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    Wednesday
    Oct042017

    Gaffer Elite, Corning Attack Kurtis King Commits to DeSale University

    Recently Gaffer Elite 2018 attackman Kurtis King from Corning committed to attend DeSales University next fall. For the last four years he has consistently been one of the top all around scorers for the Gaffer Elite 2018 Team. He played a huge role because

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    Thursday
    Sep282017

    OCC Alumni Games, Ring Ceremony and Field Naming Recognition Saturday, Oct. 7th

    from press release

    October 7th Time Line:

    11am. Recognition of new “Charles R. Wilbur Field” @ Lazer Stadium

    • Dr. Casey Crabill remarks on new name. Read Board proclamation

     

    11:15am. M. Lacrosse alumni game @ Lazer Stadium

     

    12:30pm. M. lacrosse 2017 national championship ring and plaque ceremony

    12:30pm. Mike Borsz Introduction

    12:31pm. Dr. Casey Crabill welcome and remarks

    12:35pm. Chuck Wilbur remarks

    12:40pm. Mike Borsz remarks…Call attention to 2017 banner. Speak about coaches.

    12:43pm. Mike Borsz read names of students in alphabetical order from 2017 championship team. Coaches distribute rings and plaques.

     

    12:45pm. BBQ @ Lazer Stadium (Arena as rain location). 10 rounds, 10 chairs. Menu of hamburgers, hotdogs, basked ziti, chips, salad and drinks. Food for 200.

     

    2:15pm. W. lacrosse alumni game @ Lazer Stadium

     

    Thursday
    Sep282017

    Updated: Wooden Stick Festival, LASNAI Tournament, Room2Smile, and More

    This will be a very busy week for Upstate lacrosse, with events Thursday through Saturday at the Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes (Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse) / Outdoor Box complex, at the Carrier Dome on Sunday, and also on Sunday at Le Moyne College, Liverpool, and Webster.

    It begins Thursday on the Onondaga Nation as the Wooden Stick Festival opens at 10AM, with speakers and celebrations throughout the day, ending with the showing of Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation at 6PM. The Wooden Stick Festival continues through Saturday. You can find the entire weekend schedule here.

    The first game of the Lax All Stars North American Invitational Tournament begins at 11:20AM at Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes (Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse). The Syracuse Stingers take on the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation. Another twenty games will be played Thursday spread between the Field House and the Outdoor Box, and games continue Friday and Saturday. The entire LASNAI Tournament schedule can be found here

    A close look at the teams and pool play matchups can be found here.

    On Sunday there is an International Scrimmage set for the Carrier Dome at Syracuse University.  

     Due to the mumps outbreak at Syracuse University, SUNY Albany has stepped it as the third team.

    10:30 am - Iroquois Nationals vs Team Israel
    Noon - Team Israel vs SUNY Albany
    1:30 pm Intermission
    1:30 pm - SUNY Albany vs Iroquois Nationals
    Tickets will be $10.00 (Ticket go on sale Sept. 25 at 10:00 am via this Ticketmaster link)
    Parking will be $5.00

     

    Also on Sunday, at Le Moyne College, is the Room2Smile Tournament. The participating teams and schedule: 

    10am - OCC vs Cortland

    11:45am - LeMoyne vs Cortland

    1:30pm - RIT vs OCC

    3:15pm - LeMoyne vs RIT

    Find out more about the tournament here. Parking and admission are free!

     

    Also on Sunday are the Liverpool Laxtoberfest Tournament  and the Webster Girls Seaway Lacrosse Tournament.

     

    Have a fun and safe week!

     

    Monday
    Sep252017

    Cascade Continues Support of Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Games

    from press release

    Baltimore, Md. (September 25, 2017)— Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE), in conjunction with Under Armour, announced today Cascade will continue to serve as the official helmet of the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse games and Underclass Tournament through the year 2020. Cascade has served in this role for the sport’s most elite All-Star game since 2009.

     

    “Cascade is proud and honored to be trusted as the helmet worn for the All-America event,” said Tim Ellsworth, Global Business Director, Cascade Lacrosse.  “User experience is how we measure ourselves, to renew the experience for three more years with these elite partners and college’s next stars is very exciting.” 

     

    Next year represents the 13th annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Games, where the best-of-the-best high school lacrosse players will earn the sports’ most prestigious honor as an Under Armour All-American.

    The Top 44 senior boys and girls are selected by Inside Lacrosse and a committee made up of the nation’s most knowledgeable figures in high school lacrosse. Seniors in good academic standing are considered for participation. The players will compete in separate boys’ and girls’ North vs. South All-Star Games on Saturday, June 30th at Johns Hopkins’ Homewood Field.

    “The All-America games have served as a launching pad for Cascade’s latest and greatest helmets,” said Lee Corrigan, president, CSE. “Between Cascade’s helmets and Under Armour’s amazing uniforms and gear, young players know to watch All-America weekend for the unveiling of the sport’s newest technology and trends.”

     

    For more information about the event, visit http://www.underarmourlacrosse.com. You can also follow the event on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/UALacrosse and  www.twitter.com/CSELax. Use the hashtag: #UAALLAMERICA.

     

    Monday
    Sep252017

    Wooden Stick Festival, LASNAI Tournament, Room2Smile, and More

    This will be a very busy week for Upstate lacrosse, with events Thursday through Saturday at the Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes (Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse) / Outdoor Box complex, at the Carrier Dome on Sunday, and also on Sunday at Le Moyne College, Liverpool, and Webster.

    It begins Thursday on the Onondaga Nation as the Wooden Stick Festival opens at 10AM, with speakers and celebrations throughout the day, ending with the showing of Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation at 6PM. The Wooden Stick Festival continues through Saturday. You can find the entire weekend schedule here.

    The first game of the Lax All Stars North American Invitational Tournament begins at 11:20AM at Tsha’ Thoñ’nhes (Onondaga Nation Fieldhouse). The Syracuse Stingers take on the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation. Another twenty games will be played Thursday spread between the Field House and the Outdoor Box, and games continue Friday and Saturday. The entire LASNAI Tournament schedule can be found here

    A close look at the teams and pool play matchups can be found here.

    On Sunday there is an International Scrimmage set for the Carrier Dome at Syracuse University.  

     

    11 am Iroquois Nationals vs Team Israel
    12:30 pm Team Israel vs Syracuse University
    1:30 pm Intermission
    3 pm Syracuse University vs Iroquois Nationals
    Tickets will be $10.00 (Ticket go on sale Sept. 25 at 10:00 am via this Ticketmaster link)
    Parking will be $5.00

     

    Also on Sunday, at Le Moyne College, is the Room2Smile Tournament. The participating teams and schedule: 

    10am - OCC vs Cortland

    11:45am - LeMoyne vs Cortland

    1:30pm - RIT vs OCC

    3:15pm - LeMoyne vs RIT

    Find out more about the tournament here. Parking and admission are free!

     

    Also on Sunday are the Liverpool Laxtoberfest Tournament  and the Webster Girls Seaway Lacrosse Tournament.

     

    Have a fun and safe week!