Gloves: The Basics

By Lacrosse Playground | September 3, 2009 |
Gloves have evolved a great deal over the history of lacrosse. Lacrosse gloves are designed to protect players' hands from checks, as checking the hands and stick are a big part of defense. Gloves aren’t just another requirement in padding, but they are a necessary tool in order to be able to carry, pass, shoot and control the ball. Gloves are vital!

No fun allowed in Duluth, GA park

By Lacrosse Playground | September 3, 2009 |

The city of Duluth, GA has banned lacrosse (and baseball and golf) from a city park after a lacrosse ball … Read more

Kellan Lutz: Model/Actor/Lacrosse Player?

By Lacrosse Playground | September 2, 2009 |
Slated to play the beefy laxer in the highly anticipated motion picture, Warrior, next spring there is a little something you should know about Kellan Lutz. Before Kellan Lutz made it big time playing Emmett Cullen in the 2008 film Twilight he was an Abercrombie & Fitch model. Not only was he an Abercrombie & Fitch model, but he was a lacrosse player in an A&F TV promotional video. Kellan Lutz apparently grew up playing lacrosse in the Midwest. LPG isn't sure what to think of the video, but we'll leave that up to you after the jump...

Lax Artist: Tommy Johnson

By Lacrosse Playground | September 2, 2009 |
Having grown up in Baltimore, Maryland Tommy Johnson is using his childhood influences and experiences from playing lacrosse at Calvert Hall and Loyola College to create masterpieces. Tommy Johnson may have been a defensive specialist known for delivering bone crushing hits on the field, but ironically it’s his subdued side that enthralls his life these days in Pacific Palisades, California. Not only is Tommy a remarkable painter, but he is also creatively involved with an upcoming movie, Warrior. Warrior is a movie that revolves around lacrosse which is set to release in the spring of 2010 featuring Twilight star Kellan Lutz.
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Some Wise Words From The Founders of

By Lacrosse Playground | September 1, 2009 |
BroBible recently sat down with Chris Mead and Matt Wheeler, founders of, about their website and how to stand out amongst your peers on the field and off the field. Chris and Matt also let us in on their upcoming plans for the fall. In the interview Co-Founder Chris Meade states that "had extensive cooperation from the coaching community in developing features that cannot be found in other recruiting applications, so coaches use the tool. It incorporates video, which is growing in importance due to the growth of the game. It makes it easy to communicate with college coaches. And most importantly we feel that we had an inside track when compared to other recruiting websites since we played, coached, and also spent endless hours of our lives on the computer." More after the jump...

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.