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ANALYSIS Stephen Stamp Dec 30, 2016

Analysis: NLL Season Opener Results In Rock Romp Over Rochester

Veteran stars Dan Dawson and Brodie Merrill battled all game. Merrill's Rock wound up on top 12-5 in the season opener. (Photo: Micheline Volovolu) Observations and analysis from the first game of the 2017 National Lacrosse League season: First things first: it was thrilling to finally get...

GEAR Kyle Devitte Dec 29, 2016

The Year In Gear: 2016

2016 was a year of discovery, choice and reckoning. Several companies redefined the term “factory strung” (in many different ways). The rise of the influencer grew a new kind of grey market for the industry. Companies famous for creating mesh began producing their own head thanks to the lapsing of...

EQUIPMENT From Sponsor Releases Dec 30, 2016

How To Get The Stink Out Of Workout Clothes

You know the feeling. You walk into the gym all hyped and ready to get your sweat on, only to be turned off by the whiff of your own smell. When your workout clothes stink, you can’t focus on crushing your workout. That stank in your lax gear and apparel is not...

Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 30, 2016

ILIndoor Top 50: Dhane Smith, No. 1

ILIndoor’s sixth edition of the Top 50 players in lacrosse is based on voting from Stephen Stamp, Bob Chavez, Marty O’Neill and Teddy Jenner. Each voter submitted a Top 50 list, and names on the list were awarded points

EPOCH PRESEASON Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 28, 2016

2017 Face-Off Yearbook: Division III Men's Top 20 Rankings

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Zach Babo) Defending champion Salisbury is the No. 1 team in the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook rankings. The Sea Gulls were nearly perfect last season, with one

EPOCH PRESEASON Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 27, 2016

2017 Face-Off Yearbook: Division II Men's Top 15 Rankings

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Zach Babo) The Le Moyne Dolphins are No. 1 in the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook rankings. The Dolphins are the reigning champions following a 20-0 season in 2016. A

RECRUITING Taber Lucchese Dec 27, 2016

On Her Time: Dwyer Chooses Northwestern

One of the nation's top recruits, Brennan Dwyer's college commitment journey was an anomaly in today's recruiting landscape. The Loyola Academy (Ill.) senior waited until this fall to make her commitment – the same

LIFESTYLE Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 22, 2016

Happy Holidays From the Dogs of Inside Lacrosse

We had a few visitors come by the office this month to wish our readers Happy Holidays. Have a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Bennett, Olive, Walter White and Zuma, as well as the

OPINION Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 24, 2016

Staff Debate: What Would You Gift the Sport of Lacrosse?

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Jaclyn Borowski) Happy Holidays from everyone at Inside Lacrosse (and, from the dogs of Inside Lacrosse). Since it's the season of giving and receiving gifts, we

OPINION Terry Foy Dec 22, 2016

December Issue: Our Next 20 Years

One trope from sports writing that I particularly enjoyed this fall was the run-up to the World Series, particularly lists like, “When the Cubs last won the World Series, [something really old and familiar to us all] didn’t

EPOCH PRESEASON ILWomen.com Staff Dec 21, 2016

2017 Face-off Yearbook: Division I Women's Top 20 Rankings

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Chris Baird) The reigning national champion North Carolina Tar Heels dot the line at No. 1 in the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook rankings. Carolina has four

EPOCH PRESEASON Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 20, 2016

2017 Face-Off Yearbook: Division I Men's Top 20 Rankings

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: John Baker) The Denver Pioneers are No. 1 in the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook rankings. The Pioneers have three first-team All-Americans, with senior attackman Connor

RECRUITING ILWomen.com Staff Dec 19, 2016

ILWomen Committed Academy Coming July 7-9, 2017

Inside Lacrosse is pleased to announce the ILWomen Committed Academy set for July 7-9, 2017 at Goucher College in Towson, Md.  Open to committed Division I players in the graduating classes of 2017 and

LIFESTYLE Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 14, 2016

Speakers, Panel Topics for Second Lacrosse Industry Summit, Jan. 19

The second Lacrosse Industry Summit is less than six weeks away, and Inside Lacrosse is excited to reveal several of the panel topics and speakers. The Summit, a

EPOCH PRESEASON Inside Lacrosse Staff Nov 28, 2016

Shipping Now: Face-Off Yearbook, 20th Anniversary Calendar

The 2017 Face-Off Yearbook and the special IL 20th-Anniversary calendar are shipping now.

ILIndoor Top 50


Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 29, 2016

ILIndoor Top 50: Shawn Evans, No. 2

ILIndoor’s sixth edition of the Top 50 players in lacrosse is based on voting from Stephen Stamp, Bob Chavez, Marty O’Neill and Teddy Jenner. Each voter submitted a Top 50 list, and names on the list were awarded points based on the vote. A No. 1 vote was awarded 50 points, No. 2 got 49...

ILWomen


LIFESTYLE ILWomen.com Staff Dec 30, 2016

2016 Laxies: Women’s Players of the Year Results

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Larry Palumbo) The 2016 Laxies unveil launches with all of the Laxie awards winners for women’s Player of the Year. It was a memorable year for Taylor Cummings. The two-time national champion capped off her Career in College Park becoming the sport’s first three-time...

Podcasts


PODCASTS Dan Aburn Dec 22, 2016

Aburn & Devitte Podcast: Star Wars, FOYB Impressions and Preseason Rankings

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Jaclyn Borowski) The pilot episode of IL's new podcast venture features Dan Aburn (@danaburn2423) and Kyle Devitte (@TheKyleDevitte) reviewing "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and discussing which Star Wars movie was the worst (4:40 - 14:22), followed by impressions of the...

Opinion


OPINION Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 28, 2016

NLL: It's time for 2017 team predictions

The Rush have won back-to-back Champion's Cups and there's no reason to think they can't win a third. (Photo: Josh Schaefer) The Saskatchewan Rush at the top of our staff picks heading into the 2017 National Lacrosse League season? You don’t say. The 2-time defending champs are the...

Lifestyle


LIFESTYLE ILWomen.com Staff Dec 30, 2016

2016 Laxies: Women’s Players of the Year Results

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Larry Palumbo) The 2016 Laxies unveil launches with all of the Laxie


LIFESTYLE IWLCA 'Behind The Whistle' Dec 28, 2016

Spinner: 'The Greatest Christmas Gift a Coach Could Ask For'

This article was originally published on the IWLCA's "Behind The Whistle." (Photo: Pace University


LIFESTYLE Inside Lacrosse Staff Dec 22, 2016

Happy Holidays From the Dogs of Inside Lacrosse

We had a few visitors come by the office this month to wish our readers Happy Holidays. Have a


LIFESTYLE IWLCA 'Behind The Whistle' Dec 21, 2016

Holiday Wishes from the IWLCA

This article was originally published on the IWLCA's "Behind The Whistle."  As we inch ever

Recruiting Database


ILRI PRESENTED BY UN1TUS Inside Lacrosse Staff Nov 27, 2016

Recruiting Database, Photos: ILRI Fall Invitational — Class of 2018

The Inside Lacrosse Recruiting Invitational hit the fall circuit, with a two-day event held at the campuses of UMBC and Goucher College. The IL Staff and a team of evaluators were there to watch kids for the IL Recruiting Database. Below are standouts from the Class of 2018 division. For...

ILIndoor


Stephen Stamp Dec 30, 2016

ALL takes another step with first exhibition game

The Arena Lacrosse League continues to make progress towards its inaugural season, which will kick off on January 7 with a tripleheader. The Six Nations Snipers won the league's first ever exhibition game, dumping the Paris RiverWolves 18-11 behind a 7-point game from Danton Miller.  The...

Fall All Access


FALL ALL ACCESS Ray Carnicelli Nov 14, 2016

Fall All-Access: Jacksonville Dolphins

With the naming of John Galloway as the third head coach in Jacksonville University history and with the appointment of Casey Powell as assistant coach, the expectations and profile of the program been vastly increased. Following an early morning practice, senior defenseman EJ Thurmond described...

2016 Recruiting Issue


RECRUITING Inside Lacrosse Staff Sep 13, 2016

2016 Power 100 Freshmen Rankings

(Inside Lacrosse Photo: Greg Wall) For 20 years, Inside Lacrosse has published the annual Recruiting Issue, highlighting the top incoming NCAA players as well as future stars of the sport. Ian Shure, a Boys’ Latin (Md.) attackman who went on to Virginia, graced the first Recruiting Issue cover....

MLL


MLL From Press Releases Dec 23, 2016

MLL Commissioner David Gross To Step Down After 2017 Season

BOSTON — David Gross, the first Commissioner in the history of Major League Lacrosse (MLL), announced today he will step down as Commissioner following the 2017 season. “It has been such an incredible honor to serve as Commissioner of Major League Lacrosse for all these years,”...

Equipment


EQUIPMENT From Sponsor Releases Dec 30, 2016

How To Get The Stink Out Of Workout Clothes

You know the feeling. You walk into the gym all hyped and ready to get your sweat on, only to be turned off by the whiff of your own smell. When your workout clothes stink, you can’t focus on crushing your workout. That stank in your lax gear and apparel is not your fault! Regular detergents just...