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  • Rise of the Lady Laxer: The Growth of Women's Lacrosse

    Posted on July 10, 2014 by Lax World

    The Rise of women's lacrosseTypically, when you think of major sports in America, the "big four" come to mind: hockey, baseball, basketball and football. But since the turn of the century, the country's fastest growing sport has been lacrosse. Specifically in the participation in high school lacrosse, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations. High school participation grew 528 percent from 1990 to 2008. Needless to say, that's more growth than any other sport has experienced within the same timeframe.

    So just what can be attributed to this massive growth? There's the game itself, a hockey-meets-soccer hybrid that's fun and affordable to play, it’s also easy to pick up. Just lifting up a stick and trying the game out can become addicting. But then there's another big factor that is continuing to contribute to the game's growth — the popularity of the sport among female players. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News


  • Get the Best Gear for your Squad at the Lax World Team Store!

    Posted on June 30, 2014 by Lax World

    At Lax World, we’ve worked hard over the years to build the ultimate one-stop shop for all of your lacrosse accessories, equipment and clothing needs. If an individual needs a particular type of stick or an apparel item, for example, we feel it’s important for them to know that they can come to us with [...]

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  • 2014 College Lacrosse Season - A Season of Suspense

    Posted on June 27, 2014 by Lax World

    The 2014 college lacrosse season is officially in the books and before we know it, coaches and programs will be gearing up for 2015 season. Before we look too much into the future, Let’s take a look back at some of the headlines and highlights from the 2014 lacrosse season? This memorable season had it all, triumphs, championships, achievements, and suspense, what more could you ask for! Here's a recap in a nutshell:

    Duke Wins DI National Championship... Again

    2014 Duke Lacrosse National ChampionshipDuke lacrosse could well be on its way to becoming a dynasty. For the second straight season, and 3rd since 2010, the Blue Devils claimed the Division I National Championship, beating Notre Dame 11-9 in what was an exciting and suspenseful game. Duke got off to a hot start leading 5-1 at halftime before Notre Dame mounted a strong comeback. The Fighting Irish scored 5 goals in the 4th, and cutting the score to 1. The Blue Devils couldn't rest easy until Jordan Wolf scored with 2:39 left in the game to truly seal the game. Sergio Perkovic led the Fighting Irish with 5 goals in the game, while Duke’s Jordan Wolf led the tournament with 13 goals. Continue Reading

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  • NCAA Lacrosse Final Four: Which Team Will Reign Supreme?

    Posted on May 21, 2014 by Lax World

    NCAA Final FourAnother week has passed, and more teams have fallen. The NCAA Lacrosse Championship season has resulted in valiant victories, and crushing defeats. Among the 16 teams that entered the Men’s and Women’s playoffs, only four remain in each tournament.

    The University of Maryland has fought all season and both their Men’s and Women’s teams heave reached the Final Four. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News


  • 2014 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Men’s and Women’s Playoff Updates

    Posted on May 12, 2014 by Lax World

    2014 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Bracket

     

     

    Are you excited for lacrosse playoff season yet? Well, get excited – this is an exhilarating time for the world of lacrosse!
    Over the next couple of weeks, the NCAA’s greatest college teams are competing for the championship title. There are some intense matchups slated for both the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse divisions. Here’s how the brackets looked for the weekend of May 10-11: Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News


  • 10 Problems Only Lacrosse Players Will Understand

    Posted on April 24, 2014 by Lax World

    As awesome as lacrosse is, all true Laxers experience similar problems. Whether it’s on or off the field, here are 10 problems only lacrosse players will understand.

    1. When coach says you won’t need sticks for practice:

    It’s going to be a loooong practice…

    Continue Reading

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  • 2014 College Lacrosse Updates and Highlights

    Posted on April 18, 2014 by Lax World

    Men's Lacrosse

    Men's Lacrosse

    The 2014 NCAA lacrosse season is underway, and we’ve already seen some intense matchups. Current Mens Lacrosse rankings are as follows: Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News


  • What to Look Forward to in 2014 in the Lacrosse World

    Posted on October 25, 2013 by Lax World

    2014 FIL Denver Logo

    2014 is an exciting year for the lacrosse world. The Federation of International World Championship (FIL World Championship) is the largest international event in the lacrosse world. For the first time in history, this event is coming to the US and is taking place in Denver, Colorado. As an international event, more than 40 nations are expected to participate in this year’s championship game. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News and was tagged with lacrosse, FIL, Federation of International Lacrosse


  • College Lax World: 2012 Recap

    Posted on January 3, 2013 by Lax World

    Loyola University 2012 Champions

    Bringing you the latest news, updates, and stories from the world of college lacrosse. Check back every few months for the latest happenings from your favorite schools.

    2012 has become a closed chapter, and the lacrosse community is eagerly looking forward to 2013. We are recapping the biggest lacrosse news stories from the past the year.

    Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse News and was tagged with news, lacrosse, Loyola, Notre Dame


  • Lacrosse Face-Off Tips and Drills to Dominate the X

    Posted on December 7, 2012 by Lax World

    Lacrosse Faceoff

    Properly executing a lacrosse face-off is a combination of skills – both physical and mental. Using the proper tools, mind-set, and body placements are a deadly combination that will increase your possessions off the X.

    Middies who participate in the face-off are the make-it-or-break-it players on the field. To gain an advantage at the face-off there are certain drills that need to be incorporated into your training sessions – no matter your skill level. Continue Reading

    Posted in Lacrosse Sticks, Lacrosse Tips, Lacrosse News and was tagged with face-off, face-off drills, face-off tips, lacrosse drills


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