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Ryland Rees signs with Epoch Lacrosse

By Hutton Jackson | April 22, 2021 |

Rochester Knighthawks transition player and Waterdogs LC LSM Ryland Rees is the latest pro to announce he has signed with … Read more

Video: Best of the 2014 World Lacrosse Championships

By Lacrosse Playground | September 19, 2014 |
This past summer, the lacrosse world turned its attention to Denver, CO., for the 2014 FIL World Championships. With over 30 nations participating in the games and thousands of fans in attendance, lacrosse crowned a new champion when Canada defeated the United States. For the last piece in its best of series, looks back on the great moments, both on and off the field, in its "Best of the 2014 FIL World Championships." Read More...

John Grant Jr. Will Not Compete at World Lacrosse Championships

By Lacrosse Playground | July 7, 2014 |
The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announced today that forward John Grant Jr. will not be playing for Canada in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championships that begin next week in Denver, Colorado. He will be joining Coach Randy Mearns’ staff on the sidelines to help Canada win its third World Championship and will be replaced on the 23-man roster by Burlington, Ontario native Jordan MacIntosh. Read More...
Team Canada Announces 51 Players Fighting for Spot on National Lacrosse Team

Team Canada Announces 51 Players Fighting for Spot on National Lacrosse Team

By Lacrosse Playground | October 1, 2013 |
The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) has announced the 51 players selected to vie for a spot on the Canadian National Men’s Field Lacrosse Team. Team Canada will compete at the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships on July 10-19, 2014, in Denver, Colo. Read More...
Recruit These Canadians, Another Canadian Box Lacrosse Video

Recruit These Canadians, Another Canadian Box Lacrosse Video

By Lacrosse Playground | June 10, 2013 |
I don't need to see these kids play in person to know that they are good. They're incredible and way better than any 9th or 10th grader I've seen in a long time. How could you disagree? Read More...
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2012 McGill Redmen Lacrosse Season Highlights

By Lacrosse Playground | November 1, 2012 |
Last weekend, the McGill Redmen won their first playoff game and clinched a final four spot in the CUFLA championships. They have also had six players named to the All-Canada team. Here is their regular season highlight reel. And yes, our friends to the North play their regular season in the Fall. Read More...

Kevin Cassese to Coach in ‘Duel in Denver’ this Saturday

By Lacrosse Playground | September 4, 2012 |
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Lehigh head men’s lacrosse coach Kevin Cassese will man the sidelines in Denver this Saturday, Sept. 8, when the U.S. National Team faces Canada in the “Duel in Denver.” It will mark the first time the current U.S. staff will coach together as they begin preparation for the 2014 FIL World Championships. United States’ head coach Richie Meade named his assistants in February, which includes Cassese, Dave Pietramala of Johns Hopkins and Jeff Tambroni of Penn State. Read More...

Two Crippling Lacrosse Fights

By Lacrosse Playground | July 24, 2012 |
Two lacrosse teams engaged in a fight July 20, which ended with one player getting knocked out. Two days later - keep up - the same two teams played AGAIN and a fight ensued. The first game was an apparent semi-final game, but they somehow played again two days later? You couldn't pay me to learn the ins-and-outs of Canadian indoor. And another thing, don't these guys look like teenagers? Read More...

2012 Scotland U19 Lacrosse Blog From Turku, Finland

By Lacrosse Playground | July 19, 2012 |
The schedule became clear to us today. Tomorrow we must beat the Dutch for the chance to play the Welsh once more, if we win both of these games we get 9th place. If we lose to the Dutch we play the Koreans, a fight for 11th place. This made our goal very clear - we must beat a team we have beaten to play a team who have beaten us, making both games perhaps harder mentally thanks to the history. Read More...

2012 Scotland U19 Lacrosse Blog From Turku, Finland

By Lacrosse Playground | July 18, 2012 |
Today, was all about lifting team morale after yesterday's loss against the Welsh. With the team deflated and most of our minds clearly in the wrong place, we were taken out for an unconventional training session. Rather than running drills, we ran six-on-six for 1 or 2 hours, hacking pieces out of each other and generally letting some steam off - none of us were ready to think about walk-throughs. The weather helped, with the sun hot enough to allow just pinnies. We reminded ourselves that although we could now only finish 9th, if we won our next game we could face the Welsh again, motivation enough to get everyone's head back where it should be. I personally found ice cream, Subway, and muffins helped me get over the loss. Read More...
Tom Masterson recorded 41 assists and 56 points during the OJALL regular season

Detroit Mercy’s Adams, Masterson Showing Offensive Dominance In Ontario Jr. A Lacrosse League

By Lacrosse Playground | July 6, 2012 |
DETROIT -- The regular season is over in the Ontario Jr. A Lacrosse League (OJALL) and it's now time for the playoffs as the University of Detroit Mercy has seen a few of its men's lacrosse players shine in the summer lacrosse league. Read More...