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Lacrosse Mesh Has Been Approved For Women’s Lacrosse Sticks (Lax.com)

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Lacrosse Mesh Has Been Approved For Women's Lacrosse Sticks September 15, 2017 | Source: Lax.com New for the 2018 season, mesh pockets will be allowed in women's lacrosse sticks across all age levels.  The governing body of lacrosse, US Lacrosse in collaboration with the NCAA and NFHS got together with the manufacturers and approved mesh in women's pockets in an attempt to simplify the ultra-confusing regulations surrounding women's lacrosse head stringing.  While we think many of the collegiate and high school players will continue with their traditional pockets, the younger players will receive a huge benefit from this change.  You can learn more about this new rule change to allow lacrosse mesh in women's lacrosse sticks by reading this article in US Lacrosse magazine.  Or visit our women's Instagram account and see some of the samples that we have started to string up.

The two most basic premises of women's pocket legality will remain in place.

- Shooti…

Kings Lacrosse Fall 2017 Gold Team Information

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Kings Lacrosse Fall 2017 Gold Team Information
Each fall and summer, we will be pulling together the top players from our four regional clubs; Boston Kings (south shore), Cape Kings (Cape Cod/south coast), Central Kings (central MA), and Pioneer Kings (western MA/Northern CT) to form one All Star Gold Team at each grade.   
Our inaugural Gold teams from this past summer (2017) experienced great success at some of the top tournaments in the Northeast.  Winning three tournament championships (two youth and one high school) and representing our Kings Crown alongside the top clubs in the country.  We are now excited to announce details on this fall's upcoming Gold teams.
The Gold Team tournaments and  practices will not conflict with any regional team play…
Youth Gold teams (2025-2022)
The Sound Fall Classic at Fairfield University on Sunday November 19th.
TEAM PRACTICE: All players MUST attend practice on Saturday Evening, November 18th, at In-Sports, Trumbull, CT. So, players selected…

Excellent Roster of Club Programs Shaping Up for the Cranberry Fall Classic!

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The roster of club programs attending the Cranberry Fall Classic on November 5, 2017 promises a great event hosted by Kings Lacrosse at UMass Dartmouth.
3d New EnglandTeam 802Long Island Express4 Leaf LacrossePrimeTime PenguinsBoston KingsCape Cod KingsLittle 'Necks
The tournament will have boys divisions in the following grade years: 2027, 2026, 2025, 2024, 2023 and 2022.  The tournament is still accepting registrations for club teams. 
Click here to register

Should you have any questions, please contact Greg Traynor at greg@kingslax.com.


617 City Kings and Parkway Youth Lacrosse to Host Free Youth Lacrosse Clinic in Hyde Park

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In collaboration with Parkway Youth Lacrosse, the 617 City Kings are pleased to announce a free lacrosse clinic on Saturday, October 21 at the Reservation Road Field in Hyde Park (151 Reservation Road, Hyde Park, MA).  
Clinic is FREE for boys in grades 5-8Date: October 21, 2017 | 3:00-5:00 PMLocation: Reservation Road Field, 151 Reservation Road, Hyde Park, MAPlayers should wear full boys lacrosse equipment to this event.
To register for the clinic, please click here.
Should you have any questions about the free clinic, please contact 617 Kings Program Director, Paul Sporn, at paul@kingslax.com. 617 City Kings Information The 617 City Kings are hosting tryouts on October 28 & 29 for boys in grades 4-8.  The 617 City Kings will be the first Boston based club lacrosse program, and compete in elite level travel tournaments in the summer of 2018.  Players who are selected for the team for tryouts will participate in winter indoor training, be eligible to participate in a spring league …

Recruiting Events: Elite Lacrosse Announces Fall/Winter College Showcase Line-up

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Boys Lacrosse College Showcase Camps! Premier College Lacrosse Recruiting Showcases ELITE LACROSSE UPCOMING EVENTS Elite Lacrosse provides players with advanced training and playing opportunities that can be used to take their game to new heights. Whether you are looking to compete at the NCAA Division I, II or III level, the Elite Lacrosse events will help you reach your goals. Each of our events feature a staff of coaches who have the experience and dedication necessary to help you develop on and off the field. BE SEEN AND COACHED BY TOP COLLEGE COACHES Elite Lacrosse holds nation's premier college showcasing & recruiting events.
Our showcase events are a tremendous recruiting opportunity for players exploring a future in college lacrosse.
Elite events consistently draw a large list of the top NCAA div

Plymouth's Mary Kate Jaeger to lead Aces Lacrosse Girls' Juniors program beginning this weekend at the Plymouth Sports Complex.

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Plymouth's Mary Kate Jaeger to lead Aces Lacrosse Girls' Juniors program beginning this weekend at the Plymouth Sports Complex.  
Mary Kate is a 2012 graduate of Plymouth North High School where she captained the girls' lacrosse team in her junior and senior year. She was a three time Atlantic Coast League All-Star and received team awards for Rookie of the Year, "Assist Assassin", Most Valuable Player, and the Coach's Award. Mary Kate finished her senior season at North in the top 15 in Massachusetts for scoring.

After graduating from Plymouth North, Mary Kate went on to play at Springfield College where she was a four year letter-winner for the Pride. In her four years with the Pride, MK's teams went to the NEWMAC championship game three times, earning two NEWMAC titles (two NCAA tournaments appearances). Serving as the team captain her senior year, MK helped lead the Pride to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen, making history as the most successful season in school…

2018 Border Battle Dates Announced

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The Border Battle hosted by Kings Lacrosse will take place on June 2 & 3, 2018 The tournament is a jamboree format for town youth lacrosse teams with four age groups:  Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8 with AA, A and B divisions in each group.  The Border Battle is a unique opportunity for town programs, providing them the chance to compete against out of state opponents.

Over 160 teams are anticipated to attend, we're excited for another great event celebrating town lacrosse programs.

The event is partnered with The Battle in the Valley, which is a smaller, AA level, invitation only event.

To learn more & to register, visit www.thebattleseries.com.

UMass Minutemen Jesse Leung (Central Kings, 2016) and Billy Philpott (Cape Cod Kings, Coach) Pass Along Some Insights from College Fall Ball

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We caught up with Billy and Jesse while they were between classes today. They passed along some great insights on their experiences at UMass playing college lacrosse.  They shared some great stuff with us about the level of competition, their academic work load, time management and camaraderie on the team.  Thanks for taking the time to pass this along, guys - keep up the great work!
Jesse Leung: Jesse is a 2016 graduate of Brookline High School, where he was named a Bay State League All-Star in both 2015 and 2016.  In his freshmen season at UMass (2017), Jesse tallied 11 goals on 23 shots: notably dropping 5 goals on Drexel and 2 goals in the Minutemen's upset conference playoff win over Hofstra.
Billy Philpott: Billy is a 2015 graduate of Tabor Academy where he was a three year letter-winner and earned a pair of U.S. Lacrosse High School All-America awards (2014 and 2015). In 2016, while at UMass, Billy was named to the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award.  This past season, Bil…

Central Kings Fall Juniors Program (Mansfield, MA) Registration Open!

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The Kings Lacrosse Juniors Program for boys entering grades K-3.

Lacrosse is a technical game and the Juniors Cross-Field Development Program is structured to teach our players the proper fundamental techniques that include: ground balls; throwing; catching; defensive positioning; cradling; dodging; shooting; and basic team concepts.
Program dates: Sunday, 9/24
Sunday, 10/1
Sunday, 10/8
Sunday, 10/15
Program details:
Location: M-PLEX, 31 Oxford Road, Mansfield, MATimes: 5:00-6:00 PMProgram cost: $95.00 per player
Includes the (4) training sessions and an Kings Lacrosse reversible.

Click here to register for the Central Kings Fall Juniors Program.

Please contact us at kings@kingslax.com with any questions.