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  • Withholding: If it’s stuck, it’s stuck.April 17, 2014 - 9:41 pm

    Withholding is a misunderstood concept in lacrosse.  It usually occurs when the ball stuck in either the stick or equipment or when a player, intentionally or unintentionally, withholds e.g, lays flat on the ball, thumbs the ball, etc..  Note that withholding can occur when the ball is loose or in possession. The major issue is that a player […]

  • Conducting a Stick CheckApril 16, 2014 - 4:10 pm

    Under NFHS rules, officials are required to perform at least two random equipment checks during a high school game.  In 2012, NFHS rules stressed that officials should strive to conduct four random equipment checks per team per game if possible. The goal of these checks is to ensure that players are properly and safely equipped and that the sticks do not […]

  • 2014 Ron Mallonee ScholarshipsApril 15, 2014 - 11:22 am

    As the 2014 high school regular season draws to a close, the Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association (GLOA) is pleased again to offer summer lacrosse camp scholarships in memory of Ron Mallonee. This summer will mark the tenth year we are offering the scholarships in Ron’s memory.A veteran lacrosse official in Georgia, Ron was a charter […]