2015 Boys Lacrosse Rules Changes

Eleven rules changes have been adopted for 2015 spring season by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Boys Lacrosse Rules Committee at its July 21-23 meeting in Indianapolis. Major revisions include allowing restarts by the defensive inside the goal area so long as any player is not within 5 yards of the ball carrier. With this more »

Fall Adult Training Class August 23rd at Marist

GLOA will hold a training class for anyone wishing to become a GHSA high school lacrosse official on August 23, 2014 at The Marist School 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30319. The class will run from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Participants will spend a full day in the classroom and will work weekly games with more »

Family of Fouls: Using Scaffolding to Teach Penalties to New Officials

There is an old joke among refs about the three stages a young official goes through during the course of his career.   In the first stage, the rookie is nervous, not sure of where they are supposed to be on the field, unaccustomed to the speed of the game and terrified of making a mistake.  So, more »