(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.”
(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.
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.
Lacrosse Scotland is pleased to announce that Martin Clarke is the 2014 inductee into the 2014 Lacrosse Scotland Hall of Fame.
(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.
(from staff reports) After a long preparation the 2014 Australian Men’s Team to play in the World Championships in Denver is now announced!