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 […]
Lost somewhere in the shuffle this weekend, Cornell College in Mt. Vernon (fairly close to Iowa City) announced that they will add both men’s and women’s varsity lacrosse beginning with the 2014-15 season. The Rams currently field a men’s team in the MCLA. They participate as an associate member of the Great Rivers Lacrosse Conference […]
Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa recently announced the addition of women’s lacrosse as a varsity sport. The team will pay its first season in the spring of 2015. Wartburg is the third Iowa school to add women’s lacrosse at the NCAA D3 level. Fellow Iowa Intercollegiate Athletics Conference members Dubuque and Loras announced the addition […]
After St Ambrose University in Davenport announced their decision to sponsor lacrosse beginning next season, I made a decision to take a look at the other nearby National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics schools with lacrosse programs. In Iowa that group currently includes St Ambrose, Cornell College in Mount Vernon, and Dordt College in Sioux Center. […]
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 […]
Lacrosse continues its growth in Northeast Iowa!
Registration is now open for the 2012 Box Lacrosse League! The 2012 season kicks off on Thursday, October 25, 2012. Games will be held on Thursday nights at the Soccer House through Valentine’s Day. Registration is $80 per player. Discounts are available for registering up to three players. This is a physical and competitive league. […]
Yet another Iowa college adds varsity lacrosse!
Dubuque is the first city in Iowa to sponsor a men’s NCAA lacrosse program. The city sponsors two women’s programs as well.
While nothing is set in stone and all options are open, the potential for an Eastern Iowa lacrosse league/division is greater than it has ever been.
Since I live and work in Des Moines, my primary focus is on developing lacrosse in the city and is suburbs. My organization is the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association to reflect this commitment. But as we continue to grow here, I cannot help but feel responsible for the growth (or lack thereof) in other parts […]
The third season of the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association Box Lacrosse League wrapped up earlier this month, leaving Des Moines with little lax to discuss. There has been some stuff going on behind the scenes and practices have started for area colleges and Valley High School. Here are a few items of interest: -The West […]
For the third straight year, the Cyclones are the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association Box Lacrosse League champions. After finishing the season without a single loss (including a forfeit win courtesy of the Bulldogs), the Cyclones have now maintained a perfect record over three seasons of play. Championship Game: Cyclones 11, Aces 6 Yesterday I said […]
I apologize for not getting this post up earlier today. And I apologize for the lack of color commentary. This has been an extremely busy week for me and I am lacking sleep. Tonight is the final night of the 2011-12 Central Iowa Lacrosse Association Box Lacrosse League. One lucky team will leave the Soccer […]
The semifinals of the Iowa Box Lacrosse League are in the books! Check out the post for more info on this growing league.
After eight weeks of games, the 2011-12 Central Iowa Lacrosse Association Box Lacrosse League has neared its end. Tonight’s games will determine who will square off for the inaugural Jim Burk Trophy.* Game 1 – # 4 Dragons vs #1 Cyclones These teams have met twice this season, with the Cyclones emerging as 12 point […]
The University of Dubuque has officially announced Jake Olsen as the new head coach of the Spartans’ men’s lacrosse team. The Spartans are the first NCAA varsity men’s lacrosse team in the state of Iowa. Lacrosse Iowa first reported that Dubuque was searching for a head coach in October. 12/22/2011 – UD Announces Jake Olsen […]
For some reason it seems that I have had a bit more free time to post on here over the last few weeks. Maybe it’s due to carpooling with the wife and not being able/forced to work overtime this month. Maybe it’s just a seasonal burst of energy. Who knows? The important thing is that […]
It has been a while since I’ve been able to work on this series. The last edition came on October 11. I apologize to everybody that has been waiting for the next installment. Today’s post wraps up the B1G Ten segment as I examine the three remaining schools: Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois. The first two […]
I finally figured out a work around for my malfunctioning laptop! At long last, here are the pics from Week 3 of the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association Box Lacrosse League. The Aces Won the game 7-3. Then the boys got a hold of the camera… ____________________________ Check out MCLA Fan’s interview with Iowa State head […]