Denver-based 3d Lacrosse has put another stake in the California ground, announcing the opening of a Los Angeles office and the hiring of Arizona State head coach Chris Malone as Director, 3d Los Angeles.
This Saturday at 6 p.m. there will be a Los Angeles Masters Lacrosse game at Glendale High School that also will serve as a fundraiser for the Glendale High School lacrosse program. Sunday, there will be an all-ages pick-up game at Glendale HS at 10 a.m.
A little more than a year ago, Chris Panos formed Team Panos in the Conejo Valley and became a regular on the Southern California tournament scene. Last weekend, in fact, three Team Panos squads competed in the Oceana Lax Festival in Santa Barbara. Sunday night, though, Panos made a career choice that will put his Team Panos clubs on hiatus, perhaps permanently.
Concordia University of Irvine, the defending SLC D-II champion, enters the 2014 season with a new coach. Will McMinn, who had coached Concordia for five seasons, left in December and is now coaching at Montreat College, an NAIA school in Black Mountain, N.C.
For the last few years, the third weekend in January has meant a trip to Palm Desert for the ever-expanding Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival. This year, though, Adrenaline debuted LXM|ATS: Los Angeles, providing a more local option to see some good winter lacrosse. Here’s a look at both tournaments.
Bitter Lacrosse is hosting its inaugural Oceana Lax Festival at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club this Jan. 25-26. With its Endless Summer-inspired tagline, “in search of the perfect game,” Bitter Lacrosse’s first California event will host six boys divisions and three girls divisions.
January is a big month for Adrenaline Lacrosse, with three consecutive weekends of events in Southern California. This weekend (Jan. 3-5), the Adrenaline Challenge in San Diego kicks off the New Year. West Coast Starz tryouts will then be held the following weekend (Jan. 11-12), and LXM|ATS Los Angeles (Jan. 18-19) will cap off the month’s events.
Leverage Lacrosse is hosting a free boys lacrosse clinic Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos. There will be two clinic sessions, first for beginners in Grades 1-5 from 4-4:50 p.m., followed by a U11-U15 clinic from 5-5:50 p.m.
A few weekends ago, the Adrenaline High Rollers: SoCal recruiting event took place at Orange Coast College. Our friends at MaxLaxOC attended the event and put together two awesome videos, including a video of the High School All-Star game.
Adrenaline takes over Orange County this Saturday and Sunday with two events: High Rollers: SoCal at Orange Coast College and the Orange County Fall Brawl at Capistrano Valley High School.
The Rinks in Huntington Beach once again will be hopping with box lacrosse this weekend, when the champions from the LA Box Lacrosse League take on the winners from the 3d San Diego Box Lacrosse League beginning Saturday at noon.
Most, if not all, local box lacrosse programs have wrapped up their fall schedules. Last weekend, The Rinks in Huntington Beach was host to the California Cup tournament put on by West Coast Lacrosse and Victory Lacrosse.
We caught up with Chris Jewett, director of Leverage Lacrosse and first-year head coach at Los Alamitos High School, to talk about the LA Box Lacrosse League and the upcoming playoffs.
Last week we showcased various Fall and Winter programs, including Panos and Silverfin as well as Adrenaline Starz programs in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. Today, we have information about the TribzLacrosse Fall Field Lacrosse League in Irvine.
As long as we’re highlighting fall and winter tryout for tournament/travel teams, as we have this week with the OC Starz, LA Lazers and RC Starz, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention Silverfin and Team Panos, two clubs based in the Conejo Valley that are holding tryouts in the next few weeks.