Weekly Mashup, Burn Victim Returns to the Field, Boys' Latin Moves On Up, Plus More

Each Friday 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 after the jump.

Teen burned in explosion returns to lacrosse field. One year ago, a South Carolina teen was just learning to walk again. This weekend, Connor McKemey was back on the lacrosse field and getting the attention of a man who knows exactly how he feels. More...

Lacrosse enjoying US college boom. Twenty women’s lacrosse teams and 12 men’s teams debuted this year, with more than two dozen scheduled for next year. More…

Highlights from St. Andrew’s (Boca Raton, FL) vs. Boys’ Latin (Baltimore, MD) on 3/13. Going into this game, St. Andrew’s was ranked the #1 high school team in the nation. Boys Latin was #7. St. Andrew’s had won 48 consecutive lacrosse games. More…

The 2010 Olympic Games in BC, Canada, were a great showcase of world-class athletes, and again begged the question, when will lacrosse be added back to the Olympic line-up? Field lacrosse was contested as a full medal sport at the 1904 and ‘08 Olympics and was a demonstration sport in 1928, ‘32 and ‘48. Since then, lacrosse has continued to expand. More…

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Lacrosse Playground

In 2009, Adam O’Neill, Harry Alford and Thomas Alford launched Lacrosse Playground as the preeminent site for lacrosse gearheads. For years Lacrosse Playground provided lacrosse fans with tutorials and tips on how to string a lacrosse head, up-close looks at the gear the top players used and sneak peeks at equipment and uniforms before they were released. More than 10 years and millions of visits later, Lacrosse Playground has relaunched with a focus on storytelling. Our mission is to provide comprehensive coverage of the latest lacrosse news, share insights into the sports betting and fantasy lacrosse world and showcase the lifestyles and personalities of the sport of lacrosse through articles, videos and podcasts.

1 Comment

  1. malibu ken on March 19, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    Whoa great story on the burn victim. Lax is king!

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