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Delray Lacrosse & Leadership Takes Part in Toy Drive!

Delray Lacrosse & Leadership Takes Part in Toy Drive!

Across The LAX World, Celebrating The Game, Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, Youth/Club
  via press release   On December 1st, Delray Lacrosse & Leadership (DLL) in association with Delray Citizens for Delray Police held their annual Heroes & Helpers event at the Target in Delray Beach. Over 130 families, of which fifty five were Delray Lacrosse & families were treated to breakfast & then a take-home turkey dinner while each of the children in the DLL program received a gift card so they could purchase Christmas presents with the assistance of a police or fire department officer. Delray Beach detective Adrian Rackauskas helped organize the event. He said “It is a collaborative effort with our local partners to hold this special event for local kids & families. Delray Lacrosse & Leadership is helping these kids in our community.” Donte
IWLCA Presidents Cup and Fall Debut Relocating to West Palm Beach!

IWLCA Presidents Cup and Fall Debut Relocating to West Palm Beach!

Across The LAX World, Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, Girls Recruiting, Recruiting
  via IWLCA press release   The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) and Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced today the IWLCA Presidents Cup and Fall Debut will move to West Palm Beach, Florida for the next three years. The Tournaments will be held November 22-24, 2019 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. “We are really excited about this new venue. Moving to West Palm Beach offers the opportunity to hold all of the tournament games at a single site, which will ensure that everyone has access to all of the amenities that can only be found at an IWLCA event,” said IWLCA President Kathy Taylor, who is also the head coach at Le Moyne College. “We are committed to providing a first-class tournament experience for the clubs, players, an
US Lacrosse Mag:  Why Pensacola Could Become A Lacrosse Hotbed

US Lacrosse Mag: Why Pensacola Could Become A Lacrosse Hotbed

Across The LAX World, Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Northern Boys, Northern Girls
  Author's Note:  This article appeared in the latest US Lacrosse Magazine and we had to wait for it to post online before we could link to it.  It's a great read!   Why Pensacola Could Become A Lacrosse Hotbed by Matt Hamilton   Excerpt: Football and baseball reign supreme on Florida’s Gulf Coast, especially in and around the Pensacola area. But starting about six years ago, Cassandra Waller, who oversees the physical education curriculum for Escambia County Public Schools, started to hear rumblings of another sport in her community — lacrosse. More and more youth programs, like the Pensacola Knights and Gulf Breeze, popped up and children were increasingly becoming interested in the stick-and-ball game. “I started to notice an upward trend in lacrosse
Olympic Heights Lacrosse – Why Is This The Only Major Boca Raton High School Without The Sport?  Part One

Olympic Heights Lacrosse – Why Is This The Only Major Boca Raton High School Without The Sport? Part One

Across The LAX World, Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Southeast Boys
  As I look around the rapid growth of our favorite sport I'm struck by the fact that in Boca Raton, my hometown, there is ONE glaring hole . . . why is Olympic Heights not fielding a team? Two years ago they announced a Boys' team led by Chris Andrea: Remember this? https://www.floridalacrossenews.com/breaking-news-olympic-heights-in-boca-to-add-lacrosse/     Pretty sweet helmet design, right? Equipment was donated and money raised. What happened to that equipment and money?  Seems like an accounting needs to occur and quickly.   So, I ask the question of ALL Olympic Heights students and parents . . . Are students interested in playing the sport or not?  The FASTEST growing sport in America is offered all over Boca Raton . . . bu
Mark Millon & JTAA Bring the Jupiter Lacrosse Classic to Florida – May 4th-5th, 2019!

Mark Millon & JTAA Bring the Jupiter Lacrosse Classic to Florida – May 4th-5th, 2019!

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  via press release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Millon Events is pleased to announce the inaugural Jupiter Lacrosse Classic Baltimore, MD—October 10, 2018 – Millon Events and JTAA Lacrosse is excited to announce the inaugural Jupiter Lacrosse Classic. The event will be held May 4th and 5th, 2019 at the beautiful Jupiter Community Park and positioned as the ultimate boys and girls lacrosse event in the South. The event will be a great kick off to summer and geared towards the player and family experience as well as a celebration of the sport of lacrosse in Florida. Highlights will include a combination of impeccable fields, elite level teams, well trained officials, and best-in-class event management. The small boutique style event will feature desirable game format