Leaving a Lacrosse Legacy

Apr 13, 2020

Originally from Colombia, Oscar Cifuentes came to the United States at age seven. He was introduced to lacrosse as a student in high school, where Donna Rose served as his guidance counselor. Her impact lasted far beyond high school.

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The Rewards of Adaptive Lacrosse

Apr 08, 2020

Utilizing a network of volunteers, including local high school players, Parkville Adaptive Lacrosse facilitates lacrosse opportunities for developmentally challenged participants. Program founder Marty Delaney takes pride in the active engagement of his hometown community.

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US Lacrosse to Feature Prominent Voices for Celebrate Diversity Month

Apr 06, 2020

This month, as part of Celebrate Diversity Month, we are taking the time to profile some of the most influential faces in the growing diversity of our game. Through sharing US Lacrosse Magazine stories, and our four-part Instagram Live interviews hosted by Kyle Harrison, we want to shed a light on those making a difference in our game.

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Spreading the Game and New Opportunities

Apr 02, 2020

Rick Burton is a clinician for the US Lacrosse Sankofa Clinic Series and also serves as a varsity boys’ coach at Edgewood (Md.) High School. His passion for lacrosse has motivated him to launch Route 40 Lacrosse, a program aimed at bringing the game to young people from all backgrounds. 

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Welcoming All Walks: Why Jacksonville Fields its Diverse D-I Roster

Mar 31, 2020

Jacksonville the only Division I men's team in Florida, but they also stand out with one of the most diverse collections of players competing at the top level of a predominantly white sport. Jacksonville’s 45-man roster includes eight people of color.

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Video: Recruiting Girls of Color in Lacrosse

Feb 12, 2020

Part of the challenge of any endeavor is getting buy-in from participants. Growing the game of lacrosse, especially among non-traditional participants, is no different.

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Celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day

Feb 05, 2020

Throughout the day today, US Lacrosse will be celebrating the Women Sports Foundation’s National Girls & Women in Sports Day initiative with inspirational quotes and thoughts from some of the leading voices in the game as we celebrate this year’s theme — Lead Her Forward.

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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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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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Reborn PAL Program Fueling Sport on Long Island

Nov 13, 2019

The Hempstead Police Athletic League (PAL) program, relaunched in 2012, is helping to develop the sport on Long Island and fuel the dreams of players like Dylan Willis, a sophomore on the men's lacrosse team at St. John's.

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