It’s no secret lacrosse participation is booming nationally.

That’s especially evident now in Florida, where many football players are finding playing the sport is a perfect companion.

The Miami Herald examines that trend.

Meanwhile, in the longtime lax hotbed of Baltimore, Loyola College has started its quest of what would be an unprecedented second straight national title.

The Greyhounds are using some interesting methods to get there, too.NandN

For a look at Loyola’s retro training techniques, check this story from The New York Times.

In other headlines from this past week from across the lacrosse world:

* Are helmets coming to women’s lacrosse?

* California program learns lacrosse’s roots

* LSMs will be key in Saturday’s matchup of No. 1 Loyola vs. No. 3 Maryland

* Marquette set for D-I debut

* Albany program getting national attention after upsetting Syracuse

* NCAA tournament expansion could be on the horizon

* Football star’s college future is in lacrosse

* Tewaaraton men’s, women’s watch lists announced

* Latest collegiate men’s national rankings

* Latest collegiate women’s national rankings

* Where to watch college games on TV this weekend

* Tristate recruiting commitment stories

* News & notes archive

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