Ask Alaxa, Week 2

Apr 20, 2017

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

Submit questions using the hashtag #AskAlaxa.

We are looking to sign up for a lacrosse program in our community. What are our first steps?

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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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Allstate Sugar Bowl and Louisiana Chapter of US Lacrosse Join Forces

Feb 15, 2017

Beginning in 2016, the Louisiana Chapter of US Lacrosse assumed the responsibility of hosting and coordinating the AllState Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic, a tournament for youth and high school teams which seeks to grow the game across the Gulf South Region.

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LaxCon to Return to Baltimore in 2018

Feb 03, 2017

LaxCon, lacrosse's largest educational event, will return to Baltimore Jan. 19-21, 2018, as announced today by US Lacrosse.

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Changes Worth Making Highlight LaxCon Keynote

Jan 20, 2017

Youth sports reform advocate John O'Sullivan delivered an inspirational and practical keynote address to kick off LaxCon in Baltimore.

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Lacrosse Being Used as a Tool to Help High-Risk Boys

Jan 10, 2017

Lacrosse is being used as a positive tool at the Ferris School to help wayward teenage boys who are identified as serious or chronic repeat offenders that pose a risk to themselves or others.

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Aiello to Receive the Homer R. Schwartz Award

Dec 08, 2016

Don Aiello, president of the NorCal Chapter of US Lacrosse, has been selected as this year’s winner of the US Lacrosse Homer R. Schwartz Chapter Leadership Award.

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US Lacrosse Announces LaxCon Speaker Schedule

Dec 06, 2016

US Lacrosse announces the schedule of speakers for educational sessions and demonstrations for lacrosse coaches and officials at the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention. The convention is scheduled for Jan. 20-22 at the Baltimore Convention Center. 

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Youthful Ambassadors Spreading Lacrosse Goodwill

Dec 02, 2016

The Tidewater Chapter of US Lacrosse is using well-rounded and enthusiastic middle school girls to help draw younger peers to the game. “These girls have exceeded our expectations,” says program coordinator Dan Neumann.

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