It was played centuries before any explorers arrived in North America. It’s now being played in 45 countries. Today, the number of players has tripled over the course of the last decade. Those are some of the storylines surrounding the hour-long video “America’s First Sport,” by the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human [...]
Stefan Bergman may now be known as the best long-range shooter in the lacrosse world. That’s because the La Salle High School (Pa.) senior scored on an 80-yard shot in an 11-9 win over Haverford (Pa.) on April 27. You can watch it here. LAXLESSONS Links * Download for free the new LaxLessons’ playbook iPad/iPhone [...]
Johns Hopkins will be in action tonight at 7:30 p.m. against Army at Michie Stadium in West Point with the Blue Jays likely needing a win to be considered for an NCAA Tournament berth. It’s the Blue Jays’ first loss since an 8-4 setback to defending national champion Loyola on April 27. One of the [...]
Alex Weber, an All-America attackman at Fox Lane who finished as the third-leading scorer at Penn his senior year in 2009, is pursuing a career in acting. He’s already racked up some impressive gigs. In addition to appearing in several commercials, including Doritos’ “Crash the Super Bowl,” he also had cameos on NBC’s “The Tonight [...]
We all have our own Halloween traditions. One college lacrosse program does too. Brigham Young’s team, which competes in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association, holds an annual Halloween practice. We don’t know how this year’s will turn out yet. But here’s a look back at last year’s: Follow Joe Lombardi on Twitter @joe_lombardi or [...]
Many of you come here each day for the latest news and buzz from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. But there’s more to LaxLessons.com than that. Lots more. In addition to profiles by hundreds of current and former high school players from throughout the area — and, in [...]
Imagine creating your own lacrosse video game. Now you can. Tom Kessler has sent to it. The former Hofstra University attackman has launched an ambitious initiative, My Lacrosse Video Game, that allows fans to play a prominent role in launching a lax video game. “A lot of people connected with the game have said they [...]
You can check out video interviews from MSG Varsity with players and coaches from Saturday’s Red/Gray Tournament in Somers by clicking here. The event featured two defending Section 1 championships (Lakeland/Panas in Class A and Putnam Valley in Class C) as well as two teams that took titles in 2009 (Yorktown in Class A and [...]
A 1-4-1 set play, with one side of the field setting picks and slips and the backside looking to attack opposite.
A set play out of a basic 2-2-2 that has screens/pops and allows for your playmakers to attack the unbalanced backside.
Thailand National Lacrosse Team shows us how they warm up their goalie before practice with a simple wall ball drill.
All the way from Thailand, former Hofstra Pride and LI Lizard faceoff specialist Joe Mascaretti shows us the keys to getting into a faceoff stance.
Here’s a stickwork shooting drill that encompasses basic offensive structure out of a 3 man game that has the crease man popping up to move the ball down to the backside.
It’s been described as “the sickest goal ever.” We will let you be the judge of that.