Must See: New Zealand Lacrosse Haka

By Lacrosse Playground | July 11, 2014 |
Yesterday at the FIL World Championships in Denver, CO, New Zealand honored the Iroquois National Team with their version of the Haka pre-game dance made famous by New Zealand Athletics. Read More...
ESPN's Feature about the Thompson Trio is an Impactful Reflection of how far Lacrosse has and hasn't come

[email protected] Feature about the Thompson Trio is an Impactful Realization of how far Lacrosse has and hasn’t come

By Lacrosse Playground | May 27, 2014 |
Albany's Lyle, Miles and Ty Thompson make up the highest scoring attack in college lacrosse. They also represent a link to time-honored Native American traditions. Read More...


By Lacrosse Playground | January 28, 2014 |
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2014 – For the first time ever, the Tewaaraton Foundation will announce the 2014 men’s and women’s watch lists at a special reception in New York City. Join a host of former Tewaaraton winners, lacrosse stars and legends, and be the first to know who is in the running for the 2014 Tewaaraton Awards. The reception will take place the evening of Thursday, Feb. 27, and it will recognize the best players heading into the 2014 NCAA lacrosse season. Read More...

Onondaga: The Lacrosse Stick Makers (Video)

By Lacrosse Playground | September 21, 2011 |
An Onondaga father and son make lacrosse sticks in the traditional way. Filmmaker Jack Ofield filmed famed stick maker Alfie Jacques while he was only in his 20's. It's a remarkable video that sends us right to that moment in time. Alfie's father Lou Jacques makes a cameo. Read More...

Watch a Lacrosse Brawl Soundtracked By Loaded Weapons’ ‘My Heart’

By Lacrosse Playground | June 3, 2011 |
Here's a lacrosse fight up in God's Country, New York, between two Iroquois teams dueling. As the fight begins to heat up Loaded Weapons' "My Heart" fades in and all mayhem ensues. Keep Reading...

Game Photos: Team USA Beats Iroquois Nationals 13-11, Take Bowhunter Cup

By Lacrosse Playground | September 27, 2010 |
Team USA won the first-ever Bowhunter Cup, 13-11, at the War Memorial at Oncenter in Syracuse, NY on Saturday. The Nationals jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first quarter, but the Americans battled back to tie the score at 6-6 at halftime. With the game deadlocked at 7-7 in the third, Bill McGlone scored three times in the final three minutes of the quarter to put USA ahead for good.

Sacred Stick Trailer

By Lacrosse Playground | August 19, 2010 |
Sacred Stick is a documentary that explores the history and culture of the game of lacrosse intertwined with the Iroquois Nationals and their journey to the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. Directed and produced by Michelle Danforth.

Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Brine Helmet for Sale

By Lacrosse Playground | July 28, 2010 |
Check it out! Bidding ends on eBay in 3 days. Keep Reading...

It’s Official, James Cameron Contributes to the Iroquois Cause

By Lacrosse Playground | July 16, 2010 |
We were the first lacrosse website to break the news, and now we have confirmation. Read the press release for even more details. PRESS RELEASE...

Avatar Director, James Cameron, Gives Iroquois Lacrosse Team $50,000

By Lacrosse Playground | July 15, 2010 |
The current events surrounding the Iroquois lacrosse team have transpired into an incendiary and outlandish ordeal. Amidst the turmoil delivered, positive has come from the situation. Keep Reading...

Update: Why The Tribe Who Invented Lacrosse Can’t Play It Here

By Lacrosse Playground | July 14, 2010 |
As countries scrimmage in Manchester for the World Games this week, it's been a long couple of days for one team in particular. The Iroquois Nationals have yet to take flight. Their Visas aren't being recognized by the US Government (they have to fly out of USA) for travel to the games. The Independent is one of the many publications writing about the terrible situation. Keep Reading...

Huron Topstring

By Lacrosse Playground | July 7, 2010 |
It's summer time, giving us a lot more time at the pool, and a lot more free time to string up some sticks. This week, I combined the two, giving you yet another way to string up your top strings. A lot of questions came in on the Choctaw, and this week I can answer them.