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A Roadmap for the Expansion of Iowa High School Lacrosse Part 3

0 - Published March 28, 2014 by in Adult, Cedar Rapids, CILA, Des Moines, Dubuque, Girls, Growth, High School, HS Boys, HS Girls, Iowa Colleges, Leagues, MCLA, Middle School, NCAA, Nebraska League, Northern Iowa, Quad Cities, Sioux City, Summer League, Valley, Waterloo, Youth

*Notice:  This article will focus on boys lacrosse at the high school level as it is the area that I am most directly involved in.  Girls lacrosse in Iowa is developing at a slower clip, so we may visit that topic in the future. Part 1 of this article discussed the history of high school […]

A Roadmap for the Expansion of Iowa High School Lacrosse Part 2

0 - Published March 27, 2014 by in Cedar Rapids, CILA, Des Moines, Dubuque, Growth, High School, HS Boys, Iowa Colleges, MCLA, Middle School, NCAA, Northern Iowa, Quad Cities, Sioux City, Summer League, Valley, Waterloo, Youth

*Notice:  This article will focus on boys lacrosse at the high school level as it is the area that I am most directly involved in.  Girls lacrosse in Iowa is developing at a slower clip, so we may visit that topic in the future. Part 1 of this article discussed the history of high school […]

A Roadmap for the Expansion of Iowa High School Lacrosse Part 1

0 - Published March 26, 2014 by in Cedar Rapids, CILA, Des Moines, Dubuque, Growth, High School, HS Boys, Iowa Colleges, MCLA, Middle School, NCAA, Northern Iowa, Quad Cities, Sioux City, Summer League, Valley, Waterloo, Youth

*Notice:  This article will focus on boys lacrosse at the high school level as it is the area that I am most directly involved in.  Girls lacrosse in Iowa is developing at a slower clip, so we may visit that topic in the future. Some History When I started the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association in […]

2014 Season Approaching For WDM Lax

0 - Published March 21, 2014 by in Des Moines, High School, HS Boys, HS Girls, Middle School, Nebraska League, Valley

Hot on the tail of reorganizing into the West Des Moines Lacrosse Club, the Tigers are actively preparing for the 2014 season. Indoor practices for the high school boys and girls teams began on January 24. Outdoor practices are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 3, weather permitting. Considering the chaos that we’ve experienced this […]

2014 West Des Moines Lacrosse Club

0 - Published February 6, 2014 by in Des Moines, High School, HS Boys, HS Girls, Middle School, Nebraska League, Valley

With the 2014 season just around the corner, the West Des Moines Lacrosse Club has opened registration and will be holding its first ever parents’ meeting on Monday, February 17, 2014.  In addition to all three boys teams returning (high school varsity, high school junior varsity, and middle school), the West Des Moines Lacrosse Club […]

Another Wild Night for West Des Moines Lacrosse

0 - Published February 6, 2014 by in CILA, Des Moines, High School, Middle School, Valley

The Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League have invited the Valley Tigers Lacrosse Club to attend an afternoon game on Saturday, March 22.  Come join your teammates as we watch the Wild take on the Grand Rapids Griffins at 1:05 PM. We would like to get as many members of the Valley Lacrosse community […]

Ankeny Hawks Lacrosse Club

0 - Published 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 […]

Valley Lacrosse: 1st Player to NCAA

0 - Published 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’ […]

WDM Valley Lacrosse Fall Ball 2013 Info

1 - Published 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 […]

Quick Updates

0 - Published June 5, 2013 by in CILA, Clinic, Des Moines, Girls, Growth, High School, Iowa Colleges, Middle School, Nebraska League, Summer League, Valley, Youth

My apologies for the lack of information lately.  This season really got away from me with the busier head coach requirements and a few other things that complicated the situation.  I am currently working on digging myself out and hope to be back on track by the end of next week. The Central Iowa Lacrosse […]

2013 Valley Tigers Lacrosse: April Wrap Up

0 - Published May 10, 2013 by in Des Moines, High School, Nebraska League, Valley

Founded in 2008, the Valley Tigers Lacrosse Club are members of the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League based roughly two hours from Central Iowa in Omaha, NE.  The Tigers joined the league as a JV team in the 2009 season.  They moved to the varsity level in 2010 where they have finished in the top […]

YMCA/CILA 2013 Youth Lacrosse Program

0 - Published April 30, 2013 by in CILA, Des Moines, Girls, Growth, Middle School, Summer Lax, Summer League, Youth

We’ll help your child have fun and learn America’s oldest sport in our new lacrosse league.  We will focus on teaching your child the skills and fundamentals of the game, as well as bringing team work and character building through friendly competition.  Your son or daughter will get equal playing time and opportunities in 8 […]

2013 Valley Tigers Lacrosse: Week One

0 - Published April 1, 2013 by in Des Moines, High School, Nebraska League, Valley

Founded in 2008, the Valley Tigers Lacrosse Club are members of the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League based roughly two hours from Central Iowa in Omaha, NE.  The Tigers joined the league as a JV team in the 2009 season.  They moved to the varsity level in 2010 where they have finished in the top […]

2013 Valley Tigers Lacrosse: Rocky Preseason

0 - Published March 20, 2013 by in Des Moines, High School, Middle School, Nebraska League, Valley

Founded in 2008, the Valley Tigers Lacrosse Club are members of the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League based roughly two hours from Central Iowa in Omaha, NE.  The Tigers joined the league as a JV team in the 2009 season.  They moved to the varsity level in 2010 where they have finished in the top […]

Dubuque Lacrosse: Spring Clinics

0 - Published February 19, 2013 by in Dubuque, Growth, High School

Our friends in Northeast Iowa have set up a couple of clinics this spring! New FREE Clinic Dates! March 10th 11-12:30 pm at Graber April 6th 11-12:30 pm at Rockbowl (outdoors) At Loras College! Send us a reply at info@dbqlax.org  if you plan on attending the clinic. They have also released some new information about their upcoming league. Join us on […]

2013 Valley Tigers Lacrosse: Mock-ups

0 - Published February 14, 2013 by in Des Moines, Equipment, Gloves, Helmet, High School, Uniforms, Valley

Founded in 2008, the Valley Tigers Lacrosse Club are members of the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League based roughly two hours from Central Iowa in Omaha, NE.  The Tigers joined the league as a JV team in the 2009 season.  They moved to the varsity level in 2010 where they have finished in the top […]

2013 Valley Tigers Lacrosse: Introduction

0 - Published February 8, 2013 by in Des Moines, Growth, High School, Middle School, Nebraska League, Valley

Founded in 2008, the Valley Tigers Lacrosse Club are members of the Nebraska High School Lacrosse League based roughly two hours from Central Iowa in Omaha, NE.  The Tigers joined the league as a JV team in the 2009 season.  They moved to the varsity level in 2010 where they have finished in the top […]

2012 BLL: Final Night of Box Lacrosse

0 - Published February 7, 2013 by in Box, CILA, Des Moines, High School

Though the 2012 Box Lacrosse League wrapped up two weeks ago (photos will be sent to me, I’m told) Central Iowans will have one more night to lax it up.  We will host the final pick up game of the season at the Soccer House from 9:00-10:30 pm. The pick up game is open to […]

Valley Lacrosse: Register for the 2013 Season

0 - Published January 10, 2013 by in High School, Middle School, Nebraska League, Valley

Registration for the 2013 Spring lacrosse season is now open for both the high school and middle school teams through March 1. This season marks Valley’s fifth year of competition.

2012 BLL: Week Four Predictions

0 - Published November 15, 2012 by in Adult, Box, CILA, Des Moines, High School, Iowa Colleges

After failing to pick the biggest item of the night last week, I’ll give it another go.  But first, let’s take a look at how I did with last week’s Box Lacrosse League predictions: Game 1 – Tropics vs Cyclones — Winner: Cyclones How did I do?  The Cyclones extended their streak last week. Game […]