LaxCon 2021: By the Numbers

Jan 07, 2021

We’re just over a week away from the 2021 US Lacrosse Convention — an all-virtual event that takes place Jan. 15-16. The new format will be a different experience for this annual staple, but we’re excited to bring the lacrosse community together in a different way to get ready for the season.

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Gifts to US Lacrosse Tripled During Final Week of 2020

Dec 28, 2020

Motivated by an original matching grant, a generous donor has added another matching grant to triple all gifts made from now through Dec 31. Thanks to both matching donors, we can pass the game on and give a child the opportunity to play lacrosse in a safe environment while having fun.

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Samuel Pikul, Summer Carpenter Are US Lacrosse Impact Athletes

Dec 18, 2020

Samuel Pikul of Chanhassen, Minn.,  and Summer Carpenter of South Grafton, Mass., have been recognized as US Lacrosse Impact Athletes for their work in supporting their communities with special efforts.

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Bridge Lacrosse Providing Pathway to Play

Nov 25, 2020

Dallas-based Bridge Lacrosse, a nonprofit and US Lacrosse member organization that serves nearly 800 student-athletes from diverse and low-income communities, provides a pathway for Dallas - Fort Worth’s urban youth.

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Homegrown Summer: How a Revived Tournament Boomed in Minnesota

Nov 23, 2020

Champions of Summer revival after a hiatus since 2017 gave Minnesota high school and youth teams a chance to play this year after their spring seasons were cancelled due to COVID-19.

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Rockingham Lacrosse Club (Va.) Making Its Own 'Field of Dreams'

Nov 20, 2020

When COVID-19 restricted field space, Rockingham Lacrosse Club, located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, got creative to create playing opportunities.

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Battle Tested: Mobile Youth Lacrosse Still Thriving After a Decade

Nov 19, 2020

Celebrating 10 years of youth lacrosse in  Mobile, Alabama, including a look at the annual Battleship Shootout, which traditonally brings teams from the Southeast and features the USS Alabama as a backdrop.

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New Era for Say-Lax: A Resurgence for the Saugerties (N.Y.) Youth Program

Nov 16, 2020

Founded by the late Bob Slate, Saugerties (N.Y.) Area Youth lacrosse enjoyed a resurgence this summer than not even the pandemic could stop. Having the youth program come back was one of Slate's biggest hopes.

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US Lacrosse Continues Efforts to Address NFHS Classification

Nov 13, 2020

The NFHS classification of boys' lacrosse as "high-risk" for COVID-19 transmission is not supported by data and the US Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety Committee has recommended boys' and girls' lacrosse both be included in the "moderate-risk" category. US Lacrosse is continuing efforts to have the organization, and others that have mirrored the decision, to reconsider.

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Treasure Valley Youth Lacrosse League Founder Maggie Williams Retiring

Nov 10, 2020

Treasure Valley Youth Lacrosse League founder Maggie Williams pioneered the sport's growth in Idaho over 14 years.

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