Born from First Stick, Carter is Chasing Her College Dreams

Jul 09, 2019

Years from now, the name Makena Carter may become synonymous with the emergence of high school lacrosse in the Los Angeles Unified School District. As a senior this past spring at Hamilton High School, she is believed to be the first LAUSD lacrosse player to received a college lacrosse scholarship. 

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US Lacrosse Adds SafeSport Training Benefit to All Adult Coach Memberships

Jul 08, 2019

US Lacrosse is adding a new benefit to all adult coach memberships in order to further enhance player safety. Effective August 1, 2019, all adult coach memberships will require online SafeSport training. This benefit will be provided at no additional cost to members. 

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High School Boys’ & Girls’ 2019 All-America & All-Academic Winners Named

Jul 02, 2019

US Lacrosse today announced the boys’ and girls’ players selected as 2019 US Lacrosse High School All-Americans and All-Academic Team members. Over 1,200 boys and 1,300 girls players were recognized for their efforts on and off the field.

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US Lacrosse Unveils New Resources in Spanish

Jun 28, 2019

Materials include general and detailed information in Spanish about both men’s and women’s lacrosse, including a Spanish-language infographic and Spanish-language version of the US Lacrosse membership form.

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Sharing the Message About Playing Sun Safe

Jun 27, 2019

Hearing the statistics about melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, can be sobering. US Lacrosse's newly-formed relationship with the Claire Marie Foundation to raise awareness caught the attention of WJZ-TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore.

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Video: Experts Discuss Overtraining and Sport Specialization

Jun 26, 2019

Sport specialization has become increasingly more common among younger athletes, including those who play lacrosse. Does this intense training heighten the risk of injury, or increase the chances of sport burnout? Two national experts offer their thoughts on the subject.

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Point of Entry: MAYLA Increasing Lacrosse Education in Milwaukee

Jun 20, 2019

The Milwaukee Area Youth Lacrosse Association encompasses about 1,5000 boys and girls players.

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GHYLA Strengthens Ties to US Lacrosse, Local Groups to Maintain Momentum

Jun 19, 2019

The Greater Houston Youth Lacrosse Association features more than 1,300 boys on 82 teams.

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Report: Verbal Abuse Triggering Decline in Officials

Jun 04, 2019

An article in Newsday pinpoints verbal abuse by parents, coaches, and spectators as a significant contributor to the declining number of referees and umpires for all high school sports, including lacrosse.

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Research Study: Lacrosse Injuries, Concussions More Prevalent Among Youth Boys

Jun 04, 2019

Youth boys’ lacrosse players have lower time-loss injury rates than older male lacrosse participants, but also have higher all-injury, concussion, and checking-related injury rates.

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