Calabria, Hudson Named 2017 Breschi Scholarship Recipients

Sep 13, 2017

Eve Calabria and Austin Hudson are the recipients of 2017 Michael Breschi Scholarships, awarded annually to honor the life and memory of Michael Breschi, son of University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse head coach Joe Breschi. 

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Bridge the Gap: Ferris School Project, Part 2

Aug 29, 2017

Earlier this month, we posted a video about a new lacrosse program at Ferris School (Del.), a a secure care, accredited treatment facility providing services for up to 72 court committed males, ages 13 to 18.

As part of US Lacrosse's support of the Ferris School program, we partnered with the Sankofa Lacrosse Foundation to bring experienced lacrosse players to Ferris to offer instruction and share their life experiences with the sport.

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Lacrosse Provides Inspiration During Battle with Leukemia

Aug 28, 2017

Four years ago, Rick and Jennifer Baker’s then seven-year-old son, Trip, was diagnosed with leukemia. Having just moved to Wyoming from Southern California, the Bakers were without a big network of family and friends as treatments started for Trip. 

While his parents were focusing on Trip’s health, Trip was focusing on lacrosse. He made his dad promise that he’d start a lacrosse team for Trip to play on after undergoing a stem-cell transplant and being cleared for sports again. 

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Diversity Grant Applications Being Accepted

Aug 14, 2017

US Lacrosse is accepting applications for its National Diversity Grant Program, which provides resources to local groups and organizations to support projects and events that promote lacrosse opportunities among non-traditional participants. Applications in this cycle will be accepted through September 15, 2017. 

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Urban Lacrosse Alliance Conference Empowers Leaders

Aug 09, 2017

The Urban Lacrosse Alliance Conference, a two-day gathering hosted by US Lacrosse at its national headquarters, included coaches, volunteers, and program administrators who guide the 55 ULA programs from coast-to-coast that offer lacrosse programming for youth in urban centers.

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Video: Lacrosse Providing a Second Chance for High Risk Youth

Aug 03, 2017

The Ferris School in Delaware is using lacrosse to impact the lives of high risk youth and to provide them with new options as they transition back into their communities.

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US Lacrosse Launches Nuttle-Wingate Legacy Fund Raising Tribute

Jul 31, 2017

Tom Nuttle and Elmer Wingate had notable All-America careers, at Cornell and Maryland, respectively, but their work as pioneering youth coaches in suburban Baltimore was what made an even deeper impact on the sport.

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Wrapping Up Another Successful WallBall Challenge

Jul 26, 2017

Gavin Jones was up by 5 a.m. on June 30. He had a WallBall Challenge title to retain, and his competition was slowly creeping up on him on the final day.

That meant he had to commit to WallBall all day. 

“I felt comfortable until the last day,” Jones said. “The last day was so stressful.”

What made, or who made the final day of the WallBall Challenge exciting was Jessica Hartmus, a 14-year-old from Roanoke, Ind. Hartmus trailed Jones heading into the final day,  and woke up at 8 a.m. to see the leader had already racked up 3,000 reps.

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High School Boys’ & Girls’ All-America & All-Academic Winners Named

Jul 05, 2017

US Lacrosse has announced the boys’ and girls’ players selected as 2017 US Lacrosse High School All-Americans and All-Academic Team members. Over 750 boys and 900 girls players were recognized for their efforts on and off the field.

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Wall Ball Wednesday

Jun 28, 2017

US Lacrosse is currently hosting the second annual WallBall Challenge, powered by SNYPR. This year’s contest, running throughout the entire month of June, will benefit the First Stick Program, a US Lacrosse initiative that provides resources, including equipment, to start-up lacrosse programs.

Every Wednesday throughout the challenge, participants will be tasked with various tasks in order to be entered to win gear from our WallBall Challenge sponsors.

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