Category: Oh My!
Stories of Harry abound but here Erica tells of one about her father she only learned recently.
Harry’s efforts on behalf of the sport were recognised twice with BCLA’s Tom Gordon Shield for outstanding service and the Hugh Gifford Merit Award for accomplishments of instilling sportsmanship in players, their leadership and contribution toward improving the image of lacrosse. In 2004 he was Inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.Read More
1931 – Plans for the revival of professional lacrosse on a prestigious scalwe are going ahead rapidly and there is every likelihood that an international league embracing three teams in Montreal and Toronto and three in New York and Boston will get its schedule under way early in JuneRead More
A few months ago, Dan Snyder found himself in a peculiar situation for a sports promoter. He wanted to push some sport on the professional level but what was left?
He finally realized that maybe only one sport – short of checkers – was left for the professionals – Lacrosse.
Skip Chapman not too happy with feel of helmet – 1964
Goalie says what? He doesn’t have to wear one!
This book begins with Irish legend and quickly moves to interesting Canadian-Irish connections in the History of Lacrosse including an array of fascinating historical photos from the early days of lacrosse in both Ireland and Canada.Read More
Post war revival – The Mainland Lacrosse Association was formed in 1918 with New Westminster and Vancouver as a pro league replacement to the inactive British Columbia Lacrosse Association.
However a year later at the BCLA Annual Meetings held on May 8 and 15, 1919, the Minto Cup Trustees and British Columbia Lacrosse Association refused to recognise the results of the Mainland Lacrosse Association series as being official.Read More
The evolution of lacrosse has provided an interesting chapter in Canadian sports history. Baggataway transformed into field lacrosse which, in turn, morphed into the indoor, seven-man box game. Later, the rover position was eliminated and today’s six-man version of box lacrosse was established. But, wait — what about lacrosse on horseback?Read More