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The Power of 100%
by Marissa Kastanek
posted September 6, 2013 at 9:32am

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Kevin Durant. Giving 100% at every given moment will allow success at many levels. Coaches can see when an athlete leaves everything on the field of play and that is a key when recruiting....more

10 Commandments of Leadership
by Marissa Kastanek
posted August 12, 2013 at 9:33pm

Leadership is a quality that is important for all areas of life. Sports is a great arena for learning leadership but it must done in the correct way. Ryan Goodson has created 10 Commandments every person must do if they want to be a great leader.I recentl...more

Who wants a full-ride? A few tips on what college coaches look for during recruiting
by Marissa Kastanek
posted August 6, 2013 at 1:04pm

A few tips on what college coaches look for during recruiting and how to improve your chances of getting a full-ride scholarship....more

Demmianne Cook Joins STX Elite Women’s Lacrosse Team
by Sports Girls Play
posted July 17, 2013 at 9:49pm

Baltimore, MD – Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, announced today that it has signed 2013 Tewaaraton nominee Demmianne Cook to Team STX, the first-ever elite post collegiate women’s lacrosse team. ...more

Hockey training: How To Get Faster & Shoot Harder This Summer
by Total Female Hockey Club
posted May 8, 2013 at 8:19pm

There are exactly 16 weeks left until most teams start their pre-season training camps. That means you’ve got 16 weeks to put in the work and gain a HUGE advantage on the competition. That’s why I’m relaunching the Total Female Hockey E...more

Professional Rugby Player Phaidra Knight signs with Heraea Marketing
by HeraeaMarketing
posted May 8, 2013 at 8:18pm

Phaidra Knight chooses the right team...more

VCU Adds Lacrosse
by Title IX Blog
posted February 17, 2013 at 10:50am

Virginia Commonwealth University will add a women's lacrosse team, in an effort to shore up its compliance with Title IX, according to this article in the Baltimore Sun.  The team will compete in the Atlantic 10 conference starting in the 2014-15 sea...more

Just for women sports 24/7 coming our way
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 12, 2013 at 7:46pm

Sports Channel for Women TV...more

Proper Attire for Playing Lacrosse
by Pretty Tough
posted June 1, 2012 at 1:10am

Lacrosse is an aggressive sport filled with a lot of energy. If you’ve thought about playing the sport, you’ve probably quickly realized how much equipment you’ll need to get started. Unlike other sports such as baseball and basketball t...more

Saving Face - The Helmet Debate in Women's Lacrosse
by Women in Sport International
posted March 11, 2012 at 12:40pm

Female athletes have come a long way to be taken more seriously in the sporting world, and we still have a long way to go.  The debate of ‘boy sports vs. girl sports’ continues to affect the way women view themselves in sport, with t...more

Lacrosse League in Connecticut Faces Title IX Suit
by Title IX Blog
posted January 16, 2012 at 7:07pm

The New Canaan Lacrosse Association, a private youth lacrosse league in Connecticut, is defending litigation claiming that it violates Title IX for failing to provide equal treatment to girls and boys. It is unclear, however, that the law applies, given ...more

Getting Started with Lacrosse
by Sports Girls Play
posted December 15, 2011 at 2:05pm

When my daughter came to me a few years ago expressing interest in joining the local lacrosse league with some friends, I was overjoyed! She had always been athletic, and I thought it would be another great opportunity to get involved and stay active. &nb...more

Michigan adding lacrosse
by Title IX Blog
posted May 26, 2011 at 1:01am

Lest we think that all schools are in financial crises and being forced to cut sports...University of Michigan has announced that it will be adding men's and women's lacrosse to its list of intercollegiate sports. Both teams are currently club sports at t...more

Women's Lacrosse scores big at Vail shootout
by Women Skiing and Sports
posted May 6, 2011 at 5:57pm

Women's lacrosse is growing by leaps and bounds, as is the sport in general as it moves west. The most prestigious lacrosse event in the country happens in Colorado every summer. For the last 39 years, the Vail Lacrosse Shootout Presented by Harrow brings...more

Sports Girls Play Go-Getter Award : Seven year old lacrosse goalie Lauren Peavey
by Sports Girls Play
posted January 12, 2011 at 4:37pm

< p> Seven year old Lauren is a goalie in a boys box lacrosse league. Photo courtesy of Marin Independent Journal “You wish you could play like a girl” is a favorite saying of seven year old Lauren Peavey – a goalie in box lacrosse who has no ...more

UC Berkeley Cuts Five Teams
by Title IX Blog
posted September 28, 2010 at 10:29pm

As Kris noted recently, the University of California, Berkeley athletic department has been considering eliminating sports as a cost-reduction measure. So it is sadly no surprise that the Chancellor has announced that baseball, men's and women's gymnasti...more

More on mascots
by After Atalanta
posted August 4, 2010 at 5:48pm

I'm in crazy research mode these days, hence the lack of posts. But I have been holding on to this link for a while. It's a radio show out of Canada and addresses the issue of Indian mascots. The show is called ReVision Quest and the episode aired on June...more

Yeardley Love and Abusive Relationships
by MarieS
posted May 27, 2010 at 7:19pm

For the past few weeks the media has covered every aspect of Yeardley Love's untimely death. And, I've searched for why this case struck such a deep cord within me. Is it because it involves college athletes? Athletes who grew up in the same state I did, ...more

Race, gender, class, misogyny and lacrosse and student-athletes behaving badly
by After Atalanta
posted May 7, 2010 at 12:21pm

Alternate title: Why I shouldn't turn on the TODAY show while still in bed.Not just because I hate the TODAY show, but because I hear more about stories I had kind of been avoiding, like the murder of University of Virginia lacrosse player, Yeardley Love ...more

Wear your "Luv" of lacrosse off the field
by A Glam Slam
posted March 30, 2010 at 4:16pm

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. This growth has encouraged more retailers to come onto the scene and experiment with a new side of the sport, one that doesn't involve cradling and checking.  LuxLax is one of the first fash...more

St. Rose adds lacrosse
by Title IX Blog
posted January 23, 2010 at 12:33pm

Bucking the cutting trend, the College of St. Rose has announced it will add lacrosse for the 2010-11 season. Men's lacrosse. They are building a turf field as part of a general improvement of facilities project and need a team to put on it. Apparently a...more

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