The Adrenaline All-American Game, played Saturday night in Mission Viejo, had everything you’d expect from an all-star game — highlight-reel finishes, slick stickwork, tremendous athletic ability and plenty of determination. In the end, the balance tipped in favor of the South squad, which surged ahead late in the third period and held off a North rally to post a 20-15 victory at Capistrano Valley HS.
Panos Lacrosse is offering a five-day lacrosse camp for boys ages 8-18 at Rancho Simi Community Park from June 23-27. Registration for the camp closes May 24.
The Silverfin Lacrosse Club is offering three week-long instructional day camps this summer in the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys, each aimed at players ages 7-14.
LaxAllStars partner Trilogy Lacrosse is coming to the Southland this summer with multiple programs, including an overnight camp in Irvine at the end of June and a day camp in Thousand Oaks in July.
Buku Lacrosse, a Trabuco based club run by LXM PRO goalie Johnny Rodriguez, is the newest Adrenaline Starz team in the Southland, and it’s kicking things off with a bang: a June camp featuring coaches like Albany’s Thompson Trio of Lyle, Miles, and Ty, as well as LXM PRO stars (and now MLL players) Sam Bradman and Erik Krum.
Southland Lax was recently contacted by Marymount College head coach Aaron Karsh about a new summer camp coming to Peninsula High School this June: the Black Cat Lacrosse Camp. Along with Karsh, the camp will be led by Peninsula coach — and former UCLA and UCSB head coach — Lane Jaffe.
Building on a successful Bruins Lacrosse Camp last summer, UCLA Men’s Lacrosse is excited to offer two boys lacrosse camps in the Summer of 2014: a night camp at the end of June and a day camp at the end of July.
Adrenaline Lacrosse has announced the rosters for the fourth annual Adrenaline All-American game, which will feature 55 of the best seniors in the West, as well as a new event, the Stars and Stripes Summer Festival.
In May, the MCLA national tournament comes to Orange County. But in March, Southland lacrosse fans have an early opportunity to show their support for the game at its highest levels with the Pacific Coast Shootout.
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.
The Southern California lacrosse family came together last Saturday at La Costa Canyon High School in San Diego for the Aaron Loy Lacrosse Shootout. Loy, a freshman lacrosse player at UCSB and 2013 graduate of La Costa Canyon, fell ill with Neisseria (bacterial) meningitis in November, and had his feet amputated in order to save his life after complications. The tournament, which featured 10 games with over 300 players ranging from 5th Grade to Grandmasters (40 plus), was organized by the La Costa Canyon lacrosse community in support of Loy and his family.
In its first year, the TribzLacrosse California Showcase had great success. At the beautiful Orange County Great Park, featuring four brand new grass fields, food trucks on site, and access to hot air balloon rides and Sunday’s farmer’s market, all players, families, and friends in attendance had an excellent time.
The spring lacrosse season is in sight, but there’s still one more winter tournament, an event that seems to keep growing every year — the Sand Storm Lacrosse Festival takes place this weekend in Palm Desert.
Returning to San Diego Jan. 5-6, the Adrenaline Challenge looks to be another success with almost 100 teams across four age divisions, as well as a new partnership with the LXM Pro Tour.