5 results for tag: Stick

High School Player Gives Back to First Stick

By Brian Logue Earlier this year, the US Lacrosse Foundation staff received a truly heartwarming letter. Jack Camp, a senior at Wayne Central (N.Y.) High School, sent in a note with a donation to the US Lacrosse First Stick Program. We can tell you what he said, but his own words say it all:My name is Jack Camp. I am a senior at Wayne Central High School in ... More

Wall Ball Challenge Tops $20,000 for First Stick Program

By Brian Logue SPARKS, Md. — The US Lacrosse #WallBallChallenge has already raised more than $ 20,000 for the US Lacrosse First Stick Program in its first month. The challenge encourages lacrosse players to use the US Lacrosse Wall Ball app, powered by SNYPR and sponsored by LaxWorld, and secure sponsors for donations to the First Stick Program. ... More

Alive and Well: First Stick Success Stories

By Paul Ohanian Mitch FentonAlexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles recently completed a successful spring season for both its boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams, with the girls’ losing by one goal in the semifinal round of LA City Championship, and the boys finishing as championship runner-up. VIDEO.A great season for any school, but even more ... More

Gold Stick is a “No-Brainer”

By Paul Ohanian Jim Cowsert Certified coaches, documented safety procedures, a commitment to sportsmanship and consistent communication to constituents. These are all hallmarks of the US Lacrosse Gold Stick Program and among the best practices that applicant organizations are implementing to provide the most positive playing experience for youth. With 20 ... More

US Lacrosse “Stick Stories”: Oakland Lacrosse Club

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington Gilda Rottman How lacrosse has taken hold in Oakland’s inner-city neighborhoods --- and how US Lacrosse helped to make it happen If you can see it, you can be it. As a group of roughly 50 middle-school kids, many of whom are holding a stick for the first time, rotate through drill stations at an Oakland (Calif.) ... More