Help Change the Concussion Culture

Feb 10, 2020

Good teammates look out for each other. That’s the premise behind the Team Up Speak Up campaign, in which players are encouraged to notify a coach or athletic trainer if they suspect a teammate might have a concussion. 

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Research Report Highlights 2019 Projects

Feb 07, 2020

The 2019 Research Report includes updates of studies about women’s headgear, mental health programs for youth athletes, and youth concussions, among others.

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Harrison Committed to Creating an Inclusive Culture

Feb 03, 2020

As one of the most decorated players of his generation, the 2005 Tewaaraton Award winner has grown into the responsibility of fostering positive change in the sport he loves.

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Acompora Foundation: AED is Common Sense

Feb 03, 2020

The only effective response to commotio cordis is the timely delivery of a life-saving shock or defibrillation. Had there been an AED on the field at Northport, Louis’ life may have been saved.

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WCLA Championship is Expanding in 2020

Jan 31, 2020

Event features the addition of four teams for the expanded Division II championship, marking the first time the division will include 16 teams.

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SafeSport’s Impact is Potentially a Life Changer

Jan 29, 2020

Research shows a strong correlation between early adversity (before the age of 18) and poor outcomes later in life. There’s a direct link between childhood trauma, such as sexual abuse, and adult onset of chronic disease, depression, and suicide. 

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Remembering Hall of Famer Gene Corrigan

Jan 27, 2020

Corrigan was a lifelong contributor to the sport of lacrosse as a player, coach and administrator, and was inducted to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1993.

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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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