Celebrating a New Beginning

Sep 15, 2016

Paddy Chester’s lacrosse life started in 1978 in Stockport, England, where as an 11-year-old lad he witnessed the most stunning upset in the sport’s history.

Just one week after the heavily favored and theretofore undefeated U.S. men’s team drubbed Canada 28-4, the Canadians defeated Team USA 17-16 in overtime. One Canadian newspaper chronicled it as “one of the most surprising comebacks since Lazarus strode from the crypt.”

Chester fell in awe.

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Remembrance and Hope Mark 9/11 Memorial Game

Sep 11, 2016

SPARKS, Md. — Lacrosse lived up to its Native American moniker as a medicine game Sunday, especially for the 42 New York City firefighters and police officers that commemorated the 15th anniversary of 9/11 by playing in a memorial game at US Lacrosse's grand opening of its new headquarters.

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New Era For US Lacrosse: Q&A with CEO Steve Stenersen

Aug 26, 2016

US Lacrosse will unveil its $15 million headquarters — including the 45,000-square-foot IWLCA Building, William G. Tierney Field and a new National Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Museum featuring the Richie Moran Hall of Fame Gallery — in a grand opening event Sept. 11.

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Cassese: US Lacrosse "An Incredible Vehicle for Learning"

Apr 23, 2015

Kevin Cassese got choked up twice during his presentation at the US Lacrosse Convention in January.

Speaking to a ballroom full of eager youth and high coaches on the topic of developing and sustaining a successful lacrosse program, the Lehigh coach projected a photo of the whiteboard in the Mountain Hawks’ locker room after they lost to North Carolina in the 2013 NCAA tournament. In all caps and erasable black marker, someone had left a message.

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