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Parents Aren’t Ruining Youth Sports. We All Are.

By T.J. Buchanan Logan Whitton A recent article in The Washington Post asked if parents are ruining youth sports. The article states, “The number of children playing team sports is falling, with the experts blaming a parent-driven focus on elite travel clubs, specialization in one sport and pursuit of scholarships for hurting the country&rsqu... More

US Lacrosse Names GreenFields as Synthetic Turf Partner

from press release BALTIMORE -- US Lacrosse has signed a five-year marketing partnership with GreenFields USA as its official artificial turf partner, it was announced today. GreenFields, a world leader in artificial turf systems, will be installing its state-of-the-art MX Trimension woven turf and woven Sine pad along with a TPE infill at US Lacrosse's ... More

NCAA Report: Lacrosse is Fastest-Growing College Sport

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington Marc Piscotty Lacrosse is the fastest-growing college sport in the nation, according to the annual NCAA Sports Sponsorship and Participation Rates Report released Thursday. Growth across men’s and women’s lacrosse across all NCAA divisions notably outpaced all other sports from 2000-2014. Participation in ... More

Tickets on Sale for Team USA Spring Premiere

From Press Release BALTIMORE — Tickets are now on sale for the Team USA Spring Premiere, a four-game showcase featuring three U.S. national teams competing against top competition at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., from Jan. 9-10. The U.S. men’s and women’s senior teams and the U.S. men’s U19 team will compete at the event. The ... More

32 Organizations Receive 2015 US Lacrosse Sportsmanship Grants

By Paul Ohanian Kevin Tucker US Lacrosse is providing sportsmanship grants to 32 lacrosse organizations in 12 states to help subsidize educational workshops for athletes, parents and administrators conducted by US Lacrosse’s national partner, Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). With a total value of $ 65,000, the grants are designed to support US ... More

Why Lacrosse Should Risk It Like REI

By Erin Smith | @USLacrosse REI announced this week that it would not open its stores on Black Friday. Its website says, ”REI believes that being outside makes our lives better. On Black Friday, we are closing all our stores and going outside. For 76 years, our passion has been to bring you great gear to get you out too.” How audacious of them ... More

Why Great Lacrosse Attackers Play Like Zombies

By Kate Leavell | @KateLeavell Alan Rennie Midfielders are do-it-all players. They run the offense. They command the defense. Most are driven by the desire to score rather than the desire to do full-field sprints, but they do it anyway because they know it’s their job. But how many attackers know their role also overlaps with that of midfielders? Do ... More