via press release The Florida Launch are selling limited edition red and white logo shirts to benefit American Red Cross South Florida Region. The exclusive red tee is printed and distributed in South Florida with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the Red Cross’s efforts. The shirt is available for purchase through the Launch’s official shop while supplies last. Boca Raton, the Launch’s home since Major League Lacrosse expanded in 2014, was recently affected by Hurricane Irma. The American Red Cross’s South Florida Region serves eight million people in 13 counties in Florida. The proceeds from the shirt’s sale will go directly to aid in the Red Cross’s efforts to provide disaster relief. Purchase the shirt here.
Berkeley Prep Youth Coaches Clinic REGISTER Please register on-line Location Berkeley Preparatory School Gries Center for the Arts and Sciences 4811 Kelly Rd. Tampa, FL 33615 Time 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Check-in at 8:30 AM Speakers and Topics Travis Loving - Head Coach - Berkeley Prep - Goalie Play Travis Loving joins Berkeley Preparatory School as head Boys Varsity Lacrosse coach after 17 seasons at The Haverford School located just outside of Philadelphia. Travis played goalie collegiately at Army for legendary Coach Jack Emmer. At West Point, he served as the team’s captain in 1996, was a 3-time All-Patriot league selection, and appeared in the NCAA tournament during his freshmen and senior years. He has coached 36 high school All-America
It's now nearly a week since we have gone through Irma and I welcome back all our readers. Not all of us in Florida have recovered power at this point and a number of our residents will not see a semblance of normality for quite a long time to come. If you are Jake Luce and the Key West high school team or Coral Shores this is going to be a long way back. Ransom Everglades sustained a lot of damage. I'm sure that some of the West Coast schools also have a lot of cleanup and work to do. I texted back and forth with Immokalee HC Scott Rickard and most of his kids were in the high school shelter and that's a community that we need to keep an eye on during the recovery given how much damage our state's agricultural producers suffered. Given what this storm produced the lo
This will be my last article for now as we wait for Irma to hit this weekend. All of us at FLN hope to be back with you as soon as possible, which will likely coincide with when I am back with electricity. I told my son that this weekend might well be the one he tells his grandchildren about and it likely will be. I wish all my fellow Floridians and those in the states that Irma will likely also affect the best of health coming out of this. People can rebuild property and possessions but family needs protecting. Good luck and God bless.
via the Launch web site - written by Austin Lee, picture from Launch web site Excerpt: After a career that has spanned 12 years and seven different teams, one of Major League Lacrosse’s most exciting players can walk away with no reservations. “Part of the main reason I am stepping away now is the fact that I get to step away on my own terms and be okay with how I finished,” said Florida Launch veteran Chazz Woodson. On a warm April night, a charter bus of weary Launch staffers and players made their way back to Boca Raton. The team’s first game of the season was held in DeLand, Florida as the Launch awaited the completion of FAU Stadium renovations. In that game, the visiting Boston Cannons stole an overtime victory and the home team was sent home – hungrie
via Centenary College web site Excerpt: SHREVEPORT, La. - The Centenary athletic department and Director of Athletics and Recreation Dr. Bob Bunnell are pleased to announce the addition of men’s lacrosse and new head coach, Casey McDonald. Also announced on Thursday, August 31, Dr. Bunnell announced Tom Jackson will become the new Gents and Ladies tennis coach as well as the removal of the interim tag from Gents soccer head coach Kyle Symczak. “After two seasons, I am excited to announce that we are re-introducing men’s lacrosse here at Centenary,” said Bunnell. “We have already hit the ground running with the hire of Casey McDonald as head coach. He has invaluable ties to not only Louisiana lacrosse, but the Shreveport lacrosse community as well. Coupled wi