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Adaptive Lacrosse Program Takes Root in Massachusetts
The Cape Ann Youth Lacrosse organization has launched the first Adaptive Lacrosse Program in the state of Massachusetts, offering boys and girls with physical, learning and cognitive disabilities the chance to learn the game of lacrosse in an appropriate environment. Funded in part by the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter, the program's success is hinged upon the volunteer high school players that serve as mentor-coaches for the adaptive athletes. .
Greater Baltimore Chapter Launches Speaker Series
Dr. Richard Ginsburg, a noted sports psychologist and a member of the US Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety Committee, recently served as the featured guest in the first session of the Greater Baltimore Chapter’s new speaker series. Sue Diffenderffer, president of the chapter, said: "We got a lot of positive comments from those that were there. They all thought Richard was engaging and had just the right amount of humor and antidotes along with the information he provided." .
Oregon Chapter Supporting New Event
The Oregon lacrosse community is launching a new event in memory of longtime supporter Frederick "Fritz" Hayes, a lacrosse parent, official, and tireless champion for the growth of the game in Oregon. In his honor, the Oregon High School Lacrosse Association is kicking off the 2013 season on March 9 with the "Fritz Hayes Classic," featuring games between last year's four boys' semifinal teams. The doubleheader at Lake Oswego HS begins at 1 p.m. All proceeds will support youth lacrosse and the growth of the sport in Oregon. More details here.
North Texas Chapter Event Supports Wounded Warrior Project
Tickets are now available for the Fifth Annual Patriot Cup event to be held March 1-2 at SMU’s Ford Stadium in Dallas. The Patriot Cup showcases some of the nation’s premier men's collegiate and high school programs, including this year's match-up between Georgetown and Dartmouth. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, supporting the men and women of the U.S armed forces. Event tickets and souvenir T-shirts may be purchased online at http://uslacrossentx.org/store. See the VIDEO.