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  • Southeast Lacrosse Conference Championships, April 25-27April 23, 2014 - 8:53 am

    Once again the GLOA is working with the Southeast Lacrosse Conference to provide free admission to all GLOA members to the SELC Championships.  The event will be held at four separate locations on Friday April 25.  All games on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday,  April 27 will be held at Northview High School.Please review the tournament website below for full details of […]

  • 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 […]