Archive 2014
2 Apr 2014

“America’s First Sport” on Vimeo

“America’s First Sport” on Vimeo

(Syracuse University) The first sporting event every observed by Europeans in North America was a lacrosse game in 1637. Jesuit missionaries from France saw hundreds of native men playing a ball game with sticks that they thought resembled a bishop’s crosier, so they called the game “lacrosse.”

31 Mar 2014

Team Uganda steps up preps for Lacrosse World Cup

Team Uganda steps up preps for Lacrosse World Cup

(Uganda) Team Uganda will be competing for the first time in a world championship event when it travels to Denver in July, but you wouldn’t know that by listening to Uganda’s Head Coach, Andrew Boston.

31 Mar 2014

“The Game That Never Was”

“The Game That Never Was”

Anzac International Lacrosse games in Auckland to mark centenary.

The centenary of World War One this year not only marks a significant anniversary of world war history, but also of the history of Lacrosse in both Australia and New Zealand.

30 Mar 2014

Martin Clarke in Lacrosse Scotland Hall of Fame

Martin Clarke in Lacrosse Scotland Hall of Fame

Lacrosse Scotland is pleased to announce that Martin Clarke is the 2014 inductee into the 2014 Lacrosse Scotland Hall of Fame.

25 Mar 2014

“America’s First Sport” to Air on ESPNU

“America’s First Sport” to Air on ESPNU

(Syracuse, NY) “America’s First Sport,” a documentary about lacrosse, the oldest and — in the 21st century the fastest growing — sport in America, will air on ESPNU this Saturday, March 29th on ESPNU at 11am.

21 Mar 2014

Australia Names Roster for World Championship

Australia Names Roster for World Championship

(from staff reports) After a long preparation the 2014 Australian Men’s Team to play in the World Championships in Denver is now announced!