Boston Box Lacrosse: Minutemen and MegaWhales shake up the standings

November 15, 2018

Will Jennings scored 10 goals – outscoring the defending-champion Blazers by himself – and Kyle Denhoff added four goals and two assists as the Minutemen avenged a one-goal opening-night loss with a 22-9 blowout in Boston Box Lacrosse League action on Nov. 13 at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham, Mass. In the nightcap, the MegaWhales also reversed their opening-night fortunes, taking down PrimeTime in a 10-9 nail-biter that further…

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World Lax: USA wins controversial gold

July 23, 2018

Team USA took home gold versus Team Canada at the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships on Saturday, but the victory will always have an asterisk beside it. Tom Schreiber, aka Captain America, scored the game-winning goal despite a moving pick and shot-clock issues in the dying seconds of the game. In the final minute, the U.S. had three consecutive shots go high of the cage. After the last one, Rob…

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World Lax: USA holds on to beat Canada

July 17, 2018

Team USA managed to stay in the lead and defeat Team Canada 11-10 despite an obvious penalty late in the fourth quarter of their game on Sunday at the World Field Lacrosse Championships in Netanya, Israel. The USA takes first place in the top pool of play with a 3-0 record while Canada falls to 2-1. Canada trailed 7-4 in the third quarter but fought back to take a 10-9…

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World Lax: A hopping good game for USA

July 15, 2018

Team USA soundly defeated Team Australia by a score of 19-1 on Saturday in blue group action at the World Field Lacrosse Championships. Leading the way for Team USA was Jordan Wolf with three goals and two assists. Ryan Brown, Marcus Holman and Tom Schreiber all had hat tricks for the USA, who led 12-0 by halftime. “We were looking to be a little more aggressive from the start,” said…

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World Lax: Jet-lagged Iroquois defeated by USA

July 14, 2018

JULY 12 – A tale of two halves would be the best description of Thursday’s Iroquois-USA matchup. Team Iroquois lost to Team USA by a score of 17-9 after flying in that same day. Team Iroquois, plagued by passport issues, flew the 11-hour flight to come into Israel only to be soundly defeated by Team USA. The Iroquois missed the 2010 tournament in England due to issues with their Haudenosaunee…

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Press Release: Skip Lichtfuss named director of national teams and high performance for US Lacrosse

May 24, 2018

SPARKS, Md. — Skip Lichtfuss, a National Lacrosse Hall of Fame player with a long connection to the U.S. National Teams Program, has been named as the director of national teams and high performance for US Lacrosse. “We’re very fortunate to have Skip join US Lacrosse and to serve our national teams program,” said Ann Kitt Carpenetti, vice president for lacrosse operations at US Lacrosse. “His lifetime involvement with lacrosse at…

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Press Release: US Lacrosse announces National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductees

May 24, 2018

SPARKS, Md. (May 23, 2018) — The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame announced the addition of nine new inductees as the Class of 2018, following approval by US Lacrosse’s Board of Directors. The newest members will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, September 29, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Md. The 2018 inductees are: Kevin Cassese, Elizabeth Leigh Bradley Friedman, A.J. Haugen, Alex Kahoe, Phyllis Kilgour,…

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US Lacrosse announces roster for FIL Men’s World Championship

January 9, 2018

U.S. national team head coach John Danowski has named the 23-player travel roster that will represent the United States in the Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship July 12-21 in Netanya, Israel. The roster was selected from the 48-member U.S. men’s national team after the Team USA Spring Premiere on Saturday at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. That was the seventh evaluation weekend for the players since Danowski was…

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