We recently had the opportunity to spend an afternoon in one of our stores with lacrosse pro Joe Walters. Joe is a 4-time NCAA All-American and also plays in the MLL and NLL. To say he's highly accomplished as a lacrosse player is an epic understatement of gigantic proportions. In addition to playing, Joe also works with Maverik Lacrosse and is an avid user of their gear. Read More
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – that’s not up for debate. But what was recently up for debate regarding the upcoming 2016 games were two sports that needed to be added to meet the standard 28-event requirement. Up for consideration by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) were rugby, baseball, squash and roller sports, among others. The eventual winners wound up being golf and rugby.
We get that the IOC has requirements to meet when it comes to sports, but here’s a question: Why not add lacrosse to the summer games docket? Here’s a list of reasons to make lacrosse be an Olympic sport, as well as some information on when that possibility may become reality: Read More
Whether you volunteer to coach a youth lacrosse squad or whether you have the good fortune to be the master tactician for a professional team, the best lacrosse coaches in the game all share a certain number of qualities and traits that are universal across rosters and talents. Not all coaches need to use the same style or methods, but all need to have some key personality traits. Here’s a look at a few of those traits: Read More
You don’t hear too much about lacrosse fans, and that’s OK with them.
After all, it’s the more visible, more prominent and more vocal fans of a particular sport that seem to attract the attention, but not always in a good way.
Even the craziest lacrosse fan doesn’t come close to a violently loyal soccer hooligan, or football fans who show up to chilly game days clad only in body paint. Read More
Blood, sweat and grass stains are all a common problem with lacrosse players. Lacrosse stains can be difficult to remove without the appropriate tools, but luckily the appropriate tools are available in most households. These natural stain removers are found in most kitchens and bathrooms across the U.S. Read More