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Brain problems blamed on playing tackle football in youth - Hudson Valley 360

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:12

Hudson Valley 360

Brain problems blamed on playing tackle football in youth
Hudson Valley 360
In phone interviews and online surveys, the researchers found that players in all three groups who participated in youth football before the age of 12 had a twofold “risk of problems with behavioral regulation, apathy and executive function” and a ...
Translational Psychiatry - Age of first exposure to American football and long-term neuropsychiatric and cognitive ...Nature

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2 Roane County youth sports organizations rank 'Gold Star' in state's push to reduce injuries - WATE 6 On Your Side

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:04

WATE 6 On Your Side

2 Roane County youth sports organizations rank 'Gold Star' in state's push to reduce injuries
WATE 6 On Your Side
Just recently the Kingston Parks and Rec Department and the PRIDE Lacrosse team learned they'd made the gold status. “That really surprised me,” said Penny Perry, a mom and president of PRIDE Lacrosse. Her 15-year old son is on the team and while it's ...

Livonia Raptors eye future with proposed high school program - Hometownlife.com

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:20

Hometownlife.com

Livonia Raptors eye future with proposed high school program
Hometownlife.com
Lacrosse is growing in popularity by leaps and bounds across Livonia, with a big assist to the Livonia Raptors youth program. And hopes continue to abound that a unified Livonia high school lacrosse team could soon get the go-ahead to form a team in ...

Holmdel Mourns Tragic Death of High School Junior Who Collapsed During Lacrosse Game - TAPinto.net

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:57

TAPinto.net

Holmdel Mourns Tragic Death of High School Junior Who Collapsed During Lacrosse Game
TAPinto.net
HOLMDEL, N.J. - A Go Fund Me site was launched Monday by the Holmdel Lacrosse Team to support the family of their friend, classmate and teammate Jack Dowd, who tragically passed away after collapsing at a lacrosse game at Rutgers University.

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Sports Briefs - Washington Times Herald

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 07:55

Sports Briefs
Washington Times Herald
These events are designed to introduce local youth to the sport of lacrosse with participants learning how to pass, catch and shoot along with other fundamental lacrosse skills. The events are open to players of all ages, and equipment will be provided.

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Multi-Sport Athletes Are 'Desirable' to College Coaches - US Lacrosse Magazine

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:52

US Lacrosse Magazine

Multi-Sport Athletes Are 'Desirable' to College Coaches
US Lacrosse Magazine
At the most recent US Lacrosse Convention, Maryland women's lacrosse coach Cathy Reese brought that point up and stressed the importance of encouraging multi-sport participation to the youth, club and high school coaches at her session. “You guys are ...

Try Lacrosse events upcoming at Karst Farm Park - The Herald-Times (subscription)

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:37

Try Lacrosse events upcoming at Karst Farm Park
The Herald-Times (subscription)
These events are designed to introduce local youth to the sport of lacrosse with participants learning how to pass, catch and shoot along with other fundamental lacrosse skills. The events are open to players of all ages, and equipment will be provided.

Holmdel High Lacrosse Player Collapses, Dies During Game At ... - Patch.com

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:41

Patch.com

Holmdel High Lacrosse Player Collapses, Dies During Game At ...
Patch.com
Holmdel-Hazlet, NJ - Breaking: The Holmdel High school junior who died Sunday collapsed on the field during a scrimmage at Rutgers University.

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Holmdel High School lacrosse player dies: Report - Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park Press

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:31

Asbury Park Press

Holmdel High School lacrosse player dies: Report - Asbury Park Press
Asbury Park Press
HOLMDEL - A township high school varsity lacrosse player and son of a high school English teacher died Sunday, according to a letter addressed to the ...

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Sports specialization causes injuries in youth athletes - MyCentralJersey.com

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 05:01

MyCentralJersey.com

Sports specialization causes injuries in youth athletes
MyCentralJersey.com
I encourage all my athletes to take a season off from their single sport and do something different. I agree in recommending specialization only in the later years of high school. My sons were three-sport athletes: football, basketball and baseball or ...

Kids and Money: Do youth sports demand too much money, time? - Reading Eagle

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:07

Reading Eagle

Kids and Money: Do youth sports demand too much money, time?
Reading Eagle
Not one bit. In fact, I fully believe many of these under-the-table payments go on in youth sports. I'm not referring to recreational teams and leagues; this behavior is more likely to show up with competitive club teams and certain individual sports ...

With rapid growth of sport and thriving club scene, more high school lacrosse could be coming to northern Colorado ... - Greeley Tribune

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 18:37

Greeley Tribune

With rapid growth of sport and thriving club scene, more high school lacrosse could be coming to northern Colorado ...
Greeley Tribune
And if you ask Laura Fletcher, president and head coach of the Northern Colorado Havoc youth girls lacrosse club, a mere peek into a clinic or a glance at a team roster provides evidence that diverse, talent-rich, high-interest lacrosse in northern ...

Carter: Make youth sports fun again - Carroll County Times

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 13:50

Carroll County Times

Carter: Make youth sports fun again
Carroll County Times
One of my wife's co-workers has two daughters and a son of varying ages at the middle school level, all involved in lacrosse. They're pretty good, from what I understand, and each is on multiple travel teams. It seems every weekend, my wife's friend ...

US Lacrosse Unveils National Development Model in Cleveland - LaxPower

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:38

US Lacrosse Unveils National Development Model in Cleveland
LaxPower
US Lacrosse and its North Coast Ohio Chapter have committed $300,000 to the program in local and national funds over two years. In addition to delivering ongoing lacrosse programming for youth in the Ohio City and surrounding Cleveland neighborhoods, ...

Column: Youth sports tourism: Build it here and families will come - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 07:31

Chicago Tribune

Column: Youth sports tourism: Build it here and families will come
Chicago Tribune
The concept is to package the "family experience" around the travel sport, whether it's baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball, soccer or lacrosse. The sport serves as the driver to any youth-tourism destination, and family entertainment is the ...

Guilford Appoints Dixon Interim Head Lacrosse Coach - LaxPower

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 04:49

Guilford Appoints Dixon Interim Head Lacrosse Coach
LaxPower
The Galesville, Maryland, native graduated from at Southern High School and has staffed numerous camps and clubs, including Gamebreaker Lacrosse Camp, the United Youth Club and LB3 Lacrosse. Dixon also serves as executive director of the N.C. Elite ...

American Cities Witness Participation Boost in Urban Centers - US Lacrosse Magazine

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 02:37

US Lacrosse Magazine

American Cities Witness Participation Boost in Urban Centers
US Lacrosse Magazine
Hampton University player Joshua Tarver instructs a Charm City Youth lacrosse player during a clinic at Carroll Park in Baltimore. A version of this article appears as part of the “Myth Busters” package in the September/October edition of US Lacrosse ...

Ellicottville to host inaugural lacrosse festival Sept. 22-24 - Salamanca Press

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 02:05

Salamanca Press

Ellicottville to host inaugural lacrosse festival Sept. 22-24
Salamanca Press
It is hoped that the Ellicottville tournament will bring youth and adult teams from all over the northeast United States. “If successful, the tournaments stay in the same locations. I think the Ellicottville tournament is off to a great start,” he said ...

Dialed In: Your Lacrosse Fix for Friday, Sept. 15 - US Lacrosse Magazine

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 23:06

US Lacrosse Magazine

Dialed In: Your Lacrosse Fix for Friday, Sept. 15
US Lacrosse Magazine
Stick stringing specifications have been simplified for women's collegiate, high school and girls' youth play for the 2018 season. “We feel confident that by continuing to align with US Lacrosse stick stringing requirements, these new changes will ...

Stick Stringing Specifications Simplified for Women's Lacrosse | US ... - US Lacrosse Magazine

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 05:05

US Lacrosse Magazine

Stick Stringing Specifications Simplified for Women's Lacrosse | US ...
US Lacrosse Magazine
SPARKS, Md. — Women's game rules representatives from the NCAA, NFHS and US Lacrosse have collaborated with industry representatives to simplify the ...

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