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Ankeny Hawks Lacrosse Club

December 17, 2013 by in Des Moines, Growth, High School, Nebraska League

Beginning with the 2014 lacrosse season, Valley will no longer be the only boys’ high school lacrosse program in Central Iowa. Skyhawks Sports in conjunction with the Ankeny school district will sponsor a second club team in the metro’s northern suburb. Like Valley, the team will compete in the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League. Although […]

Searching for an Opportunity?

December 10, 2013 by in Des Moines, Growth, Youth

The owners of Sportsplex West in Waukee, Iowa are in the process of building a youth lacrosse program and are currently seeking an individual to run their lacrosse operations.  The individual hired by Sportsplex West will be compensated and will have the ability guide and build the new program as lacrosse continues to grow in […]

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2013 Winter Clinic In Waukee

November 26, 2013 by in CILA, Clinic, Des Moines, Growth, Youth

Last December the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association held its first winter skills camp at the Soccer House on the south side of Des Moines.  While the overall turnout was good with around 30 boys in grades 3-9, there was room for improvement.  The time slot (8:00-9:00 pm) was less than favorable and the space was […]

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Box Lacrosse League Suspended for 2013

October 18, 2013 by in Box, CILA, Des Moines

After posting some great news the other day, it is my regret to announce that the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association will not be sponsoring a box lacrosse league this season.  This decision was months in the making and took a huge emotional toll on me. Roughly a year after I laid the groundwork to establish […]

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Valley Lacrosse: 1st Player to NCAA

October 16, 2013 by in Des Moines, NCAA, Valley

After one of my more recent posts received less than favorable response from the LAS community, I have decided to only report when there is actual Iowa-related lacrosse news. My Twitter and Facebook followers already received advanced notice of this news, but today I am making the official announcement. The State of Iowa’s first boys’ […]

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WDM Valley Lacrosse Fall Ball 2013 Info

September 11, 2013 by in Des Moines, High School, Middle School, Valley

Fall 2013 practices will begin on Monday, September 16.  Practices will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 5:00-7:00.  The end date has not yet been confirmed. We are planning to participate in a small event at Creighton Prep in Omaha.  The games are currently scheduled for Saturday, October 19.  Currently only high school players […]

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NCAA D1 Lax Expansion Candidate Update: USC

June 27, 2013 by in Growth, NCAA

Remember a couple of years ago when I started a series of potential NCAA D1 expansion candidates?  One of the candidates that I felt most strongly about – and still feel strongly about – is the University of Southern California. Thanks to a soccer forum, of all things, I came across a link to a […]