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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.
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
R-E-S-P-E-C-T video Presentation ran on loop as guests gathered with the Class of 2023 before the formal start of the Induction Ceremony with the Procession.
Thanks to Mike Kanentakeron Mitchell, the Six Nations Minor Lacrosse Association 2023 U9 Team, and Lacrosse Canada!Read More
The newspaper headlines lamented “Canada’s Field Lacrosse Team” Suffers Humiliation from U.S.” and “Americans Massacre Canadians”.
There was little doubt that the 28-4 drubbing was potentially a grave looking to be filled. But, just one week later, the media exulted in one of the greatest comebacks ever in international lacrosse competition – Canada had captured the 1978 World Championship with a 17-16 double overtime victory over a stunned U.S. team.