Ochsner and Hall to Officiate 2018 World Games

GLOA official Dale Hall and former GLOA official and current Grady High School coach Jon Ochsner were chosen to represent the United States at the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship from July 12-21 in Netanya, Israel. Seventeen people will serve as on-field officials and three will serve as assessors at the event. Jon more »

Not an Act, but a Habit: 9 Things You MUST Do Every Time You Officiate

To be honest, it’s hard for me to just watch a lacrosse game. I now watch the officials. I focus on the positioning of the crew, where the brim of the official’s hat is pointing, whether or not the Play-on mechanic was used properly, or if the official used CNOTE. This is not necessarily unusual; more »

NFHS Rules Memo: Warding

The NFHS released a rules memo regarding the ward on February 26, 2018. The rationale is that as long as the offensive player has  two hands on the crosse, a requirement for a legal body check in Rule 4.15, he should be allowed to initiate legal body contact whether he is an offensive or a more »