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merrimack
April 25, 2024

Merrimack removes lacrosse player for racist remark

Merrimack College announced the removal of one of its men's lacrosse players after he made a racist remark toward an indigenous player from the University of Albany during a game last Sunday. The college issued a statement earlier this week, sayin...


tssaa
January 8, 2024

Lacrosse becomes official TSSAA varsity sport

The Legislative Council of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) held a special meeting last year to address two agenda items involving the sanctioning of Lacrosse and to discuss implementation issues related to the recent chang...


tssaa
January 24, 2023

TSSAA Council Approves Lacrosse for the 2024-25 Season

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) will govern boys' and girls' lacrosse for the 2024-25 season, after a recent council vote. The TSSAA Legislative Council held a special called meeting Thursday via teleconference to addre...


stimulants
August 17, 2022

Study: High School Seniors Playing Contact Sports Are 50% More Likely to Future Misuse of Prescription Stimulants

High school seniors who play sports were suggested to be more likely than non-athletes to misuse prescription stimulants in young adulthood, according to a recent study. Researchers from the University of Michigan also found that high school senio...


lacrosse
August 2, 2022

NFHS Updates Rules for 2023 High School Girls Lacrosse Season

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently shared its rule changes to high school girls lacrosse for the 2023 season. In total, seven changes were proposed and approved by the NFHS Board of Directors, including pace ...


national
June 6, 2022

NCAA Crowns 4 New National Champions

June not only marks the end of the academic school year with graduation but also is the time when NCAA student-athletes are crowned national champions. Last week the Texas Longhorns men's golf program became the latest NCAA Division I team to earn...


lacrosse
August 18, 2021

Lacrosse Rules Changed for High School Girls in 2022

Aligning rules to match the flow of the game established by free movement was a major theme within the high school girls lacrosse rules changes, which also featured notable clarifications to player position and self-starts from out-of-bounds as well ...


ncaa
July 29, 2021

Cultivating the Non-Core Sports

There was obvious concern among athletic administrators when last year’s national survey revealed a decline in high school sports participation nationwide. But there was good news, and it might have been surprising to some. The positive data came f...


delaware
April 6, 2021

Delaware Women’s Lax Season Ends After Violating COVID Ordinance

Over the weekend, the University of Delaware women's lacrosse team announced it canceled the remainder of the 2021 season after the athletic department said the team hosted an off-campus gathering in mid-March. In the statement from the athletic d...


diversity
March 22, 2021

Top 10 Colleges with Highest Student-Athlete Percentage

It's long been stated that it's best to surround yourself with those who have similar goals as you. A recent survey from Match College released the 2021 Alternative College Ranking Index, which shows which colleges have the highest sports particip...