LADM, Grants Impacting Game Growth in Northern Virginia

Jan 22, 2020

The HRYL girls’ division was an early adopter of the LADM and has offered small-sided games for its U10 and U12 players for the past two years. The league adopted the concept for the boys’ division this fall and leveraged local high school players to help introduce the alternate play paradigm.

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Impacting Indiana with a US Lacrosse Diversity Grant

Jan 17, 2020

Two years ago, Jacqueline Bartelt’s daughter transferred into Lawrence North High School, located in Indianapolis’ northeast suburbs. Much to her disappointment, the school did not have a girls’ lacrosse team. Rather than accept the status quo, mother and daughter got busy.

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Pittsburgh, Navy Club Ranked No. 1 in WCLA Preseason Polls

Jan 15, 2020

Pittsburgh is the defending WCLA D-I national champion, while Navy Club finished as the D-II national runner-up in 2019.

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SafeSport Symposium Will Help Launch LaxCon 2020

Jan 08, 2020

Abuse, on any level and in any form, must never be part of the youth sports experience, and US Lacrosse believes that education and awareness are important tools for helping to prevent abuse and misconduct against youth. 

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Hall of Fame Pioneer Betty Shellenberger Passes Away

Jan 02, 2020

Betty Shellenberger, a legendary pioneer in both women’s lacrosse and field hockey, and a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, passed away earlier this week at the age of 98.

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Do You Have a Concussion Plan?

Dec 20, 2019

US Lacrosse strongly encourages all teams, clubs, and leagues to develop a documented plan to deal with concussion injuries. To assist in that process, US Lacrosse provides guidelines, updated annually, for the development of that plan. 

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Remembering Hall of Famer Marge Garinger

Dec 18, 2019

Marge Garinger, a highly-accomplished and well-respected women’s lacrosse official and a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, passed away peacefully on December 11 at the age of 84.

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Help Wanted: Women’s Headgear Study

Dec 16, 2019

With funding support from US Lacrosse, Dr. Daniel Herman of the University of Florida is conducting the largest research study ever launched to evaluate injury rate differences between helmeted and non-helmeted high school girls players.

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Donna Rose Selected as 2019 Homer Schwartz Award Winner

Dec 12, 2019

Donna Rose, a strong lacrosse advocate who served for over 10 years in multiple leadership roles with the South Florida Chapter of US Lacrosse, has been posthumously selected as this year’s winner of the US Lacrosse Homer R. Schwartz Chapter Leadership Award. 

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VIDEO: Youth Concussion Consensus Report

Dec 10, 2019

A new consensus statement about sport-related concussion in youth sports was recently published in JAMA Pediatrics, the result of a thorough review by an independent panel of experts of all current evidence-based research studies.

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