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A Look At Lacrosse


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Everyone has watched it, been amazed by it and thought it looked like fun. Lacrosse is a team sport that
requires a fast pace and quick judgment. Each team consists of 10-12 players (10 men or 12 women) whom
use netted sticks in order to control a rubber ball. The object of Lacrosse is to score by guiding the rubber
ball into the opposing team’s goal.



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Everyone has watched it, been amazed by it and thought it looked like fun. Lacrosse is a team sport that
requires a fast pace and quick judgment. Each team consists of 10-12 players (10 men or 12 women) whom
use netted sticks in order to control a rubber ball. The object of Lacrosse is to score by guiding the rubber
ball into the opposing team’s goal.


Lacrosse is extremely popular in North America where it is the oldest known sport and still remains one of
the fastest growing. Everyone from children to high school, college and professional Lacrosse athletes are
at continuous play. Lacrosse is widely adored throughout the United States and it’s Northeastern region, but
is perhaps most highly honored as Canada’s national summer sport. Fans in the Western United States need
not worry, however, as the sport is steadily moving toward increased popularity in Colorado, California and
Oregon. Even the sunshine state in the Southeastern United States is catching on, along with other southern
states such as Tennessee and Texas.


Lacrosse is played on a competition field made of grass or artificial turf. Both men’s and women’s Lacrosse
competitions are much the same with the main difference being the required protective gear. Women
competitors are only required to wear protective eye gear whereas gentlemen athletes are required to wear
protective headgear, shoulder equipment and protective hand wear.


The sport of Lacrosse was originally invented by North Americans. Originally designed as a very intense,
physical sport, players used their netted sticks to make contact with their opponents and then clearing the
way for them to score a goal. In their earliest days, Lacrosse games often lasted for several days. Because
the sport was so physical and encouraged contact between players, some competitors were seriously injured
during the early years. However, contact is no longer permitted in Lacrosse as we know it today. The
object of the game is to direct and guide the rubber ball to victory without harming, or inflicting pain upon,
any players on the opposing team.


Individuals who would like to learn more about Lacrosse, are interested in participating or simply wants to
stay abreast of the latest news, happenings and live events may visit lacrosse.org. In addition, website
visitors may be able to read additional historic facts, player profiles and information on contacting the
organization. Color photos, news releases and other related stories are posted regularly.




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