We have many families asking about the availability of equipment for their children due to financial hardship or because they are first year players and want to be sure that their child likes the sport before making more of an investment.
Please go onto the Equipment Exchange and post any equipment that you have available for sale, to borrow, or to give away. To ensure the safety of the players, please ensure that any equipment has not been damaged or involved in a significant collision (specifically helmets). When posting, please change the expiration date of your posting to June 15, 2014. And if your equipment gets spoken for, please take your posting down from the Exchange.
Thank you for helping us bring lacrosse to a broader group of players by helping those who are trying it for the first time, or who might not otherwise be able to afford the cost of equipment!
DISCLAIMER: All equipment and other goods listed on the MLAX Equipment Exchange are offered by third parties and not MLAX and are offered “as is.” MLAX accepts no liability in connection with the sale or purchase of these items and disclaims any and all warranties express or implied.
Lets Get STARTED!!!! The Season is upon us!! All teams should be getting contacted over the weekend by their coaches with information about practice schedules.
The High School program is in full gear with conditioning practices on their way. The teams look great with LOTS of kids coming out for the inaugural VARSITY season!!!! So many kids have come out that we need to purchase additional equipment. Help support them (its the future of the youth players...) by checking out their Flash Online Store, open until March 25th, only. Proceeds go directly to the MHS Lacrosse program. (shooting shirts are an amazing deal!!) http://www.lacrosseballstore.com/category_s/164164.htm
Have you thought about playing Lacrosse? Not sure if you'll like it? Do you have a friend that you want to get to play wiht you, but they are not sure if they will like it? Well come on out and TRY IT and see.
Friday Night March 14th from 6 -7:30 MLAX will hold a TRY IT night for girls in 1st to 8thgrade and Oakdale School Gym. No cost for the night. MLAX will provide needed equipment for the night. You just show up!!
BONUS: Any new girls player to register this night can borrow stick and goggles from the league for the season.
So talk it up, get your friends to come try it out and fall in love with the "Fastest Game on Two Feet"
Practice STARTS immediately at practice time. Show up early to get equipment on so that you are on the field at START time.
Gametime: Warm ups start 30 minutes before your game time. The whistle will blow to start the game at its scheduled time. We need to be ready. (Parents: note that the schedule is a little flexible. The game could start later if the games throughout the day run over time).
Spectators: Spectators MUST sit on the opposite side line from the team bench, and NO SITTING on the end lines. Refs and coaches will ask you to move if you sit there. This is for safety reasons when balls start flying.
MLAX Schedule: Games run all week. And on the weekends, games will typically run all day. Check the master schedule and come cheer on all MLAX teams when you can!
Importance of committing to games: Please remember that lacrosse is "The Fastest Game On Two Feet". And that means the players get TIRED! We can't stress enough how important it is for our entire team to commit to games to ensure we have enough substitutions to keep ourselves fresh throughout the game and remain competitive!
Play your hearts out and have fun doing it! Respect, respect, respect: Respect the GAME, the Officials, the Coaches, the other Team, and your Teammates And most importantly...have fun. This is about learning a new sport and playing so hard your lungs hurt! Leave it all on the field. You are part of something special...enjoy it!