Good, Close or Dang! How to Conduct a Stick Check


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Most players, coaches, fans and often times new officials, do not completely understand what the somewhat ominous gathering of officials at midfield conducting a series of experiments on players sticks is all about.  This post will address the requirements for a legal crosse, types of checks conducted, the mechanics of conducting a check, the types more »

Film Doesn’t Lie: How to watch game film and get better as a referee


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Film review has always played an important role for me as a referee.  But the reality is, the regular use of film by lacrosse officials is a very recent phenomena. Ten years ago, the only teams that routinely filmed games were colleges and big time high school programs.  If you were an up and coming more »

2019 GHSA Playoffs


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The GHSA has announced that all four of the 2019 State Lacrosse Championship games (Boys and Girls, 1-5A and 6-7A) will be played at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on the campus of Kennesaw State University. Read about their new hybrid turf/grass field here All games will take place on Saturday May 18, 2019 with a more »