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  US Lacrosse -- The National Governing Body of Men's and Women's Lacrosse
The newest inductees to the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, celebrating its 50th anniversary, will be officially welcomed Saturday evening.
The Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame
Lacrosse official Kevin O'Leary has worked 14 straight NCAA Championship Weekends and is generally recognized as one of the game's top officials.
www.lacrosse.org   (239 words)

  
  US Lacrosse -- Get the Facts About Lacrosse
Lacrosse, considered to be America's first sport, was born of the North American Indian, christened by the French, and adapted and raised by the Canadians.
Lacrosse is played with a stick, the crosse, which must be mastered by the player to throw, catch and scoop the ball.
Lacrosse is also the fastest-growing sport over the last five years at the NCAA level and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
www.lacrosse.org /the_sport/index.phtml   (808 words)

  
  Lacrosse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lacrosse is a fast-paced team sport played by ten players (men) or twelve players (women), each of whom uses a netted stick (called the crosse) in order to pass and catch a very hard rubber ball with the aim of scoring goals, each worth one point, by propelling the ball into the opponent's goal.
Indoor lacrosse is a version of box lacrosse played professionally during the winter, not only in regions where summer lacrosse is popular but also in regions where lacrosse is rarely played in summer.
In women's lacrosse, players are not allowed to touch the ball with their body or cover the ball with their stick in order to scoop it into their stick or protect the ball from picked up by an opponent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lacrosse   (3537 words)

  
 eBay Guides - Lacrosse Buying Guide
Lacrosse helmets, lacrosse gloves, and lacrosse pads are all essential protective gear when playing lacrosse.
Lacrosse gloves are reinforced with impact-absorbing padding to cushion blows to the back of the hand while the leather or synthetic palm allows for a flexible yet strong grip.
Lacrosse apparel: While most athletic clothing is appropriate for lacrosse, specialized lacrosse apparel, such as shirts and lacrosse shoes are available.
pages.ebay.com /buy/guides/lacrosse-gear-buying-guide   (1337 words)

  
 Gator Lacrosse @ GatorZone.com
With the addition of women's lacrosse, the UAA hopes to not only increase the number of female athletes participating in the program, but also to enhance Gator athletics as a whole.
Lacrosse is sponsored by the Florida High School Athletic Association (43 teams in the state in 2004-05) and other high school associations in neighboring states.
From 1982-2000, lacrosse was a national collegiate championship (all divisions), but the NCAA has sponsored a Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship since 2001.
www.gatorzone.com /lacrosse   (242 words)

  
 Delaware Valley Junior Lacrosse, Frenchtown, New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lacrosse was the most important and widespread indigenous stickball game played by American Indians when Europeans first arrived in the New World.
Early data on lacrosse (beginning in the 1630s) are scant and often conflicting, informing us mostly about team size, equipment used, the duration of games and length of playing field.
Lacrosse was given its name by early French settlers, using the generic term for any game played with a curved stick (crosse) and a ball.
www.delvallacrosse.com /lacrosse_history.htm   (818 words)

  
 Women's Lacrosse UofLSports.com - University of Louisville Official Athletic Site
US Lacrosse in conjunction with the US Lacrosse Kentucky Chapter will be conducting a national clinic on October 9, 2005 in Louisville, Ky., for youth lacrosse players under the age of 18.
Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports and now is the time to learn if it is the sport for you.
The University of Louisville will be adding women's lacrosse as a varsity sport in the 2007-08 school year and by coming out for the new club-varsity team now, you could be a part of that team.
uoflsports.cstv.com /sports/w-lacros/lou-w-lacros-body.html   (185 words)

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