Lacrosse Communities Project Debuts in Albany

Jun 22, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y., June 21, 2019 — Many gathered at Albany High School yesterday to celebrate the launch of the Lacrosse Communities Project – a US Lacrosse program developed to create a vertically-integrated series of opportunities for children to participate in lacrosse from grade school through adulthood.

Joining US Lacrosse at the celebration were representatives from many organizations around the city of Albany, including Mayor Kathy Sheehan, City School District of Albany superintendent Kimberly Wilkins, and members of the Albany Police Athletic League.

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ULA Helps to Create Opportunities in South Florida

Jun 20, 2017

The BC Blues program was created in 2015 by Donna Rose, the diversity & inclusion chair for the South Florida Chapter of US Lacrosse, because she saw a need to provide a cost-sharing opportunity for a mostly non-traditional population of local players. 

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Urban Lacrosse Alliance Applications Being Accepted

Jun 05, 2017

US Lacrosse is accepting new member applications for the Urban Lacrosse Alliance (ULA), an affiliation of like-minded organizations dedicated to expanding lacrosse opportunities for urban youth. If approved, ULA members receive resources from US Lacrosse to support lacrosse development in underserved areas.

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Camp Sanctioning Program Announced

May 18, 2017

Best-practice standards in five operational areas highlight initiative to enrich camp experience for players

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Trilogy Providence Tournament Added to US Lacrosse Sanctioning Program

May 10, 2017

The list of lacrosse tournaments meeting best-practice criteria established by the national governing body continues to grow.

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US Lacrosse Adds Cherry Bomb Events as Tournament Sanctioning Pilot

May 01, 2017

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse today added lacrosse tournaments owned and operated by Cherry Bomb, LLC, to its tournament sanctioning program.

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Speaking From The Heart

Apr 07, 2017

Dr. Jeff Mandak, a board certified cardiologist, has served as a US Lacrosse volunteer for over 15 years and spearheaded efforts to expand the availability of AEDs throughout the lacrosse community to offset the risk of sudden cardiac death.

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Ask Alaxa

Apr 06, 2017

You’ve got questions. Alaxa has your answers. Welcome to the first edition of #AskAlaxa, where she’ll address your questions about rules, player segmentation, safety — anything related to lacrosse.

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Three Drills to Better Your Players Stick Skills

Apr 04, 2017

As a player, I was always taught that superior stick skills win games. It’s hard to beat a team that can consistently catch and throw under pressure. As a coach, I try and pass on that knowledge to my players. When coaching young girls who are still developing skills, you want to emphasize the basics. Here are three drills that I use to better my team’s stick skills:

#1: Stickwork Inside the Center Circle

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US Lacrosse Adds STEPS Lacrosse Events as Sanctioning Pilots

Mar 24, 2017

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse today added four lacrosse tournaments owned and operated by STEPS Lacrosse to the pilot phase of its sanctioned tournament status.

The US Lacrosse tournament sanctioning program represents an initiative to raise the quality of the youth tournament experience and publicize events that meet operational criteria developed by US Lacrosse and industry experts.

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