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Any in Ft. Lauderdale? [13 Apr 2006|01:00pm]

roadriverrail
Is anyone on this group in the Ft. Lauderdale area? I'd really like to have someone to play catch with.
ran

[13 Apr 2006|10:11am]
phieryphoenix
[ mood | lethargic ]

Are there any Cypress Creek girls in here?

What happened with your Timber Creek game the other day?

1 took it and ran

[03 Mar 2006|04:59pm]
phieryphoenix
[ mood | amused ]

I hope to see some of you at the Sebastian Classic tomorrow. Good luck to all teams who are playing games!

4 took it and ran

[16 Jan 2006|11:43am]
phieryphoenix
SRHS Girls Lacrosse 2006 Schedule

Feb. 11 - Jamboree - Orlando, FL

Feb. 15 - Colonial High - At Colonial

Feb. 17 - Freedom High - At Home

Feb. 21 - Lake Brantley High - At Lake Brantley

Feb. 24 - University High - At Home

March 1 - Timber Creek High - At Timber Creek


March 4 - Sebastian Classic(Texas team) - At Home

March 6 - Winter Park High - At Home

March 8 - Cypress Creek High - At Home

March 10 - Lake Mary High - At Home

March 11 - Texas team - At Home

March 14 - Flagler High - At Flagler

March 21 - West Orange High(?) - At TBA

March 29 - Boone High - At Boone

March 31 - Tampa Catholic - At Tampa Catholic

April 5 - St. Andrews High - At Home

Do I play you?
7 took it and ran

MOD POST [09 Dec 2005|02:31am]

cislunar
Goodluck to everyone in this upcoming season!
Well, with an extra boost to Vero ♥.


I won't be able to play again this year - they told me that I'll more than likely be able to play in a year, but since I'm '06, that does me no good. But, I'll still be attending practically every game, so "the Beast" spirit is still there!

If anyone wants to do some kind of a car pool for Indian-River games or whatever, you know how to contact me.

ran

Drills for the injured [29 Nov 2005|08:37pm]

roadriverrail
I'm thowing this out hoping a veteran player or coach will respond.

Basically, I'm a lacrosse rookie. I started playing in Seattle over the summer and fell in love with the sport. Unfortunately, in expressing my love for the sport, I took a cut at too high of a speed and tore completely through my ACL. This wasn't a minor tear...I tore through it. In late October, I had surgery to graft part of my hamstring tendon into my knee to replace my ACL.

The hard part, though, is not being able to be out, be active, and get back to developing my skills. My doctor has forbidden me to so much as go jogging until January, and I can't get in a pool and practice my other sport, underwater hockey, until the end of December. I will not be given a bill of health letting me on the practice field until sometime in late April.

At the age of 26, time is starting to be against me. I want to have at least a year or two of casual lacrosse play before I start "getting too old for this", but I lost my entire summer of training and will now lose the fall and spring. I'm champing at the bit here.

So, do any of you have advice for something I can be doing while I'm restricted to mere standing and walking? I'm sure this comes up a lot in lacrosse, but since I have no local community of players to help me keep sharp during this time, I don't know what I should be doing.

Thanks.
3 took it and ran

[05 Oct 2005|07:51pm]

exorbitant
hey. it's logan canale the goalie from colonial high school. i graduated in 05' as most of you may know but i just wanted to say hey to all the florida laxers and to tell ya'll to never give up because if you want to go to college out of state and play at an NCAA I or II level it will seriously KICK YOUR ASS if you are not prepared for it. so keep it up!!

ps go to the FLC clinics during the winter and say hey to me!!!!

love
logan
ran

South Florida Fall Ball [27 Jul 2005|05:17pm]
phieryphoenix
[ mood | cheerful ]

My coaches(from SRHS) are planning a fall ball lacrosse league. It will be on Sunday afternoons (possibly early evening) and will begin in October. The games will be 7 versus 7. Players from all over are welcome. Current plans call for players to be matched up with players from other schools. In essence, all the team will be mixed with players from all over.

None of it is in concrete yet. But if you would like more info just comment or whatnot.

ran

[10 Jul 2005|05:43pm]

motherchicken13
Name:INDIA
Age: 15
Years experience: 3
Position(s):DEFFENCE WING
Team(s)that you've been on: FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL
5 took it and ran

[25 Jun 2005|04:35am]

reefgirl994
Is anyone planning on playing for FSU womens team ?
1 took it and ran

promo [01 Jul 2005|09:00pm]

silly_taco
[ mood | bored ]


_________thesex

ran

well allo allo! [27 Jun 2005|08:20pm]

_amixc0re
Name: Ami
Age: 16
Years experience: going on 3 yrs
Position(s): 3rd man and cover point
Team(s)that you've been on:......University High School...OCYL..if you can consider that a team or not :)

Is there anyone here thats in the Summer FLC Camp at Cady Way/Showalter Field??
Lol, I remember playing sebastian river (looked at a past entry)
...i ended up making friends with one of the attack gals.

:)
4 took it and ran

First scrimmage.... [10 Jun 2005|11:19am]

roadriverrail
I got invited out to my first scrimmage on the Men's beginner team for LAXfest up here in Seattle (where I'm staying for the summer). I have zero experience.

Dear Lord, just don't let me break anything.
2 took it and ran

Getting started [04 May 2005|07:42pm]

roadriverrail
[ mood | excited ]

I just got to my summer home in Seattle, WA, and one of the first things I did was go out and buy my first lacrosse stick and ball. Tomorrow, I'm going to the park to start practicing. I don't exactly know what I'm doing, but I've at least watched enough lacrosse to have a vague idea of the fundamentals. I'm thinking that I will likely add the stick and ball to some of my distance running, which will help me learn how to cradle the ball. I also figure I can find a field and just throw the ball and then run to it and scoop it. And then there's throwing against a wall.

I also was driving by a friend's place and saw that there were some guys on the lawn of a fraternity house playing catch, so there's a chance that the University of Washington has a club or something. Maybe I can hang out with them, too.

BTW, the strings on my stick are really stiff and don't seem to form much of a pocket...will they get softer with time? Also, what is an offset head, and how does it differ from a non-offset one?

2 took it and ran

[28 Apr 2005|06:27pm]
phieryphoenix
[ mood | drained ]

Does anyone know of any good camps in Florida during the summer for a decient price? I would like to attend one but I don't know where to start looking for one.

Thanks.

4 took it and ran

North-Florida All Americans [22 Apr 2005|05:36pm]

motomike14
List came out late last night at the US Lacrosse meeting:

Luke Russell (Junior, Flagler, Middie/Attack)
Corey Noonan (Senior, Oviedo, Middie/Attack)
Mike VK (Junior, BM, Attack)
Brian Lombard (Senior, BM, Middie)
Coates (Senior?, Timber Creek, Attack)

Academic All American:
Travis Coffey (Winter Park)

Not a bad list. I think that's the most All-Americans in North Florida, ever.
7 took it and ran

[21 Apr 2005|07:09pm]

truckertrish
Name:Trish
Age:16
Years:2
Position:Goalie and sometimes defense wing
Teams you've played on: Fort Myers High Girls Lacrosse
10 took it and ran

[16 Apr 2005|04:47pm]
phieryphoenix
[ mood | impressed ]

Good luck to all teams going into their district games next week!

ran

Helping out a newcomer... [04 Apr 2005|01:33pm]

roadriverrail
Okay, so hopefully, this community might be able to help me with some questions.

Technically, I'm not a lacrosse player. I'm trying to fix that state at the moment. I'm a soccer and indoor soccer player of many years who's just become incredibly bored with those sports and who is really craving something a little more high-impact. I was always a very physical player (which is one reason I always preferred indoor soccer), and I've always loved watching lacrosse.

Here at the University of Florida, I know we have a club team. I don't expect that I'd ever actually play with them, since I'm 25 and just now coming to lacrosse while most of the players on that team played lacrosse in their youth and high school years. My goal would really just be to eventually practice with them.

So, question one- am I just wasting my time? Am I too old to be taking up this sport? Should I just go back to playing intramural indoor soccer and working on my squash game?

Supposing that I'm not too old to be taking up lacrosse, my next questions are about getting started. Basically, this is the first time I've tried to take up a sport and found virtually nothing instructive online. If I were to ever want to work up to practicing with the university's club team, I'd like to take my workout time over the summer and develop basic skills. I guess, for getting started with something like that, I'd need a basic stick and a ball and I'd need some instructive materials and ideas for drills that involve only one person (since I am the only lacrosse lover I know). Right now, I don't know anything about equipment, so I don't know what I should be getting as far as starter equipment. Obviously, I don't need awesome gear to get started.

So, if anyone on here is a coach or instructor or a player of many years, and you feel like helping someone out in getting started, your advice would be most welcome.
11 took it and ran

[10 Mar 2005|11:05am]

orgy_of_one
Name:Noah
Age: 17
Years experience: 1st year
Position(s): middie and attack
Team(s)that you've been on: lake howell (fall ball) colonial high school

i read in the paper the other day that sebastian river beat winter park 9-5 that was wps jv team right?
9 took it and ran

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